There are 5 electoral areas in Donegal. Donegal (6 seats), Glenties (6 Seats), Letterkenny (9 Seats), Inishowen (10 Seats) and Stranorlar (6 Seats).
There are 3 electoral areas in Cavan. Bailieborough-Cootehill, Ballyjamesduff and Cavan-Belturbert will each elect 6 members to the County Council.
The Derry Football Forward has signed a new contract with Irish League soccer side Coleraine and is expect to be part of the team until May. Bradley will miss the entire Allianz League. Bradley has been a major success at Coleraine scoring nine goals in his first full season in the Danske Bank Premiership. The 30 year old was hoping to divide his time between Derry and Coleraine but Derry manager Brian McIver asked him to choose one or the other. The Derry manager has left the door open for Bradley to return to GAA Football.
Ards Borough Council are inviting residents and traders in Donaghadee to discuss new design proposals for the town. The £2.5 million project includes plans for new Marine Gardens at Shore Street, new planters, seating and railings to add colour and vibrancy, with slimline, tapered lighting columns to ensure views of buildings within the town's conservation area are enhanced. Materials for the project have been chosen to fit with the built heritage of Donahadee. The rich maritime heritage of the town will be depicted in inlays around the town.
The Ministers of Health in the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland have announced that they intend to carry out an independent assessment of the current and future needs for cardiology and cardiac surgery across the Island of Ireland. A team of international independent experts will assess hospital services on both sides of the boarder and outline the options open to the Island which will meet the needs of the population.
The Gardaí have made two arrests as part of their investigation into the fatal shooting of David Black in Lurgan, Co. Armagh, on 01/11/2012. The two men were arrested as part of an ongoing operation by the Special Detective Unit. A number of searches were carried out in Leitrim and Cavan. Both men are detain at Garda stations in Co. Cavan. They can be detained for 72 hours.
BBC NI have announced major changes to its weekday afternoon and weekend morning schedules on BBC Radio Ulster. The changes are due to take place in the new year. New shows from presenters Kerry McLean, Gerry Kelly and Kim Lenaghan will be introduced from the 18 January 2014.
Northern Ireland's Minister for Regional Development has announced that Car Parks under the control of the North's Department of Regional Development will reduced the cost of car parking in the region over the Christmas period. Minister Danny Kennedy (UUP) made the announcement about 25 towns that will benefit from the special Christmas parking rate.
Two men have been arrested in Ballyshannon, Co. Donegal after gardaí seized drugs worth €115,000. The two men, in their 50s, are being detained at Ballyshannon Garda Station. The seizure of drugs were made by members of the Revenue Customs Services and the Garda Regional Support Unit.
A crash occurred on a minor road in Creggan, Ballybofey on Tuesday (19/11/2013). A 53-year-old male van driver was seriously injured when a collision happened with his van and a 4X4 vehicle. He was later pronounced dead at the scene. A post-mortem examination of his body will be carried out in Letterkenny General Hospital.