Senator hits out at Ministers over Grianán Estate breach of laws

first_img WhatsApp An investigation has been launched into a large-scale clearance of mature trees and hedgerows at Grianán Estate in Inishowen, after a Government official alleged a breach of environmental protection laws.According to the Department of Agriculture, works at the 2,400 acre estate were on a “significantly larger scale”.Department records, released under Freedom of Information to the Irish Times, show an official travelled there on April 20th last year after it was alerted to a “number of issues”.In a letter on June 26th, a department official told his colleague in the specialised farm division that he found “unauthorised activity” on the protected land during the unannounced visit.Donegal Senator Padraig MacLochlainn says today’s revelations are deeply worrying:Audio Playerhttp://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/02/padraig5pm.mp300:0000:0000:00Use Up/Down Arrow keys to increase or decrease volume. Loganair’s new Derry – Liverpool air service takes off from CODA Facebook Twitter Google+ Arranmore progress and potential flagged as population grows WhatsApp Senator hits out at Ministers over Grianán Estate breach of laws News, Sport and Obituaries on Monday May 24th Twitter Important message for people attending LUH’s INR clinic center_img DL Debate – 24/05/21 Previous articleOver 530 planned surgeries cancelled at LUH since 2017Next articleMay rules out extending Brexit deadline beyond March 29th News Highland Google+ RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Pinterest Nine til Noon Show – Listen back to Monday’s Programme AudioHomepage BannerNews Pinterest By News Highland – February 25, 2019 Facebooklast_img read more