Calls For An Off-Leash Dog Park In Athlone

Mullingar Dog Park opened in July - credit: Facebook/@MullingarDogPark

Westmeath County Council said it would consider the proposal.

Athlone is in need of a off-leash dog park. 

Green Party councillor Louise Heavin believes there is appetite for one and  that such a facility would help families in other green areas feel safer.

Westmeath County Council says it would welcome the development but a suitable location needs to be identified. 

Cllr. Heavin says the recent opening of a dog park in Mullingar shows the idea is worth consideration: 

READ MORE: Midlands First Dog Park Opens To The Public

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