Public information meeting this evening in Donegal Town on exploration, mining

A public information meeting will take place tonight in Donegal Town about prospecting and possible mining in the county

The meeting, starting at 7:30pm in the Central Hotel, is being organised by people opposed to exploration and mining.

It follows the withdrawal by Great Glen Resources of its application for an exploratory prospecting licence in the Glenfin area of Donegal.

Donegal Town Mayor Padraig Kennedy has been telling our reporter Harry Keaney the background to this evening’s meeting: