Fianna Fail Councillor David Alcorn steps down

By Harry Walsh LONG-serving Fianna Fáil County Councillor David Alcorn will not contest the forthcoming local elections. Cllr Alcorn, who has been a member of Donegal County Council since 1999, is a former chairman of the local authority and a former member of the Board of Údarás na Gaeltachta and a member of Donegal ETB. […]

Cancer suffering councillor determined to seek re-election

BY HARRY WALSH DESPITE fears over his health, sitting county councillor and former Mayor of Donegal Brendan Byrne remains ‘more determined than ever’ to contest the local elections in May. Cllr Byrne (40), from Kilcar who is undergoing treatment for leukaemia, is one of six people who have been nominated to go before delegates at […]