Ministers urged to address ownership of Lough Foyle

 

The Minister of Foreign Affairs has been urged to engage robustly with the British Government on the ownership of Lough Foyle.

Jurisdiction over the Lough has long been disputed and Donegal Deputy Padraig MacLochlainn has appealed now to Minister Simon Coveney and Minister Charlie McConalogue to urgently draw up joint legislation to give powers to agencies to regulate aquaculture on the Lough.

Deputy MacLochlainn told the Dail that Brexit hurtling down the tracks is another issue that needs immediate action to protect the fishing communities of Donegal: