Minister to announce plans for broadband in Leitrim and Donegal

The Minister for Communications Denis Naughten is to make an announcement today on a new project to improve broadband in Leitrim and Donegal.

The event will unveil plans to invest in a new broadband network for rural Ireland focusing on Donegal, Leitrim, Roscommon and Galway.

The launch is taking place by Minister Naughten and Chairperson of Enet David McCourt who is a worldwide investor in telecommunications.

It takes place in Ballinasloe in county Galway at lunchtime today. (1:30pm)