Winnie sets off on another year-long mammoth walk

A LOUGHANURE woman who undertook a 365 day walking challenge last year to raise money for an ‘Oasis of Peace’ sculpture in Gweedore has embarked on a new challenge. Brid ‘Winnie’ Sweeney, a native of Dore, started her latest mammoth daily walking challenge on Saturday to raise funds for the Kevin Bell Repatriation Trust. Last […]

Gaeltacht company turn to face shield production

Gaeltacht company R.A. Pacáistí Teo. (Rapid Action Packaging – RAP) has the capacity to produce 10 million face shields a week and are set to play a significant part in the supply of the vital equipment worldwide. The Údarás na Gaeltachta client company, based in Gaoth Dobair, have repurposed their specialist food packaging designs and […]

Industrial action suspended at RAP plant

  SIPTU members in the Rapid Action Packaging (RAP) plant in Gaoth Dobhair have suspended a 24-hour work stoppage which was due to commence this morning following a proposal from management to enter into a talks process aimed at finding a solution to the dispute. Speaking last night, SIPTU Manufacturing Division Organiser, Teresa Hannick, said: […]