Particular care is needed on secondary and minor…, The number of people with Covid-19 being treated in intensive care units nationally has passed 100. The pupils will continue to study remotely for the rest of the month, like other students. Additional Gardaí will be deployed to the frontline along with 70 Garda…, A record 7,836 cases of Covid 19 have been reported today and 17 additional deaths. This route takes you along the south Wild Atlantic Coast of Clew Bay passing the 800 – meter peak of Croagh Patrick on the left. Construction got underway yesterday on the first phase of the Westport to Louisburgh Greenway. Emergency services are the scene of a single vehicle collision on the N26 road, the Foxford side of Cloonguillane bridge. Making the announcement…, An Erris councillor says he is baffled and bemused on hearing that work on the construction of a seawall along the Mullet Peninsula cannot start because it may interfere with wintering birds. Their union Forsa has set out the measures it says are necessary to make classrooms and other schools areas safe - including…, 5pm tomorrow is the deadline for sending in submissions on the proposed routes for the N17 upgrade between Knock and Collooney. Persistent and occasionally heavy rainfall may cause some localised flooding in places. Particular care is needed on secondary and minor roads. Out of these cookies, the cookies that are categorized as necessary are stored on your browser as they are essential for the working of basic functionalities of the website. Paul Reid's comments come as 1,421 people are now being treated in hospital for Covid-19, while 121 are in intensive care. APPROXIMATE TIMES: Complete loop approximately 5 hours and many more if you wish to experience the surrounding beauty. A number of different route options are being considered, and members of the public in Mayo and Sligo are being urged to give their…, IDA Ireland is planning to build a new advance building in Mayo. Created by a user from Ireland. They include 70 'high priority' cases. The Greenway follows the path of the old Westport to Achill Midland Great Western Railway line which closed in 1937 and almost entirely off the roads. The Air Accident Investigation Unit of the…, The vaccination of nursing home residents and staff has gotten underway today. These cookies will be stored in your browser only with your consent. This is putting…, 13 intensive care units nationally are full, while there are 30 adult ICU beds available. The three party leaders along with the Health, Finance and Public Expenditure Ministers will attend as well as senior health officials.…, Elective procedures and outpatient appointments are being cancelled at University Hospital Galway and Merlin Park Hospital in response to the growing numbers of Covid-19. Temperatures dropped as low as -6 degrees in parts…, Funding has been awarded to Mountpleasant National School in Ballyglass, county Mayo. It's due to thousands of new cases which haven't been…, Senior government ministers will meet today to consider closing schools until the end of the month. The second highest total nationally is in Galway and Roscommon. It is somewhat hilly in parts but with a good surface. After 6 Km – Murrisk Village. SERVICES/FOOD/BEVERAGES: Murrisk Village, Croagh Patrick, Louisburgh Village, & Glen Keen Farm. Welcome to the spectacular West of Ireland Croagh Patrick Beach Apartment … 1,700 people with Covid-19 are being treated in Irish hospitals this morning, including 144 patients in ICU. Its CEO Paul Reid says an agreement to use private hospitals is being finalised and…, Bus Eireann have confirmed to Midwest News that one of their buses went off road earlier in the Bunnacurry area of Achill. Rome2rio makes travelling from Westport to Louisburgh easy. That’s the view of local GP Dr Keith Swanick. There were 20…, There have been 20 further coronavirus-related deaths and 8,248 new cases of the disease notified to the Department of Health. There were no passengers on board the Dooagh to…, US Special Envoy to Northern Ireland Mick Mulvaney has resigned following violence at the US Capitol last night. Councillors approved a plan by Mayo County Council to carry out…, The first vaccinations by Community Healthcare Wests’ COVID-19 vaccination campaign in residential facilities in Galway, Mayo and Roscommon got underway on Thursday last. Westport-based councillor Christy Hyland welcomed commencement of work on the Bertra to Murrisk section of the greenway which will be known as the Clew Bay Trail. Rome2rio makes travelling