Donegal South-West by-election will cost taxpayer more than €300,000

first_imgNewsx Adverts Twitter By News Highland – November 8, 2010 Calls for maternity restrictions to be lifted at LUH Guidelines for reopening of hospitality sector published Three factors driving Donegal housing market – Robinson Facebook NPHET ‘positive’ on easing restrictions – Donnelly Facebook Google+ Donegal South-West by-election will cost taxpayer more than €300,000 Google+center_img WhatsApp Pinterest Previous articleEfforts to remove 33 pilot whales found dead of Rutland Island will be made todayNext articleCalls for parking restrictions in Strabane to be relaxed News Highland LUH system challenged by however, work to reduce risk to patients ongoing – Dr Hamilton Twitter Pinterest It’s been claimed the imminent by-election in Donegal is set to turn into a very costly affair for the taxpayer and come with a final bill of more than €300,000.The recent Dublin South by-election cost €212,136, according to newly published figures from the Department of Finance.The by-election in Donegal South West will come with a similar price tag to the Dublin South by-election, on top of the legal costs arising from the court case taken by Sinn Fein to get the election held.Experts estimate the legal bill could be between €100,000 and €150,000 but it is likely to rise further because the Cabinet decided to appeal the decision to the Supreme Court.Fine Gael’s claiming that there would be a huge saving to the taxpayer if all four by-elections were held on the same day.The Government has been forced to hold the long-awaited by-election on November 25 after a damning High Court ruling.It means the Government will have to focus on campaigning for the Donegal South West by-election just before the crucial December 7 Budget — although there will be fewer ministerial visits than normal to the constituency. WhatsApp RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Almost 10,000 appointments cancelled in Saolta Hospital Group this weeklast_img read more

Friday’s GAA Championship finals postponed until Saturday

first_imgNews Calls for maternity restrictions to be lifted at LUH Almost 10,000 appointments cancelled in Saolta Hospital Group this week Google+ Twitter Friday’s GAA Championship finals postponed until Saturday WhatsApp Facebook LUH system challenged by however, work to reduce risk to patients ongoing – Dr Hamilton RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR By News Highland – November 2, 2012 Pinterestcenter_img Pinterest Google+ Twitter Three factors driving Donegal housing market – Robinson Facebook The two Donegal GAA Championship final matches scheduled for MacCumhaill park this (Friday) evening have been rescheduled.The matches will now take place in Tir Chonaill Park, Donegal Town tomorrow (Saturday).Aodh Ruadh versus Buncrana in the Intermediate Reserve Final will throw in at 1pm.Aodh Ruadh versus Termon in the Intermediate Final will get under at 2.30pm. Guidelines for reopening of hospitality sector published WhatsApp Previous articleEast Derry MP calls for more protection for prison officers in the NorthNext articleLetterkenny Chamber defends Pramerica’s JobBridge record News Highland Business Matters Ep 45 – Boyd Robinson, Annette Houston & Michael Margeylast_img read more

Dalai Lama on two day visit to Derry

first_img Google+ Facebook Almost 10,000 appointments cancelled in Saolta Hospital Group this week Google+ WhatsApp Pinterest LUH system challenged by however, work to reduce risk to patients ongoing – Dr Hamilton By News Highland – April 18, 2013 The Dalai Lama has arrived in Derry.The Tibetan spiritual leader says he wants to promote his message of peace in the City of Culture.He’ll walk across Derry’s Peace Bridge with a group of schoolchildren today before giving an address in Ebrington on the theme of compassion.At 2 o’clock this afternoon, the Dalai Lama will give a public talk on “The Culture of Compassion” at Ebrington Plaza, as part of a City of Culture event organised by Children in Crossfire.Before at talk, at 1 o’clock this afternoon, the Dalai Lama will walk to Ebrington across the Peace Bridge along with a group of Catholic and Protestant schoolchildren from across the city.He will become one of the most high profile people to cross the bridge, a day after Ilex revealed that the total number of people to walk or cycle across the bridge since it opened in Juine 2011 is now more than 1.5 million.As well as being used by 90% of residents in the city for exercise purposes, Ilex says the Peace Bridge has helped boost the city’s ranking in influential international travel guides, including Lonely Planet. Dalai Lama on two day visit to Derry Twitter Business Matters Ep 45 – Boyd Robinson, Annette Houston & Michael Margeycenter_img Previous articleNumber of Donegal piers included in funding from Department of Agriculture the MarineNext articleDublin to appeal 3 match biting ban. News Highland Guidelines for reopening of hospitality sector published Three factors driving Donegal housing market – Robinson WhatsApp Facebook News Calls for maternity restrictions to be lifted at LUH Twitter RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Pinterestlast_img read more

