Domestic violence unit moves a step closer
The first sod will be turned on the Donegal Women’s Domestic violence accommodation unit in Letterkenny next Monday.
The day will mark the end of a 21 year campaign to have the unit opened at Lismonaghan.
Manager of the DWDVS, Fiona Doherty said the centre could not come at a better time.
She said the recession was having a major impact on their resources with more and more women coming to them for help.
Leap to it
A proposal card sent by a woman on February 29th has ben found in a collection of memorabilia at Donegal County Museum.
The 80 year old card originally belonged to John C Gallagher, an army man who was originally form Letterkenny who never married.
Resource centre under threat
The resource centre in Manorcunningham could close because of the lack of funding.
An emergency meeting on the future of the centre will take place for Tuesday, February 28th.
The majority of the group’s funding came from the International Fund for Ireland but this is now due to end.
Letterkenny Town Mayor Cllr Gerry McMonagle has said he is very concerned about the reported availability of class A drugs such as heroin in the town.