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Progress is being made on the Sligo Leitrim Northern Counties Railway Greenway as Leitrim County Council are to hire a Design Consultant for the next stage project. €500,000 was recently allocated for the local authority from the Department of Transport to design and plan the section from Collooney to Blacklion.…

The news SLNCR Greenway in Manorhamilton has attracted large numbers to the north Leitrim town in recent months, providing a huge boost to the local economy of the town.   However the potential of the project could be impacted with issues over the maintenance of the facility.   That’s according…

Calls were made at this month’s meeting of Manorhamilton Municipal District for Leitrim County Council to provide ducting and lighting on the section of new demonstration stretch of the SLNCR from Ramooney over the railway bridge onto Boggaun Community Pitch.   The calls were made by independent Councillor Felim Gurn.…

€4.5 million will be made available to local authorities by the Minister for Tourism Transport and Sport, Shane Ross.  The funding will be used for feasibility studies to help Greenway projects such as the Sligo Leitrim North Counties Railway and the Sligo Greenway projects to become shovel ready.    …

A meeting will take place later today (Tuesday) between members of the Sligo Leitrim Northern Counties Railway Group, The Sligo Greenway co-op and officials from transport and tourism. Recently Leitrim based SLNCR members expressed their dissatisfaction that project was not provided with funding under the most recently announced allocation. Today’s…