Closing statements due from defence lawyers in Michaela McAreavey trial

first_img By News Highland – July 9, 2012 Three factors driving Donegal housing market – Robinson Calls for maternity restrictions to be lifted at LUH Facebook Twitter Pinterest Closing statements due from defence lawyers in Michaela McAreavey trial Google+ WhatsApp 448 new cases of Covid 19 reported today Guidelines for reopening of hospitality sector published Newsx Advertscenter_img Pinterest Facebook Help sought in search for missing 27 year old in Letterkenny RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Previous articleEAF Director says Rockhill House is a superb community resourceNext article2.3 million people have little of no disposable income per month News Highland Trial lawyers for the two defendants in the Michaela McAreavey murder are due to make their closing statements in Mauritius today.The prosecuting cousel delivered his final submission on Friday.The nine members of the jury are expected to begin their deliberations on Thursday after they have been addressed by the presiding judge.Two hotel workers – Avinash Treebhoowoon and Sandip Moneea – are charged with murdering the 27-year-old Co Tyrone woman.Her death occurred while she was on honeymoon with her husband John in Mauritius in January of last year. Twitter NPHET ‘positive’ on easing restrictions – Donnelly Google+ WhatsApplast_img read more

Malin Head man suffered injuries consistent with a car crash in fatal attack

first_img Malin Head man suffered injuries consistent with a car crash in fatal attack Twitter WhatsApp Facebook News Google+ Google+ 448 new cases of Covid 19 reported today Help sought in search for missing 27 year old in Letterkenny NPHET ‘positive’ on easing restrictions – Donnelly Twitter Pinterestcenter_img Calls for maternity restrictions to be lifted at LUH Pinterest Guidelines for reopening of hospitality sector published Three factors driving Donegal housing market – Robinson A forensic pathologist told a race murder trial that a Donegal man who was allegedly kicked and stamped to death suffered injuries normally associated with a car crash.Dr Julie McAdam said she had never come across the type of severe trauma that killed 57-year-old William McKeeney, originally from Malin Head, from massive internal bleeding.Several injuries, from blows to the head left the sole pattern of footwear, Dr McAdam said.The jury in the trial of Adel Ishaq and Asif Rehman was shown graphic post mortem photographs of Mr McKeeney’s body.A patholgist told his murder trial that his injuries were similar to those sustained by somebody who had fallen from a high building or been knocked over by a car.Dr McAdam told the High Court in Kilmarnock that the 57-year-old suffered 15 injuries to the head, some of which were so severe that footprints were left on his skin.She also said that there were three injuries to his body, but these were only discovered on internal examination. She said that one blow had ruptured his diaphragm and another had ruptured the splenic artery, a major blood vessel.She told the jury that the cause of death was blunt force trauma to the abdomen, with blunt force trauma to the head a contributory factor.The court has heard that Mr McKeeney, a labourer from Donegal, had been walking home from a local pub when he was attacked. He died later in hospital.The trial continues. Previous articleGovernment to introduce double penalty points for drivers using mobile phonesNext articleHealth Service Executive urging people to get the flu vaccine News Highland WhatsApp By News Highland – October 9, 2012 Facebook RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHORlast_img read more

Arranmore lifeboat launched to assist stranded vessel

first_img By News Highland – July 11, 2012 Google+ 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 Twitter Arranmore Lifeboat has been involved in an operation this morning after a boat got into difficulty a mile south of the island.The diving support vessel lost power and as a result steering before making the distress call.Arranmore lifeboat arrived at the scene, efforts are ongoing to restore power to the stranded boat – if that can’t be achieved it will be towed to shore.Nora Flannigan is the Aranmore lifeboat PRO:[podcast]http://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/07/nora1pmrescue.mp3[/podcast] Facebook WhatsApp Google+ NPHET ‘positive’ on easing restrictions – Donnelly Calls for maternity restrictions to be lifted at LUH Facebookcenter_img News Pinterest Previous articleStranded trainee pilot fears he will lose 91K course feeNext articleFamily Resource Centres facing bigger workload with less funding – Report News Highland RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Three factors driving Donegal housing market – Robinson WhatsApp Twitter Guidelines for reopening of hospitality sector published Pinterest Arranmore lifeboat launched to assist stranded vessellast_img read more

