Costs Council €2.3 million to keep the lights on

IT costs Donegal County Council more than €2.3 million to keep the lights on across the county each year. There are more than 19,000 public lights across Donegal, seventy per cent of which (13,330) are LED lamps. The Council has commenced work on upgrading the public lighting infrastructure (columns/mini-pillars) with approximately ten per cent of […]

It was like Disneyland without the budget

A FAMILY trip to Disneyland, Paris in early December sowed the seeds for the Light Up Letterkenny Christmas Tour. The event, which involved more than two hundred vehicles, raised €4,500 for the Donegal Hospice. Yesterday, a cheque was presented to the Hospice by organisers Bernard Gallagher, CBM Signs, and Craig Alcorn, Tropical World. The idea […]

Shining fresh light on Letterkenny Town Park

PUBLIC street lighting has been upgraded and restored at Letterkenny Town Park. Concern had been raised in recent months after it emerged that more than fifty per cent of the lights in Bernard McGlinchey Park were not working. Now, all the park’s street lamps have been replaced with modern, brighter, energy efficient LED bulbs making […]