Deputy Pringle calls on council to defer Sliabh Liag repairs

Sliabh LeagueDonegal Deputy Thomas Pringle has called on Donegal County Council to defer repair works that will close one of Donegal's most popular attractions for at least a week during the tourist season.

Part of Sliabh Liag will be closed to walkers from next Monday for a week to allow repair works to be carried out.

The operation will see over 500 tonnes of stone airlifted on to the mountain by helicopter.

Deputy Pringle shares the view of local people that the timing of the work does not make sense: