Fáilte Ireland has welcomed the announcement made by Minister Eamon Ryan and Minister Catherine Martin of funding of €4.5million for 26 Greenway Projects nationwide. The funding was allocated under the Carbon Tax Fund 2020 and provides support for feasibility, planning and design for Greenways around the country.
Welcoming today’s announcement Orla Carroll, Director of Product Development at Fáilte Ireland said:
“Today’s announcement of €4.5million from the Carbon Tax Fund for Greenways is a welcome and timely boost for tourism and the development of world class greenway experiences in Ireland. Fáilte Ireland is extremely pleased to have worked closely with the Department on developing the projects. It is critical we invest in the future of walking and cycling for the economic and social wellbeing of our communities and visitors. This funding will complete the feasibility and planning stages of greenway development, therefore ensuring a pipeline of fantastic future projects are ready to be developed when further funding is secured. We are delighted to support the department with this announcement and look forward to engaging with the development of these projects into the future.”