Month: May 2021

Pearse Doherty ordered out of Dail

first_imgNewsx Adverts NPHET ‘positive’ on easing restrictions – Donnelly Calls for maternity restrictions to be lifted at LUH Twitter Google+ Google+ Sinn Féin TD Pearse Doherty has been suspended from the Dáil after refusing to obey the orders of the Ceann Comhairle, Seán Barrett.The dispute arose when Deputy Doherty made allegations about the new Secretary General at the Department of Finance.Mr Doherty told the Dáil that John Moran had headed up a company that was censured by a US watchdog agency.However, a Department of Finance spokesperson said that the events cited by the US Securities and Exchange Commission had occurred in the New York office of Zurich Capital Markets before Mr Moran joined that office.The Ceann Comhairle told the Sinn Fein Finance spokesperson to leave the Dail when he continued to probe the issue:[podcast]http://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/03/14dohe1.mp3[/podcast] WhatsApp Previous articleUncle says RAAD shot his nephews to prevent Andrew Allen murder retaliationNext article70k in funding confirmed for Rory Gallagher and Earagail Arts Festivals News Highland Facebook Twitter Guidelines for reopening of hospitality sector published center_img By News Highland – March 8, 2012 WhatsApp Pinterest RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Help sought in search for missing 27 year old in Letterkenny Pinterest Three factors driving Donegal housing market – Robinson Facebook Pearse Doherty ordered out of Dail LUH system challenged by however, work to reduce risk to patients ongoing – Dr Hamiltonlast_img read more

Oil transfer complete in Belfast Lough

first_imgNews LUH system challenged by however, work to reduce risk to patients ongoing – Dr Hamilton Twitter Previous articleMore budget protests taking place this afternoonNext articleHundreds attend budget demonstrations in seven Donegal towns and villages News Highland RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR WhatsApp Twitter Facebook Oil transfer complete in Belfast Lough Facebook NPHET ‘positive’ on easing restrictions – Donnelly Three factors driving Donegal housing market – Robinson center_img Calls for maternity restrictions to be lifted at LUH The transfer of 54,000 tonnes of oil from a damaged tanker in Belfast Lough has been successfully completed.The Genmar Companion had been sheltering in the Lough since a crack was found on its deck 40 miles off Tory Island just over three weeks ago as the ship was heading from Rottrerdam to New York.The oil was pumped onto the BW Seine in an operation that started on Friday evening, and had to be halted at least once as a result of high winds.The Genmar Companion is now being brought into Belfast Harbour for repairs. By News Highland – January 8, 2012 Pinterest WhatsApp Almost 10,000 appointments cancelled in Saolta Hospital Group this week Pinterest Google+ Guidelines for reopening of hospitality sector published Google+last_img read more

Carers’ Week survey shows there are nearly 7,500 carers in Donegal

first_img Pinterest LUH system challenged by however, work to reduce risk to patients ongoing – Dr Hamilton Guidelines for reopening of hospitality sector published WhatsApp Twitter Carers’ Week survey shows there are nearly 7,500 carers in Donegal Google+ Three factors driving Donegal housing market – Robinson Almost 10,000 appointments cancelled in Saolta Hospital Group this week The majority of carers in this country say other family members are their most important source of help.Recent Central Statistics Office figures show that there are currently 7, 433 Carers working in Donegal, a full 4% of the county’s population.Of those, 28% are providing unpaid care for 43 or more hours per week.Care Alliance Ireland which provides support for family carers is hoping that Carers’ Week, which begins today, will reiterate the importance of providing adequate back-up at a time when the 19 per cent cut to the respite care grant looms.Care Alliance Spokesperson Liam O Sullivan says it’s an important week………..[podcast]http://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/06/carer830.mp3[/podcast] Google+ Newscenter_img Pinterest WhatsApp RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Calls for maternity restrictions to be lifted at LUH By News Highland – June 10, 2013 Facebook Twitter Previous articleUpdate – St Eunan’s College principal says department is committed to extensionNext articlePossible human remains found on Magheragallon beach News Highland Facebook Business Matters Ep 45 – Boyd Robinson, Annette Houston & Michael Margeylast_img read more

