Launch of Lough Derg (on the Shannon) Nature Trail Thursday 30th April

The new Lough Derg (on the Shannon) Nature Trail will be officially launched at a seminar being held at The Workhouse Centre in Portumna, County Galway, next Thursday, 30th April.

 

The event, which takes place from 10.30am to 1.15pm,  will feature presentations by Dr. Alan Mee on the White Tailed Sea Eagles on Lough Derg, consultant ecologist and writer Dr. Janice Fuller on ‘Going Wild on the Lough Derg Nature Trail’, and Lorcán O’Toole of the Golden Eagle Trust on the effectiveness of existing tourism policies for rural communities.

 

A detailed guide to accompany the Nature Trail will also be launched on the day. Cllr. Mary Hoade, Cathaoirleach, Galway County Council; Cllr. John Crowe, Cathaoirleach, Clare County Council & Cllr. Michael Fitzgerald, Cathaoirleach, Tipperary County Council will be in attendance.

 

The seminar is hosted by the County Councils in Clare, Galway and Tipperary, as well as the Heritage Council and Lakelands & Inland Waterways.

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