Two men shot in Derry as mothers protest against RAAD

first_img Three factors driving Donegal housing market – Robinson Two men shot in Derry as mothers protest against RAAD Two men have been shot a number of times in the Bogside area of Derry.The attack happened at around 11 o’clock last night.The men are being treated in hospital – their injuries are not life-threatening.If the patern of recent times is followed, last night’s shootings are most likely the work of vigilante group RAAD.The group has issued threats against four men in Derry and also claimed responsibility for the murder of Andrew Allen in Buncrana last month.The shooting last night came as a protest was held by a group of mothers in Derry.It was called after claims that a number of women were visited at there homes this week by representatives of RAAD and told that their sons would be shot and maimed in punishment attacks.The women claimed that if they did not agree with their sons being shot, then the men would be executed.Andrew Allen’s mother was amongst those who gathered for the protest at Creggan last night. Facebook By News Highland – March 8, 2012 Facebook Newsx Adverts Twitter Google+ Twitter Guidelines for reopening of hospitality sector published NPHET ‘positive’ on easing restrictions – Donnelly center_img Help sought in search for missing 27 year old in Letterkenny Pinterest RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Previous articleInternational Womens’ Day: New figures show extent of domestic violanceNext articleLetterkenny Mayor seeks legal advice following MPs allegations News Highland Google+ Calls for maternity restrictions to be lifted at LUH Pinterest WhatsApp 448 new cases of Covid 19 reported today WhatsApplast_img read more

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Donegal suffer heavy defeat at the hands of Mayo

first_img Pinterest Calls for maternity restrictions to be lifted at LUH News Guidelines for reopening of hospitality sector published Twitter Google+ Help sought in search for missing 27 year old in Letterkenny WhatsApp 448 new cases of Covid 19 reported today WhatsApp Pinterest Reigning all Ireland champions Donegal suffered a heavy defeat this afternoon after a  4-17 to 1-10 defeat at the hands of Mayo in Croke Park.Despite conceding very few goals throughout this campaign, Donegal were unable to hold Mayo out for long with two early goals from Cillian O’Connor and Donal Vaughan helping the Connacht champions on their way.A half-time scoreline of 2-10 to 0-04 confirmed their dominence all over the park.The second half didn’t prove any better for Donegal as Mayo quickly added two more goals to further extend their lead.Donegals fortunes were further compounded when Eamonn McGee was shown red midway through the second half.Despite a late Colm McFadden consolation goal, a final scorline of 4-17 to 1-10 left Donegal with their heaviest defeat under manager Jim McGuiness.center_img Donegal suffer heavy defeat at the hands of Mayo Twitter Previous articleConcern over threats and intimidation from travellers at Ballybofey car park – Cllr McGowanNext articleFunerals of two men killed in road collision near Rathmullan takes place News Highland RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Google+ Facebook NPHET ‘positive’ on easing restrictions – Donnelly Three factors driving Donegal housing market – Robinson Facebook By News Highland – August 4, 2013 last_img read more

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Derry body identified as that of missing teenager

first_imgThe body recovered from the River Foyle in Derry earlier this week has been formally identified as that of missing teenager Andrew Quigley from Galliagh, who’s been missing since last month.Some of his personal items had been found on the Foyle Bridge on January 18th. Derry body identified as that of missing teenager LUH system challenged by however, work to reduce risk to patients ongoing – Dr Hamilton Guidelines for reopening of hospitality sector published Twitter Google+ By News Highland – February 19, 2014 WhatsApp Pinterest Google+ Facebook Twittercenter_img Calls for maternity restrictions to be lifted at LUH RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR WhatsApp Three factors driving Donegal housing market – Robinson Pinterest Previous articleTwo soldier arrested following recovery of pipe bomb in BurnfootNext articleGarda investigation continues into Stranorlar death News Highland NPHET ‘positive’ on easing restrictions – Donnelly News Facebook Almost 10,000 appointments cancelled in Saolta Hospital Group this weeklast_img read more

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New councillor to take seat in Lifford today

first_img Facebook New councillor to take seat in Lifford today Three factors driving Donegal housing market – Robinson Business Matters Ep 45 – Boyd Robinson, Annette Houston & Michael Margey Twitter Almost 10,000 appointments cancelled in Saolta Hospital Group this week Google+ Guidelines for reopening of hospitality sector published Pinterest Donegal’s newest County Councillor will formally take his seat today.Michael McBride from Kilmacrennan will replace Jimmy Harte on the council who had to give up his seat following his election to the Seanad.Mr McBride is a former Fianna Fail local election candidate – he believes that his supporters will stick by him despite his switch of allegiance…………[podcast]http://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/05/mic10.mp3[/podcast] Twitter Previous articleMan seriously injured in overnight road crashNext articleNi Chainain confirms details of new film plans News Highland center_img By News Highland – May 30, 2011 WhatsApp Google+ Pinterest RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR News WhatsApp LUH system challenged by however, work to reduce risk to patients ongoing – Dr Hamilton Calls for maternity restrictions to be lifted at LUH Facebooklast_img read more

