celebration in Carndonagh
SITUATED at the very tip
of the Wild Atlantic Way, thousands of visitors flock to
Inishowen every year to savour its rich heritage and
culture, spectacular mountains, beaches and rivers. Protection of the peninsula’s rich and diverse natural
environment continues to be a number one priority for
residents, businesses and visitors alike.
During Carndonagh’s annual Heritage Week, protection of
Inishowen’s natural environment was front and centre at
the ECO Inishowen event in the Colgan Hall. Local
heroes, working within the community to improve
biodiversity, create more sustainable practices and
generally doing their utmost to protect our environment,
The event was hosted by Inishowen Development
Partnership as part of earlier work initiated under
Envision Inishowen, in collaboration with the ECO Carn
Network members and various groups across the peninsula.
Beyond celebrating the local people, the event
emphasised the significance of the natural heritage and
featured discussions aimed at raising awareness about
the abundant and varied natural heritage present in
Joining in the
celebrations was the 'Think Before You Flush' team, who
collaborated with local communities to preserve and
protect this beautiful peninsula.
The 'Think Before You Flush' campaign, operated by Clean
Coasts in partnership with Uisce Éireann, emphasises the
importance of appropriate flushing behaviour and
disposal of items including wipes and other sanitary
products in the bin. Only the 3 Ps, pee, poo and paper
should be flushed down the toilet.