The key objectives of this project are to provide a Greenway which is sustainable, accessible, safe and attractive for locals and visitors. In achieving these objectives, the project will facilitate:

Transport User and Economic Benefits Support connectivity and economic growth in Bandon, Clonakilty and local environs.
Accessibility Promote modal shift and multi-modal connectivity/accessibility to existing amenities, services and facilities.
Social Enhance social inclusion and promote healthier communities through linking the local communities of Crossbarry, Bandon, Clonakilty and Timoleague.
Land Use Support and facilitate the implementation of national, regional and local sustainable transport policies.
Safety Provide safe and accessible infrastructure, which improves the safety and security for vulnerable road users and landowners.
Climate Change Contributes to the reduction in greenhouse gas emissions through transport modal shifts.
Local Environment Increase public appreciation of the natural environment and local heritage, while protecting and enhancing natural assets and biodiversity.