Decision taken not to axe the A5 upgrade – new time frame by 2012

first_img Pinterest Almost 10,000 appointments cancelled in Saolta Hospital Group this week RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Facebook LUH system challenged by however, work to reduce risk to patients ongoing – Dr Hamilton Pinterest By News Highland – November 18, 2011 Twitter Decision taken not to axe the A5 upgrade – new time frame by 2012 A decision has today been taken by the North South Ministerial Council not to axe the A5 upgrade.Instead the Irish government has set in stone a 50 million pounds sterling investment in the project between now and 2016.Officials on both sides of the border will also be appointed to work together to progress the project.A new time frame and funding agreement will be in place in time for the next North South Ministerial Council meeting in June 2012Donegal Fine Gael Deputy Joe McHugh says that other means of funding the project should also be explored:[podcast]http://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/11/joea5.mp3[/podcast] WhatsApp Twittercenter_img Guidelines for reopening of hospitality sector published Facebook Newsx Adverts Google+ Previous articlePeople are working “flat out” to resolve A5 impasse – Mc GuinnessNext articleYour weekend weather outlook for the Northwest News Highland Calls for maternity restrictions to be lifted at LUH Google+ WhatsApp Three factors driving Donegal housing market – Robinson Business Matters Ep 45 – Boyd Robinson, Annette Houston & Michael Margeylast_img read more

Efforts ongoing to make Buncrana network more competitive

first_img Twitter Calls for maternity restrictions to be lifted at LUH Buncrana Town Council has been told that if a spur from Project Kelvin is extended into the town, the cost of connecting to the town’s Metropolitan Area Network could be cut by as much as 50%.The issue was raised in the chamber by Cllr Lee Tedstone, who is seeking a workshop on the issue to ensure that all options and opportunities are fully understood.Cllr Tedstone acknowledged that a recent meeting did show a very limited takeup of the MAN network in Buncrana, but that is linked to the fact that there are nine providers linked to the Letterkenny MAN, and one to the Buncrana one, and that impacts on competitiveness.Officials want to establish a project team involving Town and County Council staff, a move Cllr Tedstone supports:[podcast]http://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/10/leet830kelv.mp3[/podcast] Facebook Google+ Almost 10,000 appointments cancelled in Saolta Hospital Group this week Pinterest Pinterest Twitter By News Highland – October 13, 2011 Three factors driving Donegal housing market – Robinson Google+center_img LUH system challenged by however, work to reduce risk to patients ongoing – Dr Hamilton Guidelines for reopening of hospitality sector published WhatsApp Facebook Previous articleStrong condemnation of latest Derry bomb attackNext article13 arrested in overnight distrurbance in Letterkenny News Highland Efforts ongoing to make Buncrana network more competitive WhatsApp Newsx Adverts RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Business Matters Ep 45 – Boyd Robinson, Annette Houston & Michael Margeylast_img read more

Highland’s Farming News – Thursday 30th July

first_img Highland’s Farming News – Thursday 30th July Previous articleBallinderry’s Aaron Devlin loses fight for life.Next articleWild Lives: Listen back to Donegal’s wild side Ep5 admin WhatsApp Audio Playerhttp://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/07/FarmJuly30th2015.mp300:0000:0000:00Use Up/Down Arrow keys to increase or decrease volume. PSNI and Gardai urged to investigate Adams’ claims he sheltered on-the-run suspect in Donegal Dail to vote later on extending emergency Covid powers HSE warns of ‘widespread cancellations’ of appointments next week Google+ A 15 Minute Programme presented by Chris Ashmore every Thursday at 7.05pm highlighting all that’s happening in the farming community. NewsPlayback Facebook Twitter By admin – July 30, 2015 Pinterest Twitter Google+ RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR WhatsApp Pinterest Facebook Man arrested in Derry on suspicion of drugs and criminal property offences released Dail hears questions over design, funding and operation of Mica redress scheme Man arrested on suspicion of drugs and criminal property offences in Derrylast_img read more

