Minister asked to drop proposed new stock density rules

first_img Twitter Minister asked to drop proposed new stock density rules Twitter The Agriculture Minister is being urged to withdraw plans to change the qualification rules for the Disadvantage Area Scheme by increasing the stocking density required.Deputy Charlie McConalogue says it’s unfair to force Donegal farmers to extra stock onto their land given the recent wet weather.This week the European Commission has already agreed to bring forward 50 per cent of the annual payment to farmers under the Common Agricultural Policy.Donegal North Deputy McConalogue says farmers in this county need all the help they can get…….. NPHET ‘positive’ on easing restrictions – Donnelly Google+ Pinterest WhatsApp By News Highland – July 27, 2012 Help sought in search for missing 27 year old in Letterkenny WhatsApp Calls for maternity restrictions to be lifted at LUH center_img Facebook Pinterest Facebook Previous articlePSNI to reinvestigate killing of Daniel Hegarty in Creggan 40 years agoNext articleSecurity alert continues in Derry after Waterside pipe bomb attack News Highland 448 new cases of Covid 19 reported today News Google+ Three factors driving Donegal housing market – Robinson RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Guidelines for reopening of hospitality sector publishedlast_img read more

Traffic chaos after Derry explosions

first_img Pinterest Traffic chaos after Derry explosions Previous articleTwo seperate explosions in Derry – no reported injuriesNext articleJobs minister asked to intervene as fears grow for Oatfield jobs News Highland Twitter By News Highland – January 20, 2012 Google+ There is serious traffic disruption in Derry this morning after explosions at two separate locations in the city last night.Both areas had been evacuated following telephone warnings.One device went off close to the Tourist Office on  Foyle Street, a second device went off outside the Council offices on Strand Road.The offices will be closed all day, and cordons remain in place in the city centre as investigations continue.Foyle MLA Pat Ramsey says the anger in the city this morning is palpable…….[podcast]http://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/01/prams830.mp3[/podcast] WhatsApp Pinterest Twitter Google+ Dail hears questions over design, funding and operation of Mica redress scheme center_img WhatsApp Need for issues with Mica redress scheme to be addressed raised in Seanad also Man arrested in Derry on suspicion of drugs and criminal property offences released Dail to vote later on extending emergency Covid powers 70% of Cllrs nationwide threatened, harassed and intimidated over past 3 years – Report Minister McConalogue says he is working to improve fishing quota Newsx Adverts RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Facebook Facebooklast_img read more

Shock in Donegal NE as FF reject Larkin and go with one candidate

first_imgNewsx Adverts Pinterest Facebook By News Highland – February 3, 2011 Facebook WhatsApp PSNI and Gardai urged to investigate Adams’ claims he sheltered on-the-run suspect in Donegal WhatsApp Man arrested in Derry on suspicion of drugs and criminal property offences released Twitter 365 additional cases of Covid-19 in Republic Shock in Donegal NE as FF reject Larkin and go with one candidatecenter_img Google+ Twitter Man arrested on suspicion of drugs and criminal property offences in Derry Dail to vote later on extending emergency Covid powers Previous articleGAA – Murphy Dismisses Dublin MoveNext articleTrial underway of man accussed of Garda Mc Callion manslaughter News Highland Google+ HSE warns of ‘widespread cancellations’ of appointments next week Pinterest In a shock move, it’s been confirmed  that Fianna Fail is to go with a one candidate strategy in Donegal North East, with Cllr Charlie Mc Conalogue the party’s sole candidate in the constituency.It had been widely thought that Letterkenny based Cllr Dessie Larkin would get the nomination, but it was decided last night not to add anyone to the ticket.Cllr Larkin says he is gutted by the decision, saying that by leaving the area from Manorcunningham to Fanad Head without a candidate, Fianna Fail is turning its back on over 20,000 people.He says he is considering his future in the party, but says he feels too raw to make any decisions today.Cllr Larkin believes this is a decision made in Dublin by people who don’t know the area………[podcast]http://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/02/dessi830.mp3[/podcast] RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHORlast_img read more

