National award for Council’s ‘Road Safety Road Show’

first_img Google+ 448 new cases of Covid 19 reported today By News Highland – February 13, 2012 Calls for maternity restrictions to be lifted at LUH Twitter Facebook Facebook RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Pinterest Google+ National award for Council’s ‘Road Safety Road Show’ NPHET ‘positive’ on easing restrictions – Donnelly center_img Newsx Adverts WhatsApp Twitter Previous articleBundoran RNLI called out after reports of surfer in troubleNext articlePlans which will see LYIT merge to be unveiled today News Highland Three factors driving Donegal housing market – Robinson Help sought in search for missing 27 year old in Letterkenny Pinterest WhatsApp Donegal County Council has won the Council of the Year award at the Local Authority Members Association awards.The council collected the award for its flagship ‘Road Safety Road Show’.12,000 students have already seen the hard hitting show over the last four years.At the event people directly affected by road tragedies tell their stories to second level students – who will soon be beginning their own driving careers.Mayor Noel McBride has paid tribute to all involved:[podcast]http://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/02/noel1pmRS.mp3[/podcast] Guidelines for reopening of hospitality sector publishedlast_img read more

Council gets an extra €3 million for local and regional roads

first_imgNews Council gets an extra €3 million for local and regional roads Google+ Pinterest WhatsApp Google+ Pinterest Three factors driving Donegal housing market – Robinson RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Facebook Twitter Previous articleJill Meagher was her killer’s 22nd rape victimNext articleGweebara fishing cases adjourned in Dungloe District Court News Highland center_img Donegal County Council is to receive just over €3 million extra for works on the county’s regional and local roads network.The new grant, which will be primarily directed towards restoration works, follows a €19 million allocation in January.According to Donegal North East Deputy Joe Mc Hugh, the counil’s allocation is the third highest in the country, from a total budget of €50m.He says the council will be given some flexibility……[podcast]http://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/06/joextraroadcash.mp3[/podcast] Facebook WhatsApp LUH system challenged by however, work to reduce risk to patients ongoing – Dr Hamilton Twitter By News Highland – June 11, 2013 Calls for maternity restrictions to be lifted at LUH Almost 10,000 appointments cancelled in Saolta Hospital Group this week Guidelines for reopening of hospitality sector published Business Matters Ep 45 – Boyd Robinson, Annette Houston & Michael Margeylast_img read more

Derry mother and children have lucky escape

first_img Calls for maternity restrictions to be lifted at LUH Facebook By News Highland – November 12, 2011 Google+ WhatsApp Pinterest Pinterest Business Matters Ep 45 – Boyd Robinson, Annette Houston & Michael Margey Google+ Facebook WhatsApp Derry mother and children have lucky escapecenter_img Twitter Previous articleAustralian company looking for construction workersNext articleCoroner rules out human combustion in Donegal fire death News Highland Three factors driving Donegal housing market – Robinson RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Newsx Adverts Twitter Guidelines for reopening of hospitality sector published LUH system challenged by however, work to reduce risk to patients ongoing – Dr Hamilton Almost 10,000 appointments cancelled in Saolta Hospital Group this week A mother and her young daughter and baby had a lucky escape after their cargot trapped in a river swollen by heavy rain in County Derry.They were rescued from the River Moyola near Draperstown yesterday evening.The mother had managed to get out of the car and reached a metal footbridge with her two young children, but they were stuck there until the emergency services arrived.Firecrews from Magherafelt and Maghera  arrived and District Commander Mark Watson describes what happened next:[podcast]http://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/11/10wats.mp3[/podcast]last_img read more

Tierney welcomes Galliagh allotment plan

first_imgHomepage BannerNews Tierney welcomes Galliagh allotment plan WhatsApp Twitter Man arrested in Derry on suspicion of drugs and criminal property offences released RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Pinterest WhatsApp Minister McConalogue says he is working to improve fishing quota Facebook HSE warns of ‘widespread cancellations’ of appointments next week Pinterestcenter_img 70% of Cllrs nationwide threatened, harassed and intimidated over past 3 years – Report Dail hears questions over design, funding and operation of Mica redress scheme Previous articleEverybody Loves Raymond star Sawyer Sweeten dies aged 19Next articleDonegal businesses stand to benefit if Tendering Procurement bill is passed admin Twitter Google+ Google+ By admin – April 24, 2015 Facebook Dail to vote later on extending emergency Covid powers The Northern Ireland Housing Executive has announced plans to transform an area in Galliagh, Derry into community allotment gardens for residents.Work is to begin on the area between Glencaw Park and Leafair Gardens this coming Monday.Last week, the area saw up to 40 youths taking part in anti-social behaviour, leaving residents distressed and two teenagers were arrested by police.Local Councillor Brian Tierney has welcomed the announcement saying it’s a step to prevent more anti-social behaviour from happening in the area……..Audio Playerhttp://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/04/tierneyallots.mp300:0000:0000:00Use Up/Down Arrow keys to increase or decrease volume.last_img read more

