Sinn Fein calls on Irish in Australia to get involved in politics at home

first_img NPHET ‘positive’ on easing restrictions – Donnelly Pinterest 448 new cases of Covid 19 reported today RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Twitter Calls for maternity restrictions to be lifted at LUH Three factors driving Donegal housing market – Robinson WhatsApp News Google+ Twitter Google+center_img Facebook WhatsApp Previous articleCorner shops struggling to survive in DonegalNext articleConcern in Strabane after Adria tyre fire News Highland Facebook By News Highland – August 9, 2012 Guidelines for reopening of hospitality sector published Sinn Fein calls on Irish in Australia to get involved in politics at home Help sought in search for missing 27 year old in Letterkenny Pinterest Sinn Fein is calling on Irish emigrants in Australia to get involved in politics at home.The party’s Finance spokesperson Pearse Doherty is travelling to Australia to meet with the Irish diaspora in Perth, Sydney, Melbourne and Canberra.Donegal South West Deputy Doherty says the trip has been timed to coincide with the run up to the budget – and he will be discussing issues such as the economic crisis and unemployment:[podcast]http://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/08/pdoc1pm.mp3[/podcast]last_img read more

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Government confirms new Letterkennny Courthouse as part of stimulus package

first_img NPHET ‘positive’ on easing restrictions – Donnelly Facebook Twitter Government confirms new Letterkennny Courthouse as part of stimulus package Facebook Previous articleGardai pledge to address “unsavoury activity” around Leck CemetreyNext articleSoccer – John Delaney overwhelmed with response to FAI Donegal visit News Highland Three factors driving Donegal housing market – Robinson Help sought in search for missing 27 year old in Letterkenny News Guidelines for reopening of hospitality sector published By News Highland – July 17, 2012 Calls for maternity restrictions to be lifted at LUH center_img Pinterest Pinterest WhatsApp Google+ Google+ Twitter WhatsApp As was revealed on Highland Radio News at lunchtime, funding for a new courthouse for Letterkenny has been included as part of a government stimulus package.The 2.25  billion euro plan will see a number of infrastructural projects going ahead, including roads, schools and health centres.Two primary care centres have been ‘earmarked’ for Dungloe and Donegal Town but no specific fundning for those projects has been announced.Donegal Senator Jimmy Harte is welcoming the courthouse funding.He says last week’s transfer of appeal hearings from Letterkenny to Castlebar shows that a new building is necessary, and that is being recognised at national level:[podcast]http://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/07/jimyh530COURT.mp3[/podcast] 448 new cases of Covid 19 reported today RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHORlast_img read more

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Border Allowances are being phased out for army personnel – PDFORRA

first_imgNewsx Adverts Twitter Guidelines for reopening of hospitality sector published By News Highland – July 5, 2012 Calls for maternity restrictions to be lifted at LUH The body that represents members of the Defense Forces says it’s wrong to claim that all members of the army in counties like Donegal get a border allowance.The claim was made by Fianna Fail TD Sean Fleming, who is highlighting the amount of money paid in allowances across the public sector.However, PDFORRA spokesperson Gerry Rooney says an agreed phasing out programme has been in place for three years…………[podcast]http://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/07/gerry.mp3[/podcast] Pinterest Three factors driving Donegal housing market – Robinson NPHET ‘positive’ on easing restrictions – Donnelly Facebook Border Allowances are being phased out for army personnel – PDFORRA Google+center_img LUH system challenged by however, work to reduce risk to patients ongoing – Dr Hamilton WhatsApp Google+ WhatsApp RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Pinterest Facebook Twitter Previous articleRamsey appointed to executive of new North South Parliamentary BodyNext articleSlow progress in addressing Donegal’s unfinished estates News Highland Almost 10,000 appointments cancelled in Saolta Hospital Group this weeklast_img read more

