Public information events on Galway – Athlone Cycleway

Galway Daily news Public information events on Galway - Athlone Cycleway

A series of public information events on the preferred route for the Galway – Athlone Cycleway are being held across the county this week.

At each of the four events, representatives from the project team will be on hand to answer questions about the route of the cycleway.

The preferred route for the project has now been selected, and information on it can be accessed at

The preferred route starts near Ballyloughane Beach to the East of Galway City and then proceeds close to or through the following settlement areas:

Oranmore, Rinville, Clarinbridge, Kilcolgan, Kinvara, Gort, Woodford, Portumna, Meelick, Clonfert, Ballinasloe, Shannonbridge, and Athlone Castle.

It links places of interest, established tourism centres, public parks, and outdoor amenities.

The three events on Tuesday – Friday will run from 3pm – 8pm at each of the following locations.

  • Oranmore Lodge Hotel – Tuesday, March 28
  •  Lady Gregory Hotel, Gort – Wednesday, March 29
  • Portumna Town & Community Hall – Thursday, March 30
  • Shearwater Hotel, Ballinasloe – Friday, March 31