St Patrick’s Day parade guide

THOUSANDS of people across the county will turn out to support their local St Patrick’s Day parade today. Committees have been busy organising the festivities over the last few months and there is events planned right across the county. LETTERKENNY This year the Letterkenny St Patrick’s Day parade will celebrate Celtic Culture in anticipation of […]

Carrigart man’s play heads for Derry’s Playhouse

  CARRIGART man Martin Jim McFadden will bring his play ‘Don’t Go There’ which chronicles his incredible battle with the bottle, to Derry’s Playhouse later this month.   In his play, Martin gives an insight into the dark reality of addiction and how alcohol controlled him, damaged him, almost killed him – and did kill […]

Council paid almost €123,000 to security firm

DONEGAL County Council paid a security company almost €123,000 for the surveillance of homes that were destroyed and needed to be evacuated after the August floods. The figures provided to the Donegal News under Freedom of Information Act show that more than €700 a day was paid by the Council to the company for 24-hour […]

Packie Bonner’s Italia ’90 save voted top Irish moment

PACKIE Bonner’s penalty save at the Italia ’90 World Cup has been voted the favourite Irish moment ever, according to a new survey. One in five people (21 per cent) of those who took part voted for the Burtonport native’s save against Romania. Advertisement Other favourite moments included the vote to legalise same-sex marriage in […]

Burglars gain entry to Ramelton home with stolen key

BURGLARS broke into a home in Ramelton in the early hours of Sunday morning using a stolen key. Gardai in Milford are investigating the burglary which occurred in the Gortin area and they believe the incident happened between 3am and 8.30am. A number of items were taken along with a sum of cash. Gardai are […]

McGuinness family seek support for charity walk

THE family of the late Martin McGuinness is urging the public to support a fundraising charity walk in his memory in Donegal later this month. ‘The Chieftain’s Walk’ will go from Derry to An Grianán on Sunday, March 25 and will raise funds for the cross-border North West Cancer Centre and is also designed to […]