THE owner of one of Donegal’s largest waste disposal companies has been convicted and fined €12,000 and given a six month suspended after being found guilty of large-scale illegal dumping
Employee tells court he was paid by his boss’ rival to set him up
A JUDGE has expressed “amazement” at claims by a Letterkenny man that a rival waste collection firm paid him €5,000 to use his boss Jim Ferry’s lorry to illegally dump rubbish.
Judge tells waste collector he has a case to answer over illegal dumping
A JUDGE has told one of Donegal’s largest refuse collectors that he has a case to answer in relation to charges of illegally dumping hundreds of tonnes of waste in a field he owns in front of his mother’s home near Falcarragh.
Twin Towns loses oldest resident
THE oldest resident of the Twin Towns, Mrs Grace Houston, died at her home in Mullandrait, Stranorlar, on Wednesday aged 100.
Free ‘storytelling through theatre’ workshop this weekend
INDIVIDUALS and groups are being sought to take part in a free ‘storytelling through theatre’ workshop in south Donegal next weekend.
Funeral of tragic Conor on Sunday
THE body of Loughanure teenager Conor Boyle, 18, who died on Saturday morning, September 7 following a serious road traffic accident in the England has been released to the family.
Major rescue operation on Muckish mountain
DONEGAL Mountain Rescue Team (DMRT) were involved in a major search and rescue mission on Muckish mountain last night (Tuesday).
Council develops smoky coal ban interactive map for Letterkenny
DONEGAL County Council has developed an interactive map of the smoky coal ban area in and around Letterkenny which came into force in May of this year.
McElhinney’s website among top five in Ireland
THE official website for McElhinney’s Department Store in Ballybofey is officially among the top five in Ireland.
Actor gets timing right for fresh career move
Actor Dessie Gallagher has been a familiar face in film, theatre and commercials for well over a decade.
But now the 46 years old Letterkenny actor feels the time is right to begin his own drama classes in town. From November 6, Dessie (46) will bring his wealth of experience as a freelance actor and his studies in drama to play for teenagers (13 to 17 year-olds) in Letterkenny.