Council vows to bring back Lisfannon’s blue flag

first_img Facebook Today is the 30th anniversary of Eddie Fullerton’s murder Pinterest WhatsApp Pinterest Homepage BannerNews Google+ Andrew McGinley says his children are getting him through life Gardai investigate deaths of two horses on the N56 Donegal County Council has expressed disappointment after Lisfannon beach failed to retain its Blue Flag.Yesterday it was announced that Donegal received Blue Flag Status on 13 of its beaches with five other beaches retaining their Green Coast Awards.The council has welcomed the 12 retentions, and has also expressed delight at the success of Greencastle, which has been awarded a blue flag for the first time.The council has vowed to continue to provide the same level of support and services at Lisfannon, with a view to achieving Blue Flag status in the upcoming bathing seasons.To achieve Blue Flag status beaches and marinas must comply with a specific set of criteria relating to a number of areas including water quality.Lisfannon failed to reach the criteria as their water quality was just outside the required excellent standard.Donegal County Council is reviewing the factors contributing to their ‘Good’ water quality with a view to attaining ‘Excellent’ status. Facebook By News Highland – May 23, 2017 center_img Previous articleInishowen ETB members frustrated at Buncrana campus delayNext articleLetterkenny Municipal District preparing for roads meeting with Ross News Highland Google+ Donegal retains 14 Blue Flags, Lisfannon is not restored RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Gardai investigate Castlefinn burglary WhatsApp Twitter Council vows to bring back Lisfannon’s blue flag Twitter Disruption to cancer service will increase mortality – Oncologistlast_img read more