Work has been progressing this last week on the new pedestrian, cycling and wheelchair access bridge over the Blackwater at the Boeing, at the exact location where Donal O’Sullivan Beara and a thousand of his people and soldiers crossed the river Blackwater in 1603, as they fled the forces of Elizabeth 1st who had . The bridge is one of the final links to the The Beara Breifne Way which stretches from West Cork to Cavan. Thanks to Michelle, and also to Tom from TMC Photography for the photos.
More photos below
Funding for new Bridge at the Boeing
Official Launch of O’Sullivan Beara-Breifne Way Heritage Stamps in Dublin
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Crossed the Boeing on their way to Derrinagree (Doire Na Groi) where they camped for at least 1 night. the field used is still called “The Camp Field” this also had a Well near by.