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Consultation starts on the Fingal Coastal Way emerging preferred route

Fingal County Council has opened public consultation on the emerging preferred route on the Fingal Coastal Way.

The section of the route covered is from Newbridge House and Farm in Donabate to the county boundary north of Balbriggan, including linking Rush, Loughshinny and Skerries. The council said that “The proposed design is suitable for people of all ages and mobility levels and offers a safe route where the scenic coastline can be enjoyed as part of your commute, for leisure, exercise or to visit your local village.”

The council said that submissions must be received no later than 23.59hrs on December 5, 2022 — further information can be found and submissions can be made at

Fingal County Council is also to hold an information webinar on the Emerging Preferred Route on Wednesday, November 9, from 7pm. Register at

And it will host the following in-person drop-in information events:

  • Donabate. Tuesday, 15 November 4-8pm. Shoreline Hotel.
  • Rush. Wednesday, 16 November 4-8pm. Rush Sailing Club.
  • Skerries. Tuesday, 22 November 4-8pm. Skerries Rugby Club.
  • Balbriggan. Thursday, 24 November 4-8pm. Bracken Court Hotel. is reader-funded journalism. That means it's funded by readers like you.

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