Wednesday September 23, 2020

Driving route planned for Irish west coast

A new high quality driving route starts in a pilot phase in Connemara but will ultimately link Donegal to west Cork.

22nd May, 2012
Cliffs of Moher: one of the west coast's highlights.

The government has started the first phase of a major new driving route for the west coast with funding of €1.8 million allocated to upgrades in the Connemara area.

The Wild Atlantic Way is set to be Ireland’s first long-distance driving route for tourists, featuring a 1,400 kilometre driving route from Donegal to West Cork.

It aims to rival similar projects in Australia and South Africa, with the aim of drawing more tourists to...

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