€70,000 in drugs seized in Donegal

  GARDAI have seized €70,000 in drugs following an operation in Drumkeen.   The seizure was made on Saturday and consisted of MDMA to the value of €40,000, €22,000 in cocaine and cannabis worth €8000.   One male in his 20’s was arrested and detained.   Speaking this morning, Garda Inspector Goretti Sheridan said investigations […]

Close encounter of the alien kind over Donegal?

  THE truth is out there – in the skies over Letterkenny.   That is according to one eagle-eyed observer who has reported spotting a UFO over the town recently.   Details of the incident were relayed to an online conspiracy theory website over the weekend.   According to its own web page, www.conspiracyboi.wordpress.com exists […]

Number of Donegal couples divorcing more than doubles

  THE number of Donegal couples applying for divorce has more than doubled, according to the latest figures from the Courts Service.    The Courts Service received 117 applications for divorce in Donegal in 2016 compared to just 49 applications the year before.   More and more couples are also applying for judicial separation with […]

Crash closes main road outside Letterkenny

A main road outside Letterkenny has been closed following a crash this morning. The collision happened at the Blue Banks between Kilmacrennan and Illistrin Road. Diversions are via Milford and motorists are being warned to expect delays.

‘No need for alarm’ despite fall in corncrake numbers

  WILDLIFE experts say there is no cause for alarm despite a fall for the third year in a row in the number of corncrakes in Donegal.   Census figures for 2017 show that the number of calling males detected on Donegal’s mainland and its islands dipped last year to just 92, down by 16 […]