Councillor wants disused railway lines to be turned into cycle paths

There have been calls for a county wide effort to convert Donegal's disused railway lines lines in to cycle paths.

A similar project was undertaken in County Mayo and has proven to be very successful not only with locals but also as a tourist attraction.

A number of local communities across Donegal are pursuing a similar idea here, however Letterkenny Town Council Gerry McMonagle is calling for a more organised county wide approach:

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