Hospital staff members are suspended
Mon, 20 Nov 2017 16:39:19 +0000
Four members of staff are suspended from an Antrim hospital while police carry out an investigation.
Barnier challenges UK on post-Brexit border proposals
Mon, 20 Nov 2017 15:47:12 +0000
The EU Brexit negotiator says it is unclear what the UK is willing to commit to in Northern Ireland.
Irish Premiership: Coleraine not panicking despite reduced lead
Mon, 20 Nov 2017 15:30:57 +0000
Oran Kearney says there is no panic in the Coleraine camp despite seeing their lead in the Irish Premiership reduced to two points.
Autumn internationals: Joey Carbery ruled out of Ireland's Test against Argentina
Mon, 20 Nov 2017 15:29:06 +0000
Ireland fly-half Joey Carbery will miss Ireland's autumn international against Argentina with a wrist fracture.
Nicole Fegan, 12, dies in Newry beach buggy crash
Mon, 20 Nov 2017 15:10:30 +0000
Nicole Fegan, 12, died after a beach buggy on which she was a passenger crashed with another vehicle in Newry.
Is Sinn Féin leadership a one-horse race?
Mon, 20 Nov 2017 14:20:04 +0000
Mary Lou McDonald is the clear favourite to succeed Gerry Adams as the next president of Sinn Féin.
TV producer in court on grooming charges
Mon, 20 Nov 2017 13:43:40 +0000
Kieran Creaven, from Dublin, appears in court in Leeds charged with two grooming offences.
Vandals damage eight hospital vehicles in Belfast
Mon, 20 Nov 2017 13:34:26 +0000
Criminals smash windows and break into hospital buses in Belfast, causing £4,500 worth of damage.
Man pleads not guilty to murder of Strabane man in Dublin
Mon, 20 Nov 2017 16:36:30 +0000
A man has pleaded not guilty to the murder of a 35-year-old Strabane man at a pub near Croke Park in Dublin. Michael Barr, a father of five from Co. Tyrone, was shot seven times when two masked gunmen burst into the pub in April 2016. Opening his case before the non-jury court today, prosecuting […]
Deadline to pass Council budget for 2018 next Friday
Mon, 20 Nov 2017 15:41:39 +0000
The deadline to pass the Budget is Friday week December 1st. Councillors have voted overwhelmingly today against applying a 5% increase in commercial rates as part of the Councils budget for 2018. Labour’s Martin Farren says to accept the increase would send out the wrong signal. He’s calling on all local representatives to work together […]
Calls for elected representatives to convene to secure cinema for Donegal Twon
Mon, 20 Nov 2017 15:36:15 +0000
A Donegal Deputy is calling on all elected representatives to work together in a bid to secure the proposed new cinema in Donegal Town. Plans for a proposed five-screen theatre were rejected by the council this month over fears of increased traffic volume in the area. Deputy Gallagher says he is shocked by how the […]
9 til Noon Show – Listen back to Monday’s Programme
Mon, 20 Nov 2017 15:35:56 +0000
The 9 til Noon Show with Greg Hughes – Weekday’s 9am to 12noon Magazine type mid morning chat show providing a forum for listeners to express their concerns on the issues of the day. Listen back to Monday’s show… Your browser does not support the audio element.
PSNI and Church leaders appeal to communities to speak out against paramilitaries
Mon, 20 Nov 2017 15:29:49 +0000
The PSNI is appealing to communities to speak out against paramilitaries as a gesture to mark the United Nation’s Universal Children’s Day. Police are highlighting what they say is the continued use of violence in paramilitary style attacks on young people, including an incident in Derry earlier this month in which a 17 year old […]
Councillors vote against proposed 5% increase in commercial rates for 2018 budget
Mon, 20 Nov 2017 15:22:37 +0000
Councillors have voted overwhelmingly against applying a 5% increase in commercial rates as part of the Councils budget for 2018. Fianna Fáil members have proposed selling off social housing in its place to generate income. The party has submitted a total of 30 queries in relation to next years budget. Party Whip Cllr. Ciaran Brogan […]
Inishowen flood relief campaigner honoured with Person of the Year Award
Mon, 20 Nov 2017 13:46:46 +0000
Inishowen flood relief campaigner Declan Houton, organiser of the ‘Homes for Donegal’ fundraising campaign, has claimed the prestigious Person of the Year Award at the Golden Bridges Awards Luncheon in Boston this week. The Awards were part of the Golden Bridges Conference, the climax of the joint Derry/Strabane Donegal trade mission to Boston and seek […]
Major refurbishment gets go-ahead at Milford Garda Station
Mon, 20 Nov 2017 13:17:59 +0000
Milford Garda Station has been given the go-ahead for a major refurbishment. Government Chief Whip Minister Joe McHugh has announced today that works at the station are due to begin before the end of the year. Works will include additional space by extending and re-designing the existing station to include conference rooms, incident rooms, additional storage […]
Donegal man made homeless speaks out
Mon, 20 Nov 2017 13:06:29 +0000
A Donegal man has spoken of his distress at becoming homeless. ‘John’ lost his home in Falcarragh last Friday as its owners plans to renovate the property. He was told that emergency homeless accommodation in the county was full and has since been staying in a B&B. He also says that the landlords that he […]
24 people awaiting admission to Letterkenny University Hospital today
Mon, 20 Nov 2017 13:03:14 +0000
There were 24 people awaiting admission at Letterkenny University Hospital this morning, 11 of them on Emergency Department trolleys. Nationally, the INMO says there were 355 people awaiting in-patient beds at hospitals across the country this morning, with the highest figure, 37, recorded at Waterford University Hospital.