How do you thank a man like that – a millionaire?

THE history of two well-known boutique hotels in Donegal were shipped to Canada last year in beautiful leather-bound volumes as a thank you gesture to a generous benefactor. The fascinating projects ‘A History of the Highlands Hotel’ and ‘A History of the Lake House Hotel’ were researched and written by Tom Plunkett, Principal, St Conal’s […]

200 new Covid-19 cases as Donegal passes 500 mark

There have been no new deaths reported to the Health Protection Surveillance Centre today. There has now been a total of 1,774 COVID-19 related deaths in Ireland. As of midnight Friday 14th August, the HPSC has been notified of 200 confirmed cases of COVID-19. There is now a total of 27,191* confirmed cases of COVID-19 […]

Turned derelict property into beautiful holiday home

DONEGAL businessman Bernard Greene is reaping the rewards of turning his hand to holiday letting after completely renovating a derelict site near Dungloe into a beautiful holiday home. House Crohy Head, which took around three years and cost in excess of €200,000 to renovate, has been very popular with 12 weeks already booked up in […]

Anger as priest tells people to ‘get back to mass’

PARISHIONERS across Donegal are being encouraged to continue watching religious services through the webcam rather than returning to Mass. The Bishop of Raphoe, Bishop Alan McGuckian, has reiterated the church’s position that people who are vulnerable or unwell should stay at home and continue, if possible, to participate in the celebration of Mass via the […]

Plans lodged for new distillery

PLANS to construct a new distillery between Fintown and Church Hill have been lodged with Donegal County Council in recent days. The application is the name of Doyle’s Distillery Limited, a newly registered company with an address in Milltown, Newmills. Their principal business is distilling, rectifying and blending of spirits. The planning application seeks permission […]

Man missing from Donegal since Saturday found in Dublin

A man missing in Donegal since Saturday has been found safe in Dublin. Seamus McCarney was last seen in Milford at lunchtime on Saturday. With fears growing for his well-being, family and friends gathered in Letterkenny yesterday to begin searching for the 34-year-old. But Mr McCarney has now been found safe in Dublin. Tyrone Councillor […]

14 cyclists, 620k in 2 days for charity

  FOURTEEN cyclists, covering 620 kilometres in two days for charity. It’s the latest challenge which Milford man Hugh Coll has set for his training group. Advertisement Travelling to Cork this they will leave Mizen on Friday morning, stopping overnight in Roscommon, and arriving in Malin Head on Saturday. All proceeds from the event will […]

Covid-19 latest: One death, 35 new cases

There has been one new death reported to the Health Protection Surveillance Centre today. There has now been a total of 1,773 COVID-19 related deaths in Ireland. As of midnight Monday 10th August, the HPSC has been notified of 35 confirmed cases of COVID-19. There is now a total of 26,801* confirmed cases of COVID-19 […]

Search continuing for man missing since Saturday

GARDAÍ in Milford are continuing to appeal for the public’s help in tracing Seamus McCarney (34) who is missing from Ramelton since Friday. Seamus is originally from Omagh but was visiting Ramelton with family and was last seen in Milford town on Saturday morning at 9.30am. He is described as being 5’9″, with short brown […]

Luther the cat hoping to clinch Nose of Tralee title

A Letterkenny cat is hoping to score a purr-fect ten at this year’s Nose of Tralee. Luther a three-year-old Turkish Angora cat, has navigated his way through the early stages of the quirky competition and has been chosen by the judges as the official Nose of Tralee Donegal representative for 2020. Now though and to […]