Further calls for retention of Malin Head Coastguard station

first_img Donegal retains 14 Blue Flags, Lisfannon is not restored Further calls for retention of Malin Head Coastguard station Previous articlePolice unable to extradite Kieran Doherty suspectNext articleCouncillor says voluntary housing agencies are cherry picking properties News Highland News Pinterest Twitter Pinterest Gardai investigate Castlefinn burglary RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Google+ Andrew McGinley says his children are getting him through life By News Highland – October 25, 2012 center_img Google+ WhatsApp Facebook Today is the 30th anniversary of Eddie Fullerton’s murder Hospitalisations rise as Donnelly suggests masks will stay ’til autumn Twitter WhatsApp Facebook Disruption to cancer service will increase mortality – Oncologist The Joint Oireachtas Committee has heard an impassioned plea for the retention of the Malin Head Coastguard Station from an SDLP Councillor in Limavady who has a unique perspective.Orla Beattie lives in Limavady, but teaches at Glentogher National School near Carndonagh, travelling to and from work via the Foyle Ferry when it is operational.Cllr Beattie told the committee that the service provided by Malin Head is vital to her area:[podcast]http://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/10/orlab830MALIN.mp3[/podcast]Chris Reynolds is head of he Irish Coastguard, and endorsed the tributes to the staff at Malin Coastguard Station.However, while stressing that no decisions have been taken, he was unable to offer any guarantees for the future of the North Donegal base:[podcast]http://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/10/chris830MALIN.mp3[/podcast]last_img

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