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It’s been claimed that 30,000 people who are living in Northern Ireland and working in the Republic are being refused Covid-19 unemployment funding by the Irish government.   The claims have been made by Donegal MD Councillor Michael McMahon who claims that many of these people are facing dire straits…

Fianna Fail say they are committed to increasing GP numbers in rural areas if elected. Sligo/Leitrim candidate, Eamon Scanlon, says there is also assurances of increasing the rural GP allowance to €30,000 Deputy Scanlon says attracting GP’s to rural areas is proving difficult. https://filedn.com/lglCaxamfnlV2gaMY6rU7tH/News%20Clips%202019/Scanlon%20GPs.mp3

Almost €1m in funding is to benefit numerous community projects in the North West. The investment comes from the Department of Rural and Community Development under the Town and Village Renewal Scheme 2019. The scheme is part of the Action Plan for Rural Development with the aim being to enhance…

A local Senator has welcomed the allocation of funding for Agricultural shows in the north west. Minister Michael Ring recently announced funding of €600,000 for Agri shows with each show to receive at least €5,000. Many agricultural shows are in rural areas and face financial challenges in trying to deliver…

€800,000 has been secured for the Pettigo to Laghey R232 road in south Donegal. This is in addition to €1.3m previously obtained for work on the route. Donegal Fianna Fail Councillor Micheal Naughton says improvements to the road will improve access to the south west of the county.

Almost €2m has been allocated for group water schemes for 2019 in counties Sligo, Leitrim and Donegal. More than €664,000 is going to Donegal, Leitrim is getting almost €693,000 while Sligo will receive €552,000. Between now and 2021 under a multi-annual programme, more than €2.7m will go to schemes in…