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Letterkenny Town Council may take legal action to prevent council being scrapped

first_img Calls for maternity restrictions to be lifted at LUH Business Matters Ep 45 – Boyd Robinson, Annette Houston & Michael Margey Facebook Previous articleCouncillor Peter McLaughlin elected as ‘Funcrana’ MayorNext articleBuncrana Councillor outlines some positives from recent Minister Phil Hogan meeting News Highland Cllr Ciaran BroganLetterkenny Town Councillors have committed to strongly oppose the scrapping of town councils.This week Councillors agreed to leave no stone unturned in trying to save the council and have not ruled out going down the legal route.Raising the issue Councillor Ciaran Brogan also expressed his disappointment that council staff and members have been told nothing of what will happen if the council is scrapped:[podcast]http://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/06/ciacounSCRAP.mp3[/podcast] Google+ Pinterest RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Twitter Facebook Twitter Letterkenny Town Council may take legal action to prevent council being scrappedcenter_img WhatsApp News Almost 10,000 appointments cancelled in Saolta Hospital Group this week WhatsApp By News Highland – June 13, 2013 Guidelines for reopening of hospitality sector published Need for issues with Mica redress scheme to be addressed raised in Seanad also Google+ Pinterest LUH system challenged by however, work to reduce risk to patients ongoing – Dr Hamilton last_img read more

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EU Commission moves to abolish roaming charges

first_img Google+ LUH system challenged by however, work to reduce risk to patients ongoing – Dr Hamilton Pinterest Business Matters Ep 45 – Boyd Robinson, Annette Houston & Michael Margey Google+ WhatsApp Calls for maternity restrictions to be lifted at LUH Almost 10,000 appointments cancelled in Saolta Hospital Group this week EU Commission moves to abolish roaming charges Guidelines for reopening of hospitality sector published Pinterest WhatsAppcenter_img A Letterkenny Councillor is welcoming news that the European Commission is planning to abolish roaming charges.The Commission wants to merge all 27 EU countries into a single telecom market – and is set to announce detailed plans in August.Last year, Cllr Gerry Mc Monagle moved a motion at Town Council level calling on Minister Pat Rabbitte to initiate a discussion on a national tariff which abolished roaming on a North / South basis.He’s welcoming the EU commission move, and wants to see a timeframe for abolition announced as quickly as possible…………[podcast]http://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/06/gerryroaming.mp3[/podcast] RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Twitter By News Highland – June 17, 2013 Twitter Facebook Previous articleNurse Consultant from Raphoe is awarded an MBENext articleCommunities in Donegal could lose out on vital funding from Europe – Senator O’Domhnaill News Highland News Facebook Need for issues with Mica redress scheme to be addressed raised in Seanad alsolast_img read more

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Mc Conalogue calls for immediate action on Child Deaths in State Care report

first_img Main Evening News, Sport and Obituaries Tuesday May 25th Twitter Man arrested on suspicion of drugs and criminal property offences in Derry Pinterest Twitter Further drop in people receiving PUP in Donegal Previous articleIndependent Councillors to decide Donegal’s next MayorNext articleConstituency Commission: Donegal constituencies merge into single 5 seater News Highland Donegal North East Deputy Charlie Mc Conalogue says the government must quickly implement the findings of the report from the independent review group on the deaths of children in State care.Deputy Mc Conalogue, the Fianna Fail Spokesperson on Children says it’s imperative that resources and proper management structures be put in place to ensure that children are not allowed slip through the net as happened on a number of occasions over the past 10 years.196 children in state care died between 2000 and 2010, a situation which Deputy Mc Conalogue says cannot be allowed happen again………….[podcast]http://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/06/ccmcc1pm.mp3[/podcast] Google+ Facebook Newsx Adverts Google+center_img By News Highland – June 21, 2012 WhatsApp 75 positive cases of Covid confirmed in North WhatsApp 365 additional cases of Covid-19 in Republic Gardai continue to investigate Kilmacrennan fire Mc Conalogue calls for immediate action on Child Deaths in State Care report RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Facebook Pinterestlast_img read more

