Waterways Ireland announces funding to complete Royal Canal greenway from Dublin to Longford

Over 300,000 euro is to be provided to Longford County Council in an effort to finish paths and walkways on the Royal Canal.

One million euro in funding is to be shared among four local authorities in an effort to complete the Royal Canal Greenway from Dublin all the way to Clondra in Longford.

Signage, paths, and safety works will all be completed as part of the works announced by Waterways Ireland in Abbeyshrule this afternoon.

Sharon Lavin, Head of Marketing and Communications with Waterways Ireland says it’s a very exciting day for the Shannonside region :