Funding confirmed for Swilly Ferry – Donaghey

Inishowen Councillor Rena Donaghey says final agreement has now been reached with the operators of the Lough Swilly Ferry, and the service linking Buncrana and Rathmullan should be up and running in a fortnight's time.

There was some debate at a council meeting earlier in the week about the availability of money from a Strategic Funding programme, but it seems that has now been resolved.

She's hopeful this will become an annual package, arguing that the Swilly Ferry is a vital cog in the tourism trail linking North Antrim and Sliabh Liag.

Cllr Donaghey says the final agreement was sealed after a series of meetings yesterday.........