The Irish Cancer Society launches new campaign in Donegal

first_img WhatsApp Facebook HSE warns of ‘widespread cancellations’ of appointments next week Man arrested in Derry on suspicion of drugs and criminal property offences released WhatsApp Previous articleFood Safety Authority briefly closes Letterkenny restuarantNext articleHSE has ‘lost the plot’ by relecting Marley Coaches patients offer News Highland Twitter Dail hears questions over design, funding and operation of Mica redress scheme The Irish Cancer Society is to launch a new campaign in Donegal aimed at raising money for breast cancer research.The Get the Girls Campaign is calling on all women in the county to get involved.Women can get together and raise money for breast cancer in any way they want.Donna Parsons from the Irish Cancer Society explains how people can get involved:[podcast]http://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/09/don830CANCER.mp3[/podcast] The Irish Cancer Society launches new campaign in Donegal Twitter Google+center_img Pinterest News Dail to vote later on extending emergency Covid powers Pinterest Watch: The Nine Til Noon Show LIVE RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Facebook Google+ By News Highland – September 5, 2012 PSNI and Gardai urged to investigate Adams’ claims he sheltered on-the-run suspect in Donegallast_img read more

Fine Gael to seek at least 5% cut in county’s commercial rates

first_img Twitter Fine Gael to seek at least 5% cut in county’s commercial rates By News Highland – October 6, 2010 WhatsApp Newsx Adverts Facebook Pinterest Previous articleGolden Eagle Project reports successful seasonNext articleGovernment secures rebel votes to defeat FG health motion News Highland Facebook Main Evening News, Sport and Obituaries Tuesday May 25th Pinterest Google+center_img PSNI and Gardai urged to investigate Adams’ claims he sheltered on-the-run suspect in Donegal WhatsApp 365 additional cases of Covid-19 in Republic Google+ Dail to vote later on extending emergency Covid powers HSE warns of ‘widespread cancellations’ of appointments next week Fine Gael has said it is to push for a reduction in commercial rates of at least 5% in advance of the Donegal County Council budget.The party has also called on both National and Local Government to act immediately to assist Retailers in the county in advance of the Christmas Shopping period.Councillor Barry O’Neill says the government should introduce, at least, a temporary reduction in VAT, to assist border business compete – and says Donegal Council must play it’s part:[podcast]http://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/10/ratesoneil530.mp3[/podcast] Man arrested on suspicion of drugs and criminal property offences in Derry RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Twitterlast_img read more

Pat Ramsey accused of using Brandywell development proposals as a “political football”

first_img Previous articleManagement at LGH say Higgins recommendations are good for DonegalNext articleJohn Gallagher charged with making threats to kill News Highland Man arrested on suspicion of drugs and criminal property offences in Derry 365 additional cases of Covid-19 in Republic Pinterest News Further drop in people receiving PUP in Donegal WhatsApp By News Highland – May 17, 2013 Twitter Facebook Facebook RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHORcenter_img Google+ The SDLP’s Pat Ramsey has been accused of making a political football out of funding for the Brandywell Stadium.Mr Ramsey had called for 110 million euro of funding set aside to redevelop Windsor Park to be allocated to the Brandywell project.This on the basis that no binding agreement to develop Windsor was in place.Pat Ramsey says that at a High Court case in which Glentoran are challenging the funding tentatively awarded to Windsor Park, the Department of Culture, Arts and Leisure’s lawyer pointed out that the decision by DCAL to award funding had not yet taken place – he wants the funding directed to Derry.But Sinn Féin MLA Maeve McLaughlin says Pat Ramsey is either misinformed of funding criteria and allocation, or he is deliberately exploiting the undoubted need for refurbishment of Brandywell Stadium as a political football.She adds that it is no surprise that final funding agreements are at different stages of completion or development and that this in no way affects the ongoing development of each stadium.Ms McLaughlin said if Pat Ramsey was interested in the refurbishment of the Brandywell he would have ensured that his Party colleagues on Derry City Council supported a motion that was brought to the table in 2010.The proposal, despite Sinn Féin making numerous public and private interventions, was blocked by other Parties including the SDLP. Main Evening News, Sport and Obituaries Tuesday May 25th Pat Ramsey accused of using Brandywell development proposals as a “political football” WhatsApp Pinterest Twitter Google+ 75 positive cases of Covid confirmed in North Gardai continue to investigate Kilmacrennan firelast_img read more

