Man who knifed drinking partner 17 times to learn fate

A Donegal man stabbed 17 times in a frenzied attack suffered such horrific injuries that ambulance personnel were unable to tell if he was male or female. Kristian Shortt spent several days in intensive care after being set upon by Kenneth Broe on a night out in Letterkenny. Broe, of Alderwood Green, Springfield, Tallaght, will […]

One hundred tonnes of waste removed across county

OVER 100 tonnes of waste have been removed from five scenic sites across Donegal as part of the 2018 Anti Dumping Initiative. Under the scheme Donegal County Council secured just over €69,000 to clean up what would be described as sites with a history of illegal dumping as well as funding to support community clean-up […]

‘People no better off now than during recession’ – SVDP

MANY families in Donegal are no better off now than they were during the recession according to a Donegal branch of St Vincent de Paul. Last year the 66 Donegal conferences/branches of the organisation disbursed more than €150,000 to people in the county to help with the purchase of food and heating, illness poverty and […]

Funding boost for Local Sports Partnerships

FINE Gael Councillors Terence Slowey and Martin Harley have announced more than €100,000 funding for Local Sports Partnerships to promote participation across the county. “This €105,000 funding is a huge boost to the county as the money will go to promote sport and physical activity among people with disabilities, disadvantaged communities and people who are […]