Gortahork man dies in road crash in Australia

A Gortahork man has died following a road accident in Australia. Details of the death of Rory Greene of Ardsbeg have been posted on the website www.rip.ie. His death notice reads, “The tragic death has occurred, due to a road traffic accident in Australia, of Rory Greene, Ardsbeg, Gortahork, where he has resided this last […]

Angry scenes as protesters gather in Lifford

COUNCILLORS have been confronted in Lifford this morning by families affected by the defective blocks scandal. Hundreds of people gathered outside the County House in anger at what they perceive is a lack of action by Donegal County Council and national government. Councillors were challenged to address this morning’s protest and there were loud boos […]

‘Tennessee is so backward it feels almost dystopian’

AS wider America digests the results of its mid-term elections a woman with strong ties to Donegal living in Tennessee says the southern state is “slipping into fascism”. The language of USA politics will mean relatively little to those on this side of the Atlantic – The Democrats have retained control of the Senate after winning a […]

Hoteliers lay out growing challenges facing sector

DONEGAL’S political representatives have been told of the “skyrocketing energy costs” and other challenges facing the hospitality sector. Hotel and guesthouse owners met with TDs and senators to discuss what the future holds for the tourism industry as 2023 approaches. While there has been a welcome upturn in tourism in 2022 businesses remain in recovery mode having survived the […]

Popular businessman to be laid to rest on Wednesday

LOCAL businessman Eddie Tinney will be laid to rest on Wednesday following his sudden death. Mr Tinney died in a farming accident while working at lands at Tullygay on the outskirts of the town yesterday. He was rushed to Letterkenny University Hospital at around 11.25ambut passed away a short time later. Advertisement Mr Tinney was […]

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 […]