Carn Woodland Walk is biggest local beneficiary
A number of Inishowen projects, including rural walks and trails, are set to share in €25,000 of government funding.
In all, five Inishowen projects will benefit from the ‘Rural Recreation’ fund, announced this week by Minister of State for Regional Economic Development Michael Ring.
Fine Gael Minister of State Joe McHugh warmly welcomed the funding announcement, with a total of €99,441 earmarked for walks across County Donegal.
Of the Inishowen projects to benefit, the Carn Woodland Walk is to receive the highest award of €8,070, with Glenevin, Urris and Butler’s Glen getting €5,525.
The Inishowen Head Loop walk, near Shroove Beach, will gain a grant of €4,585, while a further €4,085 has been set aside for a Kinnego Bay access project.
Finally, the Inch Wildfowl Reserve walk is to receive €2,800, making a total of €25,065 for Inishowen.
Minister McHugh said the popularity of recreational pursuits in the Irish countryside continues to grow and develop.
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