€400,000 in funding sanctioned to develop out of doors journey initiatives in Donegal – Highland Radio

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Nearly €400,000 in funding has been announced to develop outdoor adventure projects in Donegal.

Welcoming the funding, Agriculture Secretary Charlie McConalogue says the investment under the Outdoor Recreation Infrastructure Scheme will be key to improving outdoor facilities and giving a big boost to the local economy, attracting visitors and boosting Donegal’s reputation as an adventure tourism destination .

The projects that are expected to benefit from this are:

– Anney Bay Path Rehabilitation of existing access path to Portbane Beach Donegal County Council €30,000

– Donegal RowAbility Donegal Town Pier Disabled Lift and Pontoon for Disabled Water Sports Access Donegal LDC €30,000

– Fintragh to Largy Coastal Path (PDM) Fintragh to Largy Coastal Path Produce a plan for the Coastal Path Donegal County Council €50,000

– Kincasslagh Tower Upgrading of approach road to signal tower and provision of benches Donegal County Council €30,000

– Kirkstown Kirkstown Development of a new walkway linking Letterkenny to its hinterland Donegal County Council €30,000

– Leenan Coastal Trail Extension, Urris, Clonmany Upgrade Leenan Coastal Trail Inishowen Development Partnership €29,700

– Master John’s Marsh Easy Access Trail, Ards Accessible Trail in Ards and Restoration of a Natural Wetland Donegal LDC €30,000

– Proposed Pontoon/Bunagee Jetty, Culdaff (PDM) Developing plans for a pontoon on the existing wooden jetty near Bunagee in Culdaff Donegal County Council €50,000

– Rossylongan Estate Walks Reinstatement of Rossylongan Estate Walks Donegal County Council €30,000

– Sharagore Multi Access Wetland Trail Sharagore Wetland – Access Improvement Inishowen Development Partnership €29,750

– Slí Na Finne (Bealach Na Gaeltachta) – Slí Na Finne – Improvement works Donegal County Council €30,000