BOI withdraw from four Donegal branches

  Bank of Ireland have made the decision to withdraw their services from four Donegal branches. Sinn Fein Finance spokesperson Deputy Pearse Doherty has said it is ‘another blow for rural communities. Mr Doherty has criticised the decision confirmed to him today by Bank of Ireland that it is to remove over-the-counter cash services from four […]

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 […]