DOD officials in Donegal today to finalise transfer of Rockhill and Lifford barracks

Officials in the Department of Defence are due in Donegal today to discuss signing off on the transfer of Rockhill House and Lifford Army Barracks to the ownership of Donegal County Council. The issue was discussed at last night's meeting of Letterkenny Town Council, where questions were raised by Cllrs Dessie Larkin and Jimmy Kavanagh.

They were told that the county council has agreed in principle to the takeover, and in the interim, it's been agreed to facilitate an Earagail Arts Festival event and a training group in Rockhill.

Cllr Dessie Larkin says its a very important day...........

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