Donegal

Homeowners Call for Mica Redress Scheme

Homeowners Call for Mica Redress Scheme

Homeowners in Donegal have called for a Mica Redress Scheme to be set up and implemented ‘straight away’, to compensate those affected by defective concrete blocks. The call was made at a special Seminar in the An Grianán Hotel, in Burt, Co Donegal last night. Around 300 homeowners attended the seminar organised by the Mica…

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Accountant Online Wins Best Small Practice of the Year

Accountant Online Wins Best Small Practice of the Year

Accountant Online has won the Best Small Practice Award at last night’s Irish Accountancy Awards gala ceremony in The Ballsbridge Hotel, Dublin. Speaking after the event, founder and director Larissa Feeney (on right in picture) said they “are thrilled to receive the award for Best Small Practice 2017. Winning an award like this makes me…

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Foyle Sailability for Maritime Festival 6th & 7th July 2016

Foyle Sailability for Maritime Festival 6th & 7th July 2016

Foyle Sailability will be making sure that those of all abilities get their chance to take part in Derry’s Foyle Maritime Festival. The disability sailing and water activities organisation are staging a special 2 day Regatta at Foyle Port Marina on Wednesday 6th and Thursday 7th July. This event is open to people with disabilities…

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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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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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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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Accountantonline.ie in finals for Donegal business awards

Accountantonline.ie in finals for Donegal business awards

Congratulations to our client Accountantonline.ie, who been selected as finalists in the Enterprising Donegal Business Awards. We’re particulalrly delighted for owner and founder Larissa Feeney, who set up Ireland’s first online accountancy service just two years ago. She already won Best Innovation Award at the Letterkenny Chamber Business Awards in November 2014 so we’ll be…

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Faulkner in fighting form for Road America

Faulkner in fighting form for Road America

@roadamerica #DamienFaulkner #IMSA #Porsche Leading international Porsche driver, Damien Faulkner is in fighting form ahead of this Sunday’s Road America/Continental Tire Road Race Showcase in Wisconsin. “As a team we are very much looking forward to Road America on Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin. Last time out at Indy, although the result didn’t show it, I think…

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Buncrana quilting business goes Nationwide!

Buncrana quilting business goes Nationwide!

Buncrana-based quilting business “The Fennel Shed” is to feature on this Friday’s Nationwide programme on RTE 1 at 7.00 p.m.  “We just heard that the programme is going out right after the main evening news on Friday Nov 29th – the same evening as the Toy Show on the Late Late,” says owner Gaye Grant. “We…

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