Over €1 million has been allocated for local greenway projects.
Minister Eamon Ryan announced over €4 million for 26 projects across the country today.
The Sligo Leitrim Northern Counties Railway (SLNCR) Greenway, which will pass from Sligo to Blacklion in Cavan, is receiving the most at €500,000.
That will go towards bringing the 75km project through statutory process.
The Sligo Greenway, from Cooloney in Sligo to Bellaghy in Cavan, is receiving €300,000 for a preliminary design and environmental evaluation.
€175,000 is going towards choosing route option for the Cavan Railway Greenway, running from the Ulster Canal Greenway at Castle Saunderson.
The Ulster Canal Greenway is receiving €100,000 for design works on the section from Clones to Smithborough in Monaghan.
Meanwhile, another €100,000 will be spent on studies and planning for the Lough Ree Greenway from Tarmonbarry to Athlone.
€60,000 will be spent on pre-planning processes on the Mid-Shannon Greenway which will run for 65km in Longford.