first_imgMUSSEL WASTE: A DONEGAL County Council-owned treatment plant in Kilmacrennan has been described as a “significant cause” of the decline of the rare and endangered freshwater pearl mussel population in the river Leannan. A report by the Environmental Protection Agency says an immediate upgrade of the Kilmacrennan wastewater plant is required as it is considered a significant cause of mussel decline in the lower reaches of the Leannan.NOT NEWS: Letterkenny councillor Ciaran Brogan says figures showing a company he is a director of received €10M worth of contracts over 10 years from the local council isn’t new. He said: “It’s well known throughout the county that I’m a director of that company and all my interests have always been declared. As such the release of these figures is not new and not news,LAST POST: A newspaper in Britain which kept ex-pats up to speed with events back in Co Donegal has closed. The Irish Post had been founded more than 40 years ago. SOMETHING FISHY: The Donegal Town Waterbus is pulling in the tourists thanks to a pod of 100 dolphins in Donegal Bay, as reported by us last week. Visitors normally go along to seal the bay’s fantastic seal population.GO MOYA: Tickets to see Clannad’s Moya Brennan in concert in Milwaulkee this weekend have sold out. The Gaoth Dobhair singer is one of the main attractions of an Irish festival there.DONEGAL NEWS IN BRIEF…DONEGAL NEWS IN BRIEF was last modified: August 20th, 2011 by BrendaShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)last_img