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Funding of €5 million has been allocated to Lough Carra by the EU to aid in the restoration of the lake and the future conservation of the water quality of the lake. Issues had arisen with the quality of the water in the lake due to nutrient run-off into the water.
Over 70 people gathered in the Linenhall Foyer on Friday, February 7 to attend the opening of a photographic exhibition “Qualities of Water” and the launch of an educational booklet “Lough Carra – a Gem Worth preserving”.
Castlebar-based choir, Carra Singers, directed by Aušra Kvietkut, will present their summer concert in Christchurch, Castlebar, on Wednesday, June 12 at 8pm. Entry is free, with donations to Chernobyl Children International appreciated.
Lough Lannagh in Castlebar will be a hive of activity this weekend with the annual Love Lannagh festival taking over the picturesque lake in the heart of the town.
At the July meeting of Mayo County Council, Cllr Al McDonnell raised concerns about Lough Carra and what he described as "dramatic change in the ecology" in the lake.
Dermot Fadden and Noel Brett, Castlebar, admired some of Lynda Huxley’s photographs at the recent launch of a book all about Lough Carra by nature conservationists Chris and Lynda Huxley, in the Linenhall Art Centre, Castlebar. Photo: Michael Donnelly.
Two exhibitions of art are continuing at the Custom House Studios in Westport.
Gardaí are investigating vandalism to and theft from boats moored at Moorehall, Lough Carra.
The Mayo branch of Birdwatch Ireland, in association with the newly formed Mayo branch of the Irish Wildlife Trust, is holding an evening walk at Lough Carra on Saturday June 11. It will be led by Chris and Lynda Huxley who will give an insight into the flora and fauna of the lake. The walk will also include a visit to Moorehall to learn about bats. The event is free and all are welcome.
Following on from the success that Mayo County Council has had in promoting the county as a walking destination since the appointment of a full time walking officer, a number of councillors are requesting that the council look at a similar appointment to promote fishing in the county on a pilot basis.