€14million Fibre Broadband Investment for six new towns

A new €14 million investment by SIRO in the rollout of its Fibre-to-the-Building (FTTB) broadband network to six new towns in Donegal – Buncrana, Donegal Town, Ballybofey, Stranorlar, Ballyshannon and Bundoran has been launched today. This will see over 14,000 homes and premises offered access to Ireland’s fastest broadband network.

Samantha is running 100 miles with a smile for charity

A former Raphoe resident says the spirit of her late parents is helping her put her best foot forward in aid of Dublin’s Mater Foundation. Samantha Peoples is pounding the streets of the Irish capital as part of the charity’s ‘100 Miles in a Month’ challenge. All money raised through the initiative will be used […]

The week in pictures

A week in pictures as the Nursing staff continue their strike action, Donegal win at home to Meath and much more around the county. See today’s Donegal News for full news & sport coverage.

€0.5m won on Euromillions ticket bought in Raphoe

LADY Luck has shone on Raphoe for the second time in four months, this time delivering a massive €500,000. One lucky punter scooped the cash via Quick Pick ticket bought from Barclay’s Newsagent in the town. The money was won in the EuroMillions Plus draw where the numbers were 02, 12, 33, 42, 44. Advertisement […]

Carr to seek Sinn Féin nomination in Glenties

GLENTIES community activist Brian Carr has announced his intention to seek the Sinn Féin nomination to contest the upcoming local elections in Glenties. His declaration comes following the announcement earlier this week that the party intends to run three candidates in the Glenties Electoral Area for this May’s vote. If endorsed, the well known Glenties […]

Donegal addresses searched in child porn probe

TWO addresses in Donegal have been searched as part of an operation targeting suspects involved in the possession and distribution of child pornography. Operation Ketch 5 is the latest phase of an on-going search and recovery operation targeting suspects involved in the possession and distribution of child porn either through social network sites or via […]

Motorists urged to drive carefully following oil spill

MOTORISTS driving near Gweedore are being urged to exercise caution following an oil spill. The AA is warning this afternoon, “There is an oil spill on the Back of Errigal Road (R251/R255) between Termon and the N56 junction near Gweedore. “Caution needed on this very long stretch of road.”