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Claudy bomb victim wants to meet with Martin McGuinness

first_imgNews Claudy bomb victim wants to meet with Martin McGuinness Man arrested on suspicion of drugs and criminal property offences in Derry Further drop in people receiving PUP in Donegal Pinterest Google+ Facebook Twitter 75 positive cases of Covid confirmed in North Pinterest Main Evening News, Sport and Obituaries Tuesday May 25th Previous articleExtent of Donegal raw sewage problem unique in EuropeNext articleSinn Fein Councillor says Donegal will face worst cuts to services in the country News Highland center_img By News Highland – August 1, 2012 WhatsApp RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Twitter Facebook WhatsApp Google+ 365 additional cases of Covid-19 in Republic A victim of the 1972 Claudy bombings has said she wants to meet Sinn Fein’s Martin McGuinness, to ask the former IRA leader for answers on the atrocity.Yesterday marked the 40th anniversary of the attacks which killed nine people.Marjorie Leslie, who survived the bombs, told the BBC she wanted a face-to-face meeting with the deputy first minister.Ms Leslie was one of dozens of people caught up in the three, no-warning car bombs which exploded in the County Derry village on the 31 July 1972.No group has ever claimed responsibility for the attack but the IRA have been consistently blamed for carrying it out.Mr McGuinness was a senior IRA leader in Derry at the time.Earlier yesterday, Mr McGuinness described the Claudy bombings as “indefensible and appalling” and said the attacks were wrong and should not have happened.However, East Derry MLA, John Dallat said Mr McGuinness ‘should tell the whole truth about what happened’. Gardai continue to investigate Kilmacrennan firelast_img read more

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Donegal resident guilty of fraudulent dole claims in the North

first_img Facebook WhatsApp Pinterest WhatsApp Facebook Pinterest Google+ 75 positive cases of Covid confirmed in North RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR By News Highland – April 5, 2013 Further drop in people receiving PUP in Donegal Twittercenter_img Google+ Twitter Previous articleAnthony Tohill “comfortable” as he recovers from chainsaw accidentNext articleCouncil warn over dangers of gorse fires as crews tackle blaze in Annagry News Highland News Man arrested on suspicion of drugs and criminal property offences in Derry 365 additional cases of Covid-19 in Republic Main Evening News, Sport and Obituaries Tuesday May 25th Derry Magistrates Court has today heard how a woman fraudulently claimed over £15,000 in benefits while employed by two government departments53 year-old Kathleen Murray is formerly of Virginia Court in the city but now lives in Donegal.She admitted claiming housing benefits and jobseekers allowance between October 2005 and October 2010. At the time, she was employed by the North West Regional College and Derry City Council.Ms Murray was given a two month jail sentence suspended for three years. Donegal resident guilty of fraudulent dole claims in the North Gardai continue to investigate Kilmacrennan firelast_img read more

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EU report finds educational disparities between regions

first_img Previous articleJimmy misses out on Donegal trip because of visa problemsNext articleHarkin says it’s in ECB’s interest to east Ireland’s debt burden News Highland Facebook Man arrested on suspicion of drugs and criminal property offences in Derry RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR News Twitter Gardai continue to investigate Kilmacrennan fire Twitter Further drop in people receiving PUP in Donegal Facebook Google+ Pinterestcenter_img EU report finds educational disparities between regions WhatsApp WhatsApp 75 positive cases of Covid confirmed in North Main Evening News, Sport and Obituaries Tuesday May 25th 365 additional cases of Covid-19 in Republic By News Highland – September 16, 2012 Google+ A report published this weekend by the EU shows the extent to which where you live in Ireland can influence education and life prospects.According to the report, part of the “Mind the Gap” series, those living in the east and south do better than those in the BMW region.The geographical divide is highlighted in the EU commissioned ‘Mind the Gap’ report, which looked at education opportunities and results across the EU by tracking the qualifications of people aged 15 or over.It found that there were proportionately more graduates and third-level students in the east and south, than in the BMW counties.41% of people in the BMW region have, at most, a Junior Certificate or equivalent qualification, compared with 34% in the East and South.The report finds the BMW region suffers proportionatly more from migration to urban centres and emigration abroad in search of work.The region is also seen to suffer from having only one major city, Galway, which is also the base of the region’s only university, NUI Galway.The ‘Mind the Gap’ report warns that regional disparities hinder balanced development and economic growth, and the gaps in educational standards compound inequality between regions. Pinterestlast_img read more

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