from Louisburgh to Westport easy. While the picture nationally…, The Taoiseach will make a formal state apology to Mother and Baby Home survivors in the Dáil later today. Five of the deaths occurred in November, one in December and 56 this month - while the date of one further death remains…, The number of patients in hospital with the virus has hit another record high. In addition to the purpose-built skateboarding and rollerblading area, this facility has an astro turf pitch which can be used for basketball, soccer, volleyball, … That has been announced today by the Minister of State in the Department of Transport, Hildegarde Naughton T.D. That includes staff who have Covid-19, who have symptoms of the virus or are close contacts of a positive case. Find all the transport options for your trip from Westport to Louisburgh right here. In this region, there were 111 new cases in Mayo, 116 in Galway, 33 in Sligo, 24 in Roscommon and 12 in Leitrim. Anyone in the facilities who is Covid-19 positive will have to wait four weeks…, Midwest Radio | Clare St, Ballyhaunis, Co. Mayo, Ireland Tel: 0818 300055 / 00 353 94 96 30169 | Email: studio@midwestradio.ie, Construction underway on first phase of Westport to Louisburgh Greenway, 77 Covid-19 related deaths and 1,910 new cases, Mayo councilor calls for online MD meetings to be available to the public, Taoiseach says cutback in AstraZeneca vaccine deliveries is a 'worrying development', INMO says Covid-19 infection rates are 'out of control' in hospitals, Drop in Covid patients at hospitals across the region, €22,000 allocated for a feasibility study to deliver a CREATE centre in Headford, Belmullet GP says reserve healthcare staff should be set up to deal with areas affected by Covid-19, Gardai warning of a text scam targeting AIB customers, Nearly 5,000 Mayo homes set for NBP connection before Christmas, Motorists urged to take caution on roads as cold snap continues, Government priority is returning special needs children to school, Mandatory quarantine considered for arrivals without a Covid negative test, CMO says lower prevalence of Covid is beginning to show in Ireland, 52 more Covid-19 related deaths with 2,371 new cases, Almost one thousand fines for breaches of Covid-19 regulations inside the last ten days, Snow-ice warning in effect across the region, Mayo County Council bring 70 'void' homes back into use, Fishermen say Brexit deal was bad for the Irish sector, Mayo recipients account for the largest share of low-income agri-payments, Belmullet GP says Covid situation remains very serious in the area and is urging people to double down on their efforts, Drop in patients with Covid-19 at Galway and Mayo University Hospitals, Belmullet remains the area worst affected by Covid-19, Kiltullagh-Athenry road reopens following two vehicle crash, Gardaí warn of icy conditions on roads across the region this morning, Health official says reduction of Covid in hospitals will be 'very slow', CMO warns Covid levels too high to allow the reopening of schools, EU considering tougher travel restrictions to prevent spread of Covid variants, 248 jobs created to expand walking and cycling facilities nationwide, 51 deaths reported this evening of people with Covid 19 nationally, Carers employed by the HSE or private companies will be in second priority group for vaccines, 257 reports nationally of side-effects from Covid vaccines, Sligo deputy warns of indefinite lockdown unless Ireland secures more vaccines, Mayo TD calls on Education Minister to make decision on Leaving Cert soon, HSE confirms that Western Care Managers prioritised for Covid 19 vaccinations, Drugs worth over €122,000 seized in Turloughmore, Galway, Velvet Cloud is a finalist in 2021 National Enterprise Awards, Hidden Hearing offering free hearing aid batteries and face masks, UHG at level 3 surge capacity, with 17 Covid patients currently in intensive care, Anyone called for jury service to Castlebar Courthouse on Tuesday next told not to attend, Government plan is for everyone to be offered a Covid-19 vaccine by September, Inland Fisheries investigates pollution incident on Westport river, File sent to DPP following investigation into Golfgate dinner in Clifden, Woman due in court following serious assault on shop worker in Sligo, Galway East TD calls for mediator to be appointed to solve impasse on Special Needs Education, Son of Ballyhaunis woman has died following avalanche at ski resort in Swiss Alps, 148 new Covid cases in Galway, 87 in Mayo as Taoiseach says level 5 restrictions will