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RTE Prime Time special on defective blocks in Donegal homes

RTE Prime Time special on defective blocks in Donegal homes

Letterkenny building defects expert Damien McKay featured in this week’s RTÉ’s Primetime special investigation into defective blocks used in homes in Donegal. McKay says he has inspected  “over 220 houses in the past two years, but the number of houses affected is estimated to be in the thousands.” The current controversy surrounds defective precast concrete blocks – with…

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Foyle Sailability launch 2016 events programme

Foyle Sailability launch 2016 events programme

Lough Foyle offers huge opportunities for sailing and water-based activities and people with disabilities have a right to share in these opportunities too. That’s according to Cathal MacElhatton of Foyle Sailability, speaking at the launch of their 2016 Events Programme at Foyle Port Marina at the weekend. “Our events for 2016 give you the chance…

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Inishowen adventure 3-race event: Shore2Summit Sat 9th April

Inishowen adventure 3-race event: Shore2Summit Sat 9th April

This year’s Shore2Summit 2016 extreme adventure race is set for Saturday 9th April. It’s a race for all abilities with a 62k Extreme course, a 41k Sprint course, and a 23k Mini adventure course. Organised by Inishowen’s own Extreme North, this is an Adventure Race in a paradise setting, with the snow topped Sliabh Sneacht…

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Podium position for Donegal’s Damien Faulkner at Daytona24

Podium position for Donegal’s Damien Faulkner at Daytona24

Inishowen sports car driver Damien Faulkner and his Viper Exchange team have taken a podium position at the Daytona 24 hours in Florida. The gruelling race is part of the United SportsCar championship, the primary sports car series in North America. The No. 93 “Don’t mess with Texas” #TeamTexas ViperExchange.com Dodge Viper GT3-R was driven…

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Donegal retailers to expand jobs in 2016, survey finds

Donegal retailers to expand jobs in 2016, survey finds

A new survey shows that over 85% of Donegal retailers saw an increase in Christmas season trade in 2015, while over 50% intend to take on new staff in 2016. That’s according to a sample survey conducted across the county by award-winning online accountancy firm, accountantonline.ie . “This is the second year in a row…

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3 easy ways to prepare for a radio interview

3 easy ways to prepare for a radio interview

Even if you know your stuff inside out, it can be daunting to talk about it in a radio interview with a mic stuck under your nose.  Radio airtime is worth a fortune and is a prime PR opportunity to talk to large audiences for you and your organisation or business. So you can’t really…

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HD McKay to address Donegal Engineers on defective concrete blocks

HD McKay to address Donegal Engineers on defective concrete blocks

The Donegal Region of Engineers Ireland are hosting a special event on 14th January at the Radisson Blu in Letterkenny, and HD McKay consulting engineers are making a presentation on the defective blocks issue. The presentation will be given by Damien McKay, who says “one of the key issues I have been dealing with and raising regularly…

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Happy Christmas from Inis Communications!

Happy Christmas from Inis Communications!

We’ve had a great year at Inis Communications and we’re looking forward to an even better one in 2016! To all our clients, suppliers and friends – you have been a pleasure to work with and we hope you have a lovely peaceful and enjoyable Christmas. Wishing you all the best for 2016 too…. We…

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Start-Up Business of the Year award for MLMG Financial Brokers

Start-Up Business of the Year award for MLMG Financial Brokers

Founding partners Cathal McLaughlin and Philip McGonigle said they were both stunned and delighted at scooping Start-up Business of the Year award 2015, at the first annual Buncrana Chamber of Commerce Business Awards. The MLMG Financial Brokers team gathered with a large crowd from across the peninsula at this inaugural awards ceremony, on Saturday the…

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