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Opposition to Quiet Man Greenway is 'dwindling' says Cannon

Minister for the Diaspora and International Development, Ciaran Cannon, has said opposition to Quiet Man Greenway project is "dwindling" because there is a far broader understanding of the Greenway's economic prospects.

Greenway farce shows our politicians can always hold us back

Sometimes, we get the politicians we deserve. Sometimes, we don’t deserve the politicians that we get...

Greenway decision was ‘soul destroying,’ says councillor

A Galway county councillor has described the decision taken by the Galway County Council to reject a proposal to conduct a feasibility study on the potential of a greenway between Athenry and Milltown as “soul destroying”.

Greenways will not shut the door on our rail history

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Every generation is afraid to lose what was gained before. And so it is with the trains. There is a great sentimentality about the fear of losing the rail services.

Greenways will not shut the door on our rail history

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Every generation is afraid to lose what was gained before. And so it is with the trains. There is a great sentimentality about the fear of losing the rail services. When one thinks of what was lost when the Galway to Clifden service was discontinued, you have to cringe. Imagine the cultural and economic possibilities of that service were it there today. Imagine that train puffing its way through the valleys, past the lakes, over the rivers and arriving in that town in the foothills of Connemara.

Greenway development will not prevent rail re-opening, confirms CIE

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CIE has confirmed that the development of the Quiet Man Greenway along the Tuam to Athenry railway line will not prevent it from opening the rail line again for train use, if such services were ever reintroduced.

Athenry meeting hears of 'overwhelming support' for greenway

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It is "delusional" to believe the rail line from Athenry to Sligo will ever return according to Tuam area councillor Peter Roche, who made the statement after a public meeting took place in Athenry on Tuesday night to discuss proposals for a greenway.

Future development of National and Regional Greenways launched in Moate

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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’.

Praise for landowners as Connemara Greenway opens

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The Cathaoirleach of the County of Galway, Cllr Eileen Mannion this week officially opened the Connemara Greenway following significant development work over the past two years — and in her speech made special mention of the 19 landowners who facilitated the creation of the route.

Councillors welcome progress on expansion of the greenway

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Local councillors have welcomed news that Minister for Tourism, Shane Ross, has appointed Transport Infrastructure Ireland (TII) to progress the greenway from Athlone to Galway.

 

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