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New figures show that Donegal remains a black spot for road deaths. The 2016 report from the Road Safety Authority shows there was a further increase in road deaths in the county last year with 12 people losing their lives. This is a third of the total road deaths in…

Members of the public in the North West are being urged to recycle their Christmas Trees and unwanted gifts following the holiday period. That’s the message coming from local councils as people prepare to take down their Christmas decorations and dispose of Christmas trees and wreaths. There are 16 designated…

A Donegal Councillor is calling for Fianna Fail Senator Brian Ó Domhnaill to resign completely. The Donegal Senator resigned the Fianna Fail party whip after he was found by the Standards in Public Office Commission to be in breach of ethics laws. The findings published last week found that he…

The public ethics watchdog says a Fianna Fail Senator knowingly breached ethics laws – by claiming travel expenses from two different bodies for the same trips. The breaches were committed by Brían Ó Domhnaill after he claimed expenses from both Donegal County Council and Údarás na Gaeltachta for three trips…

A Sinn Fein councillor believes the only way Fintra Bridge in Donegal can be upgraded is if Transport Infrastructure Ireland provide funding. Councillor Noel Jordan raised the issue at a meeting of Donegal Municipal District this week in which he called for the R263 between Killybegs and Clencolmcille to be…

A Donegal councillor believes the county council need to ensure a commitment to fund two new fire stations in South Donegal is honoured. The fire stations in Ballyshannon and Bundoran are under independent review currently to see if there will be one new fire station allocated to both towns or…

A Donegal councillor says the only way for the county to highlight it’s lack of funding was to reject yesterdays proposed budget. Independent councillor Micheal Cholm Mac Giolla Easbuig opposed the 2017 budget which was passed yesterday. The council will have 2.2 million euro more to spend in 2017 but…