Donegal student wins merit award in national essay competition

THE Law Society of Ireland has announced the winners of the inaugural National Gráinne O’Neill Memorial Legal Essay Competition, with Donegal student Carys Hudner winning a merit award.  The announcement was made at an event at the Law Society, Dublin on 23 March 2023. The competition received over 80 essays from 38 schools across 14 […]

Daniel O’Donnell hot favourite to replace Ryan Tubridy

Daniel O’Donnell has emerged as the hot favourite to replace Ryan Tubridy on the Late Late Show, according to Ladbrokes. Since Ryan Tubridy announced his departure, Claire Byrne had been the bookies frontrunner, but following a surge in support overnight, country music icon O’Donnell has shot into the top spot and is now the EVEN […]

Bank of Ireland increases fixed mortgage rates

BANK of Ireland is raising its mortgage fixed rates and introducing a new term deposit account for business customers. This follows cumulative increases of 3.5% in European Central Bank rates since July 2022. The move will see mortgages a 0.5 per cent increase in the fixed rates available to new and existing customers. This includes […]

CALLING ALL SINGLES: Online micro speed dating event in Letterkenny

THE first Micro Speed Dating event for Letterkenny singles is being held tomorrow night.  The event is for over 30s and is taking place at at 10pm on the Katch app. Micro Speed Dating is our new concept for busy singles to meet their match in 30 minutes or less while getting to know them during […]

Education Minister Norma Foley given warm welcome in Creeslough

Education Minister Norma Foley has received a warm welcome from the excited pupils and staff of Scoil Mhuire, Creeslough. Minister Foley is in the county today to officially open a new state of the art school at Scoil Mhuire B&C, Stranorlar and a modern extension at Scoil Mhuire Creeslough.   Advertisement   Creeslough was her […]

The Big Donegal Clean-up is Back for 2023

The launch of the 2023 Big Donegal Clean-Up campaign took place at Fintra Blue Flag Beach last week.  The annual Big Donegal Clean-up is part of Donegal County Council’s commitment to sustainability and environmental protection. It is an opportunity for communities to come together and take a proactive approach to improving the environment that we […]

Registration open for 2023 Strabane Lifford Half Marathon

The 2023 Strabane Lifford Half Marathon has been confirmed for Sunday June 11th with registration opening at midday today.  The announcement comes after Elected Members of Derry City and Strabane District Council this week ratified the decision of its Business and Culture Committee to approve its Festival and Events Strategy for 2023. The eighth staging […]

Education Minister set to visit Donegal today

STAFF and students from two Donegal schools are preparing for a special visit from Minister for Education Norma Foley tomorrow. During her visit to the county Minister Foley will officially open a new state of the art school at Scoil Mhuire B&C, Stranorlar and a modern extension at Scoil Mhuire Creeslough. The new Scoil Mhuire […]

Pringle calls on Government to recognise new study on defective blocks

A DONEGAL Deputy has called on the Government to ensure National Standards Authority of Ireland takes on board new study on defective blocks. Independent TD for Donegal, Thomas Pringle, has called on Government to ensure the National Standards Authority of Ireland takes on board a new study that shows pyrite, pyrrhotite and other substances are […]