‘Save Our Spire’ campaign launched in Donegal

More than €150,000 is needed to repair the spire of a County Donegal church that was badly damaged by a Christmas Day lightning strike two years ago.

A fundraising appeal has been launched to save the spire at Donegal Parish Church in Donegal Town.

Damp is causing the the stonework of the 190 year-old spire to crumble.

The church’s interior needed extensive work following the 2016 lightning strike.

Speaking to Northwest today, the Archdeacon of Raphoe David Huss says the bad winter has also taken its toll on the church tower…..