‘Experience heart of Roscommon!’

Total of €192k for local projects

Senator Maura Hopkins has said that she is” absolutely delighted that a wheelchair accessible angling project along the Suck Valley Way has been funded under the rural recreation project scheme.”

  “This announcement was made by Minister for Regional Economic Development, Michael Ring T.D. as part of a €4.455 million package for rural recreation projects across the country.

   “A significant amount of work has been completed by communities along the River Suck including those involved in the Suck Valley Angling Hub and Inland Fisheries, along with Roscommon County Council and Roscommon Leader Partnership. I congratulate those involved.

  “The Suck Valley Area offers huge tourism opportunities and it is very positive that this funding will support people with disabilities to engage in angling and to experience the heart of County Roscommon.”

  Meanwhile €103,647.65 has been announced for the Greenlands Cycling Trail which is a 135-mile cycle route stretching from Roscommon to Athlone.

  Senator Hopkins: “The cycling trail will be further developed through this funding applied for through Roscommon Leader Partnership. It has huge potential.”