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Almost 18,000 homes in the North West are to get 1 Gigabite per second super fast fibre broadband over the next 12 months. The roll-out into more than 14,000 homes in Donegal is the biggest in the State announced by communications company Eir in which 100,000 homes nationally will get…

A Donegal TD is hoping young people in the county will consider the defence forces as a career opportunity. A major recruitment drive was announced last week by Minster for Defence Paul Kehoe with a target of over 800 personnel. An open day is planned for Finner Camp shortly where…

A Donegal TD is encouraging anyone currently unemployed in the North West to avail of the Back To Work Enterprise Allowance Scheme. Fine Gael TD Joe McHugh says a review of the scheme has shown the allowance to be highly effective in getting people from welfare to work. The scheme…

Donegal TD Pat ‘The Cope’ Gallagher has hit out at the lack of an appeals process for schools who were not included in the recent DEIS designations. Earlier this week 27 schools in Donegal, Leitrim and Sligo were added to the DEIS designated list. Fine Gael TD Joe McHugh has…

There are calls for a Luas type line to connect Northern Ireland with Sligo and Donegal. A group of Government Ministers led by OPW minister Sean Canney has put forward the proposal as part of an assessment of the future of the railway service. The proposal also calls for a…