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ULSTER CANAL RENEWAL PROJECT WILL BRING WATERWAY TO CLONES FOR FIRST TIME IN NINETY YEARS

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23 Dec 2020 Comments Off on ULSTER CANAL RENEWAL PROJECT WILL BRING WATERWAY TO CLONES FOR FIRST TIME IN NINETY YEARS
ULSTER CANAL RENEWAL PROJECT WILL BRING WATERWAY TO CLONES FOR FIRST TIME IN NINETY YEARS

Michael Fisher “It’s a project that has been close to may heart since my days on Monaghan County Council.” A delighted Minister Heather Humphreys announced government approval of €6 million towards the restoration of the Ulster Canal between Clones and Lough Erne on Friday. The Minister for Rural and Community Development hailed it as an ‘historic day’ for Clones as the green light was given to the commencement of restoration works between Clones and Clonfad in Co. Monaghan, on the border with Co. Fermanagh near Wattlebridge. The works which will ...

PLANNING SETBACK FOR CLONES SECTION OF ULSTER CANAL PROJECT

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7 Dec 2012 Comments Off on PLANNING SETBACK FOR CLONES SECTION OF ULSTER CANAL PROJECT

Disappointment was voiced by the members of Monaghan Co Council on Monday when they learned that Waterways Ireland had failed to meet the six-month deadline for the furnishing of additional information to Clones Town Council in respect of the planning application submitted to the town authority for the Ulster Canal regeneration project. Members were told that while Waterways Ireland had met the additional information requirement in respect of the planning application to Monaghan Co Council, the lapse of the six-month period in respect of the Clones Town portion of ...

DEPARTMENT CUTS ULSTER CANAL PROJECT OFFICER POST

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9 Nov 2012 Comments Off on DEPARTMENT CUTS ULSTER CANAL PROJECT OFFICER POST

Despite lengthy correspondence over the past year and a major campaign by Clones Regeneration Partnership and local TDs, to extend the tenure of  the Ulster Canal Project Officer beyond a two-and-a-half year December 2012 review date, the Department of Environment, Community and Local Government issued a letter on 24th October informing the Chairman of its refusal to continue the funding for the local Canal Project Officer, Gerry Darby. Gerry has worked with Clones Regeneration Partnership over the last two-and-a-half-years and has raised the profile of the Ulster Canal ...

MINISTER TELLS CO COUNCIL HE WILL EXPLORE "ALL POSSIBLE OPTIONS" TO ADVANCE ULSTER CANAL PROJECT –

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14 Oct 2011 Comments Off on MINISTER TELLS CO COUNCIL HE WILL EXPLORE "ALL POSSIBLE OPTIONS" TO ADVANCE ULSTER CANAL PROJECT –
MINISTER TELLS CO COUNCIL HE WILL EXPLORE  "ALL POSSIBLE OPTIONS"  TO ADVANCE ULSTER CANAL PROJECT –

“While I intend to explore all possible options that may assist in the advancement of this project, it must also be recognised that the Government is engaged at present in a Comprehensive Review of Expenditure, under which all spending is being examined rigorously,” Minister for Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht Jimmy Deenihan has told Monaghan Co Council in a response to their representations on funding for the redevelopment of the Ulster Canal. In a letter circulated at the October meeting of the Council, the Minister, after expressing congratulations on ...

MEETING URGES “POSITIVITY” ON ULSTER CANAL PROJECT

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23 Sep 2011 Comments Off on MEETING URGES “POSITIVITY” ON ULSTER CANAL PROJECT
MEETING URGES  “POSITIVITY” ON ULSTER CANAL PROJECT

By Cianna McNally CLONES has been urged to stay positive about the future of the Ulster Canal project. Comments in relation to the future funding of the project made by Minister for Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht Jimmy Deenihan in Clones earlier in the year have caused concern that its progression is in doubt. A meeting to discuss the issue was organised on Friday last, 16th September. Local TDs, Clones town councillors, the Mayor of Co Monaghan and representatives from Clones Regeneration Partnership were in attendance.   Mayor of ...