CONCERN was expressed in Lifford on Wednesday that the councillors’ failure to adopt Donegal County Council’s budget for 2012 would result in the Minister for Environment making the decision for them.
THE reality of budget cuts on the most disadvantaged of Donegal’s schools was revealed further following a meeting of concerned teachers from small and country schools last weekend.
Investors in a fraudulent ‘ponzi scheme’ are anxiously seeking professional financial advice in an effort to regain some of the cash they lost, it emerged yesterday (Thursday).
THE most disadvantaged of Donegal’s 175 primary schools will be hardest hit following the swingeing education cuts in this month’s budget.
A LETTERKENNY councillor has blamed the unauthorised infilling of land on the outskirts of the town for some of the worst flooding in the area for more than half a century.
THE Chairman of a Letterkenny conference of St Vincent de Paul has paid tribute to the generosity of local businesses, who have made considerable donations to the charity.
LARGE tracts of East Donegal suffered some of its worst flooding in decades as a result of high winds, heavy rain and high tides on Tuesday and Wednesday.
DONEGAL fishermen are watching anxiously for the outcome of fishery talks taking place in Brussels yesterday and today (Friday).
MORE than 1,500 ESB customers in West Donegal were left without electricity for a time yesterday (Thursday) as winds of up to 160 kilometres an hour (100 mph) battered the county.
AN inquest opened in Letterkenny yesterday (Thursday) in to the deaths of two elderly Glenties women who died as a result of suspected gas leak in 2009.