Whale carcasses will not be buried or towed out to sea

first_img Twitter Whale carcasses will not be buried or towed out to sea Facebook NPHET ‘positive’ on easing restrictions – Donnelly Three factors driving Donegal housing market – Robinson By News Highland – November 11, 2010 Calls for maternity restrictions to be lifted at LUH Pinterest Donegal County Council is exploring a number of options for the disposal of 34 whale carcasses, after a plan to bury them on the Rutland Island beach where they washed up was abandoned yesterday.Specialist equipment had been brought to Burtonport yesterday morning, but following concerns from local people, it was decided to postpone the burial pending more talks.Another option considered by the council was towing the carcasses out to sea, but Cllr Marie Therese Gallagher who represented the locals in discussions with the council says that option has been ruled out by the government:[podcast]http://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/11/marte830.mp3[/podcast]Meanwhile, Arranmore priest Fr John Joe Diffy, says islanders are concerned about what is being done with the whale carcasses.He says the carcasses should be buried immediatley:[podcast]http://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/11/frjj1pm1.mp3[/podcast] Google+ Google+ Facebookcenter_img WhatsApp RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Previous articleGale force winds to batter North West coast todayNext articleSixth candidate declares in the Donegal South West by-election News Highland WhatsApp Guidelines for reopening of hospitality sector published Pinterest News Twitter LUH system challenged by however, work to reduce risk to patients ongoing – Dr Hamilton Almost 10,000 appointments cancelled in Saolta Hospital Group this weeklast_img read more

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