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 […]

Mick Blake tackles issue of clerical abuse in new song

LETTERKENNY singer Mick Blake is attracting praise from survivors of Ireland’s mother and baby homes for tackling the thorny issue in his new single. The Fallacies of Men is written from the point of view of an ageing priest who, on nearing his death bed, questions whether he could have done more to protect those […]

Champions Travel – Pictorial Spread

The award winning Letterkenny business Champions Travel held a customer appreciation day recently with replica Trophys from the World Cup, Champion’s League, Premier League and FA Cup. They also announced new sponsorship of the Donegal Ladies Underage teams. See our gallery for some of the pictures taken on the day.

Man in his twenties killed in road accident

Gardaí have confirmed that a man in his late twenties died in a single vehicle collision last night just north of Barnesmore Gap. The accident happened at around 11.15pm at Cashelnavene, near Ballybofey. The man, who was the sole occupant of a van was pronounced dead at the scene. It is understood the van collided […]

Canada’s cannabis smokers rolling up to sample Donegal

FOR decades Donegal has been getting the thumbs up from Canadian tourists but it is now proving a hit with the country’s pot smokers too. It is some weeks since the North American country moved to decriminalise cannabis and suppliers have been struggling to keep up with demand. A strain of the narcotic that smokers […]

Inishowen campaign groups react to Moville arson attack

WE in Fáilte Inishowen and Inishowen Together awoke yesterday to dark, alarming news of the arson attack on the Caiseal Mara hotel in Moville. A family were in there, in their beds – perhaps whoever sent fire through the windows did not think of that. Whatever it was that the perpetrator or perpetrators thought they […]