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Neven's Greenway Food Trails Comes To Cahersiveen

THE South Kerry Greenway, took centre stage in this weeks episode of Neven’s Greenway Food Trails. The planned cycling and walking track is set to run along part of the route of the historic Farranfore-Valentia Harbour railway line, which opened in 1893 and closed in 1960.


In Cahersiveen Neven called to Fox in the Box, where he met Marguerite Ahern and enjoyed one of their fantastic coffees. . Neven then cycled to Renard Point where he met Eamonn Casey of Casey Cycles. Eamonn told Neven about the historic railway line which was used to transport fish caught locally, and slate from the Valentia Island Slate Quarry.


On his return to Cahersiveen, Leonard Hurley then tells Neven about the tremendous feats of engineering involved in constructing the railway; from boring through mountains to create tunnels.


Neven goes on to visit Kells Bay House and Gardens, home to Ireland’s longest rope bridge “The Sky Walk”. The Sky Walk spans 112 feet and is approximately 36 feet highthen.

If you missed it you an catch it again on RTÉ Player on the following link

https://www.rte.ie/player/series/neven-s-greenway-food-trails/10001099-00-0000?epguid=AI10001100-01-0004


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