MAIREAD McGuinness MEP has supported a resolution that would see special Irish products, including Donegal Tweed, receive EU protection status.
SINN Féin’s Matt Carthy will meet with Donegal representatives of farming organisations, the Irish Natura and Hill Farmers Association (INHFA) and the Irish Cattle and Sheep Association (ICSA).
RECENT figures have shown that 13,303 people are on a waiting list in Letterkenny General Hospital.
MAIREAD McGuinness MEP is urging the people of Donegal and countrywide to support a major fundraising effort underway for the Niall Mór Community and Enterprise Centre in Killybegs and be in with a chance to win an award winning two year old charolais heifer.
PARTICIPANTS of a Donegal employment scheme recently met with a Member of The European Parliament to discuss the benefits and practical support they received.
A EUROPEAN Parliament committee has asked the Irish Government to clarify why the Donegal Byrne family Lost at Sea’case was not treated with more equity and fairness Jim Higgins MEP confirmed today.
PAT the Cope Gallagher MEP has confirmed that an agreement was reached yesterday evening in London concerning the sharing of mackerel in the North East Atlantic.
JIM Higgins MEP has expressed his concern at the latest provisional RSA statistics which highlight increased road deaths in Donegal for 2013 to date.
A NUMBER of groups representing wind farm campaigners in Donegal and the Midlands held a lengthy and positive meeting with senior officials at the Irish Desk in the Environment Directorate of the European Commission, yesterday, November 4.
PAT the Cope Gallagher MEP has received confirmation from the Minister for Heath, Dr. James Reilly, T.D. that the Emergency Aeromedical Support (EAS) service will be extended to the North West region in view of the recent difficulties at Letterkenny General Hospital arising out of the flooding.