Rory Gallagher Festival line up confirmed


THE full line up for this year’s Rory Gallagher Festival in Ballyshannon has just been confirmed and it is quite simply rock-tastic. Running from June 1 until June 4, the festival has something for everyone – whether you are genuine fan of the great man or just someone looking for a few good tunes in […]


Do you know Catherine Hayes Osbourne?


Donegal County Museum and the Royal Signals Museum are seeking any information, memories, photographs or to make contact with relatives of Catherine Hayes Osborne, Milford, Co Donegal. Catherine Hayes Osborne was a member of the British Women’s Army Auxillary Corps  (WAAC) during the First World War. She became a “Hush WAAC”, a nickname given to […]


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Emergency Department for ‘real emergencies only’


“ Letterkenny University Hospital is urging the public to only come to the Emergency Department in the case of a real emergency and should contact their GP or Out of Hours service in the first instance. A statement issued by the hospital said: “The Emergency Department at Letterkenny University Hospital is extremely busy today with […]


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13 Blue Flags for Donegal Beaches


  Donegal was awarded 13 Blue Flags including a new Blue Flag award for the Greencastle Marina in Inishowen as well as 5 Green Coast awards, at an award ceremony in Cork this morning.  12 Blue Flags were awarded to beaches at Bundoran, Rossnowlagh, Murvagh, Fintra, Narin (Portnoo), Carrickfinn, Killahoey (Dunfanaghy), Marblehill, Portsalon (Magherawarden), Shroove, […]


Two people rescued off Glen Head


    The two men and their boat was rescued off Glen Head on Saturday evening. Lifeboat has rescued two people off Glen Head on Saturday evening at 8:35pm. The RNLI Arranmore lifeboat was called out to assist two people in a boat with engine failure off the coast of Glen Head, County Donegal. Advertisement The […]


Dozens of Donegal schools receive their green flags


FIFTY FIVE schools in Donegal were awarded Green Flags at a special event held in the Radisson Blu Hotel in Letterkenny recently. Green flags are presented to schools in recognition of their environmental awareness and efforts to promote the recycling message. Three schools were there to receive their Green Flag for the very first time […]