Donegal could return to two constituencies with rise in population

CONFIRMATION that the population of the county has shown a five per cent increase could see a return of the Donegal North East and Donegal South West constituencies, and a return to six TDs in Donegal. The recently created Electoral Commission is already examining Dáil boundaries and is expected to report its findings by the […]

Jobs boost for Letterkenny with SITA expansion

SITA, the leading IT provider to the air transport and communications industry, are significantly expanding their Agile DevOps teams in Letterkenny to develop the next generation of its highly successful SITA AT AIRPORTS portfolio. Deputy Joe McHugh, said the planned expansion highlights the company’s continued commitment to Ireland and the North-West. “I am really pleased […]

Letterkenny man retires as Fine Gael General Secretary

THE most senior employee of the Fine Gael party will turn the key in his office door for the last time this evening. Tom Curran is retiring as the party’s General Secretary after twenty-one years in the post. It’s not too often in politics that somebody can exit on their own terms but having reached […]

Donegal takes a swerve to the left

A county with the reputation as being the most conservative in Ireland now has three left-learning TDs elected on a combined vote of over 52 per cent

McConalogue, McHugh and Pringle take the last seats

In a nail biting end to General Election 2020 in Donegal, here are the following results:   Pat the Cope Gallagher (FF)  -+928, overall vote: 11, 074 Advertisement Charlie McConalogue (FF)  -+1,162, total vote 11, 432 Joe McHugh (FG)   – + 1,184, total votes 12,104 Thomas Pringle (Non Party)  – +1, 490, total votes 12, […]