ENNISKILLEN TO CLONES GREENWAY
“Upper Lough Erne Greenway”
A 35km route heading southeast out of Enniskillen along Upper Lough Erne passing Maguiresbridge and Linsaskea before turning into Clones.
|Timescale||2018 to 2026|
|Title||Great Northern Railway|
|Councils||Fermanagh and Omagh District Council|
|Monaghan County Council|
June 2016: FODC applies to Stage 1 of the DfI Small Grants Programme for Greenways competition
November 2016: FODC secures DfI £8,000 grant funding for a feasibility study
August 2017: “Enniskillen to Clones Greenway” misses cut at DfI Small Grants Programme stage 3
Greenway cycle route could link Enniskillen to Clones (Fermanagh Herald)
New tourist trail to follow route of disused railway (Fermanagh Herald)
The Clones affray, 1922 – massacre or invasion? (History Ireland)
The Clones Ambush and a turbulent time in history of Fermanagh (The Impartial Reporter)
Sixty years since Fermanagh’s trains came to a shuddering stop (BBC NI)
Exercise Explore Enjoy: A Strategic Plan for Greenways (Department for Infrastructure) PDF 2.8MB
Strategic Plan for Greenways Base Report (AECOM, Sustrans, DfI) PDF 15.7MB
EXPLORE THE HISTORIC ROUTE
GREENWAY PROJECTS WHICH INTERSECT
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.
A 72km route heading west from Enniskillen, under the shadow of Belmore Mountain, turning through Belcoo / Blacklion and on towards Sligo.
A 74km route along the Ulster Canal – being restored in stages – through four counties and linking Lough Neagh with Upper Lough Erne.
Former railway route 43km south from Omagh passing Fintona and the junction to Bundoran before going through Ballinamallard into Enniskillen.
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