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CLIP 6679

How has canal restoration improved trade in Northern Ireland?

How has canal restoration improved trade in Northern Ireland?

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Key Info
  • How has canal restoration improved trade in Northern Ireland?
  • Duration: 03:36
  • The restoration of the Shannon-Erne Waterway has made a difference to the people in County Fermanagh, Northern Ireland. Many foreign visitors now come to the area and local shops stock items especially for the tourists. The visitors spend money, so restaurants and pubs have also opened.
  • Subject:




  • Keywords: canal, restoration, barges, boats, trade, tourism, tourist, visitor, business, leisure industry, water
Ideas for use in class
  • Use this as a catalyst for local research; what would make your area more attractive to tourists? Are there any natural features or historical areas which could be redeveloped? This could lead to literacy and IT work in designing literature to market local attractions.
Background details
  • Clip language : English
  • Aspect ratio : 16x9

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