Video shows scale of Four Lane flooding

LETTERKENNY’S Four Lane Road is passable again following serious overnight flooding. A section of the thoroughfare was engulfed for a period in the wake of last night’s torrential downpour. The road is open to the public and traffic is moving this morning. This is how it looked just before 7am this morning: Four Lane flooding

Hospital’s emergency department records busiest day

PEOPLE attending Letterkenny University Hospital are being warned that it remains extremely busy today with long wait times at the emergency department. The department saw a record number of attendances yesterday (Monday) with 203 people through the door. A spokesperson for hospital group Saolta said, “The hospital is advising that patients who attend the emergency […]

Events to mark century since Drumboe Martyrs’ execution

THE commemoration of the Drumboe Martyrs a century after their executions has continued in Donegal this weekend. Tuesday marks 100 years since Sean Larkin, Timothy O’Sullivan, Daniel Enright and Charles Daly were shot dead after being found guilty by court martial of being jointly in possession of rifles, revolvers and quantities of ammunition including bombs. Donegal has […]

Sheep mauled to death in Bunbeg

GARDAÍ are reminding dog owners of their responsibilities following an attack on sheep in Bunbeg in which two ewes died. Speaking this afternoon, the force said dogs should not be allowed to roam. “Gardaí in Bunbeg received a report of an attack on sheep that occurred in the Derrybeg area over the past few days” […]

Football Special looking forward to getting home

FOOTBALL Special is hoping to move back to its “spiritual home” of Ramelton after having to temporarily relocate to Letterkenny. It is the first time in 75 years that McDaids, who own the soft drinks company, have not traded from the heritage town. The firm was forced to move due to the compulsory purchase by Irish Water […]