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Adventurous trekking trips at home and abroad

Have you ever dreamed of walking the Camino or climbing Kilimanjaro, Africa’s highest mountain? Why not make 2014 the year to do it?

Birthday greetings on the cards for Westside Resource Centre Ltd

Westside Resource Centre Ltd is 20 years old this year and has begun to celebrate this important anniversary by launching its own range of greeting cards. The Westside Resource Centre Greeting Card Collection’ celebrates the work of local artists and crafts people. The Resource Centre has hosted many successful arts and crafts classes over the past few years and has also been the venue for the Westside Arts Festival’s ‘Art & Craft Exhibition’.

Walkers invited to sample the thrills and beauty of Europe and Africa

Have you ever dreamed of walking the Camino or climbing Kilimanjaro, Africa’s highest mountain? Why not make 2014 the year that you do it?

One hundred thousand visitors to the Galway region used Ireland West Airport Knock

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2014 promises to be another milestone year at Ireland West Airport Knock with the year ahead forecast to be the busiest ever in the airport’s history with passenger numbers expected to exceed 700,000 for the first time.

Storm waves would have destroyed fish farm and bay, say salmon groups

Waves such as those which lashed the west coast last week would have destroyed the proposed fish farm in the bay and caused serious ecological damage to the wild salmon gene pool, opponents to the project have claimed this week.

One hundred thousand visitors to the Galway region used Ireland West Airport Knock

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2014 promises to be another milestone year at Ireland West Airport Knock with the year ahead forecast to be the busiest ever in the airport’s history with passenger numbers expected to exceed 700,000 for the first time.

Calls for government funding to tackle storm damage

Calls are going out today for government funding to address serious storm damage in the county.

Giant whale prompts unusual tourism idea

The 20 metre whale beached at Keel, Achill, over Christmas has prompted some calls for a new tourism attraction focused on the region’s whale history.

Cyclo-cross returns to Westport House

Thirty-two years ago Westport CC claimed to have organised the first cyclo-cross All Ireland Championships. Like everywhere else in the country cyclo-cross is becoming popular, the stormy weather that has blasted the west coast the past few weeks has made off road biking a little more endearing. The Westport House venue has huge scope for cyclo-cross with adjacent woodland and lush green fields with plenty of hills.

Mayo hoteliers attend launch of Tourism Ireland’s marketing plans

A number of Mayo hoteliers and tourism enterprises attended the launch of Tourism Ireland’s marketing plans to promote Ireland overseas in 2014 and beyond, at an event attended by Tourism Minister Leo Varadkar. The event took place in the Ballsbridge Hotel in Dublin and was attended by Mayo tourism enterprises – including the Westport Woods Hotel, Ashford Castle and the Downhill House Hotel. Tourism Ireland aims to build on this year’s growth in overseas tourism and to welcome 25.6 million visitors to the island over the coming three years – contributing some €12.6 billion to the economies, north and south.

 

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