Donegal County Council ranked joint 9th in Integrity Index

first_img Twitter By News Highland – December 9, 2019 Google+ Pinterest AudioHomepage BannerNews Donegal County Council ranked joint 9th in Integrity Index WhatsApp Derry draw with Pats: Higgins & Thomson Reaction Twitter Facebook RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Harps come back to win in Waterford center_img WhatsApp Councils are being criticised for not publishing financial donations given to their councillors.A National Integrity Index of all 31 local authorities shows just 10 are displaying their councillors’ political donations.Donegal County Council ranks joint 10th, with a score of 18 out of 30, or 60%.The Transparency International Ireland research finds Fingal and South Dublin County Councils are the most transparent, while Kerry and Westmeath Councils are the worst performing.Dr. Elliott Jordan-Doak from TI Ireland says it’s vital the public knows if their councillors are receiving donations……………Audio Playerhttp://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/12/13doak.mp300:0000:0000:00Use Up/Down Arrow keys to increase or decrease volume. Google+ DL Debate – 24/05/21 Journey home will be easier – Paul Hegarty Previous articleGlencar Residents Group appeal to An Bord Plenala over new telecommunications poleNext articleBundoran named Think Before You Flush Community Of The Year 2019 News Highland Facebook Pinterest FT Report: Derry City 2 St Pats 2 News, Sport and Obituaries on Monday May 24thlast_img read more

Service member killed, 3 others injured during Army helicopter accident at Fort Polk

first_imgU.S. National Guard, FILE(FORT POLK, La.) — One service member was killed and three others were injured during an Army helicopter accident at the Joint Readiness Training Center (JRTC) and Fort Polk training area in Louisiana.In a Facebook post, JRTC and Fort Polk said that emergency services immediately responded to the scene and that the accident is under investigation.A spokesperson for Fort Polk told ABC News that the helicopter was a UH-60 Black Hawk medevac unit that crashed just after 12 a.m. en route to pick up another soldier with minor injuries. That individual is OK.The spokesperson described the injuries of the other three crew members on-board as non-life threatening.The helicopter belonged to the Fort Polk based 1-5 Aviation Battalion, the Facebook post said.“Four crew members were on board the helicopter; one is deceased and three were injured,” the post said. “Names will not be released until notification of the next of kin is complete.”Copyright © 2019, ABC Radio. All rights reserved.last_img read more