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Council Partners Feature News
A new Regeneration Plan for Ballybofey and Stranorlar has been announced this week and will see Donegal County Council working closely with BASICC, the Ballybofey and Stranorlar Integrated Community Company to identify key priorities and actions that will see the sustainable regeneration of the town up to 2040 and beyond.   This Plan will build on […]
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The Heritage Council is inviting applications to its Community Heritage Grant Scheme which is part of the rescue package for the heritage sector announced by the Minister for Heritage & Electoral Reform, Malcolm Noonan.  The aims of the grant scheme are to support capital projects that improve access and inclusion to heritage sites and that […]
Feature Health News
Chef Brian McDermott’s Cookery Videos As part of Healthy Ireland at your Library, Donegal Library Service are delighted to announce that Chef Brian McDermott will be hosting two masterclass cookery videos on our Facebook page on Saturday 12th September The first recipe will be a Chicken Stir Fry and this will be aired at 11.00am. […]
Environment Feature News
By Laura Foley Did you know that of the 8 billion tons of plastic ever made, every single piece still exists?(AAAS & Center for Biological Diversity) Really take this in for a second…. Think about every toothbrush, every plastic razor, plastic bag or “disposable” water bottle, every straw, plastic cup…every shampoo bottle you’ve ever used.  Every. Single. One.  […]
News Transport
The first day back at school will be like no other. When schools start to re-open this week, almost six months after they closed so suddenly on March 12th, these will be unprecedented times, not just for the pupils and their parents, but for the whole country.  Schools have been working flat out to prepare […]
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Building on the success of last year, this years’s #LoveDonegal day will take place on Wednesday the 16th September to once again tell as many people as possible around the world about our amazing county and it would be great if you could take part on the day and help spread the word and encourage others […]
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Overnight Cork City Council crews attended 40 emergency callouts relating to fallen trees and debris. Further updates: No injuries have been reported Fallen trees at approx. 16 locations across Cork City have been removed overnight and the roads reopened Crews are still working on 2 more locations All public parks will be inspected for damage […]
Environment News
Met Eireann issued a status yellow advisory for unseasonably wet and windy weather for Donegal and other parts of the Country from yesterday, Wednesday 19th until 6:00 pm this Saturday, 22nd  August. Donegal County Council’s Severe Weather Assessment Team are keeping the approaching weather pattern under review and will continue to monitor local conditions as Storm […]
Environment News
As Ireland enters an exciting new era for sustainable energy generation with real potential to reduce Ireland’s dependence on fossil fuels, we talk to Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment, Eamon Ryan, about what could be a particularly exciting new era for the marine sector. What’s so exciting about offshore wind? What’s exciting is the
Business News
The Government announced an additional €300m in funding to further support enterprises as the economy reopens and resumes activity. This will be provided to businesses through the enhanced Restart Plus Grant. The application process is now open on Cork City Council’s website, www.corkcity.ie. The maximum grant available will rise to €25,000 (up from €10,000) and the