New tours to Cooley

A NEW tourism initiative which sees Bus Eireann offer tours to Carlingford and Mourne has been officially launched by the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport.

A NEW tourism initiative which sees Bus Eireann offer tours to Carlingford and Mourne has been officially launched by the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport.

Bus Eireann’s Carlingford & Mourne Daily Tours was officially launched by Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport Michael Ring on Wednesday, April 25.

The launch took place at The Four Seasons Hotel in Carlingford. The initiative is a joint partnership between Bus Eireann and Carlingford and Mourne Region Ltd.

For more information visit www.carlingfordandmourne.com. Meanwhile, Carlingford is set to welcome the John Murray Walking Club to the Slieve Foy Mountain on Sunday, May 13.

The RTE broadcaster who has got the nation walking all over Ireland is visiting the North East next. Selected from over 30 entries, Slieve Foy mountain overlooking the medieval town of Carlingford will be the venue for his next programme.

People are asked to gather at the Village Green from 11am in the morning and are advised to wear sensible footwear.