Deputy highlights public transport failures in Donegal

INDEPENDENT TD for Donegal, Thomas Pringle is pressing Government on the need for an integrated and responsive rural transport system for Donegal. Addressing Minister Eamon Ryan in the Dáil, Deputy Pringle asked what the Government’s plans are to develop the Local Link service in Donegal. Deputy Pringle said: “I think key to it as well […]

Local Link thriving across Donegal despite pandemic

LOCAL Link is a great success story and has become a permanent part of Ireland’s public transport system. Last year over one million passenger journeys were taken through Local Link in Donegal, Sligo and Leitrim. All services have continued as normal through the Covid-19 pandemic and at the moment the public transport service is operating […]

Local bus operators fear for future

MANY private school transport operators will no longer be in business when schools reopen in September. The warning comes as financial support has been provided to bus operators who are contracted under the School Transport Scheme. Others providing the same service, who were contracted directly by a school or a group of parents, have been […]

Donegal shuts down following status red weather warning

  A status red weather warning has been put in place for Donegal and all other parts of the country.  Despite earlier predictions that Donegal and the North West would escape the worst of Storm Emma and the so-called ‘Beast from the East’, a national status red weather warning was put in place last night […]