Mountaineering Ireland express concerns about Sliabh Liag remedial works

Sliabh LeagueMountaineering Ireland has called on Donegal County Council to halt remedial work at Slieve League.

The all-island representative body for climbers and walkers says it has serious concerns about the quality of the path work put in place there.

The council has put in place a remedial works project on the cliff-top path as part of a wider capital investment programme funded largely by Fáilte Ireland.

Mountaineering Ireland said that the path was being built in trench, causing “severe landscape impact”, and that many stones did not offer “reasonable footing” and wouldn’t be used by walkers.

And Mountaineering Ireland Chief Executive Karl Boyle says this could lead to liability concerns: