The funding will be allocated to the three local authorities.
Local Authorities in the midlands will benefit from €3.4m in funding from two government schemes.
Laois,Offaly and Westmeath will receive 819,000 in Jobs Stimulus Funding for 20 climate change projects.
They'll also get a further €2.6m for active travel schemes like improving crossing facilities in towns and villages.
Minister of State at the Department of Transport, Hildegarde Naughton, says many walkways and cycleways are also to be revamped: