Fifty-seven confirmed cases of Covid-19


  There have been no new deaths reported to the Health Protection Surveillance Centre today. There has now been a total of 1,772 Covid-19 related deaths in Ireland. Advertisement As of midnight Sunday 9th August, the HPSC has been notified of 57 confirmed cases of Covid-19. There is now a total of 26,768* confirmed cases […]


Appeal issued over 34-year-old man missing since Friday


GARDAÍ in Milford are seeking 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 hair and a […]


The schoolboy drawing the eye of the Irish art world


FAOLÁN Smyth has just sold his second picture and is being talked about more and more within Irish art circles. And he’s still only eight-years-old. Faolán – which translates as little wolf – is a pupil at St Patrick’s Boys National School in Carndonagh. When not buried in maths and spelling lessons though, he can […]


Five new confirmed cases of Covid-19 in Donegal


  There have been no new deaths reported to the Health Protection Surveillance Centre today. There has now been a total of 1,772 COVID-19 related deaths in Ireland. As of midnight Saturday 8th August, the HPSC has been notified of 68 confirmed cases of COVID-19. There is now a total of 26,712 confirmed cases of […]


Golden opportunity to sell Donegal as a ‘perfect place’


THE Covid-19 pandemic is proving to be a golden opportunity to sell Donegal as a perfect place to live and work. That was the message delivered this week by Boyd Robinson of Charlie Robinson Limited, Auctioneers and Valuers. “The phone hasn’t stopped ringing for the past few weeks,” said Mr Robinson who added that interest […]


Highest daily Covid-19 numbers in almost three months


The Health Protection Surveillance Centre has today been informed that 1 patient diagnosed with COVID-19 in Ireland has died. There has now been a total of 1,772 COVID-19 related deaths in Ireland*. As of midnight Friday 7th August, the HPSC has been notified of 174 confirmed cases of COVID-19. There is now a total of […]


Melbourne lockdown ‘short term pain for long term gain’


MELBOURNE has been home to Donegal couple John Cunningham and Aoife Dalton for much of the past decade. John is Head of Creative Urban Places at the City of Melbourne. The Ardara man is responsible for the strategic development and management for the safe delivery of a programme of innovative and engaging temporary and permanent […]


East Donegal soccer club suspends all activties


  A soccer club in East Donegal has suspended all under-age activities after a spike in positive Covid-19 cases in the area. Curragh Athletic football club in Killygordon have been suspended until August 24th. Advertisement In a statement this afternoon, the club said that although at present there is no positive cases within the club […]


A happy ending for Jasper the dog


  A black and white shih tzu dog found roaming around the streets of Letterkenny last weekend has been reunited with his owner. Twelve-year-old Jasper went missing from the Monaghan village of Smithborough ten days ago. Advertisement On Monday, the dog’s grateful owner Cormac Connolly made the 120 kilometre trip to Donegal with his daughter […]


Green light for wind farm on outskirts of Letterkenny


PLANS to develop a new wind farm on the outskirts of Letterkenny has been given the green light. The proposed 30.5MW Lenalea onshore wind project in New Mills (within the townlands of Cark, Killymansy, Lenalea, Kirkneedy and Rareagh) is joint venture by SSE Renewables and Coillte Renewable Energy. SSE Renewables owns and operates a number […]