Work starts on new Mountain Biking Trail in Coolaney

Work has started on the new National Mountain Bike Trail in Coolaney in county Sligo.

The project has the potential to be one of the biggest tourism projects in south and west Sligo.

Workman from Euroservices started marking out the trails on site in the Coolaney area yesterday.

Local Fine Gael Councillor Dara Mulvey says the project will attract thousands of visitors and generate jobs for the local area: