With a recent allocation of €10,000 in funding towards a feasibility study for the development and improvement of Knockananig Reservoir, hopes are high that the hidden gem may become a staple amenity in Fermoy and surrounds.

Knockananig reservoir has become a beloved location among walkers, anglers and nature lovers alike.

A motion raised at a 2019 meeting of Fermoy Municipal District saw local councillor Noel McCarthy request a plan to be put in place to upgrade the amenity and promote it as a recreational area, and now with funding in place supplied by the Town Development Plan for a feasibility study under the ‘Knockananig Masterplan’, plans may soon get under way.

“It’s a great amenity for the people of Fermoy and surrounding areas and for people to come and visit from outside of town…” Cllr McCarthy said.

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