Tourist News - 24/01/2001
Craft Connections 2001 Project
Craft Connections based at 45 Ann Street are
setting the foundations for the coming of age of this community craft business.
Craft Connections gathered together £17,000 by fundraising and the other
50% shall be provided by support from the Arts Lottery Fund, Department of
Agriculture and Rural Development, the International Fund for Ireland and LEDCOM.
Rathlin Hares to be Protected
Moyle District Council recently secured a concession from Environment Minister Sam Foster to bring the practice of trapping hares to an end on Rathlin Island. It is hoped that this move shall reduce the decline in numbers of the current hare population and the decision was welcomed by local council who brought the situatino to light after requests from locals.