« BackCathaoirleach says greenway project better than small industry in south Kerry

The Cathaoirleach of the South and West Municipal District says a greenway project would be better than a small industry in the area and cannot be jeopardised.

Patrick Connor Scarteen 1The four million euro scheme aims to develop a route from Glenbeigh to Caherciveen and the route selection is almost finalised after taking nearly a year to complete.

A number of landowners are unhappy with the level of consultation, the compulsory purchase order process and the proposed route.

However, Cllr Patrick Connor-Scarteen says Kerry County Council have gone above and beyond in terms of consultation with landowners, adding that the project would create 90 full time jobs: