A master plan is coming to fruition for the development and upgrading of Killykeen Forest Park in West Cavan.
Councillor Winston Bennett says the latest development has been 15 years in the making.
Speaking to Northern Sound, he said the announcement is "fantastic news to hear," adding that Killykeen Forest Park is the "jewel in the crown" of county Cavan.
Cllr Bennett believes the new development will be a "fabulous" feature to the county, and will make a positive contribution to the lives of Cavan people.
He revealed that the new development will be opened up for many amenities, stating that it will be great to see the local park coming back to its "former glory."