Anger at vandalism of Christmas decorations

A Donegal community group has spoken of their “anger and disgust” at the vandalism of Christmas decorations outside their resource centre. Manorcunningham Resource Centre took to Facebook to vent their frustration at the mindless act. “To say we are disgusted and angry is an understatement,” said a spokesperson. Advertisement “Last night someone decided to vandalise […]

Funding announced for defective block home owners

The Government has today announced a grant of €15,000 for accommodation costs for those in immediate need of rehousing, due to defective blocks. A further grant of €5,000 was also announced for storage costs. These grants are being made available by Donegal County Council on the submission of relevant documentation. Advertisement Welcoming this announcement, Cllr. […]

Carndonagh protest cancelled

A planned protest by defective block campaigners in Carndonagh today has been cancelled. The event was pulled after Donegal County Council closed the town’s public services building, essentially blocking a planned occupation. Campaigner Paddy Diver said though that the gathering will go ahead tomorrow instead. Advertisement “It will be continuing tomorrow,” he said. “This building […]

Protesters vow ‘civil disobedience’ in Carndonagh

DEFECTIVE block campaigners have promised “civil disobedience” at Carndonagh Public Service Centre today. The protest comes two weeks after a similar event in Lifford which briefly looked like it could spill over into all out occupation of the County House. The Mica Action Group met with the Department of Housing yesterday and speaking afterwards, veteran campaigner […]

Kasabian and The Coronas to rock Sea Sessions 2023

SEA Sessions has moved to kill off the winter blues by announcing its first round of headline acts. Set to perform at Ireland’s biggest beach party are Kasabian, Becky Hill and The Coronas. Sea Sessions 2023 takes place in Bundoran from June 16 to 18 with other major names including Cian Ducrot, Girls of the […]

Housing department publishes report on Donegal quarries

AN audit of Donegal’s quarries has found administrative non-compliance but little concern with the tested performance of the products themselves. The purpose of the audit was to evaluate the compliance of block manufacturers and quarries with the Construction Products Regulation when placing concrete blocks or aggregates for concrete on the market. The survey by the […]