Concern as sand bar prevents Swilly ferry crossings

first_img DL Debate – 24/05/21 Concern as sand bar prevents Swilly ferry crossings Google+ AudioHomepage BannerNews Twitter WhatsApp Pinterest By News Highland – June 15, 2018 Derry draw with Pats: Higgins & Thomson Reaction Facebook News, Sport and Obituaries on Monday May 24th Twittercenter_img Pinterest RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Google+ Important message for people attending LUH’s INR clinic Previous articleJoule Donegal International Rally – Day One PreviewNext article19 people awaiting admission to LUH News Highland FT Report: Derry City 2 St Pats 2 Facebook WhatsApp It’s emerged some ferry sailings between Rathmullan and Buncrana had to be cancelled in recent days because of a build-up of a sand bar at Buncrana, resulting in the ferry being unable to dock. In February, Donegal County Council had applied for a licence from the EPA to remove and dump the silt at sea, but such a licence can take up to six months to be granted.Cllr Liam Blaney is appealing to the EPA to grant the licence as soon as possible so the issue can be addressed:Audio Playerhttp://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/06/liamghghghgraw.mp300:0000:0000:00Use Up/Down Arrow keys to increase or decrease volume. Arranmore progress and potential flagged as population growslast_img read more