In 2019, Waterways Ireland plans to complete 10.4km of Greenway enhancement towpath on the Shannon Erne waterway and to advance plans to secure funding to create a Greenway along this 64km route.
The specific capital funding that will be allocated towards maintenance and improvement works on the Shannon-Erne Waterway in 2019 by Waterways Ireland is €125,000.
Waterways Ireland is also partnered with local authorities in 3rd party projects in the amount of: €311,500.
These projects are as follows:
- Blueway Leitrim Village to Kilclare Trail Development - €162,000 (Waterways Ireland Contribution) - Partner: Leitrim County Council
- Blueway Ballyconnell to Bellaheady Bridge Trail Development - €124,500 (Waterways Ireland Contribution) - Partner Cavan County Council
- Aghalane to Lock 1 Corraquill Trail Extension Forward Planning Development - €25,000 (Waterways Ireland Contribution - Partner Cavan County Council.