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Photo: Emerald isle

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19 September 2014

Clare County Council confirmed last week that it is at "an advanced stage of negotiations" to buy Holy Island (Inis Cealtra) on Lough Derg, the largest lake on the river Shannon. Known as the "Jewel of the Lough", the island is still used a burial ground. John Crowe, who chairs Clare County Council, said that it would be "tremendous" to secure public ownership of the island

Clare County Council confirmed last week that it is at "an advanced stage of negotiations" to buy Holy Island (Inis Cealtra) on Lough Derg, the larg...

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