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Boot-up for breathtaking ranger led hike in Ballycroy

Ballycroy National Park Visitor Centre, where visitors can experience many of the wild and spectacular attractions of north west Mayo’s landscape, has launched a jam packed schedule of summer events.

A walk on the wild side at Ballyconneely

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A guided nature walk at Ballyconneely will take place on Sunday.

Prioritise people in flood management, says councillor

An Athlone councillor is calling for common sense in how the OPW will manage flooding around the town, saying that human beings, not wildlife and trees, must be central to any solutions.

Hike through Nephin Beg

A ranger led hike through the Nephin Beg mountain range will take place on Saturday July 28. Accompanying the wildlife ranger will be two education guides from the Ballycroy National Park Visitor Centre.

New Ford Ranger pick-up is the one to beat

The new Ford Ranger pick-up arrived in Ireland recently with an entry level price of €25,194. And Ford boasts that it combines the toughness and capability of a pick-up truck with smart technology, outstanding safety, and the highest standards of quality and comfort.

The case of the Craughwell Prisoners

In the 1880s the Land War was at its height. It was a prolonged period of bitter civic unrest which pitted an unprotected peasantry against some ruthless landlords, who had the law and power of eviction at their disposal. Following the Great Famine a weakened tenant peasantry was easily removed from the land. It began a pitiful trail to the workhouse, and the emigrant ships. But as the century progressed the situation changed. The highly organised Irish National Land League supported evicted farmers; while members of the Irish Parliamentary Party in Westminster fought for legislation which would eventually see a redistribution of land to tenants.

Focus is Euro NCAP’s top small family car

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Euro NCAP, Europe’s leading authority (indeed standard) on auto safety, has named the Ford Focus the Best in Class small family car in recognition of the vehicle’s crash test rating and advanced safety technology.

Focus is first to receive four NCAP advanced rewards

Named as Continental Irish Compact Family Car of the Year 2012, the new Ford Focus has become the first car to receive four Euro NCAP advanced safety rewards after its driver alertand forward alert technologies were honoured this week.

Focus is first to get four NCAP Advanced Rewards

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Named last week as Continental Irish Compact Family Car of the Year 2012, the new Ford Focus has become the first ever car to receive four Euro NCAP Advanced Safety Rewards after its ‘Driver Alert’ and ‘Forward Alert’ technologies were honoured this week.

First Euro NCAP five star rating for a pick-up

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Euro NCAP announces the results for 12 new vehicle crash tests. This month’s top scorers with five stars are the Audi Q3, BMW 1 Series, Chevrolet Captiva, Fiat Freemont, Ford Ranger, Hyundai Veloster, Mercedes M-Class, Opel Astra and Zafira Tourer, Lancia Thema, and Toyota Yaris. The Lancia Voyager was awarded four stars.

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