Deputy Mc Hugh fails in bid to have emergency meeting of Dail Transport Committee

first_imgNews 70% of Cllrs nationwide threatened, harassed and intimidated over past 3 years – Report Donegal North East Deputy Joe Mc Hugh has failed in a bid to have an emergency meeting of the Dail Transport Committee called for next week.Deputy Mc Hugh says he called for the meeting to see if a mechanism can be agreed to have salt supplies diverted from elsewhere to Donegal.Deputy Mc Hugh is now hoping to meet with NRA officials over the weekend to see what can be done to improve the situation locally.He says if the low salt stocks are as a result of money saving decisions, then that is a false economy…..[podcast]http://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/12/joemcsat.mp3[/podcast] Pinterest Twitter Deputy Mc Hugh fails in bid to have emergency meeting of Dail Transport Committee Man arrested in Derry on suspicion of drugs and criminal property offences released Dail hears questions over design, funding and operation of Mica redress scheme Twitter PSNI and Gardai urged to investigate Adams’ claims he sheltered on-the-run suspect in Donegal WhatsApp Google+center_img Dail to vote later on extending emergency Covid powers Google+ Previous articleHSE services affected by weatherNext articleDonegals roads remain treacherous News Highland RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Pinterest Facebook HSE warns of ‘widespread cancellations’ of appointments next week By News Highland – December 18, 2010 Facebook WhatsApplast_img read more

New NI secretary wants Bloody Sunday report published

first_imgNews By News Highland – May 13, 2010 HSE warns of ‘widespread cancellations’ of appointments next week Google+ Twitter Previous articleCross border report seek more support for childrenNext articleDonegal’s older people urged to have their say on government strategy News Highland RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Facebook The new Northern Ireland secretary, Owen Paterson, has called for the Bloody Sunday report to be published as soon as possible.It’s understood that the printing of the final report is under way and the families will see the findings by the end of this month.However, spokesperson for the Bloody Sunday families, John Kelly says the new Northern Secretary can publish the report as quickly as he wants:[podcast]http://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/05/johnk3.mp3[/podcast] Pinterest 70% of Cllrs nationwide threatened, harassed and intimidated over past 3 years – Report Twittercenter_img Dail hears questions over design, funding and operation of Mica redress scheme New NI secretary wants Bloody Sunday report published Google+ PSNI and Gardai urged to investigate Adams’ claims he sheltered on-the-run suspect in Donegal WhatsApp Man arrested in Derry on suspicion of drugs and criminal property offences released Facebook Dail to vote later on extending emergency Covid powers WhatsApp Pinterestlast_img read more

Taxi hijacked and burnt by masked men in Strabane

first_imgNews By News Highland – October 8, 2011 Google+ WhatsApp Taxi hijacked and burnt by masked men in Strabane WhatsApp Two masked men, one armed with a gun, hijacked a taxi in Strabane last night.The incident, in Fountain Terrace, took place at 8 o clock.Police said the men forced the driver from the vehicle, a blue Renault Traffic, before they drove it away.It was later found burned out at Innisfree Gardens. The driver was uninjured. Detectives want anyone with information to get in touch. Facebook PSNI and Gardai urged to investigate Adams’ claims he sheltered on-the-run suspect in Donegal Pinterest Previous articleChairperson of JPC in Letterkenny says it would be a mistake to cut garda numbersNext articlePolish man dies after falling into sea in Bundoran News Highland Facebookcenter_img Dail hears questions over design, funding and operation of Mica redress scheme HSE warns of ‘widespread cancellations’ of appointments next week Twitter RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Dail to vote later on extending emergency Covid powers Pinterest Man arrested in Derry on suspicion of drugs and criminal property offences released Google+ Twitter Man arrested on suspicion of drugs and criminal property offences in Derrylast_img read more

