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Up to 30 migrant families are to be resettled in County Donegal by the end of next year under the refugee resettlement programme. Donegal County Council confirmed in a statement today that the first of these families will be housed by late May of this year.   The refugee resettlement…

A Fine Gael Councillor in Donegal has hit out at the planning department of the Council over ongoing concerns about the a fence along the Erne river in Ballyshannon. Barry O’Neill claims the decision to grant permission was incompetent and there are safety concerns. He told a meeting of the…

Seamus Coleman is to receive the Freedom of Donegal. The honour was approved by all of the members of Donegal County Council yesterday. At a recent meeting of the Donegal Municipal District Fine Gael Councillor in Ballyshannon Barry O’Neill had proposed that the 28 year-old Killybegs man get a civic…

The issue of illegal dumping appears to be getting worse across the North West. Councillors in Donegal and South Sligo raised the issue this week after reports of fly tipping and the accumulation of rubbish at recycling centres in both counties. Councillors in Ballymote/Tubbercurry want to see cameras installed but…

Donegal County Council are being asked to afford the freedom of the county to Republic of Ireland captain Seamus Coleman. Ballyshannon based Fine Gael councillor Barry O’Neill raised the motion at a meeting of the Donegal Municipal District this week. The Killybegs native was named captain of the Irish national…

Councils in the North West have confirmed they are prepared for freezing weather which is expected to hit the region over the next few days. Met Eireann have issued a status orange snow and ice warning with counties Donegal, Sligo and Leitrim expected to receive the worst of it as…