Tributes paid to the late Danny O’Donnell


MEMBERS of Termon GAA Club have spoken of their deep shock and sadness at the sudden passing of club chairman Danny O’Donnell. Mr O’Donnell passed away on Sunday.  “The news of the death of our chairman Danny O’ has cast a heavy shadow over our community and our GAA Club,” said members. Advertisement “Over the […]


Tearful scenes as tragic teacher Dawn is laid to rest


THERE were tearful scenes at St Crona’s Church in Dungloe this morning as popular schoolteacher Dawn Croke was laid to rest. Ms Croke died on Thursday evening after being struck by a vehicle in a freak accident in the grounds of St Crona’s National School. It is understood the Rosses Community School teacher took the […]


Anger as ‘tree on the corner’ gets the chop


RESIDENTS of the Glebe in Letterkenny have reacted furiously after a beloved tree was chopped down without warning. The century-old chestnut tree was felled some time between Friday evening and Saturday last. It is not yet clear who was behind its removal. Donegal County Council has confirmed it has received complaints about the incident and […]


Flu cases causing increased waiting times at hospital


THE EMERGENCY Department at Letterkenny University Hospital (LUH) has again today warned the public to avoid A & E unless it is a real emergency as waiting times at the hospital soar. In a statement hospital officials said it is extremely busy today as they approach the weekend. “The hospital has seen a significant increase […]


Fatal crash in Dungloe


GARDAI have appealed for witnesses after a fatal collision took place in Dungloe yesterday evening. A woman, in her thirties, died in the single vehicle collision at Chapel Road at 6.30pm when she was struck by a car. A six-year-old girl was also taken to Letterkenny University Hospital and the driver of the car was […]


Donegal haulage firm voices concern as Brexit looms


A Donegal haulage firm has spoken of its Brexit concerns as the countdown to Britain’s departure from the European Union nears. The Freight Transport Association (FTA) has written to all Irish hauliers urging them to speed up their Brexit preparations. The FTA says companies should take immediate action to advance their Brexit arrangements or risk […]