STUDENTS from Donegal have taken home 13 prizes from the BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition 2023. Coláiste Ailigh won six awards with Abbey Vocational School and Carndonagh Community School picking up two each. The remainder were shared between Loreto Community School, St Columba’s Comprehensive School and Coláiste Cholmcille. The winners of the 59th BT […]
Walk-in flu vaccinations in Letterkenny
Letterkenny Community Vaccination Centre is now offering walk in flu vaccination clinics for all children aged two to 17 years.
Video captures beautifully Paddy’s epic swim challenge
A STUNNING video has been released chronicling Arranmore pensioner Paddy Conaghan’s Ducking and Driving challenge. The 82-year-old got back into the water in December to embark on his second chilly charity mission. His original plunge which took him to ports and piers the entire circumference of the island raised over €112,000 for Gemma’s Legacy of […]
Search for young Donegal woman stood down
Daena Tighe (21), from Buncrana, was located, sadly deceased, earlier today.
Cherry picker theft from Ballybofey
Gardai are investigating the theft of a cherry picker from the Navenny area of Ballybofey.
Gardai renew appeal for missing Donegal woman
Daena Tighe (21) was last seen at midday on Friday, January 7, 2023 on Cockhill Road, Buncrana.
Kilmacrennan Rd driving – There has to be a better way
As someone who has frequent important early appointments in Letterkenny University Hospital I find it very frustrating trying to enter the town via the Kilmacrennan Road. With the two short lanes leading into the town ending abruptly at the George Boal Roundabout, traffic that had been on the fast lane must now endeavour to manoeuvre […]
Nurses to be consulted on campaign of industrial action
FOLLOWING an emergency meeting today the Executive Council of the Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation has sanctioned the beginning of a consultation with nurses on a campaign of industrial action. Speaking this afternoon, INMO General Secretary Phil Ní Sheaghdha said, “The Executive Council of the INMO, made up of working nurses and midwives, has today taken the […]
Charges brought over attack related to soldier’s death
REPORTS are coming in this afternoon that Lebanon has charged seven people for participating in an attack against United Nations peacekeepers that killed Irish soldier Seán Rooney. Private Rooney was killed and three others were injured on December 14 when their UN Interim Force in Lebanon (UNIFIL) vehicle was attacked near the village of Al-Aqbiya. […]
Donegal woman reads at Pope Benedict’s funeral
LETTERKENNY woman Mary Maguire was among the reader’s at this morning’s funeral in Rome for Pope Benedict. Ms Maguire read the second reading which was from the First letter of St Peter (1:3-9). The reading praises God’s mercy giving the faithful “a new birth” as his children and “by raising Jesus Christ from the dead, […]