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A decision ‘needs to be made’ on what to do with the Western Rail Corridor. That’s according to Peter Bowen Walsh, a spokesperson with West on Track, a community based campaign for re-opening the passenger and freight line between Limerick and Sligo and, eventually extending northward to Donegal and Derry.…

The East Mayo Greenway Group is welcoming the announcement of an e-tender for the Sligo to Enniskillen Greenway. The e-tender is for a design team to undertake preliminary design and route selection, as well as environmental reports. The aim is to progress the project to planning stages. The tender for…

A Sligo councillor says preparations are ongoing for the development of a greenway in Sligo. Independent Councillor Marie Casserly says work is being done on various reports, including environmental screening and scoping reports, all in parallel with design work for the Collooney to Bellaghy greenway. She also says a list…

Calls are being made on Donegal County Council to progress the proposed Ballyshannon to Belleek Greenway. Fine Gael Councillor, Barry Sweeney, raised a motion at yesterday’s Donegal Municipal District meeting calling on the local authority to get it to a shovel ready stage. The proposed route will run from Ballyshannon…

Calls are being made today for ‘joined up thinking’ to be used when it comes to utilising the potential of tourist attractions across the north west. Manorhamilton MD Councillor, Sean McDermott has made the calls after he welcomed the recent allocation of 800,000 euro to the Sligo Greenway and the…

Applications for funding to help local authorities be shovel ready for the next batch of greenway funding have been submitted. The allocation of €4.5m is to ensure county councils will be in the best possible position to qualify for funding in 2022. Independent Sligo Councillor, Marie Casserly, tells OceanFM News…

A commitment to progressing the Sligo-Enniskillen Greenway is included in the text of the deal aimed at restoring devolved government to Northern Ireland. It’s in a document entitled ‘The New Decade, New Approach Deal’ that has been published by the Northern Ireland Secretary Julian Smith and Tanaiste Simon Coveney. It’s…