Dahl still number one with Donegal’s young readers

ALMOST 20 years after his death, Roald Dahl continues to beguile Donegal’s young readers. A recent survey by Donegal Central Library found that Dahl’s classic Matilda is the number one most sought after title among the county’s schoolchildren. Dahl’s timeless appeal can be found in the fact that of the top 20 books requested this […]

St Eunan’s Class of ’69 reunite in Letterkenny

FORMER students of St Eunan’s College in Letterkenny returned to their old school last weekend to celebrate their 50-year reunion.  There was events organised throughout the weekend for the fifth and final year class of 1969.    The main events took place on Saturday starting with a meet and greet in the glorious sunshine at […]

New build announced for St Mary’s NS in Stranorlar

ST Mary’s National School in Stranorlar has been given the go ahead to seek a contractor for a new three storey, 24 classroom building. The announcement is the second boost for education in Donegal today, following on from this morning’s announcement that Scoil Cholmchille will begin a trawl for a contractor to build eight new […]

Donegal pensioner gets military medal after 70 years

MORE than 70 years after the end of World War II a Donegal soldier’s service to the Local Defence Force has finally been recognised. Rooskey pensioner James Callan was proudly saluted by officers as he collected his medal during a special ceremony at Finner Camp recently. The Local Defence Force (LDF) existed from 1939 to […]