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Plans for feasibility study to look at connecting Cavan Town Greenway and Ulster Canal

Jul 30, 2020 17:07 By News Northern Sound
Plans for feasibility study to look at connecting Cavan Town Greenway and Ulster Canal Plans for feasibility study to look at connecting Cavan Town Greenway and Ulster Canal
Cavan town greenway (Photo: Cavan County Council)
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The allocation of funding for local greenway projects will allow for a feasibility study to look at connecting the Cavan Town Greenway and the Ulster

The allocation of funding for local greenway projects will allow for a feasibility study to look at connecting the Cavan Town Greenway and the Ulster Canal

Minister Eamon Ryan announced over €4 million for 26 projects across the country yesterday, with almost €1.3 million being allocated for greenway projects in the Shannonside Northern Sound region.

At a recent meeting of the Cavan Belturbet MD they welcomed the money stating that the continued development of new walkways and trails will enhance tourism and create employment in the county.

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Prior to lockdown there had been plans to officially launch the Kileshandra-Killykeen trail, which is close to the new tourist attraction Cabu, as well as the Cavan Town greenway which is nearing completion and runs from Cavan General Hospital to Loreto Road.

It was agreed amongst members that this investment was timely and that it was an acknowledgement of the local authority’s ability to deliver.

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