Ireland’s biggest wind farm opens in Donegal

IRELAND’S largest ever wind farm was officially opened in South Donegal this morning. The 38 turbine operation at Meenadreen will supply electricity to homes and businesses all over the country. Each turbine stands 115 metres high with a rotor diameter of 90 metres, generating power from strong wind pathways in the area. As Energia’s newest […]

McHugh welcomes €468,000 in fisheries funding

  DONEGAL TD and Government Minister Joe McHugh has welcomed a massive funding boost to fisheries action groups in the county. The 31 groups in Donegal – Fisheries Local Area Action Groups (FLAG) – are to receive €468,047. This is €159,000 more than the funding applied for by the groups. Advertisement The FLAG Scheme is […]

Man accused of attempting to kill and sexual assault

  A 38-year-old man has been accused of attempting to kill or seriously harm a woman, and of sexually assaulting her. He appeared at Donegal District Court today(Wed). Advertisement Judge Kevin Kilrane remanded him on €300 bail for the service of the book of evidence on July 24. The man is also accused of causing […]

Wheelchair friendly bus stops to hit Donegal

  Donegal/Letterkenny will see the construction of wheelchair accessible bus stops begin later this year, Deputy Pringle, Independent TD for Donegal has received confirmation from the National Transport Authority that Bus Eireann routes 30 & 32 Dublin . Pringle also confirmed that construction on the Lifford stop has already begun with further work to commence […]

No facilities for home births in Donegal

Private Midwives Ireland has issued a plea for midwives in Donegal to get in touch, as there are currently no facilities to accommodate women who wish to have a home birth. With up to 30 requests annually from women from Donegal, they have had to turn them all down as they do not have any […]

Northbound brewers tap into Boston market

THIS Friday, June 9, sees the deadline for local businesses hoping to break into the US market by taking part in a special trade mission leaving for Boston Massachusetts in November. The 2017 Trade and Investment Mission, November 14 – 17, offers places for 12 local companies across a range of industries, and is being […]