Locals protest over Drumfries Tetra mast

A protest took place today outside the council offices in Carndonagh against the erection of a telecommunications mast in the Drumfries area.

It's the latest in a series of protests across the county as Tetra Ireland continues the roll out of  the National Digital Radio Service.

Tetra secured the government contract to provide the network which will be used by the Gardai and other emergency services.

Local Councillor John Ryan is backing the Carndonagh protests - he says question need to be answered as to how planning permission was awarded for the Drumfries mast and what locals knew about it:

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