About

This website is one of several media through which the Rosses Point Coastal Way Group will encourage and facilitate people in actively and continuously participating in the design, location and creation of a series of interpretive panels – to be positioned at various points along the promenade and coastal walk.

Background

In March 2015 Sean Callagy and Marina Butler met to discuss their mutual interest in developing a series of locally-driven interpretative panels highlighting key features of the natural, historical and cultural heritage of Rosses Point. The panels to be along the scenic coastal walkways of Rosses Point.

Their work with the Realt Na Mara National School pupils in June yielded a plethora of data and ideas. It also saw Dearbhla Gill, School Principal, join them to form The Rosses Point Coastal Way Group in July 2015.

The intention of the group is to use a combination of local meetings, focus groups, planning for real activities, workshops, surveys (face-to-face and online) and other means to enable a wide range of citizens and groups to participate in the project. They also hope to avail of the support, experience and expertise of relevant bodies, organisations, groups and individuals.

The panels will be designed in conjunction with:

  • local residents

  • Rosses Point diaspora

  • people of Sligo and environs

  • experts in flora, fauna, geology, archaeology, history and culture

  • local, regional and national groups… such as

If you would like to get involved feel free to drop us a line.