Mayor says many reservoirs are running dry

first_img Pinterest Previous articleMonaghan crash victim was a native of FanadNext articleSFA calls for more significant reductions in commercial rates News Highland Google+ By News Highland – December 29, 2010 Twitter Pinterest Main Evening News, Sport and Obituaries Tuesday May 25th WhatsApp The Mayor of Donegal has conceded that the authority’s Emergency Phone line for people affected by the water crisis is not functioning as it should.Since the thaw began at the weekend, thousands of pipes are believed to have burst across the county, many of which have not been detected. Donegal County Council is continuing to implement widespread restrictions at night in a bid to preserve supplies, with details available at highlandradio.com and the council’s own website www.donegalcoco.ie.People without supplies at all, or with bursts or other problems to report are being urged to contact the council’s emergency line at 074 91 72399. However, Highland Radio has been receriving numerous calls reporting that the line is not being answered.We understand once again, the lines are being handled by a call centre elsewhere in the country, which does not appear to have the capacity to handle the number of calls being received.Mayor Cllr Cora Harvey says many reservoirs are effectively empty, and that suggests the proboem with undetected leaks is widespread………..[podcast]http://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/12/corawatr.mp3[/podcast] Man arrested on suspicion of drugs and criminal property offences in Derry 365 additional cases of Covid-19 in Republic WhatsAppcenter_img Newsx Adverts Mayor says many reservoirs are running dry RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Twitter Facebook Google+ Gardai continue to investigate Kilmacrennan fire Further drop in people receiving PUP in Donegal 75 positive cases of Covid confirmed in North Facebooklast_img read more

Council expected to greatly reduce the number of roads treated with salt

first_img 75 positive cases of Covid confirmed in North WhatsApp By News Highland – December 15, 2010 Facebook RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Twitter Pinterest WhatsApp Further drop in people receiving PUP in Donegal Gardai continue to investigate Kilmacrennan fire Pinterest Google+center_img Council expected to greatly reduce the number of roads treated with salt Newsx Adverts 365 additional cases of Covid-19 in Republic It is expected that Donegal County Council will announce a major overhaul of what roads in the county are to be treated during the expected cold snap.Sources suggest the local authority will only salt about 370km per night, this compares to 1200 km when salt stocks are full.It is understood the National Roads Authority has instructed the council to cut down its use of salt due to a national shortage. Facebook Main Evening News, Sport and Obituaries Tuesday May 25th Previous articleCall for control of salt stocks to be returned to the councilNext articleAltnagelvin Radiotherapy Unit will get funding from Stormont News Highland Twitter Man arrested on suspicion of drugs and criminal property offences in Derry Google+last_img read more

One man arrested as gardai seize 400 thousand euro of cannabis in Castlefin

first_img Google+ An estimated  €400,000 worth of cannabis has been seized in Castlefin.The drugs were seized as part of an intelligence led operation involving the Garda National Drug Unit, Customs Revenue Enforcement Officers, and the Divisional Drug Unit  Donegal.The seizure was made shortly after 8pm on Tuesday evening.One male in his early 30’s has been arrested and is currently detained under section 2 of the Drug Trafficking Act 1996 in Letterkenny Garda Station.It is the second major drugs seizure this year.In January, four people were arrested after gardai seized cannabis plants with an estimated street value of €360,000 in Ballybofey. Google+ News WhatsApp Twitter One man arrested as gardai seize 400 thousand euro of cannabis in Castlefin Facebook Twitter Previous articleNo evidence that G.S.O.C. was bugged – TaoiseachNext articleRepresentatives from GSOC to appear before Oireachtas Committee News Highland RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Facebookcenter_img Pinterest WhatsApp 365 additional cases of Covid-19 in Republic By News Highland – February 11, 2014 Man arrested on suspicion of drugs and criminal property offences in Derry 75 positive cases of Covid confirmed in North Main Evening News, Sport and Obituaries Tuesday May 25th Gardai continue to investigate Kilmacrennan fire Pinterest Further drop in people receiving PUP in Donegal last_img read more

Pringle expresses concern about dumping dredged materials from Killybegs at sea

first_img Further drop in people receiving PUP in Donegal Pinterest Previous articleShay back in contention at Stoke and hopeful on Ireland placeNext articleMc Gowan urges people not to boycott the census as a form of protest admin Twitter Twitter Facebook Main Evening News, Sport and Obituaries Tuesday May 25th WhatsApp Facebook 365 additional cases of Covid-19 in Republic WhatsApp Google+center_img Homepage BannerNews 75 positive cases of Covid confirmed in North Pinterest Google+ Man arrested on suspicion of drugs and criminal property offences in Derry By admin – April 14, 2016 Pringle expresses concern about dumping dredged materials from Killybegs at sea RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Gardai continue to investigate Kilmacrennan fire A Donegal Deputy is questioning The Department of Marine’s claim that 85% of material dredged from Killybegs harbour can be safely dumped at sea.The dredging is to be conducted as part of a proposed pier extension.The local community council has welcomed the work, but is concerned that dumping what is dredged at sea could cause pollution and should instead be disposed of on shore.Deputy Thomas Pringle recently raised the issue in a Parliamentary Question to Minister Coveney – He’s questioning why a report recommended against dumping at sea from this area in 2004, but it’s apparently acceptable now…………Audio Playerhttp://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/04/tomWEB.mp300:0000:0000:00Use Up/Down Arrow keys to increase or decrease volume.last_img read more