The new walkway connects the Eastern side of the village with the commercial centre.
Until now, pedestrians in the village often ran the risk of being run over by vehicles as there were few crossing points along the busy N25.
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Mayor of the County of Cork Cllr Christopher O'Sullivan assisted by David Maddox from Castlemartyr, cutting the ribbon at the official opening of the new footbridge in Castlemartyr, Co Cork, in association with Cork County Council.
Picture: David Keane.