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Mon, 20 Nov 2017 16:39:19 +0000

Four members of staff are suspended from an Antrim hospital while police carry out an investigation.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Mon, 20 Nov 2017 13:43:40 +0000

Kieran Creaven, from Dublin, appears in court in Leeds charged with two grooming offences.

Mon, 20 Nov 2017 13:34:26 +0000

Criminals smash windows and break into hospital buses in Belfast, causing £4,500 worth of damage.

Donegal News

 

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Mon, 20 Nov 2017 15:35:56 +0000

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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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.