Council’s decision to refuse permission for new St Johnston estate reversed

first_img Pinterest Twitter Guidelines for reopening of hospitality sector published WhatsApp Facebook Google+ News Pinterest RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR NPHET ‘positive’ on easing restrictions – Donnelly Google+ Almost 10,000 appointments cancelled in Saolta Hospital Group this weekcenter_img WhatsApp A major housing development in St Johnston has been given the green light by An Bord Pleanala.The plans for 28 houses by KDC properties LTD were initially refused permission by Donegal County Council -An Bord Pleanala reversed that decision on appeal.The proposed multiple development  is made up of of 28 homes made up of two story semi-detached dwellings, associated site work and a public play area.The council refused permission on the grounds that there was no proper footpath between the proposed development and the town centre – expressing concern over pedestrian safety and that it may constitute a serious traffic hazard to road users.In making its decision, An Bord Pleanala disagreed with the council’s view that the development would  be contrary to the proper planning & sustainable development of the area.The development can go ahead subject to a number of conditions including the omittance of two housing blocks and the construction of a footpath or pedestrian crossing to improve safety. Previous articleEmergency Department takes up new home at Letterkenny GeneralNext articleDonegal County manager tells committee of importance of A5 progressing News Highland Facebook Twitter Three factors driving Donegal housing market – Robinson By News Highland – September 13, 2012 Calls for maternity restrictions to be lifted at LUH LUH system challenged by however, work to reduce risk to patients ongoing – Dr Hamilton Council’s decision to refuse permission for new St Johnston estate reversedlast_img read more

Man charged with causing death of Derry man

first_img Man charged with causing death of Derry man Google+ By News Highland – January 13, 2010 RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Pinterest Google+ Twitter Facebook Calls for maternity restrictions to be lifted at LUH WhatsApp WhatsApp LUH system challenged by however, work to reduce risk to patients ongoing – Dr Hamilton center_img Three factors driving Donegal housing market – Robinson Pinterest Twitter A 22-year-old man has been charged with causing death by dangerous driving and failing to stop or report an accident.The charges relate to the death of 24-year-old Martin Gallagher in Derry last November.The accused has been charged with a number of other offences which include driving while unfit, driving without a licence and driving without insurance.The man is expected to appear in court at the start of February. News NPHET ‘positive’ on easing restrictions – Donnelly Previous articleSpecial council meeting to discuss weather response and costNext articleDeputy McGinley’s fears of a ‘lost generation’ News Highland Guidelines for reopening of hospitality sector published Facebook Almost 10,000 appointments cancelled in Saolta Hospital Group this weeklast_img read more

Bomb alerts cause disruption in Derry and Portstewart

first_img Google+ Almost 10,000 appointments cancelled in Saolta Hospital Group this week WhatsApp RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Calls for maternity restrictions to be lifted at LUH WhatsApp Twitter There’s major disruption to shopping and traffic in Derry City Centre this afternoon.Police in the city are currently dealing with a security alert in The Diamond area of the city centre. Ferryquay Street, Butcher Street, Bishop Street and Shipquay Street have all been closed and premises there have been evacuated. Police say this is likely to cause major disruption to traffic in the city centre.Meanwhile, the North West 200 motorcycle races have been suspended as a result of a security alert. The paddock at Portstewart was evacuated after a telephone warning, it’s currently being searched by pollice with dogs.Race director Mervyn Whyte says it’ a depressing occurance, when so many people had travelled to watch the race. He added ther weekend had been going very well, with both competitors and spectators enjoying the day before this happened. Bomb alerts cause disruption in Derry and Portstewart Pinterest Business Matters Ep 45 – Boyd Robinson, Annette Houston & Michael Margey Facebookcenter_img Pinterest Three factors driving Donegal housing market – Robinson Twitter Google+ News Guidelines for reopening of hospitality sector published LUH system challenged by however, work to reduce risk to patients ongoing – Dr Hamilton Facebook By News Highland – May 21, 2011 Previous articleMinister Hogan to launch volunteering initiative in BallyshannonNext articleRacing resumes at North West 200 News Highland last_img read more

Donegal V Dublin a sell out – 20,000 Donegal fans to attend

first_img Facebook Pinterest Almost 10,000 appointments cancelled in Saolta Hospital Group this week Facebook Twitter By News Highland – August 20, 2011 LUH system challenged by however, work to reduce risk to patients ongoing – Dr Hamilton Need for issues with Mica redress scheme to be addressed raised in Seanad also WhatsApp Google+ Donegal V Dublin a sell out – 20,000 Donegal fans to attend Pinterestcenter_img Google+ WhatsApp Calls for maternity restrictions to be lifted at LUH RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Guidelines for reopening of hospitality sector published Newsx Adverts Business Matters Ep 45 – Boyd Robinson, Annette Houston & Michael Margey Donegal’s All-Ireland Semi-Final against Dublin in Croke Park is a sell-out.The Donegal County Board has confirmed that they have sold the 12,000 tickets they were allocated.It’s the quickest sell-out of Croke Park in GAA history and it will be the first full house there this year.The highest attendance of the season so far was 58,723 for the Leinster SFC semi-final double-header in June, when Dublin and Kildare were the headline act.Secretary of the Donegal County Board, Aodh Martin O Fearraigh  confirmed that the game is now a sell-out:[podcast]http://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/08/mart10game.mp3[/podcast] Previous articleDonegal biker priest to celebrate special massNext articleCouncil blamed for decline in pearl mussel population News Highland Twitterlast_img read more

Update: Sinn Fein demands release of Donegal man charged with detonating 1982 Hyde Park…

first_img RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR By News Highland – May 22, 2013 Almost 10,000 appointments cancelled in Saolta Hospital Group this week Facebook Need for issues with Mica redress scheme to be addressed raised in Seanad also WhatsApp Google+ WhatsApp Pinterest Previous articleMajor emergency exercise planned for KillybegsNext articleDerry City Council and Foyle Search and Rescue reach agreement on One Big Weekend cover News Highland News Facebookcenter_img Update: Sinn Fein demands release of Donegal man charged with detonating 1982 Hyde Park bomb 70% of Cllrs nationwide threatened, harassed and intimidated over past 3 years – Report Pinterest Twitter Guidelines for reopening of hospitality sector published Sinn Fein has called for the release of a 61 year old man from Donegalwho is to face charges relating to an IRA car bomb near Hyde Park in London in 1982.The Crown Prosecution Service says John Downey from County Donegal willappear in court this afternoon, charged with the murders of four members of the British military.Commenting on the arrest and decision to charge Mr Downey, Sinn Féin Assembly member Gerry Kelly said:[podcast]http://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/05/gerry.mp3[/podcast] Google+ Minister McConalogue says he is working to improve fishing quota LUH system challenged by however, work to reduce risk to patients ongoing – Dr Hamilton Twitterlast_img read more

Council told County Development Plan needs tighter windfarm restrictions

first_img Minister McConalogue says he is working to improve fishing quota Almost 10,000 appointments cancelled in Saolta Hospital Group this week By News Highland – October 22, 2013 Facebook Guidelines for reopening of hospitality sector published Need for issues with Mica redress scheme to be addressed raised in Seanad also WhatsApp Pinterest RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Previous articleGallagher joins Maxi’s U21’sNext articleDonegal County Council marks ‘Social Inclusion Week’ with over 70 events News Highland Twitter Council told County Development Plan needs tighter windfarm restrictionscenter_img Facebook Pinterest News LUH system challenged by however, work to reduce risk to patients ongoing – Dr Hamilton Google+ The Glenties Windfarm Information Group believe they have made a compelling argument to Donegal County Council for changes to be made to the County Development Plan to impose further restrictions on where wind farms can be erected.In a some times emotional presentation to Donegal County Council this week, one woman told through tears the impact the erection of a windfarm has had on her family to the point they are considering emigration.Before that, Peter Crossan of Planning and Research Solutions, told the Council that the current policy ignored public submissions on step back distances and is at odds with a number of EU regulations.Speaking to Highland Radio News, Mr Crossan said the group’s argument is one which should be hard to ignore…………….[podcast]http://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/10/windcouncilsubmission.mp3[/podcast] Google+ Twitter WhatsApp 70% of Cllrs nationwide threatened, harassed and intimidated over past 3 years – Reportlast_img read more

Call for ‘day of anger’ in Egypt

first_img Need for issues with Mica redress scheme to be addressed raised in Seanad also 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 Google+ Twitter WhatsApp Supporters of the ousted Egyptian president are calling for a “day of anger” in response to Wednesday’s violence.638 people are now confirmed to have died when protest camps were cleared in Cairo.The UN Security Council is urging both sides to show restraint.CBS Producer Alex Ortiz who is in the capital doubts that will happen.”We’re expecting the protestors to start gathering following noon prayers in Cairo – they’ve announced 28 march locations inside the capital city alone” he said.”So many here expect that the cycle of violence is going to continue, with more civil strife on the street” he added. Facebook RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Dail to vote later on extending emergency Covid powers Twitter Facebookcenter_img News WhatsApp Previous articleBritish Ministry of Health to promote ‘low alcohol’ wineNext articleDonegal Senator says governments ‘ham fisted’ approach could cost Ireland millions in EU funding News Highland Minister McConalogue says he is working to improve fishing quota Pinterest Google+ Pinterest By News Highland – August 16, 2013 Call for ‘day of anger’ in Egypt Man arrested in Derry on suspicion of drugs and criminal property offences released last_img read more

