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A Donegal seafood producer is celebrating two achievements today. The Killybegs-based family-run Island Seafoods Ltd has achieved ‘carbon neutrality’ by generating its own green electricity which powers its entire production facility after becoming one of the first Irish food businesses to install its own wind turbine. Meanwhile, Island Seafoods has…

Fishermen from Donegal will join their counterparts from all over the country when they participate in a major protest in Dublin on Wednesday. Irish fishing vessels, both inshore and offshore, will assemble at the entrance to Dublin Port from early morning. A rally will be held at in Guild Street…

There is sadness and disappointment in the south Donegal area over the closure of one of the area’s prime tourist attractions, the Killybegs Maritime and Carpet-Making Heritage Centre in Killybegs. More than 75,000 people have visited the centre in the past 15 years. It’s understood the closure is as a…

McCabe Architects, based in Donegal and Sligo, have been appointed by Donegal County Council to deliver the new €4.84m ‘Killybegs 2040’ regeneration project. It’s expected the project will transform the town centre in Killybegs, and is part of the council’s programme of regeneration and development of town centres across the…

The Killybegs Fishermen’s Organisation is among a number of fishery and processors’ groups saying the Sea Fisheries Protection Authority is not fit for purpose. The authority was established for the regulation of the sea-fisheries and sea food production sectors. A joint Oireachtas committee hearing on the issue is taking place…