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As the town of Athlone continues to thrive from a development viewpoint, it has been announced that funding of €3 million has been made available from Government for the continuation of the Greenway from the White Gates on the Ballymahon Road to the Marina with the focal aim being the eventual traversing of the river Shannon with an iconic pedestrian bridge.
The Old Rail Trail in Moate was the location for the launch by Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport, Shane Ross TD and Minister of State for Tourism and Sport Brendan Griffin TD, of the ‘Strategy for the future development of National and Regional Greenways’.
Westmeath County Council’s tourism officer, Una Doris, and Athlone Castle’s Carmel Duffy have been awarded for their completion of Fáilte Ireland’s regional tourism and revenue management programmes.
Funding of €80,000 has been announced for the installation of public lighting on the Greenway from Garrycastle to the White Gates in Athlone.
The Athenry-Tuam-Milltown (ATM) greenway committee is due to submit a strong proposal in response to the invitation for submissions as part of the public consultation.
Independent councillor, Michael O’Brien, says he is very confident that public lighting will be provided along the urban stretch of the Greenway in Moate.