Council to be asked to support Sean Gallagher’s presidential run

first_img Previous article8 athletes fly the flag for Donegal at Special Olympics in GreeceNext articleTaoiseach Enda Kenny to attend Derry peace bridge opening News Highland Man arrested on suspicion of drugs and criminal property offences in Derry Facebook Main Evening News, Sport and Obituaries Tuesday May 25th Google+ WhatsApp Pinterest Pinterest RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Twitter Google+ 365 additional cases of Covid-19 in Republic center_img WhatsApp Twitter By News Highland – June 25, 2011 Newsx Adverts A motion will be brought before Monday’s monthly meeting of Donegal County Council looking for it to give its support to Sean Gallagher efforts to secure a presidential candidacy.The business man and “Dragon” Seán Gallagher has Donegal roots with his father born and raised close to Killygordan.A motion to back his bid to run for the Aras will be proposed in the council chamber by Councillor Patrick McGowen.Mr Gallagher has been outlining what difference he could make if elected the country’s next president:[podcast]http://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/06/seanraw.mp3[/podcast] Facebook Council to be asked to support Sean Gallagher’s presidential run Further drop in people receiving PUP in Donegal Gardai continue to investigate Kilmacrennan fire 75 positive cases of Covid confirmed in North last_img read more

Donegal motorists urged urged to extra careful over Bank Holiday weekend

first_img WhatsApp Facebook 365 additional cases of Covid-19 in Republic Gardai continue to investigate Kilmacrennan fire 75 positive cases of Covid confirmed in North Facebook News Main Evening News, Sport and Obituaries Tuesday May 25th Twitter Google+ Man arrested on suspicion of drugs and criminal property offences in Derry Twittercenter_img Pinterest By News Highland – June 4, 2010 WhatsApp RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Motorists in Donegal are being urged to be extra vigilant of pedestrians this bank holiday weekend.Its part of an overall appeal from Gardai who urging people not to speed or drink or drive over the holiday people.So far 8 people have died on Donegal’s roads, Head of the Traffic Corp inspector Michael Harrison, does not want to see that figure increase.[podcast]http://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/06/mick1pm.mp3[/podcast] Previous articleInishowen cross-border out of hours GP service not being usedNext articleHET report throws up serious question in run-up to release of Saville report News Highland Google+ Further drop in people receiving PUP in Donegal Pinterest Donegal motorists urged urged to extra careful over Bank Holiday weekendlast_img read more

Three potential buyers for Gallagher’s fresh bread division

first_img Facebook Three potential buyers for Gallagher’s fresh bread division 75 positive cases of Covid confirmed in North Google+ Gardai continue to investigate Kilmacrennan fire Facebook Pinterest WhatsApp By News Highland – January 29, 2011 Main Evening News, Sport and Obituaries Tuesday May 25th Hope is growing that at least 40 jobs can be maintained at Gallagher’s Bakery in Ardara, following further discussions between management at the company and the board of Údarás na Gaeltachta.In a statement issued last evening after a board meeting in Galway, Udaras confirmed that talks will continue in the coming weeks to ensure that optimum results are achieved for the employees, the local community and the State.Donegal Senator Brian O’Domhnaill, who’s also a member of  Údarás na Gaeltachta, says already three companies are interested in taking over the Donegal facility:[podcast]http://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/01/bri10.mp3[/podcast] Previous articleMinister to help pay for safety works at City of Derry AirportNext articleDoherty says Adams will perform strongly in election campaign News Highland center_img Newsx Adverts Twitter Google+ RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Twitter 365 additional cases of Covid-19 in Republic Man arrested on suspicion of drugs and criminal property offences in Derry Pinterest WhatsApp Further drop in people receiving PUP in Donegal last_img read more

Fianna Fail motion on special needs cuts to be voted on in Dail tonight

first_img Twitter Previous articleSpate of car break-ins reported in StrabaneNext articleDonegal County Council unsure of how they will accommodate extra Councillors next year News Highland Pinterest Facebook Main Evening News, Sport and Obituaries Tuesday May 25th Fianna Fail motion on special needs cuts to be voted on in Dail tonight 75 positive cases of Covid confirmed in North Twitter WhatsApp Pinterest 365 additional cases of Covid-19 in Republic Google+center_img WhatsApp News Google+ By News Highland – June 26, 2013 Man arrested on suspicion of drugs and criminal property offences in Derry RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Further drop in people receiving PUP in Donegal Facebook The Government will vote on a motion opposing the cuts being made people with special needs.The private members bill is being led by Donegal Northeast Deputy, Charlie McConologue.Yesterday he Education Minister announced an increase in 500 resource teachers for pupils with special educational needs – in an apparent reversal of previous cuts.But Deputy McConalogue says children with special needs are still facing a cut to their care this September, and the Education Minister needs to admit this:[podcast]http://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/06/craw.mp3p[/podcast] Gardai continue to investigate Kilmacrennan firelast_img read more