Government confirms new Letterkennny Courthouse as part of stimulus package

As was revealed on Highland Radio News at lunchtime, funding for a new courthouse for Letterkenny has been included as part of a government stimulus package.

The 2.25  billion euro plan will see a number of infrastructural projects going ahead, including roads, schools and health centres.

Two primary care centres have been 'earmarked' for Dungloe and Donegal Town but no specific fundning for those projects has been announced.

Donegal Senator Jimmy Harte is welcoming the courthouse funding.

He says last week's transfer of appeal hearings from Letterkenny to Castlebar shows that a new building is necessary, and that is being recognised at national level: