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The deadline is approaching for applications from to Rethink Ireland’s €3m Equality Fund. Rethink Ireland is calling on Westmeath groups to apply for grant aid under the scheme before September 14.
BY DECLAN VARLEY
The first phase of public consultation for the new Galway to Athlone Cycleway project is underway and will continue until next week.
Cllr Dr Evelyn Parsons has joined with other local Independent representatives, Deputy Sean Canney, Deputy Denis Naughten, Cllr Tim Broderick, and Cllr Gabe Connolly in calling on local communities to make a submission on the new Athlone to Galway greenway, seeking a route from Athlone and Ballinasloe through to Athenry and then on to Galway City.
Local Fine Gael Councillor, John Dolan, has welcomed a grant totalling €95,000 which has been afforded towards the eventual construction of a greenway from Athlone to Clonmacnoise.
Fine Gael Deputy Ciaran Cannon has welcomed the announcement of a new series of public consultation events on the development of a new greenway from Athlone to Galway city.
Prior to the coronavirus restrictions, Insider had been attending the An Bord Pleanála oral hearings at the g Hotel, examining evidence, for and against, the building a new city bypass. However, due to the coronavirus, the hearings have ben postponed until at least April 8.
Fine Gael Minister Ciaran Cannon has welcomed the creation of a dedicated funding stream by Transport Minister Shane Ross to support local authorities in bringing new greenway projects to construction.
The €9 million announced for Greenways and cycling infrastructure in Budget 2020 is "shockingly low", but Galway must still press ahead to secure funding for greenways in the city and county.
Local Minister of State, Kevin ‘Boxer’ Moran has noted that the statement this week from the HSE regarding the future of South Westmeath Hospice reaffirms commitments given to him by Health Minister, Simon Harris regarding the facility.