Many readers will be familiar with the Dungarvan to Waterford Greenway – a 48km designated, walking/jogging/cycling route, that has proven exceptionally popular since it opened. 

Encouraged by the success of that project, Waterford City & County Council, in association with their colleagues in Cork County Council, are hoping to 'keep going' and eventually create an inter-county Greenway that would link Dungarvan and Mallow. 


While the 'new' Greenway proposals have been on the go for some time, it's only in recent weeks that they've come in to sharp focus. If the extended Greenway is to proceed, it must first pass a feasability study.

Already, there's considerable opposition on both sides of the border to the proposed route. The main bone of contention is that, what's now being proposed can't be compared with the 'straightforward' Dungarvan to Waterford Greenway. 


Following on from a meeting in Corrin Event Centre, Fermoy, a meeting of mainly west Waterford landowners and other interested parties took place in St. Michael's Hall, Ballyduff last Friday night.

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