Fresh new direction for old track

A smooth cycling and walking track has opened up the Mayo countryside between Westport and Achill Where there's a will there's a way, they say. And that was certainly the case when it came to the d

30th October, 2011
Views of the Burrishoole River from the Great Western Greenway Photo: Torquil Fleming-Boyd

A smooth cycling and walking track has opened up the Mayo countryside between Westport and Achill

Where there's a will there's a way, they say. And that was certainly the case when it came to the development of the Great Western Greenway. This 42km off-road cycling and walking track runs along the old railway line between Westport and Achill in Co Mayo which closed in 1937. Getting it up and running involved negotiating with more...

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