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Right 2 Water demonstrations across the North West today

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More than 90 separate demonstrations will take place across the country today – including a number here in the North West – as over a hundred thousand people take to the streets in protest against water charges. The Right 2 Water campaign is the largest public demonstration in the lifetime of this Government. Marches will take place in Carrick-on-Shannon from ... Read More »

Fears for retailers along the Wild Atlantic Way

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There are fears for retailers along the Donegal route of the Wild Atlantic Way, as a recent survey has found that only fifty-five percent of these are happy with their own emphasis on customer service training for staff. The findings were dicovered at a customer service workshop which took place in Donegal on Tuesday. The workshop was attended by Retailers, ... Read More »

Motorist in his fifties dies in Donegal

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Gardai in Co Donegal are appealing for witnesses to a crash in Burt last night that claimed the life of a motorcyclist in his fifties. The man died when his motorbike collided with two cars at twenty past ten on the N13 at Lisfannon, known locally as Skeoge cottages (pronounced Skeg.) A second man in his thirties suffered minor injuries ... Read More »

Cllr Bohan dissapointed by Irish Water meeting

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A Leitrim Councillor has expressed her disappointment with a meeting hosted by Irish Water in Carrick on Shannon last night. Councillor Mary Bohan told Ocean FM that she was compelled to walk out of the meeting early, as she says she was unable to establish satisfactory answers to the questions she put to the panel. The meeting, which took place ... Read More »

Train Delays on Sligo Route

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Iarnroid Eireann have released details of a delay of the eleven am Sligo/Dublin and five past eleven Dublin/Sligo Service at Edgeworthstown. According to the company’s twitter feed, the delay is due to damage at a level crossing at Ballymahon caused by a vehicle. No further details have been made available at this point. Read More »

Cautious welcome given to IFA Developments

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The Donegal Chairman of the IFA has said that there can only be one outcome to talks between farm groups and the meat industry, due to take place over the coming two weeks. PJ McMonagle was speaking following a meeting of farmers with the Minister for Agriculture yesterday evening, held in a bid to tackle the ongoing unrest due to ... Read More »