CONTROVERSY AS BOULDERS PUT IN PLACE TO STOP ANGLING BOATS AT LAKE DRUMLONA

24 November 2017 No Comments by The Northern Standard

By MICHAEL McDONNELL michael@northern-standard.ie

A CONTROVERSY that has been brewing in recent months and weeks over rights of access for angling on Drumlona Lough and an adjacent stretch of the Dromore river system escalated dramatically on last Thursday morning, when a number of heavy boulders were placed at a boat launching point at Drumlona.

The issue has arisen because of attempts by the Bellamont Estate in Cootehill to enforce what it claims to be its rights of ownership in relation to the large lake, which is on the Monaghan side of the Dromore river and borders the forestry areas of…

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