Fishery Officers being attacked by poachers along River Foyle

first_img 75 positive cases of Covid confirmed in North News WhatsApp Google+ Pinterest RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Twitter Main Evening News, Sport and Obituaries Tuesday May 25th 365 additional cases of Covid-19 in Republic Further drop in people receiving PUP in Donegal Twitter Fishery Officers tasked with staming out poaching along the Lifford and Strabane river banks have been attacked with knives, hatchets and breeze blocks.A Loughs Agency official said a member of his staff could have been killed when a breeze-block was dropped from a bridge onto a patrol boat.The incident, at Lifford Bridge was one of a number of recent attacks on workers carrying out anti-poaching patrols in the Foyle area.The agency’s director of conservation and protection, John McCartney, said workers had been assaulted and had stones thrown at them..[podcast]http://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/07/jmc1pm.mp3[/podcast]center_img Pinterest By News Highland – July 29, 2011 Google+ Facebook Man arrested on suspicion of drugs and criminal property offences in Derry Facebook WhatsApp Previous articleGAA – Tyrone unchanged for Roscommon clashNext articleGAA – Captain Murphy is good for Croke Park News Highland Fishery Officers being attacked by poachers along River Foyle Gardai continue to investigate Kilmacrennan firelast_img read more