Sunday, July 30, 2006

News: Week ending Jul 30, 2006

Heroin addiction a problem in Killybegs??

Clr. Thomas Pringle claims heroin addiction has become a real problem in Killybegs following a recent discovery of the drug in the town.

Minister blames Donegal youth for high youth unemployment rates?

“Launching a report on enterprise in Donegal, Minister Martin said: ‘there is a need to convince the young population and the unemployed of the county of the importance of education and training’."

Funding for AquaCulture (fish farming) Projects in the county.

"The Donegal aquaculture industry is to receive funding of almost 700,000euro."

South African workers taken advantage of?

"Their employer has defended the situation stating that when flight costs, accommodation and bonuses are taken into account, their wage stands at €8.74 and not €2.80 as claimed."

Mary C. speaks out:

Roche promises action on "inordinate" delays in Donegal.

The Minister for the Environment has promised a swift reaction to capital projects in Donegal which he says are taking an "inordinate" amount of time to complete.

Co. Donegal's population increases nearly 7% in four years.

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