Island’s female population in training for new GAA team


ARRANMORE’S female population is turning the negative of Covid-19 into an opportunity to establish a women’s GAA team on the island. Arranmore has a long and successful soccer tradition but is less well known for its Gaelic football prowess. With the coronavirus allowing more people to work from home, a group of women on the […]


Hopes high that Gweedore hotel will be restored


  ONE of the west Donegal’s best known hotels, the Ostan Gweedore, overlooks the ‘Bád Eddie‘ shipwreck resting on Magheraclogher bay. Over recent years both sites, which have become synonymous with the region, have fallen into a state of disrepair and locals and visitors alike are hopeful that their futures can be preserved. Advertisement And […]


Edel has her needles at the ready for Culture Night


DONEGAL fashion designer Edel MacBride will impart some of the secrets of the trade when she hosts a special online knitting master class this evening. Edel owns a sustainable fashion company in the heart of Donegal, specialising in all areas of knit and crochet since 1987. Her online class, broadcast on her Facebook page at […]


Twenty confirmed cases of Covid-19 in Donegal


The Health Protection Surveillance Centre has today been informed that 3 people with COVID-19 have died. There has now been a total of 1,788* COVID-19 related deaths in Ireland. As of midnight Tuesday 15th September, the HPSC has been notified of 254 confirmed cases of COVID-19. There is now a total of 31,799* confirmed cases […]


Green light for €38m Letterkenny Community Nursing Unit


  The Health Service Executive is delighted to announce that the planning application for the development of Letterkenny Community Nursing Unit has been granted.   The development in Letterkenny will provide a new 110 bedded unit on a green field site at Kilmacrennan Road, Letterkenny. The proposed development will comprise of a community nursing unit […]


Three deaths and 357 confirmed cases reported today


  The Health Protection Surveillance Centre has today been informed that 3 people with COVID-19 have died. There has now been a total of 1,787 COVID-19 related deaths in Ireland. Advertisement As of midnight Monday 14th September, the HPSC has been notified of 357 confirmed cases of COVID-19. There is now a total of 31,549* […]


Bishop Alan heads for the heavens in fundraising effort


BISHOP Alan McGuckian and two of his fellow clerics will embark on a ‘Rosary Climb’ up Errigal later this month. Bishop McGuckian, Fr Philip Kemmy and Fr Damien Nejad will take on the challenge in aid of the St Eunan’s Cathedral Youth Ministry Programme. The youth ministry is carried out by a team of young […]


Opry le Daniel returns to our screens tomorrow night


OPRY le Daniel makes a welcome return to TG4 tomorrow evening at 9.30pm. The first episode to air on Tuesday will pay tribute to Glen Campbell in the company of his daughter Ashley Campbell, along with Johnny Brady, Ciarán Rosney and Marc Roberts. Viewers get an insight into Glen’s life, his worldwide reputation and the […]