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Cuts to Ministers pay doesn’t go far enough – Deputy Doherty

first_imgNews Previous articleDinny McGingey TD confirmed as Junior MinisterNext articleMinister Mc Ginley outlines his priorities News Highland By News Highland – March 10, 2011 Pinterest Facebook Twitter Cuts to Ministers pay doesn’t go far enough – Deputy Doherty 448 new cases of Covid 19 reported today WhatsApp Guidelines for reopening of hospitality sector published Three factors driving Donegal housing market – Robinson Donegal South West Deputy Pearse Doherty has described the reduction in Ministers pay, announced by the Government today, as a token gesture.The coalition Government announced it had reduced the Taoiseach’s pay by 6.6% from 214,000 euro to 200,000, while Tanaiste Eamon Gilmore will earn 184,405 euro.Ministers’ pay is down to 169,000 euro and the unnamed Ministers of State will earn 130,000 euro.Sinn Feins Finance spokesperson said his party will bringing forward a bill to reduce pay even further:[podcast]http://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/03/pdoc530.mp3[/podcast]center_img Calls for maternity restrictions to be lifted at LUH Twitter Google+ WhatsApp Pinterest Facebook NPHET ‘positive’ on easing restrictions – Donnelly RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Help sought in search for missing 27 year old in Letterkenny Google+last_img read more

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Man from North West dies in Venezuela ; two Irish in court on drug…

first_imgNewsx Adverts Twitter Google+ Calls for maternity restrictions to be lifted at LUH Pinterest RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Previous articleDonegal rape trial: Alleged victim was threatened with being called a liarNext articleCompany seeks contract to replace MFG News Highland Man from North West dies in Venezuela ; two Irish in court on drug charges By News Highland – March 23, 2012 Almost 10,000 appointments cancelled in Saolta Hospital Group this week A 27-year-old man originally from the North West has died in the Venezuelan capital, Caracas.Two other Irish people, believed to have been travelling with him, are due before a court in the city today, charged in relation to alleged drug-trafficking offences.An official from the Irish Embassy in Mexico has travelled to Venezuela, and is providing assistance to the family of the dead man.No further details have been disclosed. WhatsAppcenter_img Guidelines for reopening of hospitality sector published Twitter Pinterest Google+ Facebook WhatsApp LUH system challenged by however, work to reduce risk to patients ongoing – Dr Hamilton Business Matters Ep 45 – Boyd Robinson, Annette Houston & Michael Margey Facebook Need for issues with Mica redress scheme to be addressed raised in Seanad alsolast_img read more

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West Donegal man to face trial charged with 32 sex offences

first_img Guidelines for reopening of hospitality sector published WhatsApp Google+ By News Highland – January 25, 2012 Twitter RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Almost 10,000 appointments cancelled in Saolta Hospital Group this week Twitter Business Matters Ep 45 – Boyd Robinson, Annette Houston & Michael Margey Facebook Calls for maternity restrictions to be lifted at LUH Facebookcenter_img Pinterest News Pinterest WhatsApp LUH system challenged by however, work to reduce risk to patients ongoing – Dr Hamilton Google+ A retired man is to face trial in March charged with 32 sex offences over eight years.The man was remanded on €1,000 bail to appear at Donegal town Circuit Court on March 27.Judge Paul Kelly told the west Donegal man at Glenties District Court today(Wed), where the book of evidence was served, that he had 14 days to notify the prosecution if he intended calling alibi evidence as part of his defence.The man, described at an earlier hearing as “retired”, was also ordered to surrender his passport and report to his local Garda station twice a week before his trial.The man, who cannot be named for legal reasons, was charged with a total of 32 counts of indecent assault between October 1977 and November 1985 against one or more injured parties. Previous articlePringle questions administration of Swilly oyster licencesNext articleNorthern Lights bring tourism boost to Inishowen News Highland West Donegal man to face trial charged with 32 sex offences Need for issues with Mica redress scheme to be addressed raised in Seanad alsolast_img read more

