Great Southern Trail is getting a NEW name

Kilkenny County Council is  invitating  members of the public to participate in the selection of a preferred route corridor for the essential South to North Access Roa of the South East Greenway

In their ongoing effort to improve connectivity and accessibility, the council has developed six distinct route corridor options, all aimed at seamlessly connecting Abbey Road to Belmont Road. The selcted route will be important to the South East Greenway as it will most likely form a future access point and car park for the greenway

Written by Lynn

January 26, 2021

The Great Southern Trail in Limerick is getting a major rebrand and will now officially be called The Limerick Greenway.

The Great Southern Trail Limerick is a 39km Greenway that connects the towns of Rathkeale, Newcastlewest and Abbeyfeale.

Upgrade works have already commenced on the trail . Expect regular closures on routes in order for new tarmac to be laid .You can find out more about the closures here:

Limerick City and County Council are planning to relaunch the Greenway under its new name The Limerick Greenway in the summer of 2021.

A new suite of marketing materials are currently under development by Springboard and Totem who were strategically involved in the marketing of the Waterford Greenway.

Once complete, the upgraded greenway with its new name will be an important attraction for Limerick and surrounding counties.

Kerry County Council also has plans to develop their own Greenway to connect to the Limerick greenway. There is a commitment to work together in marketing the greenways to attract tourists to Limerick and North Kerry.


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