Boil water notice for Inishowen lifted

Uisce Éireann and Donegal County Council wish to notify customers supplied by the Inishowen West Public Water Supply and Carndonagh Mixed Public Water Supply that the Boil Water Notice issued on Sunday, July 23 is now lifted with immediate effect. The notice was originally issued due to operational issues at the water treatment plant. The […]

Communities demand action after floods

By Róise Collins AS heavy rain battered down across the county on Saturday evening many homes and businesses held their breath and braced for what they feared was history repeating itself. Castlefinn, Raphoe and the surrounding area yet again felt the brunt of the unforgiving showers. In Raphoe alone it was reported that close to […]

Boil water notice issued for parts of Inishowen

Following consultation with the Health Service Executive (HSE), Uisce Éireann and Donegal County Council have issued a Boil Water Notice to protect the health of approximately 8,900 consumers supplied by the Inishowen West Public Water Supply and Carndonagh Mixed Public Water Supply due to operational issues at the water treatment plant. The notice impacts all […]

Heritage week event organisers urged to register

THE County Donegal Heritage Office is encouraging event organisers for this year’s Heritage Week to register their events online by Monday, July 24 in order to avail of free local publicity. The Heritage Office has also organised a lunchtime event for all Heritage Week event organisers in the County Museum, High Road, Letterkenny at 1 […]

Permission sought for 23 new homes in Dunfanaghy

A DONEGAL based developer has lodged a planning application with Donegal County Council for 23 new homes in Dunfanaghy. CR Renaissance Properties with a registered company address at C/O Charles Roarty, Duntally, Creeslough is seeking permission to build the 23 new homes on Horn Head Road on the outskirts of the town. They are also […]

A big weekend for all ages at Earagail Arts Festival

Earagail Arts Festival’s 2023 programme continues this weekend with a host of events for all ages. If you are looking for children’s activities this weekend, there are special family rates for all ticketed shows of circus fun at the Wild Atlantic Weekend at Royal & Prior School in Raphoe (Thursday July 13 – Saturday July 15). […]

Applications for defective block scheme open amid concerns over resources 

CONCERN has been raised about whether Donegal County Council has adequate resource to deal with an expected ‘tsunami’ of applications for the enhanced Defective Concrete Blocks Scheme. After numerous delays, the government signed off regulations on Monday of last week to bring in the scheme, after it was first announced by Housing Minister Darragh O’Brien […]

Donegal Council Cathaoirleach Martin Harley meets An Taoiseach in Government Buildings

Donegal County Council Cathaoirleach Cllr Martin Harley met with An Taoiseach and Fine Gael Party Leader, Leo Varadkar, in Government Buildings on Tuesday evening. The Taoiseach, along with all of his senior Ministers, met with the 13 Fine Gael Councillors who have recently been elected as the first citizen of their county. Councillor Harley, who was […]

New Enhanced Grant Scheme: Council issues important information for homeowners 

DONEGAL County Council is advising homeowners that the council will be in a position to receive applications online under the Enhanced Grant Scheme for the Remediation of Dwellings damaged by Defective Concrete Blocks from Monday, July 10. The Council say they have undertaken significant work preparing for the implementation of the new scheme which was […]