Works begin on improving paths at Longford’s ‘Mall’

Work has started on tarmacking paths at the Albert Reynolds Peace Park in Longford town centre.

‘The Mall’ is one of the county’s busiest public amenities and Longford Municipal District had recently discussed hopes that the current gravel-based pathway would be paved or updated with a new

The project will be done in sections with workers moving on site this week to begin the process of covering several hundred metres in tarmacadam.

It’s hoped that the two-kilometre looped walk will be fully surfaced in early 2020.

Cathaoirleach of Longford M.D Seamus Butler says the work is very welcome: