Donegal has highest number of social housing refusals outside of Dublin

first_img Twitter Donegal has highest number of social housing refusals outside of Dublin Facebook Facebook Twitter Google+ Donegal had the highest number of social housing refusals outside of the Dublin area in recent years. Figures obtained under the Freedom of Information Act have revealed that between 2016 and 2018, Donegal had a total of 344 refusals over the two year period.Cllr Martin McDermott says there needs to be a complete overhaul in how social housing is delivered to rural areas.He believes that if social housing units were not confined to urban areas, there would a drastic change in those refusal figures:Audio Playerhttp://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/martighghghjghjghjnsocial.mp300:0000:0000:00Use Up/Down Arrow keys to increase or decrease volume. News, Sport and Obituaries on Monday May 24th AudioHomepage BannerNews RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Pinterest WhatsAppcenter_img Important message for people attending LUH’s INR clinic Pinterest Previous articleDisgust after discovery of illegal dump at scenic spotNext articleSignificant City Deal & Economic Package confirmed for Derry & Strabane News Highland WhatsApp Google+ DL Debate – 24/05/21 By News Highland – May 7, 2019 Arranmore progress and potential flagged as population grows Loganair’s new Derry – Liverpool air service takes off from CODA Nine til Noon Show – Listen back to Monday’s Programmelast_img read more

How to avoid frugality that turns costly

first_imgWhile saving money is almost always a good thing, there are a few circumstances where frugality can end up costing you money. In the following 10 circumstances​, thrifty ambitions can actually end up backfiring – and hurting you financially. ​1. Buying used baby products. When it comes to cribs, car seats and high chairs, it’s safer to spend more than buy the cheapest items you can find. Although baby products are heavily regulated by the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, recalls often occur and the standards on what is considered safe change. The high chair you found at a garage sale or thrift store may look sturdy, but for all you know, it was recalled three years ago because the screws sometimes come loose. Not only could you end up endangering your child, but you might have to buy a replacement.2. Skimping on footwear. Cheap and uncomfortable shoes not only hurt, but they can lead to blisters and calluses. You want to find a good fit with a high quality shoe to avoid future trips to the podiatrist’s office. Cheap shoes also tend to fall apart more quickly. Save yourself money, and buy a quality pair the first time. continue reading » 9SHARESShareShareSharePrintMailGooglePinterestDiggRedditStumbleuponDeliciousBufferTumblrlast_img read more