Government to announce how hard people will be hit in 4 year plan

first_img WhatsApp Twitter Facebook Google+ WhatsApp Three factors driving Donegal housing market – Robinson Facebook Twitter The Government will announce later that it’s cutting growth prospects for next year by as much as one per cent – due to the continuing global crisis.The coalition is also expected to announce savings of 3-point-8 billion euro in the upcoming budget.We’ll also hear the extent of tax hikes and spending cuts necessary over the next three years to eliminate the budget deficit.Finance Minister Michael Noonan says he hopes the detail will convince people it’s not as bad as some are predicting and that they may start spending again RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Google+ 448 new cases of Covid 19 reported today center_img Pinterest Previous articleNew Donegal – Dublin route added to Dublin Airport’s scheduleNext articleJudgement reserved in Donegal murder trial News Highland Government to announce how hard people will be hit in 4 year plan Pinterest By News Highland – November 4, 2011 Help sought in search for missing 27 year old in Letterkenny NPHET ‘positive’ on easing restrictions – Donnelly Newsx Adverts Calls for maternity restrictions to be lifted at LUH Guidelines for reopening of hospitality sector publishedlast_img read more

HSE threaten councillor with legal action over smoking ban comments

first_img HSE threaten councillor with legal action over smoking ban comments WhatsApp By admin – July 28, 2015 Guidelines for reopening of hospitality sector published Nine Til Noon Show – Listen back to Wednesday’s Programme LUH system challenged by however, work to reduce risk to patients ongoing – Dr Hamilton Pinterest Facebook A Donegal County Councillor has expressed his shock at being threatened with legal action by HSE over comments he made during a meeting.Councillor Paul Canning made a series of allegations, while claiming the HSE was enforcing no smoking laws unfairly to the detriment of local pubs and clubs.In what’s thought to be an unprecedented move, the executive has warned Councillor Canning of the legal consequences of repeating his claims.He says however that he will not be silenced by threats:Audio Playerhttp://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/07/paulcansmoking1.mp300:0000:0000:00Use Up/Down Arrow keys to increase or decrease volume. Google+ Homepage BannerNews Pinterestcenter_img Twitter Previous articleHealy’s recovery taking longer than expectedNext articleGardai urge vigilance in rural areas following crime increase admin GAA decision not sitting well with Donegal – Mick McGrath RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Facebook Google+ Calls for maternity restrictions to be lifted at LUH WhatsApp Twitter Almost 10,000 appointments cancelled in Saolta Hospital Group this weeklast_img read more

Man denies 46 sex charges alleged to have happened in Donegal

first_img Previous articlePublic urged to attend Letterkenny crime meetingNext articleGovernment deal expected to defer 3.1 billion euro payment News Highland Man denies 46 sex charges alleged to have happened in Donegal RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Facebook Dail to vote later on extending emergency Covid powers Man arrested on suspicion of drugs and criminal property offences in Derry Dail hears questions over design, funding and operation of Mica redress scheme By News Highland – March 21, 2012 A woman has told the Central Criminal Court she was sexually assaulted and raped by her guardian’s foster child over a ten year period in Donegal.The accused man has pleaded not guilty to 46 counts of sexual assault and rape of the woman, who is eight years younger than him.The alleged abuse took place between January 1965 and June 1975.The woman claimed the alleged offences occurred in two different Donegal houses and a shed behind one of the houses when she moved in with her guardian.The woman claimed the alleged offences started before her First Holy Communion when she was seven and continued until she completed her Intermediate Certificate in 1975.The woman told prosecuting counsel, Caroline Biggs SC, she was “beaten, punched, intimidated and put in fear” by the man after he made her perform various acts of indecent assault.She said the man “never had any respect” for her and would punch her in the head and face when he walked past her in the home.She said she would lie to her aunt about how she got the bruises and marks, claiming she had fallen down the stairs.She said he drank a lot and on two separate occasions held a knife to her throat and threatened to slit it if she told anyone what was happening.The trial continues before Justice Paul Carney and a jury of nine women and three men. Facebook PSNI and Gardai urged to investigate Adams’ claims he sheltered on-the-run suspect in Donegal Google+center_img Pinterest Pinterest HSE warns of ‘widespread cancellations’ of appointments next week Google+ Twitter Man arrested in Derry on suspicion of drugs and criminal property offences released WhatsApp Twitter WhatsApp Newsx Advertslast_img read more

