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simon3
2018-09-04 16:08:32
Luggala - make your voice heard.
In our last newsletter ( https://mountainviews.ie/newsletters/month/2018-09/#luggala ) we described the situation in Luggala, Wicklow where a change of ownership threatens to stop access to a place of major hillwalking interest.

We discussed the advantage of writing to the relevant ministers. Here are their addresses:

Minister Shane Ross T.D.
Department of Transport, Tourism & Sport
Leeson Lane
Dublin 2

Minister Michael Ring TD
Department of Rural and Community Development,
Trinity Point,
10-11 Leinster Street South,
Dublin 2

Minister Simon Harris TD
Minister for Health
Dáil Eireann
Leinster House
Kildare Street
Dublin 2

And also mentioned that there is a petition which we believe people should sign even though we have some reservations about it. Read the full article to see this, url above. We recommend you don't give them any money.

It now emerges that Mountaineering Ireland are going to back this petition, also with some caveats. They supplied the above addresses.
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