Enniscrone Destination Towns Project – The Square, Enniscrone

Enniscrone Destination Towns Project – The Square, Enniscrone Back row, left to right
Dorothy Clarke, Director of Services, SCC, Cllr Joseph Queenan, Cllr Thomas Walsh, Cllr Arthur Gibbons, Ray O’Grady, A/Senior Executive Planner, SCC, Cllr Dara Mulvey, Sorcha Sheehy, Executive Engineer, SCC Front row, left to right
Mick Lynch (Michael O’Malley Tarmacadam Contractors Ltd), Cllr Michael Clarke, Cathaoirleach of SCC, Martin Lydon, Chief Executive of SCC

The redevelopment of the Square in Enniscrone at the Main Street and Cliff Road junction, which will lead to the construction of a pedestrian friendly public space, will begin on Monday next 13th March.

The Tourism Destination Towns Funding confirms Enniscrone as a highly attractive town that acts as a key motivator for holidaymakers in choosing County Sligo as a holiday destination.  The project will deliver an attractive, vibrant, pedestrian-friendly public realm and will strengthen Enniscrone’s sense of place and pride in the area and its amenities.  This will be a catalyst for the sustainable renewal of the town centre.

Welcoming the commencement of the project, Councillor Michael Clarke, Cathaoirleach of Sligo County Council, said:

“We have worked very hard with our partners in Fáilte Ireland to secure the funding needed and it’s exciting to finally arrive at this point.  The Tourism Destination Town Project represents a significant capital investment into the core of Enniscrone.  This project will deliver a pedestrian/visitor-friendly town centre “Gateway to Enniscrone” at the key junction of Main Street and the Cliff Road.  This is a flagship development that will completely change the heart of Enniscrone, transforming it into a space that everyone can enjoy.”

While construction takes place, a traffic management and signage system will be put in place.  Pedestrian access will be fully maintained and access to businesses in the area will also be accommodated throughout the duration of the project.

With works commencing next week, it is expected that works at The Square will be completed in June/July 2023.  During the build, Sligo County Council would like to thank the public and the businesses for their consideration and patience.