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Route 3 - Lifford to Strabane


Planning approval for both Lifford and Strabane was secured in 2018 and 2019 respectively. Work commenced in March 2020 but was temporarily suspended due to restrictions imposed by the Covid-19 pandemic. By July 2020, work had resumed.


June 2021 - construction is almost complete on this route. It is scheduled to be officially launched in September 2021.



Route 2 - Derry City to Muff


June 2019 - planning secured for the Donegal section

April 2021 - planning secured for the Derry/Culmore section of the route

April 2021 - Donegal County Council publish the works contract for the 2.5km section in Muff


July 2021 - Donegal County Council is confident of announcing the preferred supplier to deliver the greenway planned for Muff.



Route 1 - Buncrana to Derry


July 2019 - the preferred route corridor is announced by the lead partners, Derry City & Strabane District Council and Donegal County Council

September 2019 - June 2021 - landowner engagement ongoing

June 2020 - Derry City & Strabane District Council submit their planning application for the northern section of the route


June 2021 - Donegal County Council confirms that it is on schedule to submit the planning application for the southern section of the route in 2021



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Last updated: 15 June 2021

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