WATCH: Lough Hyne 'in crisis' according to local residents group

December 8th, 2021 9:16 PM

By Jackie Keogh

Lough Hyne, near skibbereen.

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Human activity is turning Lough Hyne – the country’s first marine nature reserve – into a water sports resort.

That is the complaint some residents have made in a document sent to the National Parks and Wildlife Service.

A new group called Lough Hyne Matters has also been formed because residents believe the lake and surrounding woodland is now ‘in crisis.’

Video by Jackie Keogh.

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