By Matthew Leslie A POTENTIAL boost to Fermanagh’s economy, which will see the county’s waterways linked up with the rest of Ireland, got a step closer after the contract to start work on Phase 2 of the Ulster Canal project was signed. Chief executive of Waterways Ireland, John McDonagh, and managing director of Jons Civil […]
FINANCE: AN ADDITIONAL €6 million has been announced for the Ulster Canal cross-border restoration project on Lough Erne. This brings to €12 million, the total of financial support provided by each of the governments north and south of the border on this stage of the project. The project will continue work that began 180 years […]
The ambitious new greenway project could “join the fields of Athenry with the lakelands of Fermanagh”.
It is hoped the Ulster Canal Greenway, set to be completed by 2020, will replicate the phenomenal success of a similar project in Mayo.
THE restoration of 9 miles of the Ulster Canal, announced last week, was brought up at a meeting