Greenway group launch campaign ahead of new government strategy

A group who want the old rail line between Collooney and Bellaghy developed into a greenway are launching a new campaign to get public support.

It’s ahead of the launch of government’s new €53m Greenway Strategy which aims to develop the networks around the country for tourism and local recreation.

Pat McCarrick, Chairperson of the Sligo Greenway Co-op says its publication is ‘imminent’ but they need full support to ensure they are ready to access the funding.

The group hopes to build the greenway for about €5m.

Mr. McCarrick says they need to be ready:

Chairperson of the Sligo Greenway Co-op Pat McCarrick says as a key stakeholder it’s vital Sligo County Council is ready to help them access the funding: