North West talent pool “cornerstone” of success


The impressive ecosystem of multinationals based in the North West of Ireland provides the people of the region with strong employment and development opportunities across diverse sectors. One of the North West City Region’s largest employers, Allstate NI was established in 1998, to provide high quality software and business solutions to support its US-based parent […]


Expansion plans at Carrigans meat plant


PLANS for an extension at the meat factory in Carrigans have been lodged with Donegal County Council. CEO of Donegal Meat Processors, Walter Terry Acheson submitted a planning application to the local authority to extend the factory’s packaging building and to relocate their tray wash facility. The company is seeking to expand their packaging building […]


Creeslough vows to carry on Ben’s community work


CREESLOUGH Community Association says it intends to push ahead with the plans and vision of its late chairman Ben McFadden. Mr McFadden passed away recently following a long illness. He gave over 40 years to improving and promoting the wider Creeslough area and remained heavily involved in various events, festivals and committees right up until his death. […]


Donegal’s rents rising faster than Dublin


DONEGAL’S rents are rising at a rate far beyond any of Ireland’s major cities. The latest report from property website Daft.ie shows that rents here rose by 23 per-cent in the first three months of 2022 compared to the same period last year. That is a considerably higher percentage increase than Dublin, Cork, Galway, Limerick and Waterford […]


Varadkar slams Sinn Féin ‘strut’


LEO Varadkar has accused Sinn Féin of acting like they have already won the next election in the Republic. The Tánaiste made his comments on the same day the party topped the polls in the North, putting Michelle O’Neill on course to become the first nationalist first minister. On a momentous weekend for Irish politics […]


Major sports fun event organised for women only


A WOMEN’S only multi-sport fun event will take place at Gartan Outdoor Education and Training Centre later this year. The event, organised by Donegal Sports Partnership along with Team Donegal Oil and which takes place on October 9 was launched on Thursday at the offices of Donegal Oil Company. Managing Director of Donegal Oil Company, Arthur McMahon, set up […]


Bear Run claws in over £10,000 for charity


A charity car run organised by Lifford man Keith ‘Bear’ Gamble has netted over £10,000 for charity. Mayor of Derry City and Strabane District Council Graham Warke received the cheque which will go towards his nominated charity, Foyle Down Syndrome Trust. The cash was raised through the hugely successful Bear Run 74 which saw a […]


Teen dies following collision at Glen


A young woman critically injured in a crash near Carrigart has lost her fight for life. The 17-year-old’s car crashed at Meenformal at around 9.15pm on May 1. No other vehicle was involved. She was taken to Letterkenny University Hospital with serious injuries before being transferred to Beaumont Hospital. Advertisement Gardaí have confirmed that the […]


Nationwide takes a stroll around Ardara this evening


ARDARA features in tonight’s Nationwide on RTÉ One (7pm) with Senator Eileen Flynn showing Bláthnaid Ní Chofaigh around the village she now calls home. Senator Flynn talks about family, her husband Liam Whyte and their two children and about the community spirit in Donegal. She also reveals what inspires her in her activism. Advertisement Eileen Flynn […]