Donegal airport subsidy to be phased out by current Government

first_img Donegal airport subsidy to be phased out by current Government Gardai investigate Castlefinn burglary Google+ LUH still not ready to restore IT systems Twitter Pinterest WhatsApp Google+ Facebook Facebook Previous articleJunior doctor who couldn’t take pulse struck off medical registerNext articleGovernment to confirm postponement of A5 today News Highland The Transport Minister has said that he wants to phase out subsidies for regional airports.Leo Varadkar said it was “political cowardice that it was ever allowed to happen” that there is an airport for every county down the west and south coasts.Along the West coast there are airports in Carrickfinn in Donegal, Sligo, Knock in Mayo, and Shannon which covers Clare and Limerick.Mr Varadkar said it was the current Governments intention to get rid of the subsidies for regional airports.Northwest MEP, Pat the Cope Gallagher, has said that there is a contractual agreement, so Donegal Airport will have the current subsidy for at least 3 years…..[podcast]http://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/11/cope1pm.mp3[/podcast]center_img News Donegal retains 14 Blue Flags, Lisfannon is not restored RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Today is the 30th anniversary of Eddie Fullerton’s murder By News Highland – November 10, 2011 Gardai investigate deaths of two horses on the N56 WhatsApp Andrew McGinley says his children are getting him through life Pinterest Twitterlast_img read more

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