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Leading specialist says government cancer policy is ‘crazy’

first_img Previous articleMost litter fines issued in InishowenNext articleO’Domhnaill seeks updated guidelines on National Road access News Highland Twitter Google+ The Head of Cancer Services at St Vincent’s Hospital in Dublin has said he is sceptical as to whether or not joint cancer services between Letterkenny and Altnagelvin hospitals will work.John Crown has said the best option would have been a co-operation between Sligo and Letterkenny General hospital’s in providing a centre of excellence in the north west.Mr Crown says having four centres in Dublin and none in the northwest is crazy:[podcast]http://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/06/john.mp3[/podcast] Twitter Google+ By News Highland – June 2, 2010 WhatsApp Facebook News Leading specialist says government cancer policy is ‘crazy’ Pinterestcenter_img 70% of Cllrs nationwide threatened, harassed and intimidated over past 3 years – Report Minister McConalogue says he is working to improve fishing quota Dail hears questions over design, funding and operation of Mica redress scheme Facebook Need for issues with Mica redress scheme to be addressed raised in Seanad also Man arrested in Derry on suspicion of drugs and criminal property offences released Pinterest RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR WhatsApp Dail to vote later on extending emergency Covid powerslast_img read more

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Government urged to provide funding to tackle Lifford water problems

first_img By News Highland – May 15, 2013 Facebook 70% of Cllrs nationwide threatened, harassed and intimidated over past 3 years – Report WhatsApp A Donegal County Councillor has called for the Government immediately provide funding to repair the Lifford water supply.Residents in Clonleigh Park, Croghan Heights and the Beechwood and Castlefinn Road areas have contacted Highland Radio News complaining about the lack of clean drinking water.A mother in Clonleigh Park says her family couldn’t get showered for their sons Holy Communion on Sunday because they had no clean water.The problems stem from the Lough Mourne supply and despite repeated council requests for government funding to replace the old piping, now money has yet to be made available.Local Councillor Gerry Crawford says it is a very serious problem:[podcast]http://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/05/gerweb.mp3[/podcast] Government urged to provide funding to tackle Lifford water problems Minister McConalogue says he is working to improve fishing quota News Previous articlePlayer of the League O’Neill focused on Donegal tieNext articleGweebarra fishing row back before the courts News Highland WhatsApp Facebook Google+center_img RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Twitter Pinterest Dail hears questions over design, funding and operation of Mica redress scheme Google+ Twitter Need for issues with Mica redress scheme to be addressed raised in Seanad also Pinterest Man arrested in Derry on suspicion of drugs and criminal property offences released Dail to vote later on extending emergency Covid powerslast_img read more

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Young people to “speak out” on social issues in Ballybofey

first_img PSNI and Gardai urged to investigate Adams’ claims he sheltered on-the-run suspect in Donegal Twitter Over 150 transition year students and other young people from Donegal and Cavan will offer their perspective on addressing social issues at a special “Speak Out” function in Ballybofey today.The event at the Balor Arts Centre is one of 11 across the country organised by the Young Social Innovators programme.It invites teenagers to identify issues of concern to them and how they propose to tackle them. The issues discussed in the programme include mental health, community facilities for the youth and the elderly, intergenerational initiatives, inclusion, obesity, drugs misuse and the environment. Newsx Adverts Pinterest RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Facebook Twitter Dail hears questions over design, funding and operation of Mica redress scheme Pinterest Man arrested on suspicion of drugs and criminal property offences in Derry Google+center_img Facebook Young people to “speak out” on social issues in Ballybofey WhatsApp Google+ Previous articleBuncrana Town Council to commemorate 1922 shooting which killed two young girlsNext articleDonegal study into GP home visits News Highland By News Highland – March 20, 2012 Dail to vote later on extending emergency Covid powers HSE warns of ‘widespread cancellations’ of appointments next week Man arrested in Derry on suspicion of drugs and criminal property offences released WhatsApplast_img read more

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Ban on gaming licenses to remain in Letterkenny

first_img RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Ban on gaming licenses to remain in Letterkenny The ban on issuing gaming licenses which was imposed by councillors in Letterkenny during the 1980s remains in place, and no gaming licences will be issued in the town.That was the advice given to members during a debate on gaming and gambling initiated by a motion from Cllr Gerry Mc Monagle.Donal Kavanagh attended the meeting and has this report:[podcast]http://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/01/donal830GAMING.mp3[/podcast] By News Highland – January 15, 2013 Man arrested on suspicion of drugs and criminal property offences in Derry WhatsApp Twitter 365 additional cases of Covid-19 in Republic Google+ WhatsApp Previous articleStrabane suspicious device declared a hoaxNext articleYoung boy killed in Fermanagh car crash News Highland Man arrested in Derry on suspicion of drugs and criminal property offences released center_img HSE warns of ‘widespread cancellations’ of appointments next week News Pinterest Facebook Facebook Dail to vote later on extending emergency Covid powers PSNI and Gardai urged to investigate Adams’ claims he sheltered on-the-run suspect in Donegal Twitter Pinterest Google+last_img read more

