first_img Google+ Dail hears questions over design, funding and operation of Mica redress scheme WhatsApp Facebook WhatsApp Pinterest Google+ RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Previous articleDonegal County Board threatens legal action over replica shirts and flagsNext articleDonegal farming in worst crisis in living memory News Highland Facebook A Donegal TD says public representatives from all parties need to unite to defend rural Ireland.Deputy Padraig MacLochlain was speaking after it was confirmed this week that the services of a Community Welfare Officer where being withdrawn from St Johnston, Fahan, Culdaff and Bree.He believes this coupled with post office and Garda station closures and the loss of other services is part of an anti-rural Ireland agenda by the current government.Deputy MacLouchlainn says for rural Ireland, it is death by a thousand cuts:[podcast]http://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/08/padram.mp3[/podcast]Meanwhile, a Fianna Fail Cllr has echoed Deputy MacLochlains calls saying all public representatives need to work together.Cllr Paul Canning says rural Donegal has been forgot about….[podcast]http://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/08/cann.mp3[/podcast] Pinterestcenter_img Dail to vote later on extending emergency Covid powers HSE warns of ‘widespread cancellations’ of appointments next week Twitter News All public representatives in Donegal should unite to defend rural Ireland Man arrested in Derry on suspicion of drugs and criminal property offences released Twitter By News Highland – August 24, 2012 Man arrested on suspicion of drugs and criminal property offences in Derry PSNI and Gardai urged to investigate Adams’ claims he sheltered on-the-run suspect in Donegal last_img read more