Councils jointly seek PEACEPLUS funding for Riverine Cross Border Community Park

Donegal County Council as Lead Partner and Derry City & Strabane District Council as Project Partner have prioritised the submission of a funding application for consideration under the PEACEPLUS Programme for the delivery of the Riverine Community Park Project. The application was made under Investment Area 1.4 Re-Imaging Communities, which is a programme of transformative […]

Owners say they have no immediate plans for Grill site

THE owners of the iconic Grill complex in Letterkenny say they have no immediate plans to develop the Port Road site. Demolition work on the once popular night club has been ongoing for several months now and is expected to continue for a number of weeks. The building is owned by the Tinney family in […]

Today is #LoveDonegal day

TODAY is #LoveDonegal day! Building on the success of previous award-winning campaign, this year’s campaign aims to promote Donegal to as many people as we can across the world and tell them why Donegal is a unique and amazing place to live, work, study, explore and invest in! #LoveDonegal Day 2023, which is being co-ordinated […]

Death occurs of former Letterkenny mayor Damien Blake

THE death has occurred of Damien Blake, former Councillor and Mayor of Letterkenny. Damien Blake, 41, passed away in Donegal Hospice following a battle with illness. Mr Blake is originally from Letterkenny but was living in the Twin Towns. Advertisement Funeral arrangements to be confirmed later.  

Donegal County Council to receive an additional €1.5m

The Minister for Housing, Local Government and Heritage, Darragh O’Brien TD has announced a €75.4m increase in Local Property Tax (LPT) baseline funding to Local Authorities – bringing the total to €428.4m in 2024 – following a review of how the money is allocated. As part of this review, Donegal County Council will now receive […]

Raphoe residents delighted with ‘life-saving’ restoration of road

By Dionne Meehan RESIDENTS of the Tops in Raphoe have expressed their thanks to Donegal County Council this week after major road works were carried out to fix a crater caused by recent flash floods. The road collapse, which was caused by July’s flash flooding, resulted in a partial collapse of a culvert. Advertisement The […]

Swim event cancelled after E-coli outbreak

A popular swimming event due to be held last weekend in Rathmullan was cancelled due to high levels of E-coli in the bathing water at the beach. Swim Ireland who organise the annual Inch Mile Swim, contacted participants to say that in the interests of safety, the event was being rescheduled. The decision followed the […]

‘Latest accident in Glassagh won’t be the last’ – Cllr

A COMMUNITY in West Donegal is becoming increasingly concerned about road safety following a serious accident on a ‘lethal’ stretch of road. A man remains in hospital after he was struck by a car while he was walking in the Glassagh area of Goath Dobhair. His son was also injured in the incident which occurred close […]

Ramelton development gets go ahead from An Bord Pleanála

OBJECTORS to the Ramelton Georgian Society’s plans to build in the grounds of the House on the Brae in the town were thwarted last week when An Bord Pleanála upheld the planning permission granted by Donegal County Council. They believe their only option now is the legal route. While the objections were not against development […]