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News Archives 2016

 

December 2016 News 


22/12/2016 - Donegal Christmas Map

 

22/12/2016 - Orange Weather Warning for Storm Barbara by RSA 

  

21/12/2016 - Christmas Holiday Arrangements

 

21/12/2016 - Donegal Film Office scoops Entertainment Award 

 

20/12/2016 - Be seen on the darkest and shortest day of the year

 

15/12/2016 - Make your mark with a career at Randox Teoranta 

 

15/12/2016 - 1916 Garden of Remembrance opened in Falcarragh 

 

15/12/2016 - Mini-Motorised vehicle warning by An Garda and RSA

 

14/12/2016 - Letterkenny Trad Week 2017 launched 

 

14/12/2016 - Drink drivers destroy and shatter lives 

 

13/12/2016 - Sister Mary Dolores Sweeney honoured in her hometown 

 

12/12/2016 - Donegal Co Museum in new 1916 Exhibition and Video 

 

09/12/2016 - Cathaoirleach welcomes funding for North West Greenway 

 

09/12/2016 - Council to honour Sr Mary Dolores Sweeney 

 

09/12/2016 - North West Strategic Growth Partnership 

 

07/12/2016 - NW region in strong place to respond to Brexit 

 

05/12/2016 - Strategic Partnership focusing on the North West 

 

02/12/2016 - Joint Policing Community Alert Networking Event

 

01/12/2016 - Conference boost to North West Regions on Brexit 

 

01/12/2016 - Donegal Pride of Place finalists honoured 

 

November 2016 News

 

30/11/2016 - Cross-Border Business Research Innovation Funding

 

30/11/2016 - Council wins Excellence in Local Government Awards 

 


28/11/2016 -  Disruption to water supply in Lifford 

 


28/11/2017 - White Flag National Standard Award for Bundoran 

 


28/11/2016 - Cathaoirleach promotes NW Investment in US

 


28/11/2016 - Prep for 41st Donegal Sports Star Awards underway

 

 

25/11/2016 - Donegal County Council by numbers 

 


24/11/2016 - Cross border Christmas Drink Driving Campaign Launched

 


24/11/2016 - Cruinniú Baile Seirbhíse Gaeltachta Leitir Ceanainn 

 

 23/11/2016 - Get you Nominations In says Mark English

 

22/11/2016 -  New business success for North West delegation

 

22/11/2016 - IPB Pride of Place Gala Awards 2016 


18/11/2016 - Early success stories for Ireland NW delegation in US

 

18/11/2016 - World Day of Remembrance for victims 

 

18/11/2016 - 20 Yr Celebration for Ballyshannon Leisure Centre

 

17/11/2016 - Stay up to date on road conditions and gritting this winter


17/11/2016 - Roadworks on N14 between Gallows Lane and Murlough Junction in Lifford tomorrow 

 

17/11/2016 -  Randox Trade Mission to Massachusetts 

 

16/11/2016 - Ireland North West delegation showcase talent 

 

15/11/2016 - Ballybofey hosts 2016 Ulster Dancing Championships 


14/11/2016 - Developing innovative eco-tourism in the Northwest 


14/11/2016 - Mayor Petty welcomes North West Companies 


11/11/2016 - O Donnells Bakery and Irish Gap year for Boston 

 

09/11/2016 -  Council achieves ISO 50001 accreditation for Energy Management

 

09/11/2016 - Donegal County Council winners of Road Safety Award 2016 

 

08/11/2016 - Class Concerts at RCC Letterkenny this November

 

03/11/2016 - Environmentalist Duncan Stewart to attend SECURE Conference

 

03/11/2016 - Donegal promoted at DIVE 2016 Event 

 

02/11/2016 - International Awards for Letterkenny 

 

01/11/2016 - Relocation of Bring Banks Kernans Ramelton 

 

01/11/2016 - North West Trade Delegation to Massachusetts

 

02/11/2016 - Armistice Day Event at Donegal County Museum 

 

October 2016 News 


27/10/2016 - Green Business Seminar in Letterkenny 


27/10/2016 - Appeal for Road Safety as clocks go back 


26/10/2016 - Ireland's Best Young Entrepreneur competition 


26/10/2016 - Killybegs Harbour Business brochure Launched 


26/10/2016 - A Brief Heritage of Time 


25/10/2016 - Grant scheme to conserve traditional farm building 


25/10/2016 - Bonfires can cause serious damage 

 

