N14 road closed near Lifford


The N14 road near Lifford has been closed following a two-vehicle crash. There are heavy traffic delays at Tullyrap, close to Lifford, on the N14 Letterkenny road following a two-car collision. Gardaí said two people have been transferred to Letterkenny University Hospital for treatment. However, it is understood their injuries are not life-threatening. Gardaí have […]

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Chaplain speaks with parents of Sebastian Adamowicz


Reverend Lukasz Przewieslik, the newly appointed chaplain for Donegal’s Polish Community, has made contact with the parents of Sebastian Adamowicz. Mr Adamowicz’s mother and father arrived in the country at the weekend after hearing the devastating news that their son had been killed, with a murder investigation now underway. A polish mass was held in […]

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Gardai search for murder weapon in Letterkenny


GARDAI in Letterkenny are widening their search for the murder weapon used to kill Sebastian Adamowicz at his home in Sylvan Park last Wednesday. Speaking at a press conference in Letterkenny Garda Station this afternoon Detective Inspector Pat O’ Donnell said the 36 year old sustained severe head injuries and a weapon was definitely used […]

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Country singer Leona Williams to perform in Ballybofey


AMERICAN country singer Leona Williams will perform a concert in Ballybofey on Thursday night. The star, who was the wife of the late singer Merle Haggard, will perform in the Villa Rose Hotel. Leona first entered the spotlight when she landed her first major job, playing and singing backing vocals for Loretta Lynn. Leona signed […]

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Donegal TD calls for short stay ward to reopen


A DONEGAL TD has called on the HSE to reopen the short stay ward at Letterkenny University Hospital after months of closure. Charlie McConalogue, Fianna Fail TD has urged the Minister for Health to urgently approve a funding request from LUH to reopen the ward. The ward, which closed during the summer, would increase the […]


Blue Plaque unveiled in memory of Letterkenny war hero


A FIRST World War hero from Donegal will be remembered this week as a Blue Plaque in unveiled in Letterkenny in his memory. James Duffy was born in Crolly in West Donegal in 1889 but was later brought to Bonagee, Letterkenny as a young baby with his parents, Peter Duffy and Kate Doogan. He was […]


Medicinal Cannabis plant to open in Donegal next year


A MEDICINAL cannabis research