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Donegal County Council says it’s likely to be weeks before repairs are done on road R231 at Rossnowlagh Upper which is closed due to a recent landslide. Diversions are in place through Rossnowlangh Lower. Municipal Area Manager Mark Sweeney told a meeting of Donegal Municipal District last week that pipes…

The Cathaoirleach of Leitrim County Council believes the upcoming visit of councillors to America for St. Patrick’s Day is important for the future of each county. The Cathaoirligh of Donegal, Leitrim and Sligo council’s as well as other representatives will be visiting New York for Paddy’s Day celebrations. Leitrim will…

Councillors in Donegal are calling for Executive of Donegal County Council to scrap plans for a €20,000 report on the fire services in south Donegal. A public meeting in Ballyshannon heard last night that that money would be better spent investing in the services themselves. Meanwhile, Donegal County Council says…

A Donegal TD believes there is no housing crisis and the property vacancy rates in the county prove it. Independet deputy Thomas Pringle says there is only a crisis of inaction by government. Figures show that Donegal has 12,500 vacant and derelict homes, the second highest rate outside Dublin. Deputy…

The Mayor of Sligo says it’s a massive step forward that childcare is being considered by politicians in Ireland. Dublin City Council are to debate a motion this week that would lead to councillors being allowed bring their young children in to the chamber for meetings. Councillors in Sligo, Leitrim…

A Ballyshannon based councillor has called on Donegal county council to ensure redevelopment work on a former hotel in the middle of the town takes place. Fine Gael’s Barry O’Neill says if the old Millstone hotel site is not redeveloped by the current owners it needs to be declared derelict…

A Donegal TD says its very important we all play our part in welcoming refugees from the Syrian conflict and from other conflicts around the world. Independent Deputy Thomas Pringle was speaking after it emerged that Donegal County Council is working with the Office for the Promotion of Migrant Integration…