Posted: 18/12/2020

Waterways Ireland to Commence Ulster Canal €6m Programme following Shared Ireland Fund Announcement

​Waterways Ireland welcomes the significant funding announcement today by Minister Daragh O'Brien TD and Minister of State Noonan TD from the #Shared Island Fund to support the implementation of Phase 2 of the work on the Ulster Canal. Phase 2 of the Ulster Canal focuses on the restoration of the canal between Clones and Clonfad in County Monaghan, including a canal basin marina and amenity area in Clones.


Acting Chief Executive John Mc Donagh said " Waterways Ireland is well advanced in our preparations to enable us to mobilise this project on the Ulster Canal. The Ulster Canal is a significant link in our waterway network and will be  complemented by the Ulster Canal Greenway when it is completed."

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