Investigation launched following discovery of body

GARDAI have launched an investigation following the discovery of a woman’s body in Milford this morning. An area at Lough Road was sealed off following the discovery of the body in a house. A Garda Spokesperson said: “Gardai in Milford are investigating the circumstances surrounding the discovery of a body of a female in her […]

Donegal musicians to sing at alternative Eurovision gig

LETTERKENNY musician Mick Blake will be among artists performing at an alternative concert being organised in opposition to this year’s Eurovision Song Contest. ‘Palestine – You’re A Vision’ will be streamed live online on the same night and same time as the Eurovision is taking place in Israel. Among those signed up to play are […]

Winning Streak months after family business heartbreak

A Dutch woman, who has been living in Donegal for more than 30 years, will become the latest local person to make an appearance on Winning Streak this Saturday just months after a fire almost destroyed her family business. Afke Barr from Buncrana is originally from the Freisland in the Netherlands but has lived in […]

Two week old kittens dumped in bin

TWO-week-old kittens were found dumped in a bin outside a Ballybofey takeaway, sealed in a bag filled with water. Luckily for the two tiny kittens, their cries were heard and they were found – distressed and soaking wet but miraculously still alive. Their finders brought them home, dried them off and warmed them up and […]

Fisherman rescued off Arranmore

A FISHERMAN who was injured on a crabbing vessel off Arranmore Island has been hospitalised after a rescue mission this morning. The Arranmore RNLI lifeboat was launched at 10.30am to assist the man who was on a 40 foot trawler 40 miles north west of Arranmore. The man was brought to Burtonport Harbour where he […]

Father who raped young daughter is jailed for 11 years

A Donegal father-of-six who repeatedly and regularly raped his teenage daughter has being jailed for eleven years. Maurice Lafferty (50) of Corcullen, Castlefin, Donegal, pleaded guilty at the Central Criminal Court to raping his daughter Annie Lafferty at his home on dates between November 1, 2010 and June 30 2011. Garda Sergeant John Dorian told […]