€4.5 million in funding for 26 greenway projects has been allocated under the carbon tax fund 2020, providing support for feasibility, planning and design for greenways around the country.

The announcement, which includes a number of projects designed to feed into the success of the Waterford Greenway, has been widely welcomed.

The project plans include €160,000 made available to Cork and Waterford councils in total, to examine a 39km route linking Mallow to Dungarvan through Ballyduff. 

Here, €80,000 is being allocated to both Cork County Council and Waterford County Council for the Mallow to Dungarvan Greenway.

The funding will be for scope, pre-appraisal, concept, feasibility and options selection. On the Cork county side, this is ….

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