Gweedore pharmacist named new President of Council

  The Council of the Pharmaceutical Society of Ireland (PSI), the pharmacy regulator, has elected a new President, Mr Rory O’Donnell, and a new Vice-President, Ms. Nicola Cantwell. At its meeting, the Council also welcomed new members following their appointment by the Minister for Health. Rory O’Donnell is a community pharmacist with a pharmacy in […]

Fears over fire threat raised three years ago

A FORMER Donegal councillor has revealed he raised concerns three years ago about the risk of fire at land which ignited close to a Letterkenny shopping centre. A gorse fire swept across the Ramelton Road site on Tuesday afternoon, reaching close to the town’s Aldi car park. Large plumes of black smoke could be seen […]

Donegal man keeping ancient art of boat building alive

“We may have all come on different ships, but we’re in the same boat now” Martin Luther King Jr ESCAPING into a boat and disappearing on the ocean is something we have all dreamt of at one time or another. For Donegal man Élan Broadley it is more than a dream, it is a way […]

Grant boost for Donegal Airport welcomed

DONEGAL Airport has been given a lift following the allocation of a €22,500 grant. The funding is in respect of updating the air traffic control navigational charts. Welcoming the news, Leas Cheann Comhairle Pat the Cope Gallagher TD said it was vital that the airport was funded as it played an important role in Donegal’s […]

Organisers say all systems grow for Weedstock 2017

THE founder of the Donegal Cannabis Social Club has revealed plans are underway for the group’s third ‘Weedstock’ festival. Candice Faulkner said next month’s festival is about “bringing all cannabis activists throughout Ireland together”. First held in Donegal in 2015, Ms Faulkner has stressed that the festival will be held in a ‘top secret location’ […]

€468,00 funding for Donegal marine projects

  31 projects across Donegal will receive €468,000 worth of funding from the EU Investment Fund. The announcement was made by newly appointed Government Chief Whip and Donegal TD Joe McHugh at a reception in the Maritime Museum, Greencastle, today.  The fund will deliver €468,000 in investment across 31 distinctive marine projects for the region. […]

Irish Water working to repair burst main in Inishowen

IRISH Water is working to repair a burst main causing supply disruption in Inishowen. The burst has occurred on a mains water pipe delivering water from the Pollan Dam to South Inishowen. Crews working on behalf of Irish Water and Donegal County Council are on site and are working as a matter of priority to […]