Thursday, 12 July 2012

Questions (257)

Regina Doherty


260 Deputy Regina Doherty asked the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the position regarding funding phase 1 of the Boyneside trail, cycle/walkway along the River Boyne; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [34044/12]

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Written answers (Question to Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport)

Meath Co. Co. submitted a proposal under the National Cycle Network Funding Scheme for delivery of a 3 km cycle route from Drogheda Ramparts to the entrance of Oldbridge. This was identified as Phase 1 of a potential route linking Drogheda, Slane, Navan and Trim. Funding for the Drogheda Ramparts to Oldbridge route was announced on 7th June. The route will be delivered by Meath Co. Co., and their application outlines the need for detailed consultation, planning and route design, and in this context it identifies an expected completion date of February 2014.