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Donegal Co Council will meet later this month to discuss proposals for a large wind farm development in the Finn Valley. An application is being made to build a 19-turbine wind farm close to Barnesmore Gap. At a meeting on February 19th Council planners will give a report on the…

Sligo County Council had the highest certified sick leave rate in 2016. The figure is just a snapshot of how Local Authorities are performing and the details are published in the National Oversight and Audit Commission report today.   Sligo’s sick rate was over 5% and the lowest rate of…

The Finn Harps Soccer club in Donegal is working a Road Safety Competition with Donegal County Council. The Road Safety Working Group at the Council and the Ballybofey-based club have joined forces again for the 9th year in a row. Primary school children are invited to submit posters on road…

The North West is being promoted to American businesses as ‘the gateway to Europe, The UK and Ireland’. Donegal County Council along with Derry City and Strabane District Councils travelled to Boston to sell the North West to 15 potential local businesses. The Ireland North West Showcase Event is one…

Donegal County Council says it is confident all money allocated by the Department of Rural Affairs will be spent in the coming months. The Council has been responding to a query from Ocean FM News after Minister Michael Ring’s comments earlier this week criticising Local Authorities for failing to spend…

Lengthy tailbacks due to roadwaorks are causing huge delays in Laghey today. The roadworks are ongoing but Donegal County Council says there is a huge increase in traffic levels at the moment due to the 12th July festivities. The Council says it’s contributing to the longer than usual tailbacks and…