Hopes rise as consultation launched on Dublin Galway Greenway.
The next round of consultation on the Dublin to Galway Greenway is taking place this week
The preferred route for the Galway to Athlone Cycleway project has been identified.
Four public information events to display the preferred route will be held in County Galway from March 28-31. The highly-scenic cycleway, which connects to the existing Dublin Athlone Greenway, is intended to form part of an international network of long-distance cycling trails in Europe.
Landowners, farmers, cyclists, those in the hospitality industry and the wider community are all invited to view the preferred route for the 205 km stretch.
Representatives of the project team will be on hand to answer questions about the route at each event.The public information events, open from 3pm to 8pm, will take place at the:
Oranmore: Oranmore Lodge Hotel, Tuesday 28th March at 3-8pm
Gort: Lady Gregory Hotel, Wednesday 29th March at 3-8pm
Portumna: Town Hall, Thursday 30th March at 3-8pm
Ballinasloe: Shearwater Hotel, Friday 31st March at 3-8pm