Woman dies in crash close to Donegal Town

A 69-year-old woman has died following a road traffic collision near Donegal Town. The female pedestrian was fatally injured after she was struck by a car at Tinnycahill, Clar, at approximately 8pm. She was pronounced dead at scene and the body was removed to Letterkenny University Hospital where a post mortem is due to take […]

Pat ‘The Cope’ pays tribute on death of Bishop Hegarty

DEPUTY Pat the Cope Gallagher has paid tribute to Bishop Seamus Hegarty following his passing at the age of 79. Speaking earlier today, Deputy Gallagher said, “During his tenure as Bishop in Derry and Raphoe, Bishop Hegarty’s ministry covered thirty years. During that period he faced numerous challenges and he was extremely self-conscious of his […]

Donegal’s young people protest against climate change

HUNDREDS of young people protested in Letterkenny this morning as part of a global strike against climate change. Schoolchildren across the county downed tools this morning to join in the rally. Carrying flags and placards, they urged the world’s governments to escalate the actions they are taking to combat the climate crisis. Rally organiser, Inishowen […]

Second family seek review of gynae services at LUH

SERIOUS concerns have been raised about gynaecology services at Letterkenny University Hospital after a second family has come forward about their mother’s delayed diagnosis of uterine cancer at the hospital. Edel Peoples, who lives in Convoy, has formally requested the HSE to review her mother’s case after she was diagnosed with stage four cancer 18 […]

‘Young people become more Irish when they are away’

EMIGRATION has ignited a fierce pride in Donegal among the thousands of young people from the county now scattered across the globe. That is the view of Altan’s Mairead Ni Mhaonaigh ahead of the ten-day Donegal Connect project, a celebration aimed at engaging with the Diaspora and encouraging them home. From September 27 to October […]

KFO warns of port blockades and widespread chaos

The Chief Executive of the Killybegs Fishermen’s Organisation has issued a stark warning that failure to achieve an orderly Brexit will precipitate “chaos and conflict at sea” with port blockades across Europe being a very real prospect. Seán O’Donoghue also stated that should Irish and other EU fleets be denied access to UK waters after […]

Still no sign of missing Donegal man Matthew Lafferty

THE family of a Letterkenny man who has not been seen since yesterday say they are becoming increasingly concerned for his wellbeing. Matthew Lafferty (27) was last seen leaving a hotel in Sligo yesterday evening. Gardai are examining CCTV for traces of the Letterkenny man after he left the Clayton Hotel at around 8.30pm. Advertisement […]