St Johnston - Carrigans     ~ Co Donegal.

 

LAGAN WATER WORRIES END, REPORT FROM JULY 1999

The days of carrying water to homes in the Lagan Desert are finally numbered with the announcement recently that 2.4million has been approved to bring a proper water supply to the area.

Lagan Desert campaigner John O Donnell and his team, welcomed the news, courtesy of funding being made available by the Department of the Environment and Local Government under the Rural Towns and Village Initiative.

The residents affected in the area had to carry water for domestic purposes and endured a life more common sixty years ago.  Those affected all threatened not to vote at the local elections recently unless something was done about the problem.