Funeral of man killed in crash on Thursday


THE FUNERAL of the young man killed in a car crash near Barnesmore Gap on Monday night is to take place on Thursday. The man has been named locally as John Gallagher of Croaghlin, Killybegs who died when the van he was driving crashed into a vacant house at Cashelnavene near Ballybofey. Gardaí are appealing […]


Man in his twenties killed in road accident


Gardaí have confirmed that a man in his late twenties died in a single vehicle collision last night just north of Barnesmore Gap. The accident happened at around 11.15pm at Cashelnavene, near Ballybofey. The man, who was the sole occupant of a van was pronounced dead at the scene. It is understood the van collided […]


Randox to host career open day on Christmas Eve


Do you have a flair for science? Are you an electronic, mechanical or software engineering expert? Or, perhaps, you are a mastermind of manufacturing know-how. There are world-leading careers on offer for world-leading candidates at Randox Teoranta in Dungloe this December.


Letterkenny named country’s most enterprising town


Letterkenny was announced as the overall winner of the 2018 Bank of Ireland National Enterprise Town Awards. Celebrating its entrepreneurial success Letterkenny took home the trophy and a cash prize of €33,000.


Storm Diana brings gale force winds


A STATUS yellow wind warning has been issued for Donegal as gale force winds are expected tomorrow. The weather disruption is down to Storm Diana with south to southwest winds of 55 to 65 km/hr with gusts of between 90 to 110 km/hr. The weather warning will come into force at 5am tomorrow morning and […]


Canada’s cannabis smokers rolling up to sample Donegal


FOR decades Donegal has been getting the thumbs up from Canadian tourists but it is now proving a hit with the country’s pot smokers too. It is some weeks since the North American country moved to decriminalise cannabis and suppliers have been struggling to keep up with demand. A strain of the narcotic that smokers […]


Inishowen campaign groups react to Moville arson attack


WE in Fáilte Inishowen and Inishowen Together awoke yesterday to dark, alarming news of the arson attack on the Caiseal Mara hotel in Moville. A family were in there, in their beds – perhaps whoever sent fire through the windows did not think of that. Whatever it was that the perpetrator or perpetrators thought they […]


Moville hotel extensively damaged in overnight fire


A hotel in Moville which had been due to take in 100 refugees later this month has been badly damaged in an overnight blaze. Gardai in Buncrana say they are investigating all circumstances surrounding the fire that occurred at the Caisleann Mara hotel on Moville’s Foyle Street this morning at around 4.30am. A man in […]