Police in Derry investigate shop robbery on Laurel Hill Road

first_imgHomepage BannerNews Pinterest Twitter Google+ 365 additional cases of Covid-19 in Republic Further drop in people receiving PUP in Donegal WhatsApp By News Highland – February 9, 2015 Previous articleFailte Ireland says Donegal is vital to the success of the Wild Atlantic WayNext articleGalway win ends 20 year wait for Donagh Kelly News Highland Facebook Police in Derry investigate shop robbery on Laurel Hill Road WhatsAppcenter_img Facebook Pinterest Gardai continue to investigate Kilmacrennan fire RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Main Evening News, Sport and Obituaries Tuesday May 25th Police in Derry are investigating an armed robbery at a shop in the city last evening.It happened in the Laurel Hill Road area at around 6.20pm.It’s understood a man, believed to be in his mid 20s and armed with a knife, made off from the shop with a sum of money and a quantity of cigarettes.No-one was injured in the incident.Anyone with information is asked to contact Police. Man arrested on suspicion of drugs and criminal property offences in Derry Google+ 75 positive cases of Covid confirmed in North Twitterlast_img read more

Independent – Frank McBrearty

first_img Pinterest Google+ Pinterest Man arrested on suspicion of drugs and criminal property offences in Derry Twitter Gardai continue to investigate Kilmacrennan fire 75 positive cases of Covid confirmed in North Facebook Independent Cllr Frank Mc Brearty has been in the public eye for a long number of years. In particular in the last 7 years on Donegal County Council.Cllr Mc Brearty was Mayor of Donegal in 2012 when the Donegal Senior GAA team won the all-Ireland. Cllr Mc Brearty is currently in his second term as Chairman of Stranorlar Municipal District. He is a Member of the Corporate Policy Group and Chairman of the Housing and Housing Construction SPC and Member of the Northern and Western Regional Assembly. He is well known for his involvement in a number of high-profile legal battles in particular the Morris Tribunal and for fighting and exposing corruption in all areas. Notably, one in which he successfully had a civil case settled against the state.In 2012 Cllr Mc Brearty won a landmark judgement against first trust / AIB UK Bank in the High Court in Belfast.Cllr Mc Brearty who is well known locally and throughout Ireland for his stance against corruption at all levels and also the fact that he has already championed many local issues successfully claims he is a candidate the people can trust. From securing funding for local areas to standing up to corruption within the Donegal County Council and everything in between, Mc Brearty feels it’s time that the people of Donegal elected a strong and trusted independent voice.Cllr Frank Mc Brearty Standing Up for Donegal WhatsApp Independent – Frank McBrearty Google+center_img RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Further drop in people receiving PUP in Donegal Previous articleFine Gael – Paddy HarteNext articleSinn Fein – Pearse Doherty News Highland Twitter 365 additional cases of Covid-19 in Republic News Facebook WhatsApp By News Highland – February 4, 2015 Main Evening News, Sport and Obituaries Tuesday May 25th last_img read more

Council calls for relaxation of recruitment embargo to facilitate more outdoor staff

first_img Facebook Council calls for relaxation of recruitment embargo to facilitate more outdoor staff 365 additional cases of Covid-19 in Republic Previous articleGardai yet to comment on latest Ashlawn incidentNext articleGardai say weekend incident not linked to previous Ashlawn assaults News Highland Man arrested on suspicion of drugs and criminal property offences in Derry Further drop in people receiving PUP in Donegal Twitter WhatsApp By News Highland – September 27, 2010 WhatsApp Google+ Google+center_img Pinterest Newsx Adverts Facebook RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Twitter Donegal County Council has been told more front-line staff should be recruited for the roads and sanitary sections of its operations.The council was told today staff were stretched to their limits during what was one of the worst winters in decades to hit the county.Councillors agreed that over last winter staff went beyond the call of duty, and couldn’t be asked to repeat that year after year.Raising the issue, Councillor Bernard McGuinness said there’s a shortage of outdoor staff, and the recruitment embargo should be relaxed…………[podcast]http://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/09/bern530.mp3[/podcast] Pinterest Main Evening News, Sport and Obituaries Tuesday May 25th 75 positive cases of Covid confirmed in North Gardai continue to investigate Kilmacrennan firelast_img read more