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The names of the four candidates who will contest for the co-opted seat on Donegal County Council have been confirmed. The seat was vacated following the death of the late Councillor Sean McEniff who passed away in April. The four candidates are former Ballyshannon Town Councillor Billy Grimes, Roger Meehan…

A Mountcharles councillor says he will work closely with the new Cathaoirleach of Donegal County Council to ensure that rural parts of the county are improved. Sinn Fein Councillor Noel Jordon was elected the Leas-Cathaoirleach of the County Council yesterday. He supports his SF party colleague Gerry McMonagle who was…

Soccer hero Seamus Coleman will be accorded the county’s highest honour at a Civic Reception hosted by the Cathaoirleach and members of Donegal County Council at the County House in Lifford on Friday 2nd June 2017 at 5pm. A native of Killybegs, Seamus Coleman plays with the Everton club in…

Tributes have been paid to Irelands longest serving Councillor, Donegal County Councillor Sean McEniff, who passed away yesterday in hospital in dublin. Since 1967, he has served as a Fianna Fail Councillor and was re-elected at every council election since then. Fianna Fail leader, Micheál Martin, extended his sympathies to…

The owners of vacant properties across the North West may now be able to avail of a new scheme which aims to bring vacant houses back into productive use. The Repair and Leasing Scheme will allow owners of houses which have been vacant for over a year the chance to…

Donegal County Council is finding it hard to get contractors to do maintenance work on houses. That’s because there are other bigger contracts available at present as well as higher pay for trades people elsewhere. The issue was highlighted during a municipal district meeting of the council yesterday in Donegal…