Author Archives: Aaron Swann

LIFE ON THE LOUGH – FIRST EVER SHORT FILM DEPICTING LIFE IN AND AROUND LOUGH NEAGH PREVIEWS

LIFE ON THE LOUGH – FIRST EVER SHORT FILM DEPICTING LIFE IN AND AROUND LOUGH NEAGH PREVIEWS

‘Life on the Lough’ is a story about the internationally recognised Lough and the people and wildlife that rely on it Lough Neagh Partnership and Belfast-based Lamb Films have launched a short film that depicts life in and around the biggest freshwater lake in the British Isles — Lough Neagh. Funded by DAERA under the […]

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ENDANGERED MOILED CATTLE BREED ALIVE AND WELL ON LOUGH NEAGH SHORELINE

ENDANGERED MOILED CATTLE BREED ALIVE AND WELL ON LOUGH NEAGH SHORELINE

Thanks to Lough Neagh Partnership, the Moiled Cattle Project has safeguarded the ‘freckled faced’ and ‘domed head’ breed, helping them thrive in native land One of the oldest indigenous cattle breeds native to Northern Ireland, the Irish Moiled Cattle, or ‘Moile’ was once a declining animal breed and placed on the Rare Breeds Survival Trust […]

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LOUGH NEAGH PARTNERSHIP CELEBRATES HISTORIC LAND LEASE TRANSFER

LOUGH NEAGH PARTNERSHIP CELEBRATES HISTORIC LAND LEASE TRANSFER

It was a case of going to the top of the class for Lough Neagh Partnership as they met with representatives of the Department of Education to celebrate the signing of the transfer of the Derrytresk and Derryloughan School Lands lease. The land had originally been owned by the Royal School Dungannon and the lease goes right back […]

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CRYSTAL CLEAR FUTURE FOR GLASS CUTTING IN COALISLAND

CRYSTAL CLEAR FUTURE FOR GLASS CUTTING IN COALISLAND

An exciting project in Coalisland is introducing glass cutting skills to a whole new generation of craftspeople. As lockdown ended, Tyrone Crafted Glass, a community based glassworks, fitted out and opened a new work space and display area in the Coalisland Enterprise Centre, Dungannon Road.  The local glassworks are now offering one-to-one training in glass […]

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Minister Poots meets the farming team helping to protect Lough Neagh

Minister Poots meets the farming team helping to protect Lough Neagh

Around 140 farmers have joined forces to protect their local watercourses, grasslands and biodiversity after receiving funding from the Environmental Farming Scheme. The Environment Minister Edwin Poots met with the Lough Neagh Partnership (LNP) which supports the Group Project, to hear how they’ve made use of his Department’s Environmental Farming Scheme (EFS), which has paid […]

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