Governments urged to fund all year round Foyle Ferry service

The Governments north and south have been urged to agree a funding package which would see the Lough Foyle service linking Greencastle and Magilligan operate all year round.

The SDLP pressed on the Irish Government the importance of the service during a meeting with senior officials this week.

As it stands, the service runs only for part of the year with questions marks and concerns from Limavady or Donegal County Council about  subsidising it an annual issue.

East Derry SDLP assembly member John Dallat says the service needs central government funding: