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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
It was the second time this year the greenway missed out on funding, despite being named in the ‘New Decade, New Approach’ Stormont deal.
Ambitious plan could be a “game changer” for Fermanagh.
HOLIDAYMAKERS enjoying the sunshine in Mullaghmore over the weekend had a staycation with a twist to say the least, as Sligo County council took to social media to announce a “temporary bathing ban” on its popular tourist beach. Last Wednesday, Sligo County Council issued a ‘disappointing’ statement via social media, “Due to an infrastructure malfunction […]
THE PRESSURE is on Fermanagh to progress its end of a cross-border greenway project after the Irish government released funds for the southern side of the project, which will come right up to our county border. As recently reported by the Herald, the creation of the Sligo, Leitrim and Northern Counties (SLNCR) Greenway project would […]
THE push is on to secure completion of a crossborder Greenway which would take in Enniskillen. And the importance of securing progress on the project has become more obvious during Covid-19 pandemic. Early in 219 First Minister Arlene Foster and other Fermanagh representatives made their way to the home of the Ballroom of Romance, Glenfarne, […]
Southern councillor says North falling way behind on investment on roads
PEOPLE people flocking to the seaside over the weekend were left disappointed after swimming was prohibited at two Sligo beaches. Mullaghmore and Rosses Point beaches missed out on the southern bank holiday rush as Sligo County Council erected signs of bathing water prohibition notices at both beaches last Thursday. High levels of Intestinal Enterococci was […]