24/10/2016 - Nominations open for Donegal Sports Star Awards

 

24/10/2016 - Letterkenny as Gaeltacht Service Town 

 

 24/10/2016 - Tenders for new Cockhill Bridge Buncrana 

 

21/10/2016 - Promoting the responsible enjoyment of Errigal 

 

20/10/2016 - Update on works on the Dual Carraigeway


20/10/2016 - Nuisance caused by Bird Deterrents & Scarers 


19/10/2016 - October Music At The RCC 


18/10/2016 - New Killybegs Harbour Business Brochure

 

17/10/2016 - Audit of Oral History Recordings in County Donegal  

 

17/10/2016 - Older People and Carers

 

17/1012016 -  ASCENT journey begins 

 

17/10/2016 - Have your say on draft Speed Limit Bye Laws 2016 

 

14/10/2016 - Bike Maintenance Course for Beginner Adults

 

14/10/2016 - Sponsorship of Roundabouts in Letterkenny 

 

13/10/2016 - Inspiring our Children at Wainfest 2016 

 

13/10/2016 - Ministerial Direction on Variation No. 2 to the Donegal CDP 2012 – 2018 

 

12/10/2016 - New Development Contribution Scheme 2016 - 2021

 

12/10/2016 - New Marine Tourism Course at LYIT Killybegs 

 

11/10/2016 - Handover of three 4x4 Emergency Service Jeeps to Donegal Fire Service

 

11/10/2016 - Exploring Suicide Prevention at Connecting for Life Conference 

 

11/10/2016 - Letterkenny Men's Shed Open Day

 

10/10/2016 - 10 Years delivering the Donegal Road Safe Show message

 

10/10/ 2016 - Council to host OpenData Seminar this week

 

10/10/ 2016 - Groups to have their say on new Letterkenny Social Enterprise Building

 

10/10/2016 - Donate your bikes 4 Africa during ReUse Month  

 

07/10/2016 - Sock Company goes global with National Geographic

 

06/10/2016 - One Donegal Social Inclusion Week 2016 

 

05/10/2016 - N14 Lifford Bridge to Rossgier Roadworks to commence on Monday

 

05/10/2016 - Update Statement on assisting residents affected by fire in Letterkenny

 

04/10/2016 - Former Donegal GAA star wants children to read 

 

03/10/2016 - Public Consultation on draft Flood Risk Mgt Plans

 

 

September 2016 News

 

30/09/2016 - Winners of Tip O'Neill Schools Competition 2016 

 

30/09/2016 - Showcasing positivity during Social Inclusion Week

 

28/09/2016 - Motorists warned of risk of collisions with deer

  

27/09/2016 - Top tips for Donegal Tourism Operators at Upcoming Seminar

 

27/09/2016 - Nobel Laureate Professor William C. Campbell Honoured at Civic Reception

  

26/09/2016 - Nobel Laureate Professor William C. Campbell to be honoured 

 

26/09/2016 - Wainfest 2016 off to a great start

 

26/09/2016 - Chris Matthews Tip O Neill Irish Diaspora Award

 

23/09 2016 - Donegal Bay and Blue Stacks Festival

 

23/09/2016 - Donegal County Museum Photography Workshop

 

21/09/2016 - Global Skills Locator Launch

 

21/09/2016 - A voyage of fun and discovery at Wainfest 2016

 

20/09/2016 - 74 entries for Tip O Neill Schools Competition

 

19/09/2016 - Donegal Road Safety Plan Launch

 

16/09/2016 -  Battery Recycling for LauraLynn

 

15/09/2016 - Tip ONeill Irish Diaspora Award 2016

 

15/09/2016 -  Byrne Brothers to help promote Donegal

 

15/09/2016 -  Willie Doherty in conversation with Matt Packer

 

13/09/2016 - Culture Night at Donegal County Museum 

 

12/09/2016 -  Invasive Plant Species Treatment Programme

 

09/09/2016 - Shocking effects of marine litter exposed

 

