New law to protect subcontractors

SUBCONTRATORS in Donegal and across the country will welcome, albeit late, new reinforced statutory rights under the Construction Contracts Bill, which was passed last night (Tuesday), Senator Jimmy Harte announced.

Donegal has longest wait to access financial help

MANY people in Donegal are having to wait up to 20 weeks to access help with their budgeting and finances according to figures revealed this week.
They also reflect the extent of the financial crisis affecting families in the county, with 160 people still waiting on their first appointment with the Money Advice and Budgeting Service (MABS). This figure is the highest of all the services 53 offices across the country.

North Donegal MABS waiting times longest

THE severe impact of the recession and austerity in North Donegal was evidenced this week by the above average number of people waiting for an appointment with MABS and the length of time they are having to wait.