« BackFáilte Ireland announces a grant of €225,000 to a Kerry project on the Wild Atlantic Way

Fáilte Ireland has announced a grant of €225,000 to a Kerry project on the Wild Atlantic Way.

Blasket Islands 1

The Minister for Tourism and Sport, Patrick O’Donovan, allocated the funding for phase 1 of the development of new visitor facilities on the Great Blasket Island.

The Blasket Centre, which is on the Slea Head route, was developed as a heritage and visitor centre to honour the communities who lived on the Blasket Islands.

However, there are currently no visitor facilities on the island.