Councillor wants answers over Riverine Project funding loss

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A Donegal County Cllr has said that an explanation is needed on why funding has been pulled for the Riverine Project along the Donegal/Tyrone border.

The cross border initiative was aimed at regenerating the Strabane/Lifford border riverside area.

Among the proposals were a network of cycle paths and a pedestrian bridge linking Strabane and Lifford.

But the Special European Union Programmes Body  have said the €6m funding is now not available due to insufficient funds.

Cllr Gerry Crawford wants to know why the funding has been pulled:

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