Dundalk Chamber are delighted to see that Narrow Water Bridge has been approved under the Shared Island Funding.
This tourism initiative is long overdue and we would hope that the Tourist Boards, North and South of the island will also now increase funding to the area.
We have campaigned on this matter for many years, but without the tenacity of those on the frontline this might never have happened.
The Mourne’s/Cooley/ Gullion is the neglected jewel of the island of Ireland, despite the proximity of both Dublin and Belfast.
The Bridge will also encourage more commercial traffic facilitating people travelling to work.
This project is exactly what the Taoiseach’s initiative of setting up the fund should be used for