07/09/2016 - Culture Night 2016

 

06/09/2016 -  Huge community turnout for opening of Mullantiboyle Bridge 

  

05/09/2016 - Cathaoirleach and Chief Executive meet Georgia’s Charge d’Affaires 

 

05/09/2016 - Photo special from closing weekend of Heritage Week in Donegal 

 

01/09/2016 - Irelands Best Young Entrepreneur IBYE

 

August 2016 News

 

30/08/2016 - Road safety a priority as schools return for a new year 

 

30/08/2016 - Studio Donegal Kilcar

 

30/08/2016 - Cathaoirleach to officially open new Mullantiboyle Bridge at Glenties 

 

29/08/2016 - Donegal Sports Star Awards July review 

 

26/08/2016 - Could you be the next All-Ireland Chowder Champion?

 

26/08/2016 - The Eddie Fullerton Lecture

 

24/08/2016 - Big Beach Clean Weekend: 16 – 18 September  

 

24/08/2016 - Draft Flood Risk Management Plans 

 

23/08/2016 - Great start to Heritage Week in Donegal

 

11/08/16 - All Ireland Coastal Rowing Championships 2016

 

08/08/2016 - Supply Disruption - Stranorlar Municipal District

 

1/08/2016 - Launch of County Donegal Heritage Week Event Guide

 

July 2016 News

 

28/07/2016 - Road safety message ahead of August Bank Holiday

 

27/07/2016 - New online directory for Donegal's Creative sector 

 

27/07/2016 - Firefighters car wash collection raises over €750,000 for hospices

 

26/07/2016 - Water supply disruption in the Stranorlar Municipal District 

 

25/07/2016 - Judges are coming to see Letterkenny in Bloom

 

22/07/2016 - Letterkenny as a Gaeltacht Service Town - Find out more at meeting next Tuesday 

 

19/07/2016 - Lough Foyle Ferry Resumes Service - Linking the Wild Atlantic Way to the Causeway Coast

 

19/07/2016 - Check out the stunning line-up of festivals of festival and events this July 

 

19/07/2016 - EU Delegates from FEDETON get a taste of the Wild Atlantic Way in Donegal

 

 

19/07/2016 - Council staff receive Junior Achievement Ireland Award

 

18/07/2016 - Killybegs Fire Brigade honoured

 

18/07/2016 - Donegal Sports Star Awards June review

 

15/07/2016 - Live webcast from MacGill Summer School

  

14/07/2016 - Official Opening of Willie Dohery’s Loose Ends exhibition at RCC Letterkenny

 

13/07/2016 - Council hosts Ulster Minor & Senior Football Finals Press Conference

 

13/07/2016 - Road Safety warning ahead of deadliest driving period

 

11/07/2016 - Have your say on varying the rate of Local Property Tax in Donegal

 

11/07/2016 - ‘Our coastline is one of our greatest assets’ says Scottish Marine Tourism Expert

 

08/07/2016 - Council staff to take part in Bike Watt Challenge

 

07/07/2016 - Up to 100 participants set to attend tomorrows Marine Tourism Seminar

 

06/07/2016 - Bin your gum when you're done - Donegal Launch 

 

06/07/2016 - Donegal leading the way with the launch of Donegal Atlantic Coastal Trail

 

06/07/2016 - A commitment to responsible dog ownership is a must for any potential dog owner

 

05/07/2016 - Ómós do Shéamus Mac Géidigh Tribute to the late Seamus McGeidigh

 

05/07/2016 -  New North West Economic Development Programme announced in Massachusetts

 

05/07/2016 - The Donegal County Museum in Letterkenny has retained Full Accreditation in the Museum Standards Programme of Ireland (MSPI), which is run by the Heritage Council

 

01/07/2016 - Donegal’s Atlantic Coastal Trail to be launched on Tuesday

 

 

 

June 2016 News

 

30/06/2016 - New Bring Bank recycling arrangements for Letterkenny

 

30/06/2016 - Let your imagination come out to play during National Recreation Week Remembering 1916 

 

30/06/2016 - Olympic fever set to rise at Letterkenny AC Challenge Event

 

30/06/2016 - Are you new to Donegal? Information Evening for Migrant Workers

 

