Hills of Donegal ‘for sale’


A WELL-KNOWN local forester has severely criticised Coillte for its plans to sell off a major plantation outside Ballybofey for more than €4.5 million.

Mr John Jackson was speaking yesterday morning (Thursday) ahead of the State company’s planned sale next week of the freehold 1,100 acre forest at Altnapaste, between Ballybofey and Glenfin.


Assetco shed 30 jobs in Inishowen


HE 30 workers at Assetco Managed Services call centre at Lisfannon near Buncrana have been offered just over €2,000 each after the company warned it would close before Christmas.


Allow students and staff space to grieve – VEC CEO


THE new CEO of the County Donegal VEC has appealed for the students and staff of the Finn Valley College in Stranorlar to be given “space to grieve” as tensions remain high following the tragic death of Erin Gallagher nine days ago.