O’Domhnaill says DCA cuts are hitting the most vulnerable in Donegal

first_imgNews Twitter Twitter Pinterest Three factors driving Donegal housing market – Robinson Google+ 448 new cases of Covid 19 reported today Previous articleOver 2,000 Donegal students receiving Leaving Cert results todayNext articleHarvey welcomes progress on Trusk Road footpath News Highland Google+ Pinterest By News Highland – August 15, 2012 Facebookcenter_img O’Domhnaill says DCA cuts are hitting the most vulnerable in Donegal WhatsApp NPHET ‘positive’ on easing restrictions – Donnelly Donegal Senator Brian Ó Domhnaill claims the Government’ review of the Domiciliary Care Allowance has again targeted the families most in need of assistance.The Government instigated a review of the DCA towards the end of last year, which resulted in over half of the children with autism and severe intellectual disabilities losing their payments without warning.Senator O’Domhnaill says the Government has refused to listen to families affected by the DCA cuts and parents have had no input into changes in the system……….[podcast]http://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/08/brianam.mp3[/podcast] Calls for maternity restrictions to be lifted at LUH Help sought in search for missing 27 year old in Letterkenny Guidelines for reopening of hospitality sector published RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Facebook WhatsApplast_img read more

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Ebrington Parade Ground opens in Derry

first_img Calls for maternity restrictions to be lifted at LUH Ebrington Parade Ground opens in Derry By News Highland – February 14, 2012 Previous article49-year-old appears in court charged with attempting to bomb Derry CourtNext articleMc Hugh believes Irish government will honour A5 commitments News Highland Twitter Newsx Adverts Facebook Pinterest RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Google+ WhatsApp Guidelines for reopening of hospitality sector published center_img The old Ebrington Barracks parade ground in Derry are opening to the public this evening, creating the biggest piece of open space in the city, and one of the key performance areas for Derry’s year as UK City of Culture.It’s the first time the square will be open to the public since it was built in the 1840s.The regeneration company ILEX says the square is bigger than Trafalgar Square in London.The square links to the Peace Bridge which opened last year, and marks the first phase of a wider plan to develop the Ebrington complex.After what he says has sometimes been a frustratingly long wait, Foyle MP Mark Durkan is welcoming the opening of the square……………[podcast]http://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/02/mdurk530.mp3[/podcast] WhatsApp Three factors driving Donegal housing market – Robinson Pinterest Google+ Almost 10,000 appointments cancelled in Saolta Hospital Group this week Facebook LUH system challenged by however, work to reduce risk to patients ongoing – Dr Hamilton Twitter Business Matters Ep 45 – Boyd Robinson, Annette Houston & Michael Margeylast_img read more

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Pearse Doherty TD backs calls for a Sinn Fein presidential candidate

first_img By News Highland – September 6, 2011 Calls for maternity restrictions to be lifted at LUH Almost 10,000 appointments cancelled in Saolta Hospital Group this week Previous articleDerry man in court on ‘Gothic horror weapon’ chargesNext articleQuigley’s Point community centre dispute continues News Highland Donegal Sinn Fein Deputy Pearse Doherty has joined calls for his party to put forwards a candidate in the forthcoming presidential election.Kerry TD Martin Ferris is already in the record stating his party should run a candidate with Deputy Pearse Doherty now echoing those calls.It would be the first time the Sinn Fein has contested the presidency.Mary Lou McDonald and  Michelle Gildernew have been suggested as possible candidates.Deputy Pearse Doherty, who is himself too young to contest the election, is clear in his views:[podcast]http://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/09/sfpres.mp3[/podcast] Google+ WhatsApp Facebook LUH system challenged by however, work to reduce risk to patients ongoing – Dr Hamilton WhatsApp RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Business Matters Ep 45 – Boyd Robinson, Annette Houston & Michael Margey center_img Twitter Twitter Newsx Adverts Google+ Pinterest Guidelines for reopening of hospitality sector published Facebook Pinterest Pearse Doherty TD backs calls for a Sinn Fein presidential candidate Need for issues with Mica redress scheme to be addressed raised in Seanad alsolast_img read more

