6km Section of Connemara Greenway Officially Opens to Cyclists

A six kilometre section of the planned “Connemara greenway” along the old railway line between Galway and Clifden has been opened.

The entire 76km cycle route has been held up for some years, due to land access issues but all five Galway West TDs have pledged their support for the project.

The Green way runs close to Ballynahinch Castle and Ballinafad graveyard, north of Roundstone.

The 6km Athry to Cloonbeg section of the route, which was opened on Monday 28th May 2018 by Galway county cathaoirleach Eileen Mannion.