Health services in Donegal are under fresh threat from new HSE plans to implement cuts of almost e700m across the sector, according to Labour General Election candidate Jimmy Harte. The HSE Service Plan for 2011, published today, plans to implement … Continue reading
Thousands of families will be affected by the provision in yesterday’s budget to dramatically reduce the proportion of students qualifying for the ‘non-adjacent’ rate of student maintenance grant by changing qualifying criteria from 24km to 45km. Up until yesterday, … Continue reading
Last week I was reported in the local newspapers as saying that the County Development Plan should be used for the benefit of local communities by sorting out the problem of ghost and unfinished estates. The review of the CDP is presently … Continue reading
The new Electoral Register is due to be published next Monday, November 1st. The draft register can be checked during working hours at the local authority offices or county registrar and at public libraries, post offices and Garda stations. The … Continue reading
I’ve called for a review of the council rates system in order to prevent the ‘falling rates base’ in the local business community. There’s a need to introduce a scheme which offers discounted business rates to new business owners in order … Continue reading
Here is a modest photo of my new campaign office which is situated on Castle Street in Letterkenny, just below St. Eunan’s Cathedral. Stay tuned for more details on opening times etc.