29/06/2016 - Donegal to host FEDETON General Assembly Meeting and Marine Tourism Seminar next week 

 

29/06/2016 - Motor Tax service currently not available in Carndonagh Office 

 

28/06/2016 - Launch of Cultúr, a new Strategic Vision for Cultural Services  

 

24/06/2016- Launch of the LADDER Project Grant Scheme 2016 

 

24/06/2016 - Comment on the Draft Donegal Development Contribution Scheme 2016-2021 

 

24/06/2016 - Donegal International Folk & Roots festival only a few weeks away

 

23/06/2016 - American political commentator Chris Matthews to receive Tip O'Neill Irish Diaspora Award

 

23/06/2016 - Cathaoirleach expresses condolences to the family of the late Leo Brennan 

 

22/06/2016 - New Information Guide for Older People to be launched today

 

21/06/2016 - Council invites submissions on PEACE IV Action Plan

 

21/06/2016 - Speed Limit Review for Public Roads and Social Housing Estates

 

20/06/2016 - Donegal’s Museum Curator appointed to the board of the National Museum of Ireland

 

17/06/2016 - What is happening in Donegal this Summer

 

16/06/2016 - Cllr Terence Slowey new Cathaoirleach of Donegal County Council

 

16/06/2016 - Book of Condolence - Orlando Tragedy 

 

15/06/2016 - Statement from Cllr Ciaran Brogan, Cathaoirleach of Donegal County Council

 

14/06/2016 - Keep the Race in its Place in Donegal for Rally weekend

 

13/06/2016 - ‘Remembering the Battle of The Somme’ Donegal County Museum Events

 

10/06/2016 -  Visiting the beach this Summer

 

10/06/2016 -  Historic first for LYIT & Donegal County Council

 

10/06/2016 -  New Regional Cleaner Communities Campaign launched

 

10/06/2016 - Donegal Sports Star Awards May review 

 

09/06/2016 - Turning of the sod in Lettekenny - Photo Special 

 

09/06/2016 - Freedom of County Donegal for ‘the Man from the Mist’ Anthony Molloy 

 

09/06/2016 - Dr. Peter FitzGerald founder of Randox Laboratories honoured

 

08/06/2016 - Turning of the sod for three key infrastructural projects in Letterkenny today

 

08/06/2016 - Buncrana Student scoops top prize in Schools Slogan 

 

08/06/2016 - CLG Dhún na nGall and Ryan Mc Hugh supporting Road Safety in Donegal

 

03/06/2016 - New Public Library to open at The Base in Stranorlar

 

03/03/2016 - Stay Safe on the Roads this Bank Holiday Weekend

 

03/03/2016 - Stay Away From Edge this June Bank Holiday - Think Water Safety

 

03/03/2016 - County Donegal Development Plan Review - Public consultation starting today

 

03/06/2016 - Freedom of County Donegal to be bestowed on Anthony Molloy

 

03/06/2016 - Dr Peter FitzGerald, founder of Randox Laboratories, to be honoured

 

03/06/2016 - Water Restrictions - Stranorlar Municipal District Area

 

01/06/2016 - National Day of Street Parties and Community Celebrations

 

01/06/2016 - Cathaoirleach welcomes €1.7m funding for Donegal National Roads Pavements

 

 

 

May 2016 News

 

31/05/2016 - Launch of Beach Accessible Wheelchair

 

31/05/2016 - Donegal County Council to officially open 1916 Commemoration Garden in Ballymacool Town Park in Letterkenny

 

31/05/2016 - Check it Fits Service 2016

 

30/05/2016 - Stage set for world class athletics at the Letterkenny AC Sub 4 Minute Mile challenge event

 

27/05/2016 - Micheal O'Cleirigh School 

 

27/05/2016 - Be aware of escape routes says Chief Fire Officer following incident in Moville this week

 

26/05/2016 - Cathaoirleach welcomes Royal guests to Donegal 

 

24/05/2016 - Waterworld Bundoran announce charity partners for 2016 season

 

24/05/2016 - National Slow Down Day 27th May - 28th May 2016 

 

23/05/2016 - Cathaoirleach to welcome The Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall to Donegal 

 

23/05/2016 - Free Public Wi-Fi in 25 Council buildings launched by Cllr. Brogan

 

