Yellow warning issued for snow and ice

Met Éireann has issued a yellow weather warning for snow and ice which will come into effect tonight. Accumulations of between one and two centimetres is expected between 9pm tonight and 7pm tomorrow (Tuesday). A Met Éireann spokesperson said: “Icy and slippery conditions are expected due to accumulation of ice and snow on untreated surfaces. […]

Debt collection fees double at LUH

THE AMOUNT spent on debt collection services at Letterkenny University Hospital (LUH) has more than doubled in the last three years, the Donegal News can reveal. Figures provided through a Freedom of Information request show that last year almost €18,000 was spent on debt collectors to recoup patient’s hospital bills. This is more than double […]

Homeless initiative appeals for Donegal volunteers

AN initiative that provides sanitary products to homeless women is calling for volunteers to help it branch out into Donegal. The Homeless Period Ireland initially started out life as a solely Dublin-based organisation. Due to demand however it is now helping homeless women and women in crisis in ten counties. And the woman behind the […]

Jason Black Named Donegal Person of the Year

LETTERKENNY man Jason Black has been named Donegal Person of the Year 2018 at an event in Dublin this evening. The announcement was made by the chairperson of the Donegal Association Dublin, Kevin McFadden. Mr Black, an endurance athlete, becomes the 41st recipient of the Donegal Person of the Year, succeeding the 2017 recipient, former […]