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RESILIENCE PROJECT COMMENCES AIMED AT CONSERVING LOUGH NEAGH’S RICH HERITAGE 

RESILIENCE PROJECT COMMENCES AIMED AT CONSERVING LOUGH NEAGH’S RICH HERITAGE 

The journey to preserve the captivating landscape and the rich heritage of Lough Neagh and its surrounding area has commenced with the Lough Neagh Heritage Resilience Project led by the Lough Neagh Partnership with £244,000 funding from The National Lottery Heritage Fund.  Lough Neagh Partnership is vowing to safeguard the heritage of Lough Neagh and […]

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Lough Neagh Partnership Engages with Key NI Political Parties to Address Lough Neagh’s Challenges

Lough Neagh Partnership Engages with Key NI Political Parties to Address Lough Neagh’s Challenges

In recent months, the Lough Neagh Partnership (LNP) has held meetings with several political parties, including SDLP, Sinn Fein, DUP, UUP, and Alliance. These discussions focused on addressing critical issues concerning Lough Neagh and fostering collaborative solutions. Key requests put forth by LNP include resolving the blue-green algae crisis, establishing an interdepartmental working group, implementing […]

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UK & Ireland Lakes Conference Spotlights Urgency, Innovation, and Collaboration in Lake Protection

UK & Ireland Lakes Conference Spotlights Urgency, Innovation, and Collaboration in Lake Protection

The UK & Ireland Lakes Network along with the Seven Lochs Wetland Park project are proud to host the esteemed UK & Ireland Lakes Conference at the University of Strathclyde in Glasgow on Wednesday, 11th October 2023. Supported by the Glasgow Convention Bureau and Nature Scotland and generously sponsored by PET Water Solutions and Iolight, […]

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Fire Threatens Vital Bird Conservation Project

Fire Threatens Vital Bird Conservation Project

A comprehensive study of wildlife in the Killycolpy area of Lough Neagh has suffered a major setback after a shed housing essential equipment was deliberately set on fire. Peter Harper, Shoreline Environment Officer, Lough Neagh Partnership, said the incident, which was reported to PSNI, has dealt a crippling blow to the ambitious Constant Effort Bird Ringing […]

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NEW LOUGH NEAGH PARTNERSHIP STRATEGY AIMS TO SUSTAINABLY DEVELOP LOUGH NEAGH

NEW LOUGH NEAGH PARTNERSHIP STRATEGY AIMS TO SUSTAINABLY DEVELOP LOUGH NEAGH

A new five-year review for the Lough Neagh area seeks to boost business, navigation, and conservation opportunities through attracting new significant investment from funding opportunities such as the Levelling Up Fund, the Green Growth Strategy, the SEUPB Peace Plus Fund and the Shared Island Fund. Lough Neagh Partnership’s Strategic  Plan for 2023-2028 lays bare the […]

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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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