No reprieve for Bunbeg Post Office

AN Post has announced plans to push ahead with the closure of Bunbeg Post Office. It had been hoped the facility would get a reprieve due to the sizeable community opposition to the move. However it was confirmed this morning that the Bunbeg office will shut as part of a restructuring programme by An Post. […]

Scaffolding firm unearths unexpected link in Rathmullan

A storyline that could be straight out of ‘Who Do You Think You Are’ has been unearthed during latest efforts to save Rathmullan Abbey. Phase two of plans to resurrect the 16th century abbey as a tourist attraction began in August and are now nearing completion. The second phase centred on the building’s chimney which […]

Garda investigating claims of ‘officer’ on quad bike

GARDA are investigating reports that one of its officers was driving a quad bike on some of Letterkenny’s busiest roads. Photos, understood to have been taken on Sunday, show a man in Garda uniform making his way along the Circular Road close to Letterkenny University Hospital. There is no confirmation that the driver is a […]

Letterkenny businessman not guilty of human trafficking

A Letterkenny businessman man has been found not guilty on a charge of human trafficking, after a three- and- a half day trial at Sligo Circuit Court. 40-year-old Sorin Kirpcai, Fortwell Court, Letterkenny, was one of two Romanian men charged with trafficking another Romanian man for exploitation to work in a car wash in Sligo […]

Protest to oppose Post Office closures in west Donegal

A protest will be held this Saturday to try and overturn the planned closures of Bunbeg and Brinalack Post Offices following An Post’s announcement today that it intends to push ahead with the closure of a third facility in Burtonport. Despite a groundswell of opposition from local residents in the area, An Post has confirmed […]

Appeal to save Burtonport Post Office fails

AN appeal to keep Burtonport Post Office open has been rejected. Speaking following the release of the verdict this afternoon, Deputy Pat the Cope Gallagher said it was bitter blow for the area. “It is very bad news for Burtonport. It defies logic and is impossible to comprehend why this Post Office was not given […]