Letterkenny company successful at Innovation Awards

Plant-It, one of Ireland’s favourite meat substitute brands, based in Letterkenny, has been awarded Silver at the Irish Foodservice Suppliers Alliance Awards (IFSA’s).  The awards took place during CATEX, Ireland’s largest foodservice and hospitality exhibition – for its Breaded Range and Plain Fillet and Meat-Free Mince products. Competing against a record number of innovative products […]

Report reveals Letterkenny’s pollution levels

LETTERKENNY was one of a number of towns across Ireland to record a high rate of air pollution incidents last year. The latest report from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) shows air quality levels last year exceeded the recommended daily limit of particulate matter (known as PM10) on 21 days in Ennis, county Clare and […]

Hospital Campaign appoints new committee

LETTERKENNY’S Hospital Action Campaign has elected a new committee. The panel was chosen following a meeting in Dillon’s Hotel on Thursday evening attended by around 35 people. Those gathered shared their experiences of Donegal’s healthcare system and outlined what they hoped might be made available in Donegal. One of Letterkenny Hospital Action Campaign’s priorities is a minor injuries […]

Letterkenny University Hospital ‘under significant pressure’

The Emergency Department at Letterkenny University Hospital is under significant pressure today with high attendances and long waiting times. Yesterday 154 people attended the Emergency Department. The high number of people attending who need to be admitted for ongoing treatment means that there is pressure on bed availability. Advertisement This is resulting in significant delays […]

Laura Brennan HPV catch-up clinic to be held in Donegal

A clinic will be held in Donegal next month as part of the Laura Brennan HPV vaccine catch-up programme. The clinic will be held on Monday March 13th from 9.30am to 4.15pm at the immunisation Department, St Conal’s Campus, Letterkenny, Co. Donegal, F92FW6Y. The programme is aimed at those aged 16 or older who did […]

Driving licence office will remain open as normal

  The proposed National Driving Licence Service (NDLS) Letterkenny office reduction in operating hours will not go ahead. The confirmation follows an update from Minister of State Jack Chambers T.D. last week in which he noted the proposed move was paused following a report from the RSA. Advertisement Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine […]

Over 40 patients awaiting beds in Letterkenny Hospital

42 people are currently waiting for a bed at Letterkenny University Hospital. 26 people are on trolleys in the emergency department, while 16 are on trolleys in wards elsewhere in the hospital. Nationally, 655 admitted patients are waiting for beds this morning, according to today’s INMO Trolley Watch. Advertisement 500 patients are waiting in the […]

Theatre and pantomime society at ‘loggerheads’

COST and a difference of opinion between the Letterkenny Pantomime Society and An Grianan Theatre were raised as a matter of urgency by Cllr Kevin Bradley at Tuesday’s Letterkenny /Milford MD meeting. Cllr Bradley had put forward a motion calling on the council to engage with both parties “to resolve the current issues and look […]

Solidarity Rally being held in Letterkenny this weekend

THE Donegal Intercultural Platform is holding a ‘Diversity not Division’ rally in Letterkenny this weekend.  The group is calling for everyone to attend the solidarity rally at the Market Square on Saturday at 1.30pm. Attendees are urged to bring banners, flags and posters. Advertisement The event is being held to coincide with the national solidarity […]