Delight as under-fire hospitals receive €4m boost

OVER €4 million is to be invested in two community hospitals previously earmarked for closure. DONEGAL TD Joe McHugh confirmed yesterday that the HSE intends to invest the money on upgrading works to retain and enhance community hospital services in Stranorlar and Ramelton. The confirmation follows a meeting with HSE Area Manager John Hayes. Advertisement […]

Former mayor of Donegal on drink driving charge

A DONEGAL County Council member has been charged with drink driving, six months after being given a motoring ban for a similar type offence. Ciaran Brogan’s case was mentioned at Letterkenny District Court on Monday. The 44-year-old of Sockar, Trentagh, Letterkenny, is accused of drink driving at Treanbeg in Trentagh on April 1. Advertisement It […]

Road safety campaign launched ahead of Easter weekend

DONEGAL’S Road Safety Working Group is calling on drivers to act responsibly over the Easter weekend. Offering some key road safety tips, the working group advised: Always wear a seatbelt and ensure that your passengers do so also. Ensure that car seats for children are installed and used correctly. Advertisement Never drink or drug drive. […]

Hyde Park bombing accused to be pursued in civil court

A DONEGAL man accused of involvement in the 1982 Hyde Park bombing in London is to be pursued through the civil court. Families of soldiers killed in the IRA attack are reportedly taking legal action against John Downey. The Carrigart man was charged four years ago with the murders, which he denied, but the prosecution […]

HSE to Rollout Ultrasound Pilot Project at Dungloe

Sinn Féin Finance Spokesperson Deputy Pearse Doherty has welcomed confirmation from the HSE that it has agreed to set-up a pilot project at Dungloe Community Hospital which will see the rollout of community based Ultrasound services .