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New Cycleway Coming To The Midlands

It's on a site that was formerly earmarked for a dump.

A new cycleway is coming to the midlands. 

Westmeath County Council is going ahead with plans for a new pedestrian walk way and bike route from Killucan/Rathwire to the Royal Canal Greenway at Thomastown. 

The 2 kilometre trail will include public lighting and signage, bridges and bike storage facilities. 

Local Labour councillor Denis Leonard says the site was once earmarked for a very different purpose: 

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