continue into next month. ​GPX files are compatible with View Ranger and Google Maps. The…, Drivers across Connacht are being warned about icy conditions this morning, after temperatures dropped to minus-five degrees overnight. Construction got underway yesterday on the first phase of the Westport to Louisburgh Greenway. Met Eireann is warning of a very cold night tonight, with temperatures dropping to between -2 and -5 degrees, possibly colder locally, with…, The Chief Medical Officer has warned that there will be a sharp increase in Covid 19 deaths in the coming weeks. After 2 Km – Croagh Patrick and the National Famine Memorial There are three designated cycle trails in the Louisburgh Area. Politicians were to formally declare Joe Biden the winner of November's election, which Donald…, Anyone living with 5km of Enniscrone beach, or any Sligo beach, can continue to access the beach despite the present Level 5 pandemic restrictions. I am not sure if that is what you are after by "hiking". The hospital is reverting to virtual outpatient clinics only, and most elective procedures at the Castlebar hospital have also been deferred - apart from…, 5,325 confirmed cases of Covid-19 have been reported this evening, along with 17 further deaths. As providers…. Gerry Coyle says the infection rate is at its peak in the Erris area at present and now more than ever people need to adhere to the public health guidelines. The HSE says its target is to administer 35 thousand doses by the end of this week. It meanders through some of the most beautiful and idyllic countryside you’ll find anywhere in Ireland. The report was carried out by accountancy firm EY, and has been…, People will be getting Christmas cards and parcels delivered throughout January. Councillors in the Westport-Belmullet Municipal District on Monday claimed that the recent announcement of funding for extensions to the Great Western Greenway from Achill Sound to Bunnacurry, as well as from Westport to Murrisk - was funding that was announced already in different guises. The Greenway traverses Ireland’s Atlantic coast between Westport town and Achill Island and visits the picturesque villages of Newport and Mulranny (Mallaranny). 184 new cases were reported in Galway yesterday, 119 in Mayo, 85 in Sligo, 31 in Roscommon and 13…, €780,000 in total has been allocated to seven Mayo projects under the Town and Village Renewal Scheme. Extremely icy conditions mean the road will be closed for a number of hours. This morning gardai across the region are advising road users to…, NPHET says the levels of Covid-19 in the community is now higher than the peak of the first wave last spring. Senators Paddy Burke, Jerry Buttimer and John…, A five-year investigation into Mother and Baby Homes has found an "appalling" level of infant mortality among children born in the homes. The term 'retrospective abuse' refers to abuse an adult experienced as…, Aurivo Marts have decided to defer the reopening of its Marts for one week from the previously scheduled dates. Three cases of the new Covid-19 variant that originated in South Africa has been found in Ireland. There are 50 patients with Covid are being…, Sligo County Council is closing a number of public amenities in an attempt to reduce crowds gathering during the present Level 5 Covid Restrictions. Cycling around Clew Bay from Westport to Achill Island: The Greenway from Mulranny leads to Achill Island where the spectacular Atlantic drive can be explored by bicycle. Both Westport and Newport Post Offices were closed for several days last week. There have…, Mayo Senator Paddy Burke is one of three Fine Gael senators who have been readmitted, after being stripped of the party whip over their attendance at the Oireachtas Golf Society dinner in Clifden last August. Marty’s parents, who emigrated to Boston in the 1950s, are from county Galway and he has been a frequent visitor to Ireland. Another ten people have also died with the virus. After 8 Km – Turn left at on to R335 and continue for 100 m, then turn right through playground on to the Greenway. The inoculation process begins in Mayo on Monday next and will be concluded on the 29th of January. We'll assume you're ok with this, but you can opt-out if you wish. Eight more people with the virus have died. In this…, The Director of Public Helath at HSE West is urging people across Mayo, Galway and Roscommon to stay at home amid soaring infection rates across the region. 2,263 of the cases are in Dublin, 1,373 in Cork, 496 in Louth, 345 in Limerick, 340 in Meath and the remaining 3,019 cases are spread across all other counties. Meanwhile the construction of the first phase of the Westport to Louisburgh Greenway finally got underway last week, a year after funding was announced for the project. From there make your way down to the Quay area where you started. Mary Neary Clinical Nurse Manager 2 on C Ward was the first staff member in the hospital to receive the Pfizer BioNTech vaccine. (Off route visit), After 6 Km – Sign for Old Head Beach (off route visit), After 4 Km – Louisburgh. Westport Skate Park . Galway University Hospital has 116 patients with confirmed…, At 1.30 this afternoon survivors of Mother and Baby Homes will get their first glance at the long-awaited report by the Commission of Investigation into the institutions. LISTEN: Enda Kenny says Joe Biden is "one of us" in an exclusive interview with Tommy Marren. TERRAIN: This is mostly a flat road cycle with some steep climbs. Best things to do are: The Great Western Greenway, Atlantic Drive on Achill Island, The Pirate Adventure Park at Westport House, and Croagh Patrick. The warning remain in effect until…, The number of patients with Covid-19 in hospitals has increased to 1,620. A curfew from 9pm to 6am daily now needs to be considered by government for hotspot covid 19 areas like the Belmullet Electoral area at present. These cookies do not store any personal information. Nestled directly adjacent to Westport town centre, the house is within seven-minute walking distance of a wide array of shops, restaurants, churches and schools, and even closer to the renowned Greenway. This website uses cookies to improve your experience while you navigate through the website. 61 additional deaths related to Covid-19 with 2,488 new cases, Music of a Claremorris man is featured at today's inauguration ceremony, Joe Biden's relatives in North Mayo say it's a terrific day for the area, Motorists urged to slow down, to prevent putting further pressure on hospital staff, Deputy Ring confident Joe Biden as President will be back in Mayo, Mayor of Scranton beamed into today's monthly meeting of Ballina Municipal District, 16 trainee Gardai and 12 Garda reserves appointed to northwest region, Black ice reported in places in the Castlebar area this morning, 2 metre social distancing indoors without a mask is not enough to stop the spread of Covid, according to new study, Minister indicates that Level 5 Restrictions will not be lifted at the end of the month, Proud day for Joe Biden's Mayo relatives, who will watch inauguration ceremony on TV, Government abandons plan to reopen school for children with special needs, Met Eireann warns of wintry conditions in coming days, President pays tribute to filmmaker David Shaw-Smith who passed away in Ballinrobe, 93 deaths from Covid-19 - highest daily figure since start of pandemic, Met Eireann issues weather advisory for the rest of the week, with conditions to get increasingly wintry, Deal done with government for Pharmacists and GPs to rollout Covid vaccine, Castlerea & Ballyhaunis have lowest house prices in the country, Over €31,000 worth of cannabis seized in Co Roscommon search, Tuam pharmacist welcomes agreement on pharmacists administering Covid vaccines, No relatives of staff at MUH received Covid 19 vaccines, according to Saolta records, Drop in patients with Covid-19 at hospitals across the region, Local INTO rep says its 'inconceivable' for teachers to return to schools due to covid concerns, Special Meeting of MCC next month on Report of Commission into Mother and Baby Homes, Westport's Harvest Moon Foods hit the shelves at Lidl, Pride in Mayo, 24 hours ahead of the inauguration of US President Joe Biden, Status yellow rainfall warning remains in place across the region until 9pm tonight, Castlebar councillor calls for 'bird proof' bins at Lough Lannagh, Cabinet approval sought for €91m Covid-19 vaccination deal, Rainfall warning remains in effect across Connacht, HPRA reports 81 cases of suspected side effects from the Pfizer vaccine, CMO calls on hospitals to ensure highest priority groups vaccinated, Slight fall in hospital patients with Covid-19, Sinn Féin says 'basic right' to birth certificates still denied to adoptees, 2,121 new Covid cases and 8 additional deaths reported this evening, Mayo University Hospital outlines its Covid-19 vaccination programme, New online portal launched for people seeking to retrain or upskill, HSE West says hospitals will be under significant pressure for the next 2 weeks. 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