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Donegal County Council are adopting a ‘Tobacco Free Campus’ policy. Cathoirleach of the local authority, Jack Murray says they are ‘leading by example’ by promoting the de-normalisation of smoking. The council were the first to introduce tobacco free playgrounds in the country in 2009. Speaking to OceanFM News, Healthy Donegal…

The third annual Love Donegal Day will take place on Wednesday, August 18th. The aim is to promote Donegal to as many people as possible around the globe as a palce to live, work, study, explore and invest in. Elaine Whoriskey, assistant economic development officer with Donegal County Council, has…

Donegal County Council are holding a Special Meeting on Friday around the mica scandal. New Cathaoirleach of the local authority, Jack Murray, has called the online meeting. The objective is to discuss concern from homeowner over defective blocks and the redress scheme. Speaking to OceanFM News, he says it’s important…

Due to the ongoing Covid pandemic, the government has announced a further waiver of commercial rates.   The waiver will apply to certain business categories for the first quarter of this year.   The possibility of the waiver being extended beyond March will be kept under review.     This…

Donegal County Council today passed its annual revenue budget which will cover day-to-day spending of more than €155m for the year ahead. Meanwhile, the council’s three-year capital budget — which covers large, non-day-to-day items — will be considered next week. The highlights of the €155.3m budget agreed today include repeating…

Applications are now open for the Donegal County Council’s Artists Bursary Scheme. The programme is open to professional artists to help sustain and further their career and who live in, or are from, Co. Donegal. The closing date for applications is 4.30pm on Friday the 23rd of October and forms…