In-person public consultations on Galway-Oughterard Greenway

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Galway Daily news In-person public consultations on Galway-Oughterard Greenway

A series of in-person public consultation events on the proposed Galway to Oughterard Greenway are taking place this week.

The Greenway project is currently at the Option Selection stage, and public feedback is being invited on the different route proposals.

As part of this consultation, Galway County Council is holding three day long information events in Moycullen, Oughterard, and Galway City this week.

All three of the public consultation events will run throughout the day, from noon until 9pm in each area.

The schedule of the three events is:

  • Áras Uillinn, Church Road, Moycullen – Tuesday, June 21
  • Oughterard Community Centre, Main Street – Wednesday, June 22
  • Clybaun Hotel, Clybaun Road, Galway City – Thursday. June 23

All of the information about the greenway, including the different route options, can be found online at galwaytooughterardgreenway.ie.

Once completed, the route will form part of the Connemara Greenway between Galway and Clifden.

It will also make up part of the EuroVelo 1 (‘Atlantic Coast’) route, which is an 11,000km long-distance cycling route between Norway and Portugal.

The full statutory public consultation will last until Friday, July 15, with people able to give feedback online through the above link, or send it in via email or post.

Emails should be sent to galwaytooughterardgreenway@aecom.com, and written feeback should be addressed to Connemara Greenway Project, NRPO Office, Galway County Council, Corporate House, City East Business Park, Ballybrit, Galway, H91 KT67.