Age Action calls for reversal of cuts to personal alarm funding

first_img Google+ Pinterest RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR By News Highland – January 10, 2013 Age Action has described the Government’s decision to cut the funding for panic alarms in elderly people’s homes as “crazy” in light of the recent spate of attacks on elderly people.The Government has reduced the funding for personal security alarms from 2.45 million euro to 1.15 million.Age Action says the alarms allow elderly people to continue to live independently – and any reduction will cost more in the long term.Head of Advocacy Eamon Timmins says the case of Margaret Lilly, who used a personal alarm after last weekend’s attack highlights their importance……………[podcast]http://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/01/etims1pm.mp3[/podcast] Twitter Previous articleGAA – Experimental Donegal Lose to FermanaghNext articleHouse damaged in Downings fire News Highland News WhatsApp Facebook Age Action calls for reversal of cuts to personal alarm funding Pinterestcenter_img Man arrested in Derry on suspicion of drugs and criminal property offences released Facebook Dail to vote later on extending emergency Covid powers Twitter Dail hears questions over design, funding and operation of Mica redress scheme Google+ WhatsApp HSE warns of ‘widespread cancellations’ of appointments next week PSNI and Gardai urged to investigate Adams’ claims he sheltered on-the-run suspect in Donegal Man arrested on suspicion of drugs and criminal property offences in Derrylast_img read more

Ruaille Buaille le Colm Feiritéar 12/6/18

first_img Further drop in people receiving PUP in Donegal 365 additional cases of Covid-19 in Republic Facebook News Google+ WhatsApp Pinterest Ruaille Buaille le Colm Feiritéar 12/6/18 Ceol traidisiúnta le CCÉ Seamus Mac Giolla BhrídeAudio Playerhttp://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/06/RB12.mp300:0000:0000:00Use Up/Down Arrow keys to increase or decrease volume. Twitter Twitter Facebookcenter_img Gardai continue to investigate Kilmacrennan fire Previous article20 people awaiting admission to LUHNext articleNew stretch of road to be constructed in Inishowen admin By admin – June 13, 2018 Main Evening News, Sport and Obituaries Tuesday May 25th WhatsApp Man arrested on suspicion of drugs and criminal property offences in Derry RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Google+ 75 positive cases of Covid confirmed in North Pinterestlast_img read more

71 lifeboat launches in Donegal in 2013 with 47 people rescued

first_img WhatsApp RNLI lifeboats brought just under thirteen-hundred people to safety last year.Figures released by the charity today are based on returns of service from all 44 lifeboat stations across Ireland.In Donegal, Arranmore remains the busiest lifeboat station wit6h 32 call outs rescuing 33 people last year, Lough Swilly launched 25 times and rescued eight people, while Bundoran launched 14 times with six people rescued.The majority of last year’s services were to pleasure craft, which accounted for 583 call outs, while there were 138 launches to fishing vessels.Gareth Morrision is RNLI operations manager…………[podcast]http://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/01/morrisonrnlistats.mp3[/podcast] Facebook Google+ 75 positive cases of Covid confirmed in North WhatsApp Gardai continue to investigate Kilmacrennan fire Further drop in people receiving PUP in Donegal Twitter News Main Evening News, Sport and Obituaries Tuesday May 25th Google+center_img 365 additional cases of Covid-19 in Republic 71 lifeboat launches in Donegal in 2013 with 47 people rescued By News Highland – January 28, 2014 RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Facebook Pinterest Previous articleGallagher & Walsh doubtful for LaoisNext articlePARC founder says penalty points loophole still hasn’t been fully addressed News Highland Man arrested on suspicion of drugs and criminal property offences in Derry Pinterest Twitterlast_img read more

SFA calls for more significant reductions in commercial rates

first_img Gardai continue to investigate Kilmacrennan fire News The Small Firms Association says recent decreases in local authority rates are nowhere enough.SFA Chairperson Ian Martin says the two greatest challenges facing small firms heading into 2011 are  access to finance and the cost of running a business, with commercial rates making up a large proportion of that cost.All local authorities in Donegal implemented decreases in commercial rates last week,  with Buncrana’s rate going down by 2%, the County Council and Letterkenny’s rates going down by 3.5%, and Bundoran’s rate by 8%.However, Ian Martin says rates bills will have to come down much further if small businesses are to remain competitive……….[podcast]http://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/12/martin10.mp3[/podcast] Facebook Facebook 365 additional cases of Covid-19 in Republic Man arrested on suspicion of drugs and criminal property offences in Derry WhatsApp Further drop in people receiving PUP in Donegal Twitter Twitter Google+center_img Previous articleMayor says many reservoirs are running dryNext articleUpdated list of water restrictions published by Donegal County Council News Highland Main Evening News, Sport and Obituaries Tuesday May 25th Pinterest RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Pinterest By News Highland – December 29, 2010 Google+ SFA calls for more significant reductions in commercial rates 75 positive cases of Covid confirmed in North WhatsApplast_img read more

