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Newry Greenway To Victoria Lock Opens

May
22
2018

The long anticipated 5.7km stretch of the New Carlingford Lough Greenway opend for use on Friday 4th May 2018.

The section of the Carlingford Lough Greenway, from Dublin Road Bridge in Newry through the Albert Basin site and along Middlebank as far as Victoria Lock, has now been completed.

Phase 1 of the Greenway from Newry to the Weir on the Middlebank was funded by Newry, Mourne and Down District Council through the Landfill Communities Fund administered by Ulster Wildlife.

Phase 2 of the Carlingford Lough Greenway from the Weir on the Middlebank to Omeath, and from Carlingford Marina to Carlingford. Phase 2 will build on the recently completed, and already popular, Carlingford Marina to Omeath Greenway and is scheduled to be completed in 2020. Once open it will be known as the Carlingford Lough Greenway.

Picture: The picturesque entrance point of the new Albert Basin, Newry to Victoria Lock stretch of the Carlingford Lough Greenway which opened on Friday 4th May. Photography by Columba O'Hare/ Newry.ie