Under the Outdoor Recreation Infrastructure Scheme
Two outdoor adventure projects in Co. Kildare will receive funding of almost €70,000.
The funding - granted to Kildare County Council - falls under the Outdoor Recreation Infrastructure Scheme.
€45,000 has been awarded for a feasibility study exploring the development of a walking and cycling route between Monasterevin and Portarlington.
Fitsticks Walking Trails has been awarded €24,199 to develop trails at 5 locations along the Grand Canal in Co. Kildare.
Cllr. Fiona McLoughlin-Healy, of Kildare-Newbridge Municipal District, welcomed the funding on her Facebook page this afternoon.
The Independent councillor compared Kildare's figures, to that of its neighbours, noting the disparity.
Carlow County Council received €130,500
Meath County Council received €103,213
Offaly County Council received €82,386
Wicklow County Council received €281,700