Inishowen Cllr says emigration will accelrate because of budget

first_img Facebook Cllr Jack MurrayAn Inishowen Cllr has said that emigration in the penninsula will accelerate because of the cuts to jobseekers allowance in the budget.Social welfare for people aged between 18-24 was cut 44% from €144 a week to €100 a week yesterday.Over the last number of years, thousands of young people have already left Inishowen, and Cllr Jack Murray says yesterdays budget will now only accelerate emigration:[podacst]http://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/10/jack.mp3[/podcast]But the Education Minister is defending the budget decision to cut jobseekers allowance for the under 24’s.Ruairi Quinn says it’s based on encouraging more young people into education and training, adding that people without a job are like a ‘two legged stool’….[podacst]http://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/10/13quin1.mp3[/podcast] Almost 10,000 appointments cancelled in Saolta Hospital Group this week WhatsApp Need for issues with Mica redress scheme to be addressed raised in Seanad also News Pinterest Pinterest Dail hears questions over design, funding and operation of Mica redress scheme LUH system challenged by however, work to reduce risk to patients ongoing – Dr Hamilton RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Inishowen Cllr says emigration will accelrate because of budgetcenter_img Facebook Google+ Previous articleColeman & Ireland end campaign with win in DublinNext articleTwenty-two “high end jobs” created as new medical research centre opens in Derry News Highland Google+ Twitter Minister McConalogue says he is working to improve fishing quota WhatsApp By News Highland – October 16, 2013 70% of Cllrs nationwide threatened, harassed and intimidated over past 3 years – Report Twitterlast_img read more

PSNI recover van full of musical instruments stolen in Donegal

first_img HSE warns of ‘widespread cancellations’ of appointments next week Man arrested in Derry on suspicion of drugs and criminal property offences released Previous articleSoccer – Zayed Signs With DerryNext articleHarley says NRA allocations suggest Twin Towns by-pass delay News Highland Facebook By News Highland – January 25, 2011 Newsx Adverts PSNI recover van full of musical instruments stolen in Donegal RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Facebook Google+ WhatsApp Twittercenter_img Man arrested on suspicion of drugs and criminal property offences in Derry Police in Derry have recovered more than £20,000 worth of musical equipment that had been stolen in Co Donegal.Among the items recovered was a guitar that had belonged to the late Jim Gilchrist, who was murdered in Derry in September 2005.The sequence of events began in the early hours of yesterday, when police were contacted by a member of the public about a suspicious van at Victoria Road , Strabane.Two people were subsequently arrested at Old Strabane Road , Gobnascale.  A 21-year-old man was charged with a number of offences and is to appear at Derry Magistrates Court today.  A 21-year old woman was released pending further enquiries.In a follow-up search, police recovered the musical equipment in the Clooney area of Derry .The van and its load of musical equipment had been stolen in Muff.Police believe that the white Transit Connect van was involved in a number of collisions in the Bready, Newbuildings and Waterside areas and are keen to hear from anyone who saw these incidents. Twitter Pinterest Dail hears questions over design, funding and operation of Mica redress scheme Pinterest Dail to vote later on extending emergency Covid powers Google+ PSNI and Gardai urged to investigate Adams’ claims he sheltered on-the-run suspect in Donegal WhatsApplast_img read more

Health Minister says cancer services in Donegal will be strengthened, but specialist unit for…

first_imgHomepage BannerNews Health Minister says cancer services in Donegal will be strengthened, but specialist unit for county a no-go Man arrested on suspicion of drugs and criminal property offences in Derry Twitter PSNI and Gardai urged to investigate Adams’ claims he sheltered on-the-run suspect in Donegal Dail hears questions over design, funding and operation of Mica redress scheme Google+ WhatsApp Pinterest Facebook Facebook By admin – July 24, 2015 center_img HSE warns of ‘widespread cancellations’ of appointments next week WhatsApp Previous articleJurassic World sequel announcedNext articleDeputy Pringle hopeful solution can be met regarding Cleary centre in Donegal Town admin Pinterest Google+ RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Dail to vote later on extending emergency Covid powers Man arrested in Derry on suspicion of drugs and criminal property offences released The Health Minister has said that current cancer services in Co Donegal will remain and be strengthened.Earlier this year concerns were raised that the breast service at Letterkenny would be closed down and centralised to Galway.But health bosses denied any such threats despite the claims locally they would close at the time.Speaking to Highland Radio News, Leo Varadkar said while it is difficult to attract the proper staff to Co Donegal, they’re doing all they can to strengthen current cancer services.Meanwhile the Health Minister has said that bringing a cancer centre of excellence to Co Donegal wouldn’t be viable.Currently many cancer patients from the county have to travel to Galway or Dublin for treatment.Many campaigners have been lobbying for a cancer specialist centre to come to the county for years.Minister Varadkar said that every parish in the country cannot have a cancer centre of excellence on their doorstep.The full interview with Health Minister Leo Varadkar can be heard here…..Audio Playerhttp://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/07/leovar.mp300:0000:0000:00Use Up/Down Arrow keys to increase or decrease volume. Twitterlast_img read more

