10% of Donegal’s business premises are lying vacant

first_img 75 positive cases of Covid confirmed in North Facebook By News Highland – June 26, 2012 WhatsApp Pinterest WhatsApp Pinterest Further drop in people receiving PUP in Donegal Previous articleDonegal ‘ignored’ by foreign investors considering locating industryNext articleFunding agreed for Elmwood Downs drainage News Highland Google+ Twitter Main Evening News, Sport and Obituaries Tuesday May 25th center_img Gardai continue to investigate Kilmacrennan fire Google+ Newsx Adverts Figures released by Donegal County Council indicate that 10% of business premises in the county are vacant and available for rent or lease.Sinn Fein Councillor Marie Therese Gallagher says this is a strong indication of how many businesses have now closed in Donegal and how few are being opened.Last year the council wrote off 3.4 million as rates deeming irrecoverable while 22% of businesses have entered a payment plan with the council for a total amount of 2.25 million euro.Councillor Marie Therese Gallagher says more needs to be done to assist small businesses:[podcast]http://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/06/marierates.mp3[/podcast] 365 additional cases of Covid-19 in Republic Facebook Man arrested on suspicion of drugs and criminal property offences in Derry Twitter RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR 10% of Donegal’s business premises are lying vacantlast_img read more