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Campervan vandalised on Greencastle Pier

An Inishowen councillor has lashed out overwhat he described was a “terrible act” of vandalism in Greencastle last weekend.

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Driving test waiting times show ‘discrimination against rural Ireland’

Driving test waiting times show ‘discrimination against rural Ireland’

Learner drivers in Inishowen are still waiting more than five months for a driving test, and one councillor has claimed it is “discrimination against rural Ireland.”

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An aerial view of the Grianan Estate on the North Donegal Coast.

Donegal firm purchases Grianan Estate for over €17 million

Donegal firm, Glenmore Estate Farms Limited, has announced today that it has purchased the Grianan Estate on the North Donegal Coast for over €17 million.

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LUCKY WINNERS - group of people who won the National Lottery Winning Streak New York Independence Day holiday competition. (Photo: Mac Innes Photography)

Inishowen mother and daughter scoop top Winning Streak prize

A mother and daughter from Inishowen are amongst 28 happy winners of the National Lottery Winning Streak New York Independence Day holiday competition.
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Damien McKay, third from left, front row, of HD McKay Consultant Engineers, who was the guest speaker at the Defective Blocks Report Information Evening held by the Mica Action Group in An Grianan Hotel on Wednesday night, pictured with Mica Action Group committee members, from left, front row, Mary Connors, Ann Owens, Eileen Doherty, Anne Dickenson and Gordon Dickenson, back row, Debbie McDaid, Chris Scott, Noel Noone and Karl Murtagh. DER2517-136KM

‘My house is crumbling, I can’t sit and wait!’

Homeowners across the county will continue to push for a redress scheme following the publication of th report into defective blocks.

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The packed room for the Defective Blocks Information Evening held in An Grianan Hotel by the Mica Action Group. DER2517-139KM

Nobody cares

Inishowen councillors are set to put forward a motion to Donegal County Council to push for a redress scheme for homeowners affected by the issue of defective blocks.

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Members of the Mica Action Group (MAG)

‘We’re not going away’ - Mica Action Group

The secretary of the Mica Action Group has said the group and the problem with defective blocks is not going away.

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Burst mains pipe causing disruption to water supply in Inishowen

Burst mains pipe causing disruption to water supply in Inishowen

A burst has occurred on a mains water pipe delivering water from the Pollan Dam to South Inishowen.

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Sara Ryan: The youngest Chief 
Operations Officer in Ireland

Sara Ryan: The youngest Chief Operations Officer in Ireland

She’s easily spotted amongst the corporate hues of the business world, usually adorned with the best and brightest outfit in the room, but make no mistake, Sara Ryan Chief Operations Officer of Junk Kouture is a colourful force to be reckoned with.

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A home affected by defective blocks.

Mica report published - McHugh promises to push for redress scheme

Donegal TD Joe McHugh has welcomed the publication today of the expert panel’s report on Mica-affected homes in Donegal and Mayo and says he wants the panel recommendations implemented as soon as possible.

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Ricky Morrison, Ella Bloomfield, Freddie Corscadden, Caitlin Carney, and Joanne McCallion

Charity fundraiser work-out for Rossmar

Members of a Limavady gym are putting their fitness levels to good use in support of a local school which holds “a special place in their hearts”.

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The former police station in Dungiven is now owned and used by a local church.

Flower festival fundraiser for church in Dungiven

What was once a PSNI station in Dungiven will this weekend be filled with people enjoying their tea for a church fundraiser

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Sean Butcher who is studying for a BTec Level 3 Sub Diploma in Construction and the Built Environment at North West Regional College's Limavady campus receives his scholarship from Mr. Patrick McClughan, Head of Corporate Affairs at Gaelectric. Also pictured are: Catriona Hull St Mary's Limavady, and John Logue, Curriculum Manager for the Built Environment at North West Regional College.

Scholarship success for Roe Valley students

Six students at North West Regional College have been awarded scholarships by renewable energy group, Gaelectric.

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SDLP Colr. John Deighan believes the speed limit at the lower end of Greystone Road should be lowered to 30mph.

Call to lower speed limit on busy road in Limavady from 40mph to 30mph

SDLP councillor John Deighan is calling for the speed limit on one of Limavady’s busiest roads to be reduced from 40mph to 30mph, writes Sheena Jackson.

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Colr. Sean McGlinchey

Censure imposed after councillor breached Code of Conduct

A Sinn Fein councillor found to have breached the ‘Councillors’ Code of Conduct’ has said he is “glad” the investigation is over.

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Steven McGonigal demonstrating at the 2016 Irish Game Fair.

Professional ‘Rabbit Catcher’ from Limavady gears up for sports fair

Ireland’s only professional rabbit catcher, Steven McGonigal from Limavady is gearing up for one of the country’s largest country sports events.

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Sinn Fein Colr. Dermot Nicholl.

Election ‘intimidation’ in Limavady - claim SF

Sinn Fein claim the erection of paramilitary flags in Limavady is “a clear attempt at intimidation” ahead of Thursday’s poll.

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Rossmar Principal Brian Mclaughlin

After 40 years in education and a ‘job done’ it’s time for Brian to retire

When Brian McLaughlin retires as principal of Rossmar School in Limavady, it will be with mixed emotions.

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Organisers Ross Parkhill and John Cartwright with Kathryn McShane and Helena Semple.

Stendhal job creation

For the first time since its inception in 2011, Stendhal Festival has a paid working staff.

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NWRC Student Kyle Donnell pictured with Errigal's Training and personnel manager Ciara King. A recruitment and information event will be held at NWRC's Greystone Campus on Tuesday, June 6 from 7 at 9 pm

Information event at NWRC in Limavady

Young people aged between 17 and 25 are invited to a special event on June 6 at North West Regional College’s (NWRC) Greystone Campus, in Limavady where they can find out more about applying for an Apprenticeship with an international company.

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