Next phase of the Dublin Galway Greenway could be open by Easter

Next phase of the Dublin Galway Greenway could be open by Easter

Dublin Galway Greenway is the centrepiece of the National Greenway Strategy

Dublin Galway Greenway is the centrepiece of the National Greenway Strategy

TII to take the lead in completing the Dublin Galway Greenway

It was announced this week, that Transport Infrastructure Ireland (TII) will be handed the lead role in delivering the remaining sections of the Dublin Galway Greenway.

Wednesday, April 1, 2015

Center Parcs in Longford could prove to a hit on the Dublin Galway Greenway



According to reports today, Center Parcs are finalising a deal to develop a forestry village resort in Ballymahon, County Longford with 600 jobs in the construction stage and a potential of 500 jobs when in operation. Center Parcs is in talks with Coillte over a site at Newcastle Woods, Co. Longford, near the River Inny and the Royal Canal. 

Center Parcs resorts, which are Dutch-style forest holiday villages, already have five UK resorts and British staycationers love them. According to the Irish Independent, the resort experiences are centered on activities - ranging from kayaking and raft-building to high ropes courses, bike hire, paintball, archery, adventure golf, tennis and more. There will also be a Subtropical Swimming Paradise set at the heart of the complex.

The recent announcement by the Longford County Council to develop the Royal Canal cycle and walkway (Royal Canal Greenway) to the Westmeath border now looks like a very sensible decision. It will mean that cyclists on the Dublin Galway Greenway will have a world class tourist resort to include on their cycling holidays.