THE discovery of a nest of corncrake eggs in north Donegal is thought to be the first of its kind in Ireland. The 11 eggs were unearthed by a farmer at Fanad Head who came upon them while mowing his field. He immediately contacted field officers at Corncrake LIFE, a new State-led programme working with the farming community to preserve and even re-create the […]
WATER supplies in Donegal are once again under pressure as the warm dry weather continues. There is huge demand for drinking water on the Lough Mourne Water Supply and Irish Water is appealing for the public to reduce usage. Demand for water in Ballybofey, Stranorlar, Killygordon, Liscooley, Lifford, Castelfinn, Ballindrait, Ballynacor, Tievebrack, Glenfin Road and […]
AN ARCHAEOLOGIST has been appointed to carry out a conservation survey at the Raymochy Abbey and graveyard site. Raymochy Historical Society, which was formed in 2007 by a group of people who had an interest in the history of the area, is the driving force behind the project. The site is in the guardianship of […]
A DONEGAL-based natural bee-keeper is on a mission to provide suitable housing for honey bees across the country and is seeking help in compiling a map of bee colonies in the region.
The Water Conservation order has been lifted from the north west however, it still remains for parts of the south and east.