Minister Mallon confirms funding of greenway development support to Councils

Infrastructure Minister, Nichola Mallon has introduced a programme for offering greenway improvement help to Councils. Minister Mallon with Caroline Bloomfield from Sustrans Minister Mallon mentioned: “Final 12 months, I introduced over £4 million of capital grant funding in help of Council greenway tasks. “Councils have welcomed this funding however I’ve additionally been approached in regards to the want for additional … Read More

IFA meets county councils on Mallow-Dungarvan Greenway

A delegation from the Irish Farmers’ Affiliation (IFA) met with executives from Cork and Waterford county councils this week to debate farmer considerations across the Mallow-Dungarvan Greenway challenge. The assembly additionally included Atkins Consultants, the agency concerned in designing the greenway challenge. The proposed 74km greenway is about to attach Dungarvan in Co. Waterford to Mallow in Co. Cork, linking … Read More

Councils aim for completion of Greenway to Omeath in 2023

Plans are nonetheless progressing to hyperlink the stretch of Carlingford Lough Greenway from Victoria Lock to Omeath and on the Carlingford finish into the centre of Carlingford from Carlingford Marina. Regardless of difficulties encountered alongside the way in which on either side of the border, since funding for the challenge was first introduced, it’s hoped that work will have the … Read More

New Funding To Support Councils For Greenway Projects

New funding has been introduced by Infrastructure Minister John O’Dowd to assist Councils to ship greenway and lively journey tasks in 2022/23. Commenting on the scheme Minister O’Dowd stated: “Final 12 months my Division wrote to Councils inviting them to submit proposals for greenway and lively journey tasks to be thought of for assist with funding from my Division’s £20m … Read More

The Earth’s Corr: Police probe on Belfast council’s alleged ‘wildlife crime’ raises more questions than answers – Shauna Corr

If we hope to revive nature and provides it the safety wanted, one thing actually must be executed concerning the sources allotted to the very important combat in opposition to biodiversity decline. With out bugs, birds, bees and bushes, all of us face extinction. And the continued piecemeal decimation of pockets of nature dotted all around the metropolis quantities to … Read More

The council’s mess is theirs alone

DRAW DOWN Mayo County Council exercised monumentally unhealthy judgement and lied as an alternative of coming clear and asking for extra time to grasp the Authorities-funded tasks. The freezing of the county of Mayo from funding from the Division of Rural and Neighborhood Growth continues. It sees the individuals of the county undergo significantly for the sins of Mayo County … Read More