FLAIR APPARENT: The best fashion podcasts

If I’m not working or talking to someone, then it’s very likely I’m listening to a podcast. I love learning about the world while I’m doing another task, like driving, cooking or cleaning. It feels like a super-efficient use of my time, you could say I’m a podcast addict. There are loads of different podcast […]

New artisan market to open in Dunfanaghy

A NEW food market named ‘Home Grown in Donegal’ is set to open in Dunfanaghy on Saturday, July 8. The artisan market will offer quality food produced by Donegal Food Producers. Kathy Dunn, the owner of Revive based in the Market Square in Dunfanaghy, is set to host the market every second Saturday of every […]

Donegal Railway Museum wins major award

DONEGAL Railway Museum has been crowned the overall county winner in the Heritage Category at The National Lottery Good Causes Awards. Niall McCaughan, Manager of Donegal Railway Heritage Museum said he is delighted to hear the museum has won this major award. “Every year the National Lottery run these awards and we are pleased that the […]

New wellbeing programme to combat loneliness launched

A new wellbeing programme to combat loneliness, isolation and to support older people to become more aware of and prioritise their mental health in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic has been launched by Active Retirement Ireland. The programme is to roll out to Active Retirement Associations across the country, including in Donegal. The programme […]

Donegal representatives attend Pobal’s 30th anniversary event

POBAL – the organisation that works on behalf of the Government to support communities and local agencies towards achieving social inclusion and development – is celebrating its 30th anniversary this year. To mark this occasion, a series of events will take place nationwide to highlight the progress made in the last three decades to achieve […]

Over 1,300 Ukrainian pupils enrolled in Donegal schools

OVER 1,300 Ukrainian students are now enrolled at schools across Donegal. New figures released this week by the Department of Education confirm that 1,326 Ukrainian students are now attending school here. At primary school, 859 students are enrolled while 467 students are attending secondary schools across Donegal. Advertisement The number of students has increased by 30 […]

Fourteen motorists arrested over June Bank Holiday weekend

FOURTEEN motorists were arrested driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs over the bank holiday weekend. Between Friday and Monday, there were 12 arrests for drink driving related offences. There were two arrests for drug driving. Gardaí have reiterated calls for all road users to act responsibly when it comes to road safety.

Twenty patients on trolleys at LUH

THERE are currently 20 patients waiting on trolleys at Letterkenny University Hospital.  Twelve patients are in the emergency department while eight are on wards elsewhere in the hospital. Nationally, 335 admitted patients are waiting for beds this morning, according to today’s INMO Trolley Watch. 249 patients are waiting in the emergency department, while 86 are […]

Life rings stolen from boat at pier in Kerrykeel

GARDAÍ in Milford are investigating the theft of two life rings/buoys that were stolen from a boat at Ballywhoriskey Pier, Kerrykeel.  The theft occurred between Monday May 29 and Saturday June 3. A spokesperson for Donegal Gardaí said, “Ring buoys are vital pieces of life saving equipment and it is so important that such equipment is […]

Over 1,000 runners registered for Strabane Lifford Half Marathon

OVER 1,000 pairs of feet will take to the streets this Sunday for the eighth edition of the Strabane Lifford Half Marathon. The popular cross border event is hosted by Derry City and Strabane District Council in partnership with Lifford Strabane Athletics club. Registration for the event has now closed and Mayor of Derry and […]