Working group to put focus on county’s graveyard capacity issues

Less words and more action’ is required to address the ongoing capacity issues in graveyards in Donegal. It has previously been reported that Letterkenny’s two main Christian burial grounds at Conwal and Leck will be at capacity in an estimated eight years, while it is also an issue across the county as many burial grounds are very […]

Fundraiser for island’s graveyard extension gains momentum

A CAMPAIGN fundraiser for an extension to Arranmore Island’s graveyard is gaining significant momentum, with almost €11,000 raised. Donegal County Council granted planning permission for the development last month. Fr John Boyce, on behalf of the parish of Arranmore, lodged plans with the local authority in November of last year for an extension to the existing […]

Graveyard capacity at ‘crisis point’

A Donegal councillor has claimed capacity in burial grounds in Donegal is very fast approaching crisis point. The issue was raised by Letterkenny Councillor Jimmy Kavanagh at the recent meeting of Donegal County Council with many councillors also agreeing it is a major issue across the county. Cllr Kavanagh said he acknowledged the Council has committed to […]