19/05/2016 - Donegal Irish Diaspora Conference

 

16/05/2016 - Council to honour Finn Harps at Civic Reception today

 

13/05/2016 - Free Booklet on the Material Culture of the Donegal Diaspora

 

13/05/2016 - Donegal Marathon Workshops and Information Session 

 

13/05/2016 - Nottingham Irish Golf Society in Donegal to celebrate 25th anniversary

 

12/05/2016 - A Donegal Fiddle Feast 

 

12/05/2016 - Irish Language Plan for County Donegal 2016-2022

 

06/05/2016 -  1916 Centenary Garden of Remembrance at Fintown National School

 

05/05/2016 - Tip O’Neill Inishowen Primary Schools Competition 2016

 

05/05/2016 - Coca-Cola Clean Coast Week 2016

 

04/05/2016 - Buncrana recycling banks at Supervalu temporarily removed 

 

04/05/2016 - EU Unit Update Bulletin April 2016

 

04/05/2016 - #BigDonegalCleanUp Update

 

 

April 2016 News

 

 

29/04/2016 - Distorted Perspectives

 

29/04/2016 - Donegal County Council attend successful Cool Route project meeting

 

28/04/2016 - Reception for Boston Boxing Academy Team 

 

27/04/2016 - Tidy Towns Heritage Award

 

26/04/2016 -  Bealtaine 2016 is just around the corner

 

26/04/2016 - Young Mappers from Loreto Convent Letterkenny scoop the Association of Geographic Information Prize

 

26/04/2016 - Donegal stone is an integral part of award winning garden designs at Bloom and Chelsea Flower Shows

 

25/04/2016 - Do you have land for sale in Donegal? 

 

21/04/2016 - Donegal - Irish Diaspora Conference 

 

21/04/2016 - Traditional Heavyweights at the RCC 

 

21/04/2016 -  Cathaoirleach to host welcome reception of Boston Boxing Academy Team

 

20/04/2016 - Application form for grant payable under Domestic Lead Remediation Scheme 

 

20/04/2016 - Ireland’s Tidiest Town hosts Tidy Towns Seminar 2016 

 

19/04/2016 - Have Your Say: Donegal County Council Cultural Services Strategic Plan 2016 – 2020

 

19/04/2016 - Special Sunday Opening at County Museum 24/04/16

 

19/04/2016 - Huge numbers take part in the clean up in the twin towns 

 

18/04/2016 - The Big Donegal Clean up is in full swing 

 

18/04/2016 - Primrose’s Clean Up 

 

15/04/2016 - Grant scheme to conserve traditional farm buildings 

 

13/04/2016 - Update on the Big Donegal Clean Up 

 

12/04/2016 - 54 New York Firefighters set to visit Donegal next week

 

11/04/2016 - Inishowen teaming up to clean up 

 

08/04/2016 - The annual ‘Big Inishowen Spring Clean-up’ takes place on Saturday, April 9th

 

06/04/2016 - Meeting of Donegal County Council, 5th April 2016 

 

05/04/2016 - New cross border Irish Language Reading Project launched.

 

01/04/2016 - €1m IPB Community Engagement Fund 2016 - opens 4 April 2016, closes 25 April 2016

 

March 2016 News

 

30/03/2016 - The ERNACT network of regions secures €4 million for digital innovation projects

 

29/03/2016 - Cathaoirleach Reception for Caroline Faulkner

 

24/03/2016 - The ERNACT network of regions secures €1.8 million for another digital innovation project

 

24/03/2016 - Waterworld Bundoran Opens for Year 25

 

24/03/2016 - Structures at Risk Fund 2016 

 

24/03/2016 - Commemorating 1916 in Donegal this Easter 

 

18/03/2016 - Donegal Daily supporting Councils Road Safety campaigns

 

16/03/2016 - Jax brings a great deal of happiness to our family 

 

15/03/2016 - Seven Trees for the Seven Signatories  

 

15/03/2016 - Donegal County Council receives welcome funding for enhancing sustainable development at Errigal mountain

 

14/03/2016 - Disruption to water supply in the Stranorlar Municipal District Water Services Area from 8.00am 15th March 2016 to 8.00am 16th March 2016 

