McMonagle is Mayor of Letterkenny

THE new Mayor of Letterkenny has called for a dedicated drugs rehabilitation unit to be located in Donegal. Speaking after his historic election on Monday night

Councillor Gerry McMonagle warned of the ‘proliferation’ of drugs and alcohol in the town.

McNulty still in control

It’s advantage to Meathman Tim McNulty at the close of the action on day two of the 2011 Topaz Donegal International Rally, his Impreza now 1 minute 14.2 seconds clear of the S2000 Fiesta of Alastair Fisher, who has Letterkenny’s Rory Kennedy on the notes.

McNulty leads after day one

Co.Meath man Tim McNulty leads the way after day one of the Topaz Donegal International Rally 2011, his Impreza some 38.6 seconds ahead of the S2000 Fiesta of Alastair Fisher, who has Leterkenny man Rory Kennedy calling the notes.

Murphy freed to face Tyrone

DONEGAL senior football captain Michael Murphy has been cleared to play in Sunday week’s Ulster semi final against Tyrone after the Central Hearings Committee upheld Donegal’s appeal against the Glenswilly man’s sending off last weekend.

Donegal revs up for 40th year of Rally

The Topaz Donegal International Rally gets underway this evening with the first ever ceremonial start to commemorate the 40th year of the event. Finnish rallying legend Markku Alén flags off the top competitors from The Market Square in Letterkenny around 8pm.

Armed robbery in Bridgend

GARDAI in Buncrana are investigating an armed robbery at Bridgend Post on Wednesday afternoon when a large sum of money was taken at gunpoint.

Two men entered the premises shortly after midday, threatened staff with a fire arm and left with a sum of money.