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MONAGHAN-ARMAGH GREENWAY INITIATIVE WELCOMED – BUT COLR MCKENNA CRITICAL OF EFFORTS TO SECURE FUNDING FOR ULSTER CANAL PROJECT

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17 Jul 2015 Comments Off on MONAGHAN-ARMAGH GREENWAY INITIATIVE WELCOMED – BUT COLR MCKENNA CRITICAL OF EFFORTS TO SECURE FUNDING FOR ULSTER CANAL PROJECT

PETER HUGHES Plans to develop a new cross-Border initiative that would see the greenway development in Co Monaghan along the route of the Ulster Canal extended into Co Armagh were given a generally positive reaction by the members of Monaghan Co Council at their July meeting. However, Sinn Féin councillor Brian McKenna voiced strong criticism of the efforts made at Government level over the past two decades to put in place the substantial funding necessary to guarantee that the reopening of the Canal – long identified as a crucial project for Co ...