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Two Westport-based councillors have called on Mayo County Council to get moving on plans for a Greenway connection to the town linking up a number of villages to the south.
Galway Urban Greenway Alliance wants the Galway City Council to trial a two way cycle path along the coastal side of the Salthill promenade.
The Galway to Athlone Cycleway in County Galway as part of the large TII Dublin-Galway route in County Galway is to receive a funding boost of some €300,000, according to Senator for Roscommon-Galway Aisling Dolan.
Westmeath County Council has appointed PD Contractors Ltd to construct a 1.1km section of the Dublin to Galway Greenway in Athlone.
Galway greenways are set to benefit from Government funding of €13.25 million - the largest single-year investment in greenway infrastructure in the State to date.
Councillors in the Westport-Belmullet Municipal District on Monday claimed that the recent announcement of funding for extensions to the Great Western Greenway from Achill Sound to Bunnacurry, as well as from Westport to Murrisk - was funding that was announced already in different guises.
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.
Fine Gael Councillor, Neil Cruise, has this week confirmed that Mr Michael Ring TD, the Minister for Rural and Community Development, is set to announce €200,000 in funding for the construction of the first phase of the Foxford/Pontoon Greenway, under his Department’s Outdoor Recreation Infrastructure Scheme.
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.
Athlone Extinction Rebellion founder and Green Party General Election candidate, Julie O’Donoghue, believes that investment in greenways and ecotourism should form part of a just transition plan for the Midlands and that plans for a Mid-Shannon Wilderness Park for the Lough Ree region need to be prioritised due to the potential for jobs, recreation and biodiversity protection.