 

09/03/2016 - Notification - Public Consultation Days - Preliminary Flood Risk Management Options 

 

08/03/2016 - World Class Jazz At The RCC 

 

08/03/2016 - Putting Road Safety in a Premier position 

 

08/03/2016 - Owning a dog is a privilege and with that privilege comes responsibilities

 

07/03/2016 - Act Local Think Global 

 

07/03/2016 - New Exhibition on Donegal in 1916 Opens in County 

 

04/03/2016 - Tourism Information Seminar 

 

03/03/2016 - Encouraging Engineering in Donegal 

 

02/03/2016 - Seachtain na Gaeilge 2016 

 

01/03/2016 - Summer Leasing of Moville Putting Green

 

February 2016 News

 

26/02/2016 - Engineers Week 2016 

 

25/02/2016 - From Military Police to Traffic Warden, Mick Whelan tells us his story

 

25/02/2016 - Hedge-cutting season comes to an end 

 

24/02/2016 - Finn Harps offer Road Safety Premier position for new season

 

22/02/2016 - Greening County Donegal for St Patricks Day 2016

 

22/02/2016 - Making Donegal famous for food

 

22/02/2016 - Public Consultation Days on Preliminary Flood Risk Management Options 

 

22/02/2016 - Project Proclamation

 

22/02/2016 - Road Safety Premier position

 

19/02/2016 - Council Chair welcomes €7m funding for Regional & Local Roads

 

19/02/2016 - Are you a responsible dog owner?

 

18/02/2016 - Funding opportunity for Community based Festivals and Events

 

17/02/2016 - Donegal Sports Star Awards January 2016 Review

 

16/02/2016 - Donegal County Council Scheme of Arts Grants 2016   

 

16/02/2016 - 1916 Rising Logo Designed by Donegal Gaeltacht Media & Design company!

 

16/02/2016 - Funding available for heritage projects in County Donegal

 

16/02/2016 - “Our Story: Donegal and the Easter Rising” Donegal County Museum’s Touring Exhibition– A Resource for Communities 

 

15/02/2016 - Donegal Traffic Wardens with the new uniforms

 

12/02/2016 - Enabling focused development in the years ahead

 

10/02/2016 - Business Week 2016 March 7th to 11th

 

05/02/2016 - Remembering 1916 

 

04/02/2016 - Call in and have your say on Local Area Plan  

 

04/02/2016 - Deadline to register to vote in General Election

 

01/02/2015 - Holiday World Shows hailed a success for Donegal Tourism

 

01/02/2015 - Dr. McMaster explores how to remember 1916 in Donegal

 

01/02/2015 - Donegal in 1916 Our Story

 

01/02/2016 - Donegal Sports Star Awards Picture Special 

 

January 2016 News

 

28/01/2016 - Sport Star Award organisers asking guests to arrive early

 

27/01/2016 - Donegal in 1916 Education Pack now available for download

 

25/01/2016 - Donegal company Uppiddee shortlisted for national award.

 

25/01/2016 - Irish Olympic legeng Maeve Kyle is special guest at Friday nights Sport Star Awards

 

21/01/2016 - Condolences on death of former Cllr. James McBrearty

 

19/01/2016 - Cathaoirleach welcomes ERDF funding announcement for Letterkenny 

 

19/01/2016 - Donegal 2016 Programme and Education Pack Launch - Photo Special 

 

18/01/2016 - Cathaoirleach launches Donegal 2016 Programme 

 

14/01/2016 - Donegal in 2016 Education Pack to be launched

 

14/01/2016 - 21% increase in public lighting faults in Donegal

 

13/01/2016 - Government Assistance extended to Community and Sporting organisations

 

12/01/2016 - Government Assistance for Flooding Victims

 

12/01/2016 - Discover Bundoran 2016 brochure launched

 

12/01/2016 - Donegal Sport Star Awards nominees announced

 

12/01/2016 - Finn Harps offer primary school children premier position for new season

 

12/01/2016 - Donegal being promoted at Holiday World Shows 

 

08/01/2016 - Cool Route at prestigious London Boatshow

 

05/01/2016 - Road deaths in 2015 are second lowest in over 50 years

 

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