Hospital helipad now up to European standards

THE COAST Guard helicopter can once again land at Letterkenny University Hospital following the completion of works to bring it up to European standards. For over a year now the Coast Guard helicopter has been landing at Errigal College after it emerged the hospital’s helipad did not meet the proper standards. Speaking to the Donegal […]

Rising from the ashes

ALMOST a month after Waston Hire was destroyed in a major fire in Letterkenny, owner John Watson is in negotiations with a landlord for a new premises which is expected to be finalised in the next two weeks. It marks an important milestone for the well known businessman as he embarks on a daunting challenge […]

Ramelton receives €200,000 Heritage Towns boost

THE Heritage Council has awarded €200,000 to Ramelton as part of a major regeneration initiative. The money has been awarded under the Historic Towns Initiative which last year put €200,000 towards the redevelopment of Letterkenny’s Church Lane. The latest award will be backed up with €50,000 from Donegal County Council as well as private investment […]

Hear Neil Hannon and Eve Belle live from Glenveagh

THE Other Voices ‘Courage’ series is continuing and this evening features Neil Hannon and local singer Eve Belle live from Glenveagh National Park. Veteran chamber pop musician Neil Hannon has been making music under the moniker The Divine Comedy since the early 90s and he will be joined in Glenveagh at 8pm by singer-songwriter Cathy […]

Ho ho hold on Lifford – Christmas lights in July?

IT may only be July but in Lifford they are already looking ahead to Christmas. A campaign has been launched to raise €2,000 to buy festive illuminations for the border town. And since going live, the drive has already surpassed the half way mark. At the moment f €1,250 has  been donated, much to the […]

Man who ‘clamped’ speed van says he did it for a laugh

A Donegal man who ‘clamped’ a GoSafe van says he did it to give people a laugh during lockdown. The clip, which has been viewed thousands of times since being uploaded to social media, shows Mark McGrath approach the speed monitoring vehicle and place what looks like a clamping device on its front driver side […]