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Cope criticises exclusion of NW from EU Transport initiative

first_imgNews WhatsApp By News Highland – November 25, 2013 Twitter Need for issues with Mica redress scheme to be addressed raised in Seanad also Pinterest Calls for maternity restrictions to be lifted at LUH Facebook Google+ WhatsApp Pinterest Twittercenter_img Business Matters Ep 45 – Boyd Robinson, Annette Houston & Michael Margey RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR LUH system challenged by however, work to reduce risk to patients ongoing – Dr Hamilton Cope criticises exclusion of NW from EU Transport initiative A North West MEP has criticised the Irish Government, over its decision to exclude the West and North West from an important EU Transport Programme.MEP Pat the Cope Gallagher stated that the TEN-T Core Network agreement, is confined to eastern and southern regions.An agreement on the programme was reached under the Irish EU Presidency, and Mr Gallagher has called for it to be extended to the North-West and Western Regions. He described the exclusion as ‘shameful’ and stated that it only serves to widen the gap between the West and the rest of Ireland…[podcast]http://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/11/copetransport.mp3[/podcast] Guidelines for reopening of hospitality sector published Facebook Almost 10,000 appointments cancelled in Saolta Hospital Group this week Google+ Previous articleMac Lochlainn says government action is necessary to protect 150 Fanad jobsNext articleTyrone keeper Pacal Mc Connell retires News Highland last_img read more

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Government to introduce bill which will change Gaeltacht identification

first_img Dail to vote later on extending emergency Covid powers Facebook The Government are planning to introduce a bill which will change the way in which Gaeltacht areas are identified.Under this new legislation, Gaeltacht areas will be identified in future by how much the Irish language is used instead of by geographical location.At least two-thirds of a district’s population must now be shown by census data to be daily speakers of Irish. Minister McConalogue says he is working to improve fishing quota Need for issues with Mica redress scheme to be addressed raised in Seanad also WhatsApp 70% of Cllrs nationwide threatened, harassed and intimidated over past 3 years – Report Dail hears questions over design, funding and operation of Mica redress scheme Pinterest Facebook Pinterest Google+center_img Twitter News Man arrested in Derry on suspicion of drugs and criminal property offences released WhatsApp RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Government to introduce bill which will change Gaeltacht identification Google+ By News Highland – June 4, 2011 Previous articleUdaras retains enterprise role, but board will no longer be electedNext article28-year-old Burtonport man tragically killed in scaffolding accident in Australia News Highland Twitterlast_img read more

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Fisher calls for action on street collectors

first_img Facebook Fisher calls for action on street collectors 75 positive cases of Covid confirmed in North Newsx Adverts Gardai continue to investigate Kilmacrennan fire By News Highland – March 9, 2011 Google+ Further drop in people receiving PUP in Donegal People in Letterkenny are annoyed by the increase in the number of street collectors around the town, according to a local  town councillor.Cllr Victor Fisher says he has no problem with collections where all ther money is going to charity, but in many instances, a large amount of the money is going to the collector.He’s calling for new by-laws to control the surge in street collecting in the town, and says people should be told how much collectors are making in commission……..[podcast]http://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/03/victclip.mp3[/podcast] WhatsApp WhatsApp Man arrested on suspicion of drugs and criminal property offences in Derry center_img Google+ Facebook Previous articleHarte will contest Seanad electionNext articleDonegal County Cllr Terence Slowey to be investigated over expenses News Highland RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Pinterest Pinterest Main Evening News, Sport and Obituaries Tuesday May 25th Twitter 365 additional cases of Covid-19 in Republic Twitterlast_img read more

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Government dragging its heels on insurance costs

first_img WhatsApp By admin – February 20, 2017 Google+ Facebook Twitter RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Gardai continue to investigate Kilmacrennan fire Man arrested on suspicion of drugs and criminal property offences in Derry Further drop in people receiving PUP in Donegal Previous articleCreed must do more to shield agri-sector from Brexit – Mc ConalogueNext articleMother and son injured in Coleraine shooting admin Facebook Government dragging its heels on insurance costs WhatsApp Twitter Google+ Homepage BannerNews Pinterest Audio Playerhttp://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/02/copeinsurance.mp300:0000:0000:00Use Up/Down Arrow keys to increase or decrease volume. 365 additional cases of Covid-19 in Republic Main Evening News, Sport and Obituaries Tuesday May 25th Pinterest The Government has been accused of dragging its heels on rising insurance costs.Donegal Deputy Pat the Cope Gallagher says the Oireachtas Working Group on the Cost of Insurance published their report on insurance costs a number of weeks ago, but since then, no action has been taken and the issue appears to have fallen off the Government’s agenda.Deputy Gallagher says hikes in insurance costs are unsustainable……….. 75 positive cases of Covid confirmed in North last_img read more

