East Coast Trail

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The East Coast Trail, identified at the Sutton to Sandycove (S2S) in the National Cycle policy Framework, extends from Arklow in the south to Drogheda in the north. Dublin City Council has responsibility for 14 kilometres of the Trail from the Merrion Gates, Sandymount in the south to the junction of Clontarf Road/Kilbarrack Road in the north.  Extensive works were completed on 2 kilometres of the route in 2017 as part of the Dollymount Promenade & Flood Protection.  Dublin Bay is a Special Areas Conservation & Special Protection Areas under the EU Habitats & Birds directives.

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The remaining sections, both north and south of the Liffey, are in the concept development phase.