Fáilte Ireland has welcomed the announcement made by ministers Eamon Ryan and Catherine Martin of funding of €4.5 million for 26 greenway projects nationwide.
The funding, which was allocated under the Carbon Tax Fund 2020, provides support for feasibility, planning and design for greenways around the country.
"A Welcome And Timely Boost For Tourism"
Fáilte Ireland's director of product development, Orla Carroll, stated, "[The] announcement of €4.5 million 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.
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"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 well-being 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."
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