Leitrim Development Company administer The Walks Scheme on behalf of the Department of Rural and Community Development.
The scheme aims to enhance and maintain key walking trails including National Waymarked Ways, Looped Walking Routes and Heritage Routes by providing support to landholders whose land they traverse. The Walks Scheme is aimed at private landowners who will be paid to carry out a specified and agreed maintenance plan for approved walking routes through their lands (up to 5 year contracts).
The Scheme is currently open for applicants from landowners along the Leitrim Way. An expression of interest form can be downloaded by clicking on this link.
The walks scheme is adminstered by Emma O'Hagan, Rural Recreation Officer for Leitrim Development Company. Emma can be contacted by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.