Luxury home up for sale with €500,000 price cut

By Kate Heaney A SPECTACULAR designer home of over 6,000 square feet with an indoor heated pool and panoramic views over Grianan Farm, Inch Island and Lough Swilly comes on to the market today with a price reduction of €500,000. The new selling price of €450,000 also includes two adjoining sites of .7 of an acre […]

3,643 Donegal farmers to receive €16.6 million in ACRES payments

THE 3,463 Donegal farmers in Tranche 1 of the Agri-Climate Rural Environment Scheme (ACRES) who have yet to receive their advance payments will be allocated a total of €16,685,000 over the coming days. Announcing the issuing of interim payments, the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Charlie McConalogue, said: “While this interim payment was […]

€4,400 raised for 16 charities

LETTERKENNY man Tom Giblin has raised a whopping €4,471 for local charities as a result of his Christmas fundraiser. Beginning his fundraising mission in the late 70s, Tom has held a number of small fundraising events over the years. Launching his Live Animal Nativity Stable for the first time in 2022, Tom pulled out all […]

Gallery: Letterkenny Gaels presentation of awards

Letterkenny Gaels held their annual presentation of awards for their Senior Men and Senior Ladies squads at a function in Arena 7 last Friday night. The awards for the 2023 season were presented in a host of categories by club secretary, Louisa Tonna and vice-chairperson, James Frain. James is also part of the management team […]

Applications open for disability fund

Letterkenny councillor Jimmy Kavanagh has welcomed the opening of applications for the 2024 Disability Participation and Awareness Fund. With ‘The Centre of Independent Living’ and the ‘No Barriers Foundation’ previously being recipients of the Fund, Cllr Kavanagh hopes Donegal will benefit this year again. “The Fund is a great opportunity for local non-profit organisations in […]

Posters appear on Dry Arch Roundabout

by Louise Doyle MOTORISTS driving into Letterkenny in the last few days will undoubtedly have spotted a few additions to the Dry Arch Roundabout. Two posters have been placed atop of the sculpture on the roundabout, which is known as ‘The Workers’. Advertisement One of the posters reads: ‘It’s too extreme. No’, and is thought […]

Children witnessing ‘trauma’ at LUH’s emergency department – claim

by Louise Doyle CHILDREN are witnessing ‘trauma’ while attending the emergency department of Letterkenny University Hospital because of significant levels of overcrowding. That was the stark concern aired this week at a meeting of Regional Health Forum West, when an update on the timeframe for the delivery of a new extension to increase capacity of the hospital’s emergency […]

€144,146 remaining in Irish Red Cross Creeslough fund

BY JEROME HUGHES THE Irish Red Cross still has €144,146 in funding to support those impacted by the 2022 Creeslough tragedy, and intends to visit the village in the coming weeks to outline how the money, raised through public and corporate donations, will be distributed. Figures obtained by Donegal News show total Creeslough-related payments from the Irish Red […]

John Bishop announces second Letterkenny show 

Comedy superstar John Bishop is getting ‘Back At It’ – doing what he does best – with a new tour for 2024 including an extra date for An Grianan Theatre, Letterkenny due to phenomenal demand on May 23. Tickets are on sale this Friday at 10am. After two years spent TV presenting, stage acting, podcast hosting, […]