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Fishermen hailed as heroes after rescuing six people

first_imgNewsx Adverts Fishermen hailed as heroes after rescuing six people Google+ Google+ Twitter More details have been emerging of the rescue of six people from the water off Portnablagh yesterday afternoon.Malin Head Coastguard issued an urgent Mayday call after their vessel sank while an emergency call was being made.That call was heard by Sam Burgess and his brother Richard, who got the six people out of the water. Speaking on the Shaun Doherty Show this morning, Sam Burgess confirmed he has been trained in man overboard techniques, while his brother is a member of the RNLI.He outlined what happened after he heard the call…………..[podcast]http://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/07/sambg1pm.mp3[/podcast] Further drop in people receiving PUP in Donegal 365 additional cases of Covid-19 in Republic By News Highland – July 13, 2011 Facebook WhatsApp WhatsAppcenter_img Facebook Main Evening News, Sport and Obituaries Tuesday May 25th RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Man arrested on suspicion of drugs and criminal property offences in Derry Twitter Pinterest Previous articleFamily of worker killed in digger incident ask judge not to send driver to jailNext articleGAA defends Ulster Final ticket prices: U16s not ‘banned’ from terraces News Highland Pinterest 75 positive cases of Covid confirmed in North Gardai continue to investigate Kilmacrennan firelast_img read more

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Derry man due in court on drugs charges

first_img Google+ Pinterest Derry man due in court on drugs charges Man arrested on suspicion of drugs and criminal property offences in Derry A 25-year-old man is due in court in Derry today on drugs charges.He is accused of being concerned in the supply of Class A and Class B drugs and possessing them with intent to supply.The charges follow a police search in the Northland Road area on Tuesday during which cannabis, cocaine and ecstasy tablets were seized. Google+ News 365 additional cases of Covid-19 in Republic Facebook Main Evening News, Sport and Obituaries Tuesday May 25th Further drop in people receiving PUP in Donegal 75 positive cases of Covid confirmed in North center_img Pinterest Twitter Facebook WhatsApp RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Previous articleCouncil called on to look at ways of limiting speed in built up areasNext articleQuigley to face Lanny Dardar in fourth pro fight News Highland By News Highland – February 12, 2015 Twitter WhatsApp Gardai continue to investigate Kilmacrennan firelast_img read more

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Foyle Ferry can be replaced if supports are provided – Dallat

first_img Google+ Donegal County Council says it is aware of the sale of the Foyle Ferry Company’s vessel to a company in Carlingford, meaning the company will not be seeking to renew its licence in March.Ferry operator Jim Mc Clenaghan has confirmed he is retiring, leaving Donegal County Council seeking anew operator between now and March when the service linking Greencastle and Magilligan was slated to resume after the winter break.The issue will also be discussed by the new Causeway Coast and Glens Council in the North.East Derry MLA John Dallat has family connections in Inishowen, and is a frequent user of the ferry. He was part of a deputation from County Derry which addressed an Oireachtas committee on the need for direct funding to support the service.He says both governments have failed…………Audio Playerhttp://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/11/dallatferry.mp300:0000:0000:00Use Up/Down Arrow keys to increase or decrease volume. Further drop in people receiving PUP in Donegal Facebook Pinterest RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Twitter Gardai continue to investigate Kilmacrennan fire Main Evening News, Sport and Obituaries Tuesday May 25th Man arrested on suspicion of drugs and criminal property offences in Derry Twitter Google+center_img Facebook WhatsApp Pinterest Foyle Ferry can be replaced if supports are provided – Dallat Previous articleRents rose sharply since July as landlords anticipated new regulationsNext article12 Donegal schools included in new six year building programme admin 365 additional cases of Covid-19 in Republic WhatsApp By admin – November 17, 2015 75 positive cases of Covid confirmed in North Homepage BannerNewslast_img read more