Government to invest €15m in notorious Blue Banks Road

THE Irish Government has ring-fenced €15 million in funding to finally rectify the notorious ‘Blue Banks’ road on the N56. Tenders for the construction of the road between Coolboy and Kilmacrennan will be issued in the coming weeks. It follows a case made to Government by Donegal Deputy Joe McHugh that a new water main […]

‘We will never see the likes of Sean McEniff again’

DONEGAL County Council has used the first meeting held since the death of Sean McEniff to pay tributes to the Bundoran businessman. Mr McEniff passed away last month, seven months after falling ill while on holiday in Gran Canaria. The 81-year-old served on Donegal County Council from 1967 until 1979 and again from 1985 up […]

Veteran politician Pat Doherty stands down as MP

WEST Tyrone will have a new MP on June 8 after Sinn Féin’s Pat Doherty announced his decision to stand down. Mr Doherty, who has held the West Tyrone parliamentary seat for 16 years, confirmed his decision to the party on Wednesday ahead of a selection meeting in the Mellon Country Hotel where Barry McElduff […]

GALLERY – The Week in pictures

See Friday and Monday’s Donegal News for a selection of News and Photographs from around the County this week. Pictured are some of the staff at Penney’s Letterkenny who are going to complete the Pieta House, Darkness into Light 5k walk on Saturday morning in memory of their colleague Seamy Peoples. Photo: Donna El Assaad

Penney’s staff to go from Darkness into Light for Seamy

DEVASTATED work colleagues and friends of a young Letterkenny man who died last month will take part in Darkness into Light tomorrow, (Saturday) in his memory. Seamus (Seamy) Peoples died on April 4. A valued and popular member of staff in Penneys where he had worked for 12 years, employees there are now planning to […]

Letterkenny residents warned to expect water disruption

REPAIRS to a burst water main may cause supply disruptions to The Glebe, Golf Course Road, Kiltoy and surrounding areas of Letterkenny today, Irish Water has warned. Works have an estimated completion time of 5pm. Anyone needing to contact the water authority should quote the unique reference number, DON010238.