New Deputy Principal at St Eunan’s College

PAURIC O’Donnell. Pauric has recently been appointed Deputy Principal of St Eunan’s College, Letterkenny. He joins Damien Mc Croary (Principal), Siobhán Melvin (Deputy Principal) and Colm Mc Fadden (Deputy Principal) as part of the Senior Management Team. Pauric is a past pupil of St Eunan’s College (1993 – 1999) and returned to the College as […]

Local lottery players urged to check their ticket

A Donegal lotto player has hit the crossbar – coming up just one number short of last night’s €2 million jackpot. They instead matched five numbers and the bonus to share with a player in Meath a prize fund of €38,957. The Donegal winner purchased their ticket on Sunday in Gallagher’s, Cotteen, Derrybeg. Advertisement The […]

‘You never really expect to win these things do you?’

AN American man who won a Donegal farmhouse in a raffle says he only entered the draw because it was for a good cause. Robert Duncan and his wife Valeria had just gone to bed when his phone started ringing. After ignoring it a couple of times Robert answered to be told that he had […]

Fresh call for full-time Garda officer in Kilmacrennan

A renewed call has been made for the reinstatement of a full-time Garda officer in Kilmacrennan. Speaking at the latest meeting of the Joint Policing Committee, Councillor Michael McBride said there has been a rise in minor crime in the area. He added that promises have been made previously that a full-time officer would be […]

Documentary showing to mark Eddie Fullerton’s murder

TODAY marks the 30th anniversary of the murder of former Donegal County Councillor Eddie Fullerton. A Sinn Féin elected representative, Mr Fullerton was killed at his Buncrana home on May 25 1991 by a loyalist murder gang. To mark the 30th anniversary, Sinn Féin will be screening the TG4 documentary ‘Fullerton’ this evening from 7pm […]

Cyber-attack continuing to impact Letterkenny hospital

THE ransomware attack on the HSE IT systems is having an ongoing impact on services at Letterkenny University Hospital, according to hospital group Saolta. In a statement this afternoon the health body said, “The patient records system is not currently accessible which means that clinical staff are unable to contact patients. “Patients who are taking […]

Family issues appeal over access to Murder Hole beach

THE family that owns lands around the Murder Hole beach say they are doing all they can to resolve issues regarding access. The family has a working farm on fields that separate the famous Downings beauty spot from the main road. They also own a neighbouring holiday park. For years the Murder Hole was regarded […]

Campervan users in Donegal urged to have their say

CAMPERVAN and motorhome users in Donegal are being invited to make their views known as part of Donegal County Council’s Caravan and Camping Survey. This is in addition to an existing survey that is underway to garner the views of the general public in Donegal on the opportunities presented by this growing sector. “The caravan, camper […]