DMRT applies to council for funding

first_img Dail to vote later on extending emergency Covid powers Twitter Pinterest WhatsApp Newsx Adverts Twitter Man arrested in Derry on suspicion of drugs and criminal property offences released DMRT applies to council for funding Google+ Facebook By News Highland – October 25, 2011 The Donegal Mountain Rescue Team is appealing to Donegal County Council to provide some funding for next year. Donegal Mountain Rescue, is a completely voluntary organisation.Last year, over 320 people, many of them visitors, were helped or rescued by the team, which is completely self financing. Training, climbing gear, transport and fuel costs are all paid for by DMRT, which gets no external funding.After receiving a presentation from the group, Donegal County Council will reach a decision at its budget meeting on the 21st of December.Donegal Mountain Rescue Team leader Joe Pond, says with more people visiting the county, the team is coming under more and more pressure……Audio Playerhttp://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/10/pond1pm.mp300:0000:0000:00Use Up/Down Arrow keys to increase or decrease volume.center_img Google+ 70% of Cllrs nationwide threatened, harassed and intimidated over past 3 years – Report Previous articleLetterkenny Mayor criticises cheap drink promotions after 26 attend A&E in one nightNext articleGreencastle body is that of missing Eglinton man News Highland RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Need for issues with Mica redress scheme to be addressed raised in Seanad also Pinterest Facebook Dail hears questions over design, funding and operation of Mica redress scheme WhatsApp Minister McConalogue says he is working to improve fishing quota last_img read more