Waterways Ireland Initiative, The Shannon Blueway has won The Best Tourism Initiative Award at the LAMA Awards, which took place on 24th January 2015 .
The Shannon Blueway is an innovative, safe and easy to use series of on-water and land based trails. The first of its kind in Ireland, the Shannon Blueway allows guided and unguided paddling and walking along the Lough Allen Canal and Shannon River from Carrick–on-Shannon via Leitrim Village, and Battlebridge to Drumshanbo.
The LAMA (Local Authority Members Association) Awards are in their ninth year and aim to acknowledge the important role that business, communications, and tourism play on both a local and national level in conjunction with councils. www.lamaawards.org/awards
For further information about The Shannon Blueway visit www.bluewaysireland.org/