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#Glenties

# glenties - Saturday 21 July, 2018

Joe Mulholland defends MacGill Summer School against 'male, pale and stale' accusations after sexism storm

The summer school is due to kick off this weekend.

# glenties - Thursday 12 July, 2018

Covert surveillance sees fish enforcers crack down on illegal salmon netting in Donegal

Inland Fisheries Ireland has seized 1,100 yards of illegal salmon drift nets off Inishbeg Island.

# glenties - Tuesday 10 July, 2018

After controversy, MacGill Summer School confirms list of names for 8th Ref and gender panels

High-profile campaigners from the Yes and No campaigns are amongst those taking part.

# glenties - Wednesday 20 June, 2018

MacGill Summer School to hold session on why it hasn't embraced gender balance following controversy

The Director of MacGill said, “We are determined to do all that we can to redress this imbalance”.

# glenties - Sunday 21 January, 2018

'In total shock': Donegal woman dies while on holiday in Thailand

It is understood Louise Furey died after falling from a balcony.

# glenties - Tuesday 19 December, 2017

Donegal nightclub to open on Christmas night despite objections from gardaí and locals

Up to 1,600 people are expected to attend the Limelight nightclub in Glenties.

# glenties - Wednesday 19 July, 2017

Ireland 'shouldn't go down US route of splitting security and policing'

The chair of the Future of Policing Commission said splitting security and policing systems might not be the answer to tackling terrorism.

A post-Brexit trip to Belfast to buy a new TV will mean you'll pay duty plus VAT, says TD

Pearse Doherty said there will be big tax implications if the customs union ends.

# glenties - Tuesday 18 July, 2017

Fine Gael minister says left-wing policies would "break this country"

Paschal Donohoe said that a ‘social disorder’ has prevailed since the 2008 economic collapse.

Don't worry, Paschal has found the money to refund your water charges

Paschal Donohoe has identified an under-spend across all departments of €300 million.

# glenties - Saturday 1 April, 2017

These are the most expensive and cheapest areas for renting in Ireland

The top five areas with the most expensive rents are all located in on the southern side of Dublin.

# glenties - Thursday 9 March, 2017

Pensioner (80) dies in Donegal house fire RIP

Pensioner (80) dies in Donegal house fire

The incident happened in the townland of Glaiseach Bheag.

# glenties - Friday 1 January, 2016

The great Donegal postal voting scam of 1985

An enormous scam to rig postal voting in the north-western county took place. Fortunately, the scammers weren’t all that subtle…

# glenties - Saturday 26 July, 2014

Here are 9 things we learned from the Electric Picnic of politics

Where do politicos, academics and Oireachtas nerds spend their summer holidays? In Glenties of course…

# glenties - Thursday 24 July, 2014

'I was offered class A drugs, but I was never offered the chance to volunteer'

The MacGill Summer School has been discussing the causes of young people’s apathy towards politics.

# glenties - Wednesday 23 July, 2014

Sorry Michael: Spending watchdog still thinks Noonan should cut €2bn in the budget

Economic figures warned Michael Noonan that the hard slog is not over at the MacGill Summer School tonight.

This top civil servant wants to talk about making it easier to sack public sector workers

Robert Watt has admitted it is easier to sack workers in the private sector than it is in the public sector.

Mary Coughlan: A lot of people would like me to go back into politics - but I'm not sure

Coughlan also admitted this morning that a lot of people thought she was out of her depth as Tánaiste.

# glenties - Tuesday 22 July, 2014

Commissioner: The guards are damaged and hurting - but we aren't broken

Acting garda commissioner Noirín O’Sullivan has been speaking at the MacGill Summer school in Glenties this evening.

'If I was Minister for Finance I would meet Donald Trump - but not on his terms'

Michael Noonan’s rendezvous with ‘The Donald’ in May was criticised at MacGill this afternoon.

'We are on the cusp of a government without Fianna Fáil or Fine Gael'

Lucinda Creighton has said that the window of opportunity for a new political movement is closing.

Stephen Donnelly: Nobody takes the Dáil seriously... including TDs

The independent TD says he has no regrets about quitting the banking inquiry last month.

# glenties - Monday 21 July, 2014

Michael McDowell doesn't think much of the government's plans to reform the guards

The former justice minister has been speaking at the MacGill Summer School in Glenties tonight.

Frank Flannery: Fine Gael's local election campaign was one of the worst I ever saw

The former Rehab chief and Fine Gael strategist has been speaking at the MacGill Summer School in Donegal.

It may be all over, but they're still talking about the Garth Brooks saga in Donegal

The MacGill Summer School heard a bit of Garth chat this morning…

'A feature of our calamities in Ireland is that we keep repeating them'

The MacGill Summer School has been discussing how to restore trust and credibility in our institutions.

Joan Burton: Above all else, the Israelis need to stand back from their actions in Gaza

The Tánaiste said that “viable ceasefire” is needed in the Middle East after a weekend of violence.

The political version of the Electric Picnic is happening in a small Donegal village all this week

Glenties plays host to the 34th annual MacGill Summer School all week.

# glenties - Thursday 27 March, 2014

Family of murdered spy Denis Donaldson accuse gardaí of delaying death inquest

Donaldson worked for Sinn Féin in the Northern Ireland Assembly in Stormont before being outed as an MI5 agent in 2005 and later shot dead.

# glenties - Tuesday 30 July, 2013

Martin: Taoiseach's political reform claims are 'transparently ridiculous'

Micheál Martin has proposed a series of radical reforms if Fianna Fáil was in government at the MacGill Summer School in the Glenties tonight.

# glenties - Friday 3 May, 2013

Driver seriously injured after his van hits a ditch in Donegal

The crash happened near Gweedore this afternoon.

# glenties - Sunday 2 September, 2012

Husband of former Tánaiste Mary Coughlan passes away

David Charlton, 48, had been suffering from cancer.

# glenties - Thursday 26 July, 2012

Mary Lou McDonald: "Austerity will not cure the deficit"

Speaking at the MacGill Summer School, McDonald said that the Government’s action plan on jobs ticks all the boxes – bar creating jobs.

# glenties - Sunday 22 July, 2012

Corruption and the Catholic Church up for discussion at MacGill Summer School

Government ministers, journalists and academics will be speaking at the 32nd MacGill Summer School which starts tonight in Donegal.

# glenties - Monday 25 July, 2011

Enda Kenny announces 'radical' changes to welfare

The Taoiseach also warned of further spending cuts, saying we can “no longer afford” certain services.

# glenties - Tuesday 26 April, 2011

Man killed after car strikes horse in Waterford

A 42-year-old dies from his injuries after his car strikes a horse on the N25 in the early hours of Monday morning.