Fáilte Ireland tees up Donegal golf at Belfast tourism event

Fáilte Ireland showcased some of Donegal’s world-class golf products to golf enthusiasts in Northern Ireland at the annual ‘Keep Discovering Golf Promotion Night’’ which was held in the Europa Hotel, Belfast on Wednesday. Golf tourism is extremely valuable to the Irish economy and is estimated to be worth more than €300 million annually to the […]

Donegal Dublin Business Network welcomes A5 infrastructure investment

The Donegal Dublin Business Network (DDBN) has welcomed the Government’s pledge of €600 million towards the development of the A5 Derry to Aughnacloy Northwest Transport Corridor. The DDBN say they hope the Lifford to Manorcunningham phase of the Ten T project will happen in tandem with the A5, to complete this strategic access into the […]

Donegal teenager plays key role on OCO Youth Advisory Panel

A Donegal teenager was involved in hosting an event by the Ombudsman for Children’s Office (OCO) that saw over 100 children from across Ireland taking part. Karolina Byrne (17) from Glenties is a member of the OCO’s Youth Advisory Panel. She was part of a group that traveled to Geneva for a special presentation while […]

Moville school extension on schedule for completion next year

The extension to Moville Community College is on schedule for completion in the second quarter of 2025, according to Donegal minister, Charlie McConalogue. Speaking after a recent site visit, the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine said he’s delighted the project is on course to be finished within the agreed deadline. “This extension will […]

Read DL 2024 launches an exciting new title live on air

Read DL 2024 was launched live on air on Highland Radio on Thursday at an outside broadcast with John Breslin’s Around the Northwest at the Central Library, Letterkenny. Read DL is a reading initiative based on the worldwide ‘One Book, One Community’. It began in 2011 as Read LK (Letterkenny). Its aim was simple: to […]

BREAKING: Follow-up search yields another major drugs find 

By Dionne Meehan  GARDAÍ in Donegal have seized a further €120,000 worth of suspected cannabis in South Donegal. This brings the estimated total of drugs seized to €751,500. Advertisement This comes after Gardaí in Ballyshannon conducted “follow-up” searches after locating a “large scale” grow-house at an industrial premise in Donegal Town on Wednesday, February 21. […]

Mass of thanksgiving this evening for Bishop

A MASS of thanksgiving for Bishop Alan McGuckian SJ is to take place this evening in St Eunan’s Cathedral in Letterkenny. Bishop McGuckian SJ will leave his post as the Bishop of Raphoe after almost seven years. Earlier this month it was confirmed that Bishop McGuckian was appointed by Pope Francis as the new Bishop of […]

Drugs haul: Gardaí praised

By Dionne Meehan THE Chairman of the Donegal Joint Policing Committee has commended Gardaí following last week’s major drugs find in Donegal Town. Gardaí seized suspected cannabis valued at approximately €631,500 at an industrial premises on Wednesday. Advertisement A further 6kg of suspected cannabis valued at approximately €120,000 was seized afterwards as a result of […]

Three years after her son went missing, mum makes new appeal

By Dionne Meehan A MOTHER whose son went missing in Donegal over three years ago has renewed an appeal for information as she believes there is a “glimmer of hope” he is still alive. Anthea Langelaan made the appeal during her appearance on the latest edition of ‘The Missing’ – a podcast dedicated to missing […]