Oireachtas Transport Committee hears case for Malin Coastguard

first_img Dail hears questions over design, funding and operation of Mica redress scheme Dail to vote later on extending emergency Covid powers Pinterest By News Highland – October 24, 2012 Twitter Twitter Man arrested on suspicion of drugs and criminal property offences in Derry WhatsApp PSNI and Gardai urged to investigate Adams’ claims he sheltered on-the-run suspect in Donegal Man arrested in Derry on suspicion of drugs and criminal property offences released RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Google+center_img Previous articleCouncil issues warning against ‘Backyard burning’ and bonfiresNext articleDonegal team collects eight All Star Awards News Highland Facebook Oireachtas Transport Committee hears case for Malin Coastguard WhatsApp The joint Committee on Transport and Communication has been today hearing arguements for the retention of the current coast guard service as is.The government will soon consider recomendation from two reports into the coast guard service which cast major doubt over the future of Malin Head and Valencia Coastguard stations.Representative from the government, coast guard and public representatives from both sides of the border took part in today’s committee meeting:Questions where posed by Deputy Padraig MacLouchalinn, Charlie McConalogue, Joe McHugh, Senator Brian ODomhnaill and Senator Jimmy Harte.The meeting was also adressed by SDLP MLA John Dallat………….[podcast]http://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/10/dallt530.mp3[/podcast]Chris Reynolds is head of the Irish Coastguard, he said the cross border cooperation is very important………….[podcast]http://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/10/chris530.mp3[/podcast]Maurice Mullen, of the Department of of Transport, Tourism and Sport was unable to provide specific answers to questions about the future, but said all options were still being considered.He stressed no decisions have been taken………….[podcast]http://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/10/mulln530.mp3[/podcast] HSE warns of ‘widespread cancellations’ of appointments next week Pinterest Facebook Google+ Newslast_img read more

MEP calls for Mauritius boycott as DPP defends police investigation

first_img Main Evening News, Sport and Obituaries Tuesday May 25th Pinterest Google+ Pinterest The director of public prosecutions in Mauritius says there may be another investigation into the murder of Michaela McAreavey.Two hotel workers were acquitted this week of killing her, while she was on honeymoon last January at the Legends Hotel.The DPP described the verdict on Thursday as “unexpected” – but defended the Mauritian police investigation.Meanwhile, Fine Gael MEP Sean Kelly, a former GAA President has criticised the authorities in Mauritius for how they’ve handled this murder investigation.He’s calling for a boycott of Mauritius……….[podcast]http://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/07/kelly2pm.mp3[/podcast] Twitter Twitter News 365 additional cases of Covid-19 in Republic Facebook Further drop in people receiving PUP in Donegal Facebookcenter_img MEP calls for Mauritius boycott as DPP defends police investigation Gardai continue to investigate Kilmacrennan fire RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Previous articleMan sustains head injuries in Derry assaultNext articleEmergency services at scene of fire on Port Road, Letterkenny News Highland Man arrested on suspicion of drugs and criminal property offences in Derry WhatsApp WhatsApp By News Highland – July 14, 2012 75 positive cases of Covid confirmed in North Google+last_img read more

Calls for An Post and Royal Mail to improve cross-border postage

first_img Gardai continue to investigate Kilmacrennan fire Facebook Facebook Google+ Twitter Google+ There are calls for An Post and the Royal Mail to look at ways of improving the time it takes for letters posted in one jurisdiction to another, to arrive.For example, a letter posted from Strabane to Lifford must first travel to Belfast, Dublin and Portloaise before it arrives at its evenutal destination normally taking three days.Chris Thirkettle of Consumer Focus Post says that it’s too long and both An Post and Royal Mail need to address the issue.[podcast]http://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/03/chris1pm.mp3[/podcast] WhatsApp Pinterest Further drop in people receiving PUP in Donegal Calls for An Post and Royal Mail to improve cross-border postage RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHORcenter_img WhatsApp By News Highland – March 15, 2010 Main Evening News, Sport and Obituaries Tuesday May 25th Man arrested on suspicion of drugs and criminal property offences in Derry 75 positive cases of Covid confirmed in North Previous articleFire at farm in Co.Derry ruins family businessNext articleSt.Patricks National School in Drumkeen vandalised overnight News Highland Twitter News 365 additional cases of Covid-19 in Republic Pinterestlast_img read more