ARMAGH TO MONAGHAN GREENWAY


“Blackwater Greenway”

A potential greenway route west from Armagh City through Killylea, with its crumbling station quietly waiting to be discovered, on through Tynan, turning south past Caledon and Glaslough on the way to Monaghan town.

ROUTE DETAILS


Length 26 kilometres
Estimate £3.9 million
Timescale 2026 to 2040
Type Former railway
Title Great Northern Railway
Border area Yes
Councils Armagh City, Banbridge and Craigavon Borough Council
  Monaghan County Council

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EXPLORE THE HISTORIC ROUTE


GREENWAY PROJECTS WHICH INTERSECT


ARMAGH TO DUNDALK GREENWAY

A 57km route through counties Armagh, Monaghan and Louth linking Armagh City with Keady, Castleblayney and Dundalk.

ARMAGH TO NEWRY GREENWAY

A 33km intercity route from Armagh to Newry through Markethill and the mile-long Lissummon Tunnel.

ARMAGH TO PORTADOWN GREENWAY

A 15km route from Portadown along the former Great Northern Railway line, passing by Richhill, to Armagh City.

CALEDON TO MAGUIRESBRIDGE GREENWAY

A 60km route following the line of the former Clogher Valley Railway and the succession of roadside railway stations still standing along the way.

MAGHERY TO BELTURBET GREENWAY

A 74km route along the Ulster Canal – being restored in stages – through four counties and linking Lough Neagh with Upper Lough Erne.

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