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Thomas Pringle urges Wallace to answer questions on tax affairs

first_img Pinterest Thomas Pringle urges Wallace to answer questions on tax affairs By News Highland – July 12, 2012 Facebook RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Need for issues with Mica redress scheme to be addressed raised in Seanad also Minister McConalogue says he is working to improve fishing quota A decision’s likely today on whether Mick Wallace will face a motion of censure in the Dáil.The Committee on Members’ Interests reported yesterday it’s unable to establish jurisdiction to inquire into the Wexford TD’s admission of tax cheating.It was also revealed he only responded to two of seven questions put to him.Party whips will now have to decide whether a motion of censure will be put down on Mr Wallace – both Fianna Fáil and the Government have previously threatened such a motion.Chair of the members interests committee is Donegal Deputy Thomas Pringle – he says even at this late stage Deputy Wallace should provide the information asked of him:[podcast]http://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/07/pri830MEMBERS.mp3[/podcast] Pinterest Previous articleTwo seriously injured in Drumkeen RTC leading to road closureNext articleCouncil agrees to fund Letterkenny road improvements News Highland Google+ WhatsAppcenter_img Facebook Google+ Twitter WhatsApp LUH system challenged by however, work to reduce risk to patients ongoing – Dr Hamilton Almost 10,000 appointments cancelled in Saolta Hospital Group this week 70% of Cllrs nationwide threatened, harassed and intimidated over past 3 years – Report News Dail hears questions over design, funding and operation of Mica redress scheme Twitterlast_img read more

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DMRT carry out first night time exercises with Aer Corps helicopter

first_img Google+ Newsx Adverts DMRT carry out first night time exercises with Aer Corps helicopter Almost 10,000 appointments cancelled in Saolta Hospital Group this week Twitter Google+ Pinterest Facebook RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Minister McConalogue says he is working to improve fishing quota Pinterest WhatsAppcenter_img Previous articleHundreds attend funeral of Willie Mc KeeneyNext articleCampaign group concerned about job losses at Derry Railway station News Highland Facebook WhatsApp Dail hears questions over design, funding and operation of Mica redress scheme 70% of Cllrs nationwide threatened, harassed and intimidated over past 3 years – Report Need for issues with Mica redress scheme to be addressed raised in Seanad also LUH system challenged by however, work to reduce risk to patients ongoing – Dr Hamilton Twitter Members of the Donegal Mountain Rescue have taken part in an emergency exercise with colleagues from Sligo, Leitrim and Mayo.Two Army Aer Corps helicopters and 10 personnel came to Finner Camp for the weekend event, which saw mountain rescue responders dropped off and picked up and dropping off both in daylight and in the dark  using night vision.DMRT says the the exercise is intended to allow the Aer Corps get rescue teams onto mountain terrain more quickly in the day and night.Brian Murrary of Donegal Mountain Rescue Team says it was their first night time exercise with the Aer Corps, using new equipment, and this bodes well for the future……[podcast]http://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/02/dmrt6.mp3[/podcast] By News Highland – February 5, 2012 last_img read more

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Letterkenny Town Council rethinks traffic strategy around schools

first_img Previous articleDirector expects LYIT dropout rate to fall furtherNext article9 year old girl attacked by dogs in Derry News Highland Letterkenny Town Council rethinks traffic strategy around schools By News Highland – September 21, 2010 Newsx Adverts RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Pinterest Minister McConalogue says he is working to improve fishing quota WhatsApp Twitter 70% of Cllrs nationwide threatened, harassed and intimidated over past 3 years – Report Facebook Google+center_img WhatsApp Dail to vote later on extending emergency Covid powers Letterkenny Town Council is to abandon a proposal to create a “one way triangle” between St Eunan’s College, Scoil Colmcille and St Eunan’s Cathedral.Officials say a survey carried out over the summer holidays indicated the proposal would not work. However, an alternative proposal to make Cathedral Road one way between Scoil Colmcille and St Eunan’s Cathedral will be assessed before the end of the school year.There is also the possibility of providing temporary school parking at the site of the old mart, but a decision on the mart’s long term future is not likely until a major consultation process takes place.Cllr Jimmy Harte raised the issue at a recent council meeting, he says with so many pupils attending schools in that area, it’s vital that the right traffic management decisions are made……..[podcast]http://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/09/harte1pm.mp3[/podcast] Dail hears questions over design, funding and operation of Mica redress scheme Twitter Man arrested in Derry on suspicion of drugs and criminal property offences released Facebook Google+ Need for issues with Mica redress scheme to be addressed raised in Seanad also Pinterestlast_img read more

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Forestry group claims growth is being thwarted by regulations

first_img Forestry group claims growth is being thwarted by regulations RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Google+ Facebook By News Highland – April 1, 2011 75 positive cases of Covid confirmed in North Main Evening News, Sport and Obituaries Tuesday May 25th Gardai continue to investigate Kilmacrennan fire 365 additional cases of Covid-19 in Republic Facebook WhatsApp Twittercenter_img Pinterest The government is being urged to lift restrictions on the planting of private forests, with the Donegal Woodland Owners Society seeking an urgent meeting with the Agriculture Minister Simon Coveney.Chairperson John Jackson says the level of afforestation in Donegal in recent years has crashed from over 6000 acres planted in 1995 to under 500 acres per year, but now, he claims, vast areas of land in Donegal, with proven high growth rates have been barred from afforestation on very dubious grounds.John Jackson says jobs can be created by doubling Ireland’s forestry cover, but the state must act now……..[podcast]http://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/04/jjack1pm.mp3[/podcast] Further drop in people receiving PUP in Donegal Newsx Adverts Previous articleAnother year on year increase in Donegal’s Live Register figureNext articleOld Letterkenny Garda Station number no longer valid News Highland Google+ Man arrested on suspicion of drugs and criminal property offences in Derry WhatsApp Twitter Pinterestlast_img read more