Anderson says ‘Brexit’ must not be imposed on Northern Ireland

first_img Pinterest Main Evening News, Sport and Obituaries Tuesday May 25th Facebook Anderson says ‘Brexit’ must not be imposed on Northern Ireland 365 additional cases of Covid-19 in Republic Previous articleInishowen councillor claims rural residents have difficulty registering to voteNext articleCommunity in Dunfanaghy to fundraise for local Health Centre admin Twitter Google+ Gardai continue to investigate Kilmacrennan fire Homepage BannerNews The European Parliament has been told that Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales should not be forced to leave the EU in the event that that that a referendum on the the UK’s membership of the EU is lost.During a debate on proposed reforms designed to prevent a so-called ‘Brexit’, members of Sinn Fein, the SNP and Plaid Cymru told the European Parliament that referencum in June would would be disrespectful in light of the fact that Assembly elections take place in May.Derry based MEP Martina Anderson said the North should have its own referendum, calculated and counted separately and the outcome respected.She said the reforms being proposed at the behest of the British Prime Minister are a backward step……..Audio Playerhttp://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/02/martina.mp300:0000:0000:00Use Up/Down Arrow keys to increase or decrease volume. Google+center_img WhatsApp WhatsApp Facebook By admin – February 4, 2016 Twitter Man arrested on suspicion of drugs and criminal property offences in Derry Pinterest Further drop in people receiving PUP in Donegal 75 positive cases of Covid confirmed in North RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHORlast_img read more

Brexit inquiry hears fears for Donegal tourism industry should hard border be initiated

first_img Google+ Brexit inquiry hears fears for Donegal tourism industry should hard border be initiated Homepage BannerNews Pinterest Twitter WhatsApp Main Evening News, Sport and Obituaries Tuesday May 25th Twitter By admin – January 16, 2017 Further drop in people receiving PUP in Donegal Facebook RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHORcenter_img Concern has been raised over the impact a hard border could have on the tourism industry in Donegal and the wider North West. This afternoon, members of the Westminster Northern Ireland Affairs Committee are taking public evidence at the Guildhall in Derry, as it considers the future of the land border with Donegal.Chief Executive of the Letterkenny Chamber Toni Foresster says from a tourism perspective, Brexit could be detrimental to the North West region if a hard border were to be initiated:Audio Playerhttp://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/toniraw.mp300:0000:0000:00Use Up/Down Arrow keys to increase or decrease volume. Google+ Previous articleINHFA to launch new ANC campaign in DonegalNext articleHarley guides ‘Hot Beat’ to Wolverhampton win admin 75 positive cases of Covid confirmed in North Facebook 365 additional cases of Covid-19 in Republic WhatsApp Pinterest Gardai continue to investigate Kilmacrennan fire Man arrested on suspicion of drugs and criminal property offences in Derry last_img read more

Campaign group warns that LKG could be downgraded without action

first_img 365 additional cases of Covid-19 in Republic RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR WhatsApp Facebook Further drop in people receiving PUP in Donegal Facebook Pinterest Pinterest Google+ Previous articleLifford Father tells of ongoing heartache over missing sonNext articleDonegal Spitfire dig uncovers WW2 machine guns News Highland Twitter The campaign group Donegal Action for Cancer Care says if action isn’t taken, Letterkenny General Hospital will eventually be downgraded to community hospital status.The group has met with a cross party group of Oireachtas members urging them to be more vocal in their support for Letterkenny General Hospital in the Dail and Seanad.DACC spokesperson Betty Holmes says all Oireachtas members, backed by the general public, must start campaigning for the hospital before it’s too late:[podcast]http://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/06/betty1pmjune.mp3[/podcast]center_img Google+ By News Highland – June 28, 2011 Twitter Man arrested on suspicion of drugs and criminal property offences in Derry Newsx Adverts WhatsApp Main Evening News, Sport and Obituaries Tuesday May 25th Campaign group warns that LKG could be downgraded without action 75 positive cases of Covid confirmed in North Gardai continue to investigate Kilmacrennan firelast_img read more

Smoking now banned everywhere on Letterkenny Hospital grounds

first_imgNews Gardai continue to investigate Kilmacrennan fire WhatsApp Previous articleFirst patients seen at new LGH’s Emergency DepartmentNext articleHome owners will have to self-assess for new property tax News Highland Pinterest 75 positive cases of Covid confirmed in North Google+ Smoking now banned everywhere on Letterkenny Hospital grounds Google+ Facebook Letterkenny General Hospital’s new tobacco free policy has been officially implemented today, with staff, patients, visitors, contractors and others banned from smoking anywhere on the hospital grounds, including the car parks.The ban also extends to all areas of the St Conal’s campus.The Donegal Smoking Cessation Service is backing the policy, and will be working with patients and others to offer support with quitting, and provide treatment where necessary.Smoking Cessation Officer Elaine Robinson says it will be a difficult transition for many people, but so far the new rules have been working well………….[podcast]http://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/09/elain530.mp3[/podcast] Pinterestcenter_img Man arrested on suspicion of drugs and criminal property offences in Derry By News Highland – September 13, 2012 Twitter Twitter RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR 365 additional cases of Covid-19 in Republic Main Evening News, Sport and Obituaries Tuesday May 25th Further drop in people receiving PUP in Donegal WhatsApp Facebooklast_img read more