The “Greenway” Forward

Members of Sligo-Leitrim Greenway tourism project pictured at the Ballymascanlan House Hotel, Dundalk, Co Louth on April 9.

Members of Sligo-Leitrim Greenway tourism project pictured at the Ballymascanlan House Hotel, Dundalk, Co Louth on April 9.

The Sligo-Leitrim Greenway tourism project members were participating in a cross border tourism conference entitled ‘The Greenway Forward for Tourism, Health and Sport’.

The members of the project are pictured with MEP Mairead McGuinness at the conference.

Pictured (l-r) Brian Smyth, Drumshanbo; Colin McKenna, Irish Central Border Area Network; MEP Mairead McGuinness; Julian Cartin; Rosemary Kerrigan of Sligo-Leitrim and Northern Counties Railway (SLNCR); Chairperson of SLNCR, Robert Doyle and Jim McMorrow, Manorhamilton.

Their vision is to provide a great amenity for the local community and visitors alike. Local families and visitors could walk off road, and cyclists, wheelchair users could take to a purpose built path(s) in complete safety. The route goes inland, from County Sligo and along Lough Gill up through the valley of the River Bonet, under the North Leitrim Glens and on into the Lakelands of Cavan and Fermanagh.