Twitter Donegal County Council has approved a planning application for a new Cinema in Donegal Town.WJ Dolan Construction plans to start work as soon as possible on a two storey, five Screen, 714 seat cinema which will include a small restaurant, 155 space car park and access to the R267 at the existing Lidl junction.8000 people had signed a petition which was submitted as part of the planning process last week, calling on the council to allow the development.The ‘We Want our Cinema Campaign’ said there is a distinct need for such a development in Donegal Town claiming the contribution it would make to the area ‘cannot be underestimated or understated’.Donegal Town has not had a cinema since the 1980s. Loganair’s new Derry – Liverpool air service takes off from CODA WhatsApp Community Enhancement Programme open for applications Homepage BannerNews Pinterest WhatsApp Previous articleCiaran Gallagher leaves Finn HarpsNext articleMain Evening News, Sport and Obituaries Thursday November 28th News Highland Exclusive: Permission granted for Donegal Town Cinema Twitter Google+ Facebook Arranmore progress and potential flagged as population grows RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR By News Highland – November 28, 2019 Important message for people attending LUH’s INR clinic Google+ Publicans in Republic watching closely as North reopens further Nine til Noon Show – Listen back to Monday’s Programme Pinterest Facebook
Topics : Four gunmen attacked the Pakistani Stock Exchange building in the city of Karachi on Monday but security forces killed them all, police said.Two other people were also killed, the military said, adding that security forces were conducting a sweep for any remaining attackers.The gunmen attacked the building, which is in a high security zone that also houses the head offices of many private banks, with grenades and guns, said Ghulam Nabi Memon, chief of police in Pakistan’s biggest city and its financial hub. “Four attackers have been killed, they had come in a silver Corolla car,” Memon told Reuters.There was no immediate claim of responsibility.The gunmen initially threw a grenade at security men posted outside the stock exchange compound then opened fire on a security post. The four were killed when security forces posted there responded.Pakistan has long been plagued by Islamist militant violence but attacks have become less frequent in recent years after military operations against various factions in strongholds along the Afghan border. The Pakistan Stock Exchange did not suspend trading during the attack, its managing director, Furrukh Khan, said.A Counter-Terrorism Department official told Reuters the attackers were carrying significant quantities of ammunition and grenades in backpacks.Apart from Islamist militants, Pakistan has also had to contend with separatist insurgents in Balochistan and Sindh provinces.Separatists were responsible for an attack on the Chinese consulate in Karachi in 2018.This month, three explosions on the same day claimed by a little-known separatist group killed four people including two soldiers in the southern province of Sindh, of which Karachi is capital.