Donegal ferry service on hold again following brief return to service

The ferry will not run until a later stage in easing of Covid-19 restrictions

Donegal ferry service resumes as Covid-19 restrictions are eased

Gola ferry service curtailed once again due to Covid-19 restrictions

After a brief return to service, Gola ferry will not run until further easing of Covid-19 restrictions are announced.

Operators issued a statement on Sunday evening saying: "Due to circumstances beyond our control unfortunately services to Gola Island are curtailed until the next phase of Covid-19 is announced. We are sorry for any inconvenience caused."

Gola is a small island approximately one mile off west Donegal. It was populated until the mid-sixties, and was then uninhabited until the turn of the century. But some of the old homes have been renovated as holiday homes and there are people on the island for most of the year. 

The ferry service normally runs throughout the summer months. Operators apologised for any inconvenience caused by the disruption to service as a result of the coronavirus crisis.

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