Funding is now being sought to provide signage indicating the route of the newly developed Clew Bay Loop.

The Clew Bay Loop is a combined bike and ferry route in the  Clew Bay area and includes both Clare Island and Achill Island.

The trail includes two short ferry journeys - from Roonagh Pier, near Louisburgh to Clare Island and from Clare Island to Cloughmore near Achill Sound.

However, an important 3.5 km of the route being developed between Murrisk and Lecanvey has been stalled for the last 6 years and remains paused - that's according to Westport- based Fine councillor Peter Flynn.

Councillors were updated on a number of welcome developments along the Clew Bay Loop at this week’s Westport/ Belmullet Municipal District.

Cllr Flynn spoke to Midwest News about the developments…