Residents near Port Arthur beach says caravan owners have to be removed

Port-Arthur-460x212Residents near Port Arthur beach in Gweedore have said they want caravan owners off an area of land near the beach once and for all.

Sixty six caravan owners where served eviction notices on Friday, and as of this morning there were only thirteen caravans at the beach.

Locals had expressed concerns last month that holiday makers in caravans and tents were dumping rubbish and human waste close to the beach.

A public meeting was held in Gweedore last night, Organiser Hughie McBride says the facilities are not there for tourists: