€135,270 for rural recreation projects will boost tourism in Limerick

Added July 31st, 2017

Minister of State for Finance & Public Expenditure and Reform and Limerick TD, Patrick O’Donovan, has welcomed the allocation of €135,270 for rural recreation projects in Limerick.

“Limerick has been allocated €135,270 for rural recreation projects, which is extremely welcome and will help to boost tourism here in Limerick and in the surrounding region.

“This funding is part of €11 million in funding for over 200 projects nationally under the 2017 Outdoor Recreation Infrastructure Scheme, announced by my colleague Michael Ring, T.D Minister for Rural and Community Development.

“The Scheme is part of the Government’s Action Plan for Rural Development and is designed to maintain and improve our outdoor recreational infrastructure including for example our greenways, blueways and walking trails.

“Limerick projects receiving grants include

  • River Walk at Templeathea, Athea
  • Mullaghareirk/Broadford Ashford walking trails
  • Attycran Loop, Kilbehenny
  • Promotion of trail infrastructure in the Ballyhoura region
  • Shannon Estuary drive, Ballysteen Pier
  • Clare Glens Loop Walk, Murroe
  • Darby’s Bed Loop Walk, Galbally
  • Doon Convent Farm Walk
  • Glin Heritage Walking Trails
  • Kilfinane – Slievereagh Loop
  • Knockfierna Famine Memorial Walks
  • Manor Fields, Adare
  • Moor Abbey Loop, Galbally
  • Castleconnell Walk
  • The marketing and publicity of outdoor recreation amenities, facilities and activities across Limerick, through West Limerick Resourese and Ballyhourna Development


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