€450,000 of funding has been announced for Mayo under the Outdoor Recreation Infrastructure Scheme.
The funding will be used for developing existing projects, as well as progressing new recreational infrastructure.
€200,000 has been allocated to support a new recreational trail at Towerhill Forest and improvements to the recreational offering at nearby Moorehall.
A further €200,000 has been allocated for an upgrade of pathways on both the Killala and Turlough Greenways providing greater accessibility.
In addition, €50,000 has been allocated to the Céide Fields to carry-out engineering and environmental reports for the Wild Atlantic Way Céide Coastal Path.
Fine Gael Spokesperson for Tourism and Sport, Alan Dillon told Midwest News that these projects will be hugely beneficial to the three local areas.