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Ireland's cross border canal restoration agreed by ministers

Restoration of Ireland's only cross-border canal was given the go-ahead at a North-South ministerial council meeting last week.The £23.8M scheme to restore the 13km Erne to Clones section of the 77km Ulster Canal is aimed at opening up the waterways to leisure boats and forms part of an ongoing programme of cross-border initiatives.Community, Rural and Gaeltacht Affairs Minister Éamon Ó Cuív from the Republic and Northern Ireland culture minister ...

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