Inquest hears pensioner was strangled to death

A jury has returned a finding of unlawful killing in the case of a Churchill man found dead at his home a decade ago. A three day inquest into Seamus Doherty’s death finished late on Friday. As well as a verdict of unlawful killing the jury of four women and two men made six recommendations […]

Cervical cancer campaigner Vicky Phelan dies aged 48

Cervical cancer campaigner Vicky Phelan has died. The 48 year old mother of two died in the early hours of this morning at Milford Hospice in Limerick. Ms Phelan’s legal case against the HSE and a US based laboratory exposed the CervicalCheck scandal. Advertisement Ms Phelan had a smear test in 2011, the results showed […]

Council claims quarry ‘four times size it should be’

 A Falcarragh quarry could be closed down over allegations it is operating at four times the size it should be. Sean McGee of Niamar Property Ltd will find out on Wednesday if he has to shut the business he has run for almost 30 years. Donegal County Council served an enforcement notice on Mr McGee last year […]

Letterkenny cafe gets go ahead for extension

THE green light has been given for works at a popular Letterkenny cafe. Applicant Eunan McIntyre lodged plans in September for the construction of a two-storey extension to Mac’s Deli on the High Road. Under proposals he sought to provide an additional food preparation area on the ground floor level and administration/office space on the […]

New recipe book helping people of Ukraine

A RATHMULLAN grandmother has taken great pride in her grandson’s new bread recipe book which he created to help people in Ukraine. Annie Green of Ray received a copy of appropriately named ‘Knead Peace – Baking for Ukraine’, recently written by her grandson Andrew who lives in Totnes in Devon. She and the family are […]

Five injured in Fahan crash

FIVE people have been hospitalised following a crash in Inishowen. Gardaí remain at the scene of the collision which happened at Fahan shortly after 9pm last night. Five people were taken to hospital, one of them with serious injuries. Advertisement A spokesperson for An Garda Síochána said, “The road is currently closed and a technical […]

Arranmore’s Peter in running for Clean Coasts Award

ARRANMORE volunteer Peter O’Donnell has made the shortlist for this year’s Clean Coasts Ocean Hero Awards. Clean Coasts has just announced the groups, individuals, communities and businesses nominated across seven categories for their commitment to their coastlines and areas. Each year the Ocean Hero Awards honour the invaluable contribution volunteers, groups and communities have made towards conserving Ireland’s coastline. Advertisement The seven categories this […]