€1 million cycleway and walkway in Leitrim to open in 2018

A €1-million cycleway and walkway from Carrick-on-Shannon to Leitrim Village will open in 2018.

Leitrim County Council was recently given funding for the project and work has now commenced.

As part of the project, a greenway it also being developed from Acres Lake in Drumshanbo to the nearby Lough Allen.

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Sharon Lavin, the head of marketing with Waterways Ireland, says it’ll be a wonderful addition to tourism amenities in the region.