Coughlan says government’s tough decision will save economy

first_imgNewsx Adverts Twitter Facebook Pinterest WhatsApp 75 positive cases of Covid confirmed in North Pinterest 365 additional cases of Covid-19 in Republic Man arrested on suspicion of drugs and criminal property offences in Derry Facebook Previous articleAer Arann new flight routes fail to take offNext articlePaper highlights James McDaid’s lack of Dail attendance News Highland WhatsAppcenter_img Main Evening News, Sport and Obituaries Tuesday May 25th By News Highland – May 1, 2010 RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Coughlan says government’s tough decision will save economy Google+ The Irish Congress of Trade Unions has accused the government of ignoring the jobs crisis and failing the 435,000 people out of work.In a May Day statement, Congress General Secretary David Begg says the entire apparatus of Government seems ‘transfixed’ by the banking crisis.The annual May Day rally saw protestors march from Parnell Square to Liberty Hall.Speaking to Highland Radio News the Tanaiste Mary Coughlan said the government had to make tough decisions for the right reasons: Twitter Further drop in people receiving PUP in Donegal Gardai continue to investigate Kilmacrennan fire Google+last_img read more

Anti-social behaviour may force Derry priest out of his home

first_img WhatsApp Twitter RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Google+ News Man arrested on suspicion of drugs and criminal property offences in Derry Main Evening News, Sport and Obituaries Tuesday May 25th Pinterest Pinterest Google+ Facebook Gardai continue to investigate Kilmacrennan firecenter_img Anti-social behaviour may force Derry priest out of his home A priest in Derry has said he may be forced to leave his parochial house after a spate of anti-social behaviour.Parish Priest for Creggan Rev Dermott Harkin says there has been ongoing anti-social behaviour adjacent to were he lives.Young ones have been gathering near the parochial house at night and drinking into the early hours of the morning.Local Cllr Kevin Campbell who has spoken to Fr Harkin, says the anti-social behaviour has to stop:Audio Playerhttp://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/04/kc.mp300:0000:0000:00Use Up/Down Arrow keys to increase or decrease volume. Facebook By News Highland – April 7, 2014 Twitter 75 positive cases of Covid confirmed in North WhatsApp Previous articleLocal election candidates urged to remove election postersNext articleCllr calls on HSE to place ambulance base in Falcarragh News Highland 365 additional cases of Covid-19 in Republic Further drop in people receiving PUP in Donegal last_img read more

CSO yearbook statistics show significant increase in Donegal’s population

first_img Previous articleCouncil says no threat to jobs as result of Irish Water takeoverNext articleJobs boost for west/northwest at Knock Airport and Sainsburys in Derry News Highland CSO yearbook statistics show significant increase in Donegal’s population Twitter Google+ The Central Statistics Office has released its Statistical Yearbook of Ireland 2013 today.It provides detailed information on a range of topics including population, the labour force and statistics on housing.The figures show that at the last census, the population of Donegal stood at just over 161 thousand; this is an increase of 9.4% over 4 years and above the national population increase of 8.2%.In Donegal in 2012 there was 1,117 deaths recorded, this compares to a birth rate of 2,104.The county is made up of almost exactly 50% women and 50% men.The figures from the CSO also include details on car and computer ownership.In 2012 there were just over 2,000 new cars registered in Donegal, this a drop of half compared to 2003 and just a third of the peak figure recorded in 2007.Computer ownership figures, which pre-date the Rural Broadband scheme, show that of the 58 thousand households in Donegal in 2011, one third said they did not own a personal computer – 38 thousand had an internet or broadband connection, but 20 thousand homes had no internet access at all. WhatsApp Man arrested on suspicion of drugs and criminal property offences in Derry Further drop in people receiving PUP in Donegal Twitter Facebook News Facebookcenter_img Pinterest WhatsApp Main Evening News, Sport and Obituaries Tuesday May 25th By News Highland – October 31, 2013 Google+ 365 additional cases of Covid-19 in Republic RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Pinterest 75 positive cases of Covid confirmed in North Gardai continue to investigate Kilmacrennan firelast_img read more