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Calls are being made on Donegal County Council to progress the proposed Ballyshannon to Belleek Greenway. Fine Gael Councillor, Barry Sweeney, raised a motion at yesterday’s Donegal Municipal District meeting calling on the local authority to get it to a shovel ready stage. The proposed route will run from Ballyshannon…

South Donegal councillors have vowed to continue the fight for the provision of fire stations in both Ballyshannon and Bundoran. Although the campaign for fire stations in both towns has been going on for decades, it has now emerged that County Donegal will not get any new fire stations under…

A Donegal Publican says he can’t keep his business open with only limited outdoor numbers allowed. Pubs and restaurants in the county are allowed to serve up to 15 people, and sell takeaway food. Maurice McLoughlin from Sean Og’s Bar in ballyshannon says he’s taken the decision to stay shut…

The HSE have confirmed that they are currently undertaking excavation works at the building site of the new community hospital project at the existing Sheil Hospital site, Ballyshannon.   Archaeological investigations are ongoing at the site. As part of these investigations a large capstone was unearthed last week. It comprises…

Work is due to begin today on a new 80 bed unit at the Sheil Hospital in Ballyshannon, Co. Donegal. A statement from the HSE says it is to service south Donegal, north Sligo and north Leitrim and will have 66 single bedrooms and 7 twin bedrooms providing short and…

A local Councillor has called for the armed response unit to be permanently in Sligo   The Cathaoirleach of Sligo Drumcliffe Municipal Area, Cllr Thomas Walsh has made the calls after the ARU has been based in Sligo since the 20th March.   This unit is normally based in Ballyshannon,…

The decision has been taken to postpone the Rory Gallagher International Tribute Festival for 2020.   The next staging of the hugely popular music festival will now take place in 2021.   The decision has been taken due to Covid-19 virus pandemic.   Event organisers had earlier taken the decision…