Taoiseach backs idea of a Donegal / Derry cycle path project

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Taoiseach Enda Kenny has told the Dáil that a Derry/Donegal cross-border greenway cycle project would bring thousands of visitors to the northwest every week.

He was responding to Donegal Deputy Joe McHugh who said there was a great appetite in the Northwest for a rail trail route similar to The Western Greenway between Westport and Achill in Mayo......

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Responding the Taoiseach suggested that a feasibility study be conducted, with a view towards providing a Greenway on disused railway in the northwest....

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Deputy Joe McHugh is now asking Donegal County Council and Derry City Council to pursue the matter.