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Muff to Quigleys Point Greenway Part 8 Statutory Consultation


Donegal County Council hereby gives notice of its intention to carry out development of a greenway between Muff and Quigleys Point adjacent to the R238 Regional Road in Inishowen.

The proposed greenway, measuring approx. 5 km in length, will be located in the townlands of Ardmore, Drumskellan, Ture, Aught and Three Trees.

The proposed greenway will connect to existing sections of the overall cross-border Greenway network which seeks to encourage more people to walk and cycle and undertake more cross border trips, either for recreational, amenity or travel to work purposes.

The proposal will utilise existing lands in the verge as much as possible with some land acquisition. The shared walking and cycling greenway which will incorporate the following components:

  • a shared use pedestrian and cycle facility leading from the play park at Muff to its temporary termination point at Three Trees, Ture.
  • a 3m wide asphalt greenway with all associated separation distances, verges, earthworks, drainage, accommodation works, service diversions and barriers.

In accordance with the Planning and Development Regulations, Donegal County Council, as the competent authority, has concluded from a Screening Determination, based on an examination of the nature, size and location of the proposed development that there is no likelihood of significant effects on the environment arising from the proposed development and as such has determined that an EIA is not required. The details of which are available to the general public.


Plans and particulars of the proposed development will be available for inspection (or purchase at a fee not exceeding the reasonable cost of making a copy) during normal office hours from 9am on Tuesday 8th February 2022 until 5pm on Wednesday 9th March 2022 (inclusive) online and at the following locations:

  • Donegal County Council, Public Services Centre, Malin Road Carndonagh, Co. Donegal, F93 YV1N
  • Donegal County Council, County House, Lifford, Co. Donegal, F92 Y622


Submissions or observations with respect to the proposed development, dealing with the proper planning and sustainable development of the area in which the development would be situated, and clearly marked ‘Part 8 – Muff to Quigleys Point Greenway’, may be made in writing to the County Secretariat at Donegal County Council, County House, Lifford, Co. Donegal, F92 Y622, before 4pm on Friday 25th March 2022.


Muff to Quigleys Point Greenway Part 8 Report
Muff to Quigleys Point Greenway Part 8 Drawing Booklet



Brendan O’Donnell, Director of Service
Roads & Transportation, Donegal County Council, County House, Lifford.

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