Medical Care Unit in Letterkenny going from strength to strength

IRELAND’S first multi-purpose private medical Urgent Care Unit has gone from strength to strength in Letterkenny since opening its doors to patients for the first time in March. Its eight-strong medical team are now seeing 1,000 patients a week and they offer a range of medical services above what the NowDoc service can offer and […]

Prestigious accolade for Muff Liquor founder

THE Donegal based Muff Liquor Company received another accolade this week with its founder Laura Bonner being named Global Irish Business Entrepreneur of the Year 2024. The prestigious recognition comes for the Greencastle woman who is CEO of the company she founded back in 2017. Just weeks ago Muff liquor Company launched its Brand Home […]

July 12th gridlock in Letterkenny

by Kate Heaney TRAFFIC congestion in Letterkenny on Friday, July 12 was some of the worst ever seen in the town with long queues on access roads from morning until late evening. Motorists contacted the Donegal News this week complaining about delays throughout Friday on all of the approach roads, and massive delays trying to […]

BREAKING: Two dead following overnight collision in Kilmacrennan

GARDAÍ are appealing for witnesses following a fatal road traffic collision on the N56, Kilmacrennan which occurred at approximately 11.50pm on Wednesday, July 17. Gardaí and emergency services were alerted to a collision involving two cars. The driver (male, 70s) and passenger (female, 70s) in one of the cars suffered fatal injuries.  The local coroner […]

N56 road through Kilmacrennan closed following serious overnight collision

By Dionne Meehan THE N56 road through Kilmacrennan village is closed and it will remain closed for a period of time following a serious Road Traffic Collision overnight. Diversions are in place. Advertisement Traffic is being diverted via Milford and Churchill. Gardaí have urged motorists to avoid the area if possible. More to follow.

PICTURE SPECIAL: Stepping back in time with ‘Life Through the Lens’ exhibition

FOR 44 years, former Donegal News photographer Declan Doherty has been behind the lens bringing to life stories of happiness, tragedy and the very ordinary. An exhibition of the award-winning press photographer’s work in Donegal County Museum will be nostalgic for many people, allowing them to walk down memory lane of yesteryear in Donegal. ‘Life Through The Lens’, which […]

Contracts signed for Glenties Historic Towns Initiative

FOLLOWING the announcement earlier this year that the town of Glenties will benefit from €350,000 in funding under the Heritage Council’s Historic Towns Initiative, the signing of the contracts for conservation works to historic and cultural buildings in the town took place in The Highlands Hotel. The funding award will be augmented with €150,000 in funding […]

Nursing home inspection raises governance concerns

by Louise Doyle THE State’s health watchdog raised concerns about governance and management and residents’ rights following an unannounced inspection at a Gaoth Dobhair nursing home. Three inspectors from Health Information and Quality Authority (HIQA) carried out the inspection at Aras Ghaoth Dobhair in April of this year. Advertisement Findings were published in recent days. Inspectors found […]