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Strike action more likely at MPE as union claims new owners are refusing to…

first_img WhatsApp Homepage BannerNews Strike action more likely at MPE as union claims new owners are refusing to negotiate Facebook Google+ Main Evening News, Sport and Obituaries Tuesday May 25th RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR 365 additional cases of Covid-19 in Republic The UNITE Trade Union has written to the new owners of Maydown Precision Engineering in Derry, threatening industrial action and possible legal proceedings.The Union’s Regional Officer Philip Oakes says MPE’s new owner Schivo NI have failed to honour existing agreements with workers, and are refusing to engage with the union.He says initially, managementindicated that only 15 jobs would be lost, but they now understand that up to 50 positions may go.Philip Oakes says the process has already started……Audio Playerhttp://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/08/unitempe.mp300:0000:0000:00Use Up/Down Arrow keys to increase or decrease volume. Google+ Man arrested on suspicion of drugs and criminal property offences in Derry Twittercenter_img Facebook Pinterest Previous articleJason Days wins US PGA title – McIlroy loses top rankingNext articleLYIT President says more Level 8 places are on offer this year admin By admin – August 17, 2015 75 positive cases of Covid confirmed in North WhatsApp Twitter Further drop in people receiving PUP in Donegal Gardai continue to investigate Kilmacrennan fire Pinterestlast_img read more

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Donegal Relay for Life raises just over €321,000

first_img It’s been confirmed that this year’s Donegal Relay for Life raised just over 321,000 euro, cementing its status as the biggest relay event outside the US.The figure was confirmed at a presentation ceremony in Letterkenny last night.Relay Chairperson Robert O’Connor says the success of this year’s event vindicates the decision to concentrate on funding and promoting cancer research……….[podcast]http://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/08/roboc830.mp3[/podcast] WhatsApp Main Evening News, Sport and Obituaries Tuesday May 25th Man arrested on suspicion of drugs and criminal property offences in Derry Google+ News 365 additional cases of Covid-19 in Republic WhatsApp Twitter Donegal Relay for Life raises just over €321,000 Twitter Google+center_img 75 positive cases of Covid confirmed in North Facebook RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR By News Highland – August 22, 2013 Further drop in people receiving PUP in Donegal Pinterest Facebook Pinterest Previous articleTyrone woman refused bail in PeruNext articleSeminar on alleged collusion to be held in Letterkenny today News Highland Gardai continue to investigate Kilmacrennan firelast_img read more

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Councillors meet to discuss members behavour in chamber

first_img Twitter Councillors meet to discuss members behavour in chamber Facebook Previous articleSchool closure list for Friday 3rd of DecemberNext articleDonegal man jailed in Scotland on firearm offence News Highland Google+ Gardai continue to investigate Kilmacrennan fire Highland Radio understands that Frank McBrearty Junior will be invited to address  the council on Monday after claims by other members that his behaviour in the chamber may bring it in to disrapute.Earlier this week, a meeting was held amongst all party whips on Donegal County Council, with the exception of Labour, to thrash out a set of rules to govern the behaviour of all councillors in the future.This move follows claims by some that comments made by Frank McBrearty Junior in the chamber have been unbecoming of a councillor and as a result may be bringing the council in to disripute.This led to a meeting of party whips on Monday last – who thrashed out a protocal to ensure that every councillor within the chamber respects one an other.It was agreed that the party whips would then meet with councillor McBrearty to ouline their concerns and offer him a rite to reply – the meeting has taken place.It is expected that at Monday next’s meeting of the council Councillor McBrearty will be given an oppurtunity to address the chamber on the issue, while details of the new behaviral protocal will be reveiled.Following a stormy meeting in October in which it was claimed foul language was used towards an official by a councillor,  Frank McBrearty issued a statement.In it he stating that he wished ‘to apologise for the inappropriate language I used in recent exchanges with the County Manager ‘.’I am passionate about the people I represent and the issues that are of concern to them and I accept that I sometimes may over-step the mark in my efforts to promote their interests.’ Newsx Adverts Pinterest WhatsApp Twitter WhatsAppcenter_img RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR 365 additional cases of Covid-19 in Republic By News Highland – December 2, 2010 75 positive cases of Covid confirmed in North Google+ Pinterest Main Evening News, Sport and Obituaries Tuesday May 25th Further drop in people receiving PUP in Donegal Man arrested on suspicion of drugs and criminal property offences in Derry Facebooklast_img read more

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