Fermanagh MLA makes rail plea in Stormont

A FERMANAGH MLA has taken the campaign to have Fermanagh included in the all-Ireland rail plan to the Assembly at Stormont. Yesterday (Tuesday) Áine Murphy MLA made a speech in the chamber urging Infrastructure Minister John O’Dowd, her Sinn Féin party colleague, to improve local public transport and to consider including the county in the All-Island Strategic […]

Major funding boost for Sligo to Enniskillen greenway

A FURTHER €1.5 million (£1.28 million) has been announced by the Irish government for the long-awaited Sligo to Enniskillen greenway. Nicknamed the ‘Marble Arch Greenway’, the proposed 75km walking and cycling route follows the former Sligo, Leitrim and Northern Counties Railway (SLNCR), connecting Enniskillen to Sligo via Belcoo and Blacklion. Last week it was announced […]

Enniskillen to Sligo greenway progresses over border

THE ENNISKILLEN to Sligo greenway has been given a boost in the latest round of cross-border funding from the Irish government. Nicknamed the ‘Marble Arch Greenway’, the proposed 72km walking and cycling route follows the former Sligo, Leitrim and Northern Counties Railway (SLNCR), connecting Enniskillen to Sligo via Belcoo and Blacklion. It is hoped the €11 million greenway, which […]

Kerr names his Fermanagh & Western select squad

THE Fermanagh and Western representative squad for Saturday’s game against Sligo/Leitrim District League has been named. Manager, Michael Kerr, has named a formidable 18 man squad that includes Player of the Year Ryan Campbell, Mulhern Cup winning captain Jason Keenan and Tummery Athletic league winning player-manager, Ryan Hanna. On Monday night, the Fermanagh and Western side played Monaghan […]

Pressure for Fermanagh to catch up on Sligo Rd. work

PROJECT: WITH work continuing at pace upgrading the southern side of the Enniskillen to Sligo road, the pressure is now on for the northern authorities to provide a similar investment on the Fermanagh side of the route. The N16 realignment project will soon be inching towards the Fermanagh border from Sligo. The project, which was […]