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Staffing levels need to be urgently addressed in Sligo and Letterkenny University Hospitals says a Donegal Councillor as the number of people awaiting an outpatient appointment continues to rise in both hospitals.   As of the end of August, there was a total of 37,329 patients waiting in both Hospitals;…

X-Ray facilities will return to Donegal Town and Ballyshannon.   No XRays have not been conducted in the respective South Donegal towns since the start of 2021 due to Covid-19 and staffing issues.   The HSE have confirmed that the Ballyshannon XRay facilities will operated under the control of Sligo…

  A Donegal Councillor has expressed his disappointment with the news that Covid-19 restrictions on the construction industry will lead to a 25% collapse in new housing construction this year.   Donegal Independent Councillor Tom Conaghan worked successfully in helping a number of building applications secure planning permission in the…

Donegal County Council have granted planning permission to Crann Valley Holdings for the construction of a major new development in Donegal Town.   The project which will include Residential, Retail, off and leisure facilities had previously been objected to.   The Local authority have now given the development the green…

A proposed new one way system within Donegal Town is being welcomed by a local councillor.   It’s suggested to turn Castle Street, Water Street and New Row into one way systems and creating additional on-street parking.   It’s proposed to designate Tirchonaill Street one way from the junction of…

There has been another positive development for the local economy in Donegal this morning.   Donegal County Council have granted planning permission for a mixed use development at the Mullens.   The project which is being developed by Carnvalley Holdings will include 80 homes, retail, office space and leisure facilities.…

Works are to begin today in Ballintra to improve the quality of the water supply in the area.   As part of Irish Water’s National Leakage Reduction Programme which is aiming to reduce leaks across the region by fixing or replacing water systems.   This will increase water pressure and…