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Council stiil ‘wasting’ 500 euro per meeting on paper having already spent 15K…

first_img Pinterest It has been revealed for every meeting of Donegal County Council 500 euro is spent on paper.This despite 15 thousand euro being spent on tablets for councillors at the start of the current council’s term.The council has expressed its intention to move to paperless meetings but no timeframe for that move has been announced.The figures were revealed to Councillor Jimmy Kavanagh – he says the sooner the meetings go totally electronic the better:Audio Playerhttp://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/01/jimm1PAPER.mp300:0000:0000:00Use Up/Down Arrow keys to increase or decrease volume. Facebook Man arrested on suspicion of drugs and criminal property offences in Derry WhatsApp RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Pinterest Further drop in people receiving PUP in Donegal 365 additional cases of Covid-19 in Republic By News Highland – January 27, 2015 Council stiil ‘wasting’ 500 euro per meeting on paper having already spent 15K on Tablets Twittercenter_img Facebook Previous articleDonegal beauty spots stand out in new Wild Atlantic Way drone footageNext article28 patients either on trolleys or in wards at Letterkenny Hospital News Highland Google+ Google+ Homepage BannerNews WhatsApp Twitter Main Evening News, Sport and Obituaries Tuesday May 25th 75 positive cases of Covid confirmed in North Gardai continue to investigate Kilmacrennan firelast_img read more

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Heated meeting over state of Raphoe roads takes place

first_img 75 positive cases of Covid confirmed in North Heated meeting over state of Raphoe roads takes place WhatsApp Over 50 people, along with a number of local politicians attended a meeting in Raphoe last night over the state of the roads in the area.The meeting was called because of the deterioration of a section of the Castlefin Road outside Raphoe.Residents say there are now over 100 potholes on the three mile stretch between Magherahann to Shannagh and work to improve the road has not been done.Senator Brian O’Domnhaill and Cllrs Frank McBreaty and Martin Harley all attended last nights meeting.Last nights meeting was organised by Kathleen Nelis, and she wants to meet with the councils engineeers….[podcast]http://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/08/kath1pm2.mp3[/podcast] Pinterest Pinterest RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR WhatsApp News Facebook Previous articleGovernment refuse to pay for new Finn Valley College shuttle busNext articleStrabane assault could have resulted in a fatality News Highland 365 additional cases of Covid-19 in Republic center_img Google+ Gardai continue to investigate Kilmacrennan fire By News Highland – August 30, 2011 Twitter Man arrested on suspicion of drugs and criminal property offences in Derry Facebook Main Evening News, Sport and Obituaries Tuesday May 25th Further drop in people receiving PUP in Donegal Google+ Twitterlast_img read more

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Donegal woman awarded damages for injuries sustained when hot water bottle split

first_img Main Evening News, Sport and Obituaries Tuesday May 25th Pinterest WhatsApp Google+ Twitter Donegal woman awarded damages for injuries sustained when hot water bottle split RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR WhatsApp Further drop in people receiving PUP in Donegal By News Highland – May 23, 2012 Twitter Facebookcenter_img Pinterest Newsx Adverts Facebook Previous articleJohn Gallagher hands himself in to the Central Mental HospitalNext articleRevenue can reach agreement to save Highland bakery – Mac Lochlainn News Highland Google+ 365 additional cases of Covid-19 in Republic A Donegal woman who told the High Court she cannot wear high heels as a result of a burn injury suffered when a hot water bottle in her bed split open has been awarded €65,000 damages.25 year old Ann Marie McGee from Meenlaragh was 15 when the incident occurred at her home 10 years ago.She told the High Court yesterday she still cannot wear high heels, had to give up playing football and could not sit her mock Junior Cert exams immediately after the incident.When the case was called yesterday before Ms Justice Mary Irvine, Richard Lyons SC, for Ms McGee, said she had settled her case against the shop on which she bought the item, and the case was against the Mayo based distributor for assessment of damages only.Counsel said proceedings against the importer and supplier of the hot water bottle could be struck out.Ms Justice Irvine, who examined the scar on Ms McGee’s foot in her private chambers, said the young woman had suffered excruciating pain when the hot water bottle split open. Man arrested on suspicion of drugs and criminal property offences in Derry 75 positive cases of Covid confirmed in North Gardai continue to investigate Kilmacrennan firelast_img read more

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