Project Timeline

With planning permission and funding firmly in place, it’s full steam ahead for the construction of the South East Greenway – a state-of-the-art 24km cycling and walking route linking New Ross, County Wexford with Ferrybank, County Waterford through South Kilkenny.

Greenway progress update

Further to recent easing of restrictions and in accordance with Government guidelines the Department of Transport have announced that construction on the Greenway can recommence from Tuesday 13th April 2021.

Public Reminder Notice

The Greenway construction site is currently closed and there is no public access allowed anywhere along the abandoned New Ross to Waterford Railway.

The Greenway construction site is currently closed and there is no public access allowed anywhere along the abandoned New Ross to Waterford Railway.

Recent Works

Below are photographs of the cleared railway line approaching the old Rosbercon station, ready for the first Greenway construction contractor to hopefully commence works in February 2021

Detailed Drawing

The detailed design has now been completed on the section of the South East Greenway between the Red Bridge and Mount Elliott lane as shown on the attached drawing. A fence will be provided on both sides of the Greenway and no public access will be created between Mount Elliott Lane and the South East Greenway.

Ferrybank Survey

Kilkenny County Council is now carrying out a community consultation in Ferrybank during the month of Nov-Jan with a view to identifying the best location for this car park to progress to part 8 planning.

The Southeast Greenway Project

The overall project cost is €15m, of which €15m is a recently approved grant from the Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport.

The Greenway is to be constructed along the former railway line between Mountelliott and Waterford, crossing the River Barrow via the renowned Red Bridge and passing through the scenic countryside of South Kilkenny.

The Southeast Greenway Project

The overall project cost is €15m, of which €15m is a recently approved grant from the Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport.

The Greenway is to be constructed along the former railway line between Mountelliott and Waterford, crossing the River Barrow via the renowned Red Bridge and passing through the scenic countryside of South Kilkenny.

The overall project cost is €15m, of which €15m is a recently approved grant from the Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport.

The Greenway is to be constructed along the former railway line between Mountelliott and Waterford, crossing the River Barrow via the renowned Red Bridge and passing through the scenic countryside of South Kilkenny.

Contact Details

Eoin Atkinson

Resident Engineer,
South East Greenway