Donegal exit championship to hungry Mayo

MAYO 1-14  DONEGAL 1-10 Donegal’s Championship campaign came to a disappointing end at the Super 8s stage, after they were beaten by a fiercely committed and hungrier Mayo side in Elevey’s McHale Park on Saturday evening. The damage was done in the first half when Donegal were second best in almost every department, and they […]

GAA fans urged to ‘Park Smart – Park Safe’ on Saturday

A huge turnout of more than 27,000 is expected on Saturday for the final Super 8 group game between Mayo and Donegal at Elvery’s MacHale Park in Castlebar and fans are being urged to ‘Park Smart – Park Safe’. The stakes are high with an All Ireland Semi-Final place awaiting the winners but the contest […]

Council asked to make more beach wheelchairs available

DONEGAL County Council has agreed to explore the possibility of making specially adapted wheelchairs available at more of its beaches, following representations from Falcarragh Councillor Michael McClafferty. Narin is the latest location to receive a beach wheelchair, the sixth location in Donegal to get one. Previously the chairs, which have wider wheels to allow them […]

Pop-punk duo The Soapgirls return to Letterkenny

AFTER a hugely successful 2018 show in No 58 Venue in Letterkenny, South African pop-punk outfit The Soapgirls make their return to the cathedral town this Friday night. Appearing in the same venue, the duo will be supported by local Letterkenny punk band Dogmandu and Derry rising youngsters No Collusion, who scored a viral hit […]

TG4 to screen Mary from Dungloe crowning ceremony

IRISH television channel TG4 will be broadcasting the Crowning Cabaret of the 2019 Mary from Dungloe live this Sunday from 8.30pm. The event will also be streamed live on the TG4 player, and available to view across the globe. The 52nd Mary from Dungloe International Arts Festival began on Saturday and runs until Monday August […]

Michael Murphy Sports and Leisure’s fifth birthday

Michael Murphy Sports and Leisure is celebrating five years in business and to mark the milestone they are hosting a special event this week. The Letterkenny sports shop has partnered with Letterkenny A.C to host a 5th Birthday 5K on Wednesday 31st July at 7.30pm. The event is suitable for participants of all ages and […]

McBrearty vows to oppose 5G mast in Raphoe

A DONEGAL County Councillor has vowed to make the prevention of a 5G mast being constructed in Raphoe his top priority. Cllr Frank McBrearty voiced his fierce opposition to the development of a 5G mast at this week’s Lifford Stranorlar Municipal District meeting after being made aware that network providers are in talks to develop […]

Olivia aiming to help Team USA sail past competition

A teenage sailor who honed her skills in Rathmullan is hoping to flutter past the opposition at the British National Championships. Olivia Drulard is from Florida but has spent all of her 14 summers in Donegal visiting her grandmother, Glenalla woman Maisie Mortimer. It was while on holiday in Rathmullan in 2015 that Olivia began […]

Letterkenny Folk Festival is back with a bang

IT was an international event that attracted high profile names and thousands on to the streets of Letterkenny – now the town’s Folk Festival is being revived to mark the 50th anniversary of the original. After months of organisation, a committee is busy finalising the programme for the festival which will run from Thursday evening, […]