January 13, 2020

Maynooth to Dublin - 107 km Cycleway Now Open

It is now possible to cycle and walk from Maynooth Harbour, Co. Kildare to Athlone, Co. Westmeath along a continuous greenway with a total distance of 107 km. The Royal Canal Greenway (between Maynooth and Mullingar) and The...

July 12, 2017

Construction is underway in Counties Meath and Kildare and it is anticipated that a further 37km between the Westmeath/Meath border and Maynooth will be complete by Summer 2018. Along with the already completed 65km of greenway between Athlone and the Westmeath/Meath b...

August 18, 2016

From Spring 2017 it will be possible to cycle and walk from Moyvally, Co. Kildare (Furey’s Bar) to Athlone, Co. Westmeath in a continuous manner along a total distance of 77km. The Royal Canal Greenway will be complete from Moyvally as far as Mullingar, and from there,...

October 18, 2015

The national Galway to Dublin Cycleway project enjoyed a gala day on 18 October when the 40km section between Mullingar and Garrycastle, Athlone, was formally opened by An Taoiseach Enda Kenny.  This sector of the route follows an old railway line. The opening ceremony...

October 14, 2015

In September 2014 Transport Infrastructure Ireland (TII) submitted a report to Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport, Paschal Donohoe TD, on liaison with landowners along the cycleway route corridor in Co. Galway and Co. Roscommon.  Members of the project team had...

The Government has ordered local authorities to carry out an intensive consultation process with as many as 1,000 landowners in the hope of saving a cross-country cycleway.

The Department of Transport has written to landowners in Galway who have opposed plans for the 28...

June 26, 2014

 

 The preferred route for the final Dublin stretch of a multi-million euro cycle route has been announced

Running from Galway to Dublin, the coast-to-coast Greenway currently has three of its thirteen sections complete, with the rest to be built once funding comes avail...

·       Ashtown-Castleknock Greenway is third section completed

·       And preferred route from Athlone to Galway announced as: Shannonbridge, Loughrea, Craughwell, Clarinbridge and Oranmore

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