AGSI seek reversal of pay cuts as annual conference gets underway

first_img WhatsApp Facebook By admin – April 11, 2016 365 additional cases of Covid-19 in Republic AGSI seek reversal of pay cuts as annual conference gets underway Main Evening News, Sport and Obituaries Tuesday May 25th Previous articleSituation still unclear with Paul DurcanNext articleFrank McGlynn says Donegal will make good use of the break ahead championship admin Audio Playerhttp://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/04/wallyfull.mp300:0000:0000:00Use Up/Down Arrow keys to increase or decrease volume. Facebook Homepage BannerNews Pinterest Twitter Pinterest Sergeant Paul WallaceMid-ranking gardai are stepping up their campaign to have their pay restored to pre 2007 levels, saying they cooperated with measures to rescue the economy, and that must now be recognised.The issue of pay is set to dominate the annual conference of the Association of Garda Sergeants and Inspectors, which gets underway in Co. Mayo this afternoon.AGSI members attending the conference will hear plans being considered by the Association on protecting their pay.Donegal based Sergeant Paul Wallace is a member of the AGSI executive, and is at the conference in Westport.He says as well as restoring the pay of senior gardai, the government must also reverse pay cuts imposed on new gardai who are starting out…. Further drop in people receiving PUP in Donegal 75 positive cases of Covid confirmed in North WhatsApp Man arrested on suspicion of drugs and criminal property offences in Derry RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Google+ Twitter Google+ Gardai continue to investigate Kilmacrennan firelast_img read more

Farmers protest outside Joe Mc Hugh’s office

first_img Gardai continue to investigate Kilmacrennan fire News RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Facebook Pinterest 365 additional cases of Covid-19 in Republic WhatsApp Google+ Around 50 members of the IFA in Donegal held a protest outside Deputy Joe Mc Hugh’s office in Letterkenny today, saying the government is threatening what is one of the fewe viable industries in the country.Former Donegal IFA Chairman William Monagle said the budget cuts imposed on farming, particularly in relation to the Suckler Cow Premium would create serious problems in Donegal.He said while Deputy Mc Hugh wasn’t at the office, he wants him to take a message to the Agriculture Minister………[podcast]http://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/12/will12.mp3[/podcast] Farmers protest outside Joe Mc Hugh’s office 75 positive cases of Covid confirmed in North Google+center_img Twitter Main Evening News, Sport and Obituaries Tuesday May 25th Pinterest By News Highland – December 15, 2012 Man arrested on suspicion of drugs and criminal property offences in Derry Facebook Previous articlePriest tells 15 year old’s funeral that suicide is never a solutionNext articleChinese man in Laghey drugs factory “didn’t know he was in Ireland” News Highland WhatsApp Twitter Further drop in people receiving PUP in Donegal last_img read more

INMO calls for action on hospital overcrowding

first_img WhatsApp Google+ Twitter Facebook INMO calls for action on hospital overcrowding By News Highland – December 4, 2014 Facebook Pinterest Gardai continue to investigate Kilmacrennan fire Google+ WhatsApp Pinterestcenter_img The Health Minister is being urged to address the issue of overcrowding at our hospitals, and declare a national emergency.According to the latest figures, the number of patients on trollies in November is up 44 per cent on last year nationally. Letterkenny General Hospital bucks that trend however, with a fall of 77%.The issue of hospital overcrowding has been a contentious one for many years, with the INMO publishing a daily report on the number of patients on trollies in hospitals, either in the Emergency Department or on wards.In November 2007, the INMO logged 6 patients on trollies in 2007, 25 in 2008 and 2009, 26 in 2010 and rose sharply to 81 in 2011.In 2012, the figure fell to 68, but last year, 2013 saw a massive increase to 209.Last month, that figure had fallen to 47.The 2013 rise could be partly attributed to the July flooding which had a severe impact on hospital services, and saw the Emergency Department located in temporary pre-fabs.Liam Doran of the INMO says this is a presing issue nationally, and he wants to see government action to address it……Audio Playerhttp://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/12/doranovercrowding.mp300:0000:0000:00Use Up/Down Arrow keys to increase or decrease volume. Main Evening News, Sport and Obituaries Tuesday May 25th Previous article1,300 LGH participants in the waiting list initiative are in limbo – Mc ConalogueNext articleStrabane Cllr claims water charges inevitable in the North News Highland Homepage BannerNews Twitter Man arrested on suspicion of drugs and criminal property offences in Derry Further drop in people receiving PUP in Donegal RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR 365 additional cases of Covid-19 in Republic 75 positive cases of Covid confirmed in North last_img read more

Brother of Columba Mc Veigh hopeful new search may locate body

first_imgNewsx Adverts Brother of Columba Mc Veigh hopeful new search may locate body RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR WhatsApp Twitter Man arrested on suspicion of drugs and criminal property offences in Derry Pinterest Previous articleThree in court in Derry following cross border incidents on WednesdayNext articleProposed HSE cuts go beyond Lifford Hospital – Doherty News Highland The brother of one of the so-called ‘Disappeared’ says he hopes fresh information from the IRA  will finally locate his brother’s remains.Columba McVeigh from Donaghmore in Tyrone went missing in 1975.His brother, Oliver, says he’s been told that a new search will begin by the Commission for the Disappeared in April.While he’s hopeful og progress, he says it will be too late for his mother, who died broken hearted….[podcast]http://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/02/oliver.mp3[/podcast] Facebook Twitter Main Evening News, Sport and Obituaries Tuesday May 25th center_img Gardai continue to investigate Kilmacrennan fire WhatsApp By News Highland – February 18, 2012 Pinterest 75 positive cases of Covid confirmed in North Further drop in people receiving PUP in Donegal 365 additional cases of Covid-19 in Republic Google+ Google+ Facebooklast_img read more

