By Dan Walsh
Funding to the tune of €70,993 has been secured for four projects in the Gorey-Kilmuckridge Municipal District are under ORIS (Outdoor Recreational Infrastructure Scheme. Distribution is as follows;
Crab Tree Car Park Tara Hill €17,478.
Kilanerin Trail Car Park and Ballyfad Wood Trail €16,640.
Cahore Pier Car Park €16,875.
Ryehill Lane Cahore Point €20,000.
Welcoming the good news for the district Cllr Joe Sullivan said; “A special thank you to Rory O’Mahoney of Wexford County Council for his work with these projects and applications and, of course, to the volunteers in the successful areas who make it all happen on an ongoing basis. Well done and continued success with your endeavours to make North Wexford a key area for outdoor activities.”
Some additional funding has also been announced. Ferns Heritage Trail gets €8,242. There is €20,000 for accredited walking trails across the county and the Raven Rock Trail on the outskirts of Wexford town receives €20,000.