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A new bridge will be opened in south Donegal this morning. It’s the Tir Chonaill bridge, in Donegal Town, which has been replaced after about eight months’ work. Known as the Iron Bridge, and sometimes the Green Bridge, the four-span structure over River Eske was originally built in 1895, and…

County councillors in Donegal are holding a special meeting this morning (10am) to discuss a report from the Standards in Public Office Commission about one of the council members. A SIPO investigation found that Independent Councillor John O’Donnell breached the Code of Conduct for councillors when he appeared on a…

New research shows Donegal and Leitrim County Council’s websites had a considerable number of so called ‘trackers’ installed which help companies compile detailed profiles of users. Research shows the donegalcoco.ie website had 85 different types of tracking technologies operational, second only to Kerry County Council which had 91. According to…

A new councillor is expected to be co-opted onto Donegal County Council this afternoon. He’s Drimarone-based teacher Seamus Maguire who due to replace Independent Councillor John Campbell, who has decided to step down from the council to focus on the effort to get more Independent candidates elected. Maguire, who’ll be…

Following the resignation of Independent Councillor John Campbell from Donegal County County Council, there is growing speculation that a local school teacher will be co-opted to replace him. Drimarone-based Seamus Maguire has worked closely with John Campbell on a number of community projects in recent years, including attracting the National…

Schools are reopening this week and that means more traffic and children on the roads. Safety experts are asking drivers to slow down as well as avoiding dangerous parking near schools. Donegal County Council Road Safety Officer Brian O’Donnell is warning that mornings and afternoons will be much busie on…

Donegal County Council says getting Local Improvement works done is a priority this month. In April, Councils received a tranche of LIS funding which amounted to over €800,000 for Donegal. The Council says it expects to have most of the work on these roads done by the end of this…