Donegal Action for Cancer Care encourages women to attend their Mammogram appointment

first_img WhatsApp Facebook Donegal Action For Cancer Care is encouraging women across Donegal to attend their free Breast Check Mammogram appointment.There have been concerns regarding the Inishowen unit not returning to the area.However the unit in Letterkenny is prolonging its stay to ensure everyone in the Inishowen area is given an appointment for their Mammogram.Donegal Action for Cancer Care Chairperson, Betty Holmes says the journey should not deter women from attending their appointment:Audio Playerhttp://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/08/bettyraw.mp300:0000:0000:00Use Up/Down Arrow keys to increase or decrease volume. Gardai continue to investigate Kilmacrennan fire Main Evening News, Sport and Obituaries Tuesday May 25th Homepage BannerNews 75 positive cases of Covid confirmed in North By admin – August 31, 2015 Pinterest Further drop in people receiving PUP in Donegal Twitter Google+center_img Facebook Donegal Action for Cancer Care encourages women to attend their Mammogram appointment Previous articleResidents of Finn Valley area urged to sign up for text alert schemeNext articleDonegal Deputy Pearse Doherty ‘not surprised’ at UUP’s decision to leave Northern Ireland Executive admin Google+ WhatsApp Man arrested on suspicion of drugs and criminal property offences in Derry RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR 365 additional cases of Covid-19 in Republic Pinterest Twitterlast_img read more

Malin Head station to close for upgrade works next year

first_imgNewsx Adverts Further drop in people receiving PUP in Donegal Twitter Facebook Pinterest Twitter Facebook WhatsApp By News Highland – July 2, 2010 RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Gardai continue to investigate Kilmacrennan fire Google+center_img Man arrested on suspicion of drugs and criminal property offences in Derry Pinterest Main Evening News, Sport and Obituaries Tuesday May 25th 365 additional cases of Covid-19 in Republic It’s emerged that Malin Head Coast Guard station will close for a brief period early next year.In the Seanad last night, Senator Cecilia Keavney asked what the delay in promised improvements following a government promise to retain and update the facility.Upgrading of the station’s equipment was due to start at the beginning of this year but no work has been done to date.Responding, Junior Minister Mary White said in the medium to long term, a new building will be needed to house new equipment and the staff required to run it.She’s been outlining the government’s interim plans……….[podcast]http://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/07/malin830.mp3[/podcast] Google+ WhatsApp 75 positive cases of Covid confirmed in North Malin Head station to close for upgrade works next year Previous articleFunding confirmed for new Gweedore libraryNext articleDoherty promises closer SF led cross border cooperation News Highland last_img read more

£10 jeans theft three month sentence reduced after appeal

first_img Further drop in people receiving PUP in Donegal £10 jeans theft three month sentence reduced after appeal Man arrested on suspicion of drugs and criminal property offences in Derry WhatsApp WhatsApp Google+ Pinterest By News Highland – April 1, 2011 365 additional cases of Covid-19 in Republic Facebook Main Evening News, Sport and Obituaries Tuesday May 25th Facebookcenter_img Pinterest Twitter RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Google+ News 75 positive cases of Covid confirmed in North Twitter Previous articleThose responsible for security alert are anti-Derry says Foyle MPNext articleEducation Minister has anti-rural agenda – Deputy McConalogue News Highland Gardai continue to investigate Kilmacrennan fire A 27-year-old Strabane woman has won her appeal against a prison sentence for stealing jeans worth £10.Alison Hewitt, a single parent from Patterson Park, was sent to jail for three months.The Court of Appeal ruled today that the original three months prison sentence was “manifestly excessive” and ordered her to serve 100 hours community service instead.27-year-old Alison Hewitt was convicted by a jury at Derry Crown Court of stealing the jeans from a small clothes shop in Derry in August 2009.A four-day Crown Court trial heard that she took three pairs into a changing room, along with her young daughter in a pram, but only returned two.The severity of the punishment handed down to a first-time offender provoked widespread public shock.Her lawyers argued in the Court of Appeal today that it went beyond a reasonable response to the offence of shoplifting.Lord Chief Justice Sir Declan Morgan said those who target shopkeepers trying to run businesses in difficult times must realise they risk going to jail.But Sir Declan took note of her age, lack of any previous convictions, and her parental responsibilities.He said these factors may not have been as obvious and developed before the trial judge as they were on appeal.last_img read more