Several Co. Tipp Outdoor Recreation Projects Allocated Funds


Several Tipperary projects have been allocated funding totaling almost €322,000.

The funds are part of a larger allocation of almost €6 million under the Outdoor Recreation Infrastructure Scheme.

Locally funding of  €42,500 has been allocated for planning and design works for the Soloheadbeg Water Park at the racecourse and a proposed greenway project linking Sologhead to Limerick Junction.

€30,000 each was allocated to upgrade the  car parks at Bay Lough  in the Vee and at the Liam Lynch trailhead, while €30,000 was also allocated to create road side parking at the trail head for Slievenamon.

€27,000 was allocated for marketing for the Munster Vales which includes The Galtees and Ballyhoura.€27,000 was allocated to improve both design and content of Adventure Lough Derg app,  Ballinderry River Walk upgrade was allocated €26,784,  a sum of €30,000 was allocated to support a voluntary cycling initiative in Carrick-on-Suir

and Nenagh . Clare Glens River Walk upgrade was allocated €48,600.

A sum of €30,000 was allocated to provide 3 looped walks in the Kilballyboy Wood Trails.

The final allocation for county Tipperary was €27,000 to fund a complete audit of current angling infrastructure in Tipperary with the aim of promoting and marketing Tipperary as a quality angling destination of choice.