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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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Jack is on ‘A Bit of a Walk’ for charity

Jack is on ‘A Bit of a Walk’ for charity

A Dublin man has this week been walking the length of Inishowen to raise money for charity.

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Popular Foyle Ferry will sail over summer months

Popular Foyle Ferry will sail over summer months

The Foyle Ferry service will sail again this summer, following an agreement between Donegal County Council and Frazer Ferries company.

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Colr. slams ‘mindless, senseless’ vandalism

Colr. slams ‘mindless, senseless’ vandalism

An Inishowen councillor has vehemently lashed out at the “mindless, senseless” vandalism which occurred in Buncrana last weekend.

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Colr Nicholas Crossan giving a rendition of  The Hills of Donegal at the Scoil Mhuire sponsored Inishowen Senior Citizen Christmas lunch at the Inishowen Gateway Hotel on Friday last. DER4816GS069

An Post Rás arrives in Buncrana tomorrow

The An Post Rás kicked off on Sunday, and stage four of the top sporting event will stop off in Inishowen tomorrow.

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Success for Scoil Mhuire students at national awards

Students from Scoil Mhuire Buncrana have scooped a top prize in the SEAI One Good Idea awards.

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Leo Veradkar T.D. and Joe McHugh T.D.meet with Finn Gael Member from Inishowen Mickey Doherty  on Friday night in Gweedore  Photo Brian McDaid

Minister McHugh is backing Varadkar for leadership

Minister and Donegal TD Joe McHugh has announced he is backing Social Protection Minister Leo Varadkar to be the next Taoiseach.

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Calling all buskers! It’s time for Summer Jamm

Calling all buskers! It’s time for Summer Jamm

As Summer Jamm returns to Strabane next month, festival organisers are reminding performers and musicians that they could be in with a chance of winning up to £1,000 in a busking competition on Saturday, June 10.

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Councillors condemn illegal dumping

Inishowen councillors have condemned continued illegal dumping at Tuesday’s meeting of the Inishowen Municipal District.

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The Foyle ferry in service during the summer of 2016. (File pic)

Foyle Ferry tender set to close at noon today

The re-issued tender for the Foyle Ferry service is set to close at noon today, but Inishowen councillors have expressed their concerns over the funding of the service.

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‘Groundhog Day’ for school campus

‘Groundhog Day’ for school campus

An Inishowen councillor has confirmed that a seventh landowner in Buncrana has been approached to sell land to accommodate the proposed three school campus, potentially delaying the project further.

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Niamh is An Post Rás queen 2017

Niamh is An Post Rás queen 2017

An Post Rás is set to return to Buncrana this month, and the 2017 queen has been announced.

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The Urris hill fire on Monday. Photo by Emmet Curran & Adam Rory Porter at Windy Day Media.

Gorse fires are brought under control

The Donegal Fire Service has confirmed that as of 5pm on Wednesday, there were no wild fires burning in the county.

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Danielle’s family thank public for information

Danielle’s family thank public for information

The solicitor for the family of murdered Buncrana woman Danielle McLaughlin has extended thanks to those who provided information following a recent media appeal.

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Resident ‘outraged’ at OPW flood defence decision

Resident ‘outraged’ at OPW flood defence decision

A homeowner in a Burnfoot housing estate has said he is “outraged” that the construction of flood defences in Burnfoot is “not viable.”

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Minister supports Lyme’s campaign

Minister supports Lyme’s campaign

A Donegal TD has put his weight behind a campaign being led by Lyme’s Disease sufferers in the county.

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Mourners carry the coffin of 18 year-old Nathan Farrell, from St Marys Church Cockhill, following Requiem Mass yesterday, for burial in the nearby Cockhill cemetery. DER1817GS032

Buncrana Parish Priest issues warning to drivers - it’s time to ‘wake up!’

A Buncrana priest has told mourners at the funeral of one of last weekend’s crash victims, that it was time for ALL drivers to ‘wake up’ following yet another road tragedy in the Inishowen area.

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€250k lotto ticket sold in Moville on Bank Holiday Monday - make sure to check your ticket

€250k lotto ticket sold in Moville on Bank Holiday Monday - make sure to check your ticket

The residents of Moville have today woken up to the exciting news that a winning €250,000 Lotto Plus 2 top prize in Wednesday night’s Lotto draw was sold in the picturesque coastal town on the Inishowen peninsula.

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