Kanturk Castle Walkway Official Opening
A new walkway is the latest addition to Kanturk town, complementing the new library, the new town park playground, the new link road and the new fire station.
Spearheaded by the local Community and completed in collaboration with Cork County Council, the €212,900, 332-meter walkway, was funded by the Council and the Department of Rural and Community Development, under the Town and Village Renewal Scheme and the Town and Village Accelerate Measure.
The walkway forms a vital element of connectivity for the town. It fosters community wellness, allowing safe pedestrian movement on the locally established 5km suburban looped route knows as “Jacko’s Loop”, access to the renowned tourist attraction Kanturk castle and safe access into the town’s centre, all essential components for a vibrant and bustling town.
The Mayor of the County of Cork, Cllr. Danny Collins welcomed the opening of the walkway, saying,