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The volunteer crew of Bundoran RNLI was called out yesterday afternoon to reports of bodyboarders in trouble at Rossnowlagh Beach. Just after 2:05pm, the crew was alerted to the situation by Malin Head Coast Guard who had received an emergency call. Within minutes the crew had assembled at the lifeboat…

Calls have been made on the local authority in Donegal to facilitate a strategic Community Action Plan to address a number of issues facing Rossnowlagh residents. The calls have been made by Donegal MD Fine Gael Councillor Barry Sweeney, who tabled a motion on the subject at this week’s meeting…

People in the north west are being reminded to stay safe if around open water this bank holiday weekend. With forecasts predicting good weather over the next few days, the RNLI and the GAA are issuing the reminder to be vigilant if at the regions beaches. There are also no…

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 Donegal hotelier says any hike in the hotel sector’s 9% VAT rate will affect jobs in the North West. Paul Diver the general manager of the Sandhouse Hotel in Rossnowlagh has been responding to reports this week that the government may increase the VAT rate in the next budget.…

For the first time, a new public transport service will start this coming Friday morning between Sligo and Rossnowlagh in County Donegal. Camilla Kelly is manager of Local Link Sligo/Leitrim/Roscommon, which runs the service. She spoke to Ocean FM News earlier:

A Donegal councillor says bins should be available on the county’s beaches as early as Easter. There are currently no bins on any beach in the county at the moment unless placed there by locals. Bins are only placed on beaches once the blue flag season begins in the summer.…