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Proposal To Link Westmeath And Offaly Landmarks With Greenway

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A group are applying to the just transition fund for finance.

A Westmeath group are applying to use money from the Just Transition fund to develop a greenway from Athlone to Clonmacnoise. 

Their submission also includes a plan to create a light rail system on an existing track from Athlone to Shannonbridge in the future. 

Chairperson of the project Paul Mulvey believes the area is a wonderful wilderness that most people won't even know existed. 

He says another benefit is that it's a project that could be completed by redeployed Bord Na Mona workers:


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