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Work is expected to start in the second half of next year on the building of a new fish processing plant in Killybegs that is expected to create about 100 jobs. The plant will produce protein powders and marine minerals for worldwide export, with a focus on Asia. Preparation of…

€760,000 in funding is going towards the enhancement of streetscapes and shopfronts in rural towns and villages in Sligo, Leitrim and Donegal. €320,000 has been allocated for Co. Donegal while Sligo and Leitrim will both receive €220,000 from a national fund of €7m under the Streetscape Enhancement Initiative. The funds…

Anger among householders whose properties are affected by Mica is expected to be seen in submissions on the Local Property Tax that some local authorities are now seeking from the public. Among the local authorities now asking the public for their opinions on the Property Tax is Donegal County Council.…

Community groups in Donegal are being encouraged to apply for funding under the Community Enhancement Programme. There are two set of grants; one is for large capital grants of between €5,000 to €10,000 toward projects or equipment. There are also small grants of between €500 to €1,000 which can cover…

A Donegal councillor is calling for a meeting to be arranged between the community development section of the county council and the community in Pettigo for the purpose of putting together a town plan. Independent Councillor Niamh Kennedy says Pettigo is a unique and pretty town that is full of…

An increase of 20% has been made to the annual allocation of funding to Donegal County Councils for their development and repair work to be carried out on piers, harbours and slipways. 21 million euro is also being provided for the final phase of the 120 metre extension project at…

A Donegal councillor is calling for money from the proceeds of crime to be used to support local addiction services. Independent Councillor Niamh Kennedy has proposed that the council write to the ministers for Justice, Finance and Public Expenditure outlining her proposal. She is asking that drug and drug trafficking…