Restoring our beaches

Beach Restoration with True Harvest Seeds

The Lecale Conservation Association has been restoring degraded beaches around Lecale for the last 8...
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£10K won for Tyrella beach

Lecale Conservation Association has received funding from the Department of Infrastructure (DfI) ‘...
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ANNUAL BALLYHORNAN BEACH CLEAN 2023

The sun was shining as over 300 visitors came to Ballyhornan Beach to enjoy the joint Downpatrick Co...
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1st BYE-LAWS TO PROTECT WILDLIFE ON LOCAL BEACHES 2010

FIRST DRAFT OF BYE-LAWS READY FOR CONSULATION AT MINERSTOWN  see here Bye-laws-for-Minerstown-Beach...
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AONB VICTORY AT TYRELLA 2010

In April 2010 Lecale Conservation welcomed the announcement at Tyrella Beach of a climb-down by the ...
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Ardglass – Cleanest beach in Ireland

Lecale Conservation campaigned for thirteen years to get the Northern Ireland Ports Authority (NIPA)...
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CAMPAIGNING FOR PERIWINKLES 2007.

The Wildlife (NI) Order 1985 in Northern Ireland allowed the Department of Environment Northern Irel...
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TRAINING COURSES IN KILLARD NATURE RESERVE ON BUTTERFLY COUNTING

In 2018 Lecale Conservation discovered that due to cut-backs the Department of Environment had disco...
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BANNING SPRAYING OF BEACHES BY COUNCIL STAFF

Lecale Conservation Association lobbied Council Management to change environmentally unfriendly prac...
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KILCLIEF SAND DUNE RESTORATION

Kilclief Residents Association were concerned about erosion at their beach caused by huge numbers of...
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