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Declan is ‘Person of the Year’ in Boston

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.

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Coillte u-turn on Lis Na Gra woodlands

Representatives from Coillte have given a verbal agreement to local environmentalists that they will look at an alternative route into the woodland at Lis na Gra in Muff.

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The death of a man in Inishowen is not being treated as suspicious.

Inishowen death not suspicious say Gardai

Gardaí in Inishowen are not treating the sudden death of a man in his 30s as suspicious.

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VIDEO: 4X4 drivers raise €2,000 for Inishowen flood victims

Drivers with 4x4 vehicles gathered in Donegal last month to raise more than €2,000 for victims of the severe flooding visited upon the North West in August.
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Kay Millward (nee Cullen) pictured recently on her 90th birthday with members of her family.  DER4117GS023

‘Fair people are like old soldiers, they don’t die they only fade away’

The matriarch of the Cullen’s Amusements family, Mrs. Kay Millward, turned 90 last week and said that being on the Fair keeps her young.

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Irish Government commits to support Donegal County Council following floods

Irish Government commits to support Donegal County Council following floods

Donegal TD and Government Chief Whip Joe McHugh says he is pleased that the reconstruction of bridges and roads destroyed in the freak storm in north Donegal in August is to be paid for by Government.

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Minister Joe McHugh

McHugh hails retention of reduced VAT rate for Donegal hospitality industry

Donegal TD and Government Chief Whip Joe McHugh says he is delighted with a decision of Cabinet today to retain the 9 per cent VAT rate on the hospitality industry.

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Calls for funding to repair ‘vital amenities’

Calls for funding to repair ‘vital amenities’

An Inishowen senator has called on the government to provide vital funding to enable the rebuilding of Swan Park in Buncrana and the Glenevin Waterfall and Walk in Clonmany.

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Trial of Danielle McLaughlin murder accused has been “fast tracked”

Trial of Danielle McLaughlin murder accused has been “fast tracked”

The family of Danielle McLaughlin, the 28-years-old woman from Buncrana who was murdered in India in March, have said the trial of her suspected killer has been fast tracked.

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Buncrana fared well in the Tidy Towns results.

Inishowen communities can be proud of their Tidy Towns achievements - McHugh

Donegal TD Joe McHugh has passed on his congratulations to towns and communities in Inishowen who took part in this year’s Tidy Towns competition.

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Eddie Hearn (left) and Dunree Boxing Club after the flooding.

Anthony Joshua promoter Eddie Hearn to help out boxing club affected by flood

World renowned boxing promoter, Eddie Hearn, has said he "will try and help" a boxing club in Inishowen affected by recent flooding.

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Inishowen floods: Mamore Gap closed following landslide

Mamore Gap has been closed following a landslide.

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Locals rallied together and created a temporary fix for the bridge within the space of a few hours. Photos: Caroline Kelly McGonagle.

Bridging the gap - Community devastated by floods pulls together

Two bridges in Illies, damaged by Tuesday night’s floods, were repaired within hours on Wednesday, thanks to the strong spirit of the local community.

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One of the farm animal syringes found in the wake of the flood in Bridgend, Co. Donegal.

Animal syringes found in wake of flood

A local residents group has issued a health and safety warning after Tuesday's flood carried animal syringes into gardens.

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The incident occurred near Buncrana.

Motorist failed breath test and then arrested for doing 168km/hr in Buncrana

Gardaí arrested a motorist in Buncrana after the car they were travelling in was clocked doing 168km/hr inside a 80km/hr zone.

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The pontoon at Greencastle harbour was launched on Friday, ahead of a Round Ireland Sail by Foyle Sailability.

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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