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Minutes of Parish Council Meeting 18th September 2008

Attendance: 11

Minutes of previous meeting were read

Proposed by: John Gallagher
Seconded by: Bernie McLoone

Councilors in attendance were:

  • Terance Slowey

Suicide Prevention

A letter was read from the suicide prevention initiative. They are seeking funding and would like a letter of support from the Parish Council.


Rural Transport

The Rural Bus Scheme would like to extend to cover the Glenties area. There will be a meeting on Monday night in the Community centre. They hope to be running early next year.


Ard Connell

Funding has been secured to replace the footpath. Plus while the footpath is being done the water pipes will also be replaced.



The ESB have repaired all faulty lights in Glenties. Lights in Naomh Connaill Close have to be checked by the ESB. There is still a pole on the station that has to be replaced.



The tender has gone in for Loughanure and hopefully Glenties will now be next.


Sewage Scheme

The final tender documents are to be submitted at the end of September or early October.


Tullyard Road

Terrance has brought the state of the road to the attention of the planning department. They have been tols the road can’t be left in its current state.


Delegation to Council

It was suggested that the Parish Council should submit a request to the County Council to be able to do a presentation to all elected members.


Mulantyboyle Bridge

The pillar at the bridge has been knocked into the river and this has made it very dangerous at night.


Terrance Slowely

Donegal County Council are in negation with two developers for turnkey developments in Glenties.

The LIS roads programme for 2009 is being put together and the closing date is the end of October.


Health Centre

Some ground testing was done and if currently ongoing.



The Councillors have been contacted and positive response was received. It is still in the early planning stage and is pushing ahead. The next step is to address Donegal County Council and then seek funding. It is going to be at least a 3 year project.


Tidy Towns

Congratulations to all involved


Harvest Fair

Congratulations to the Harvest Fair Committee


The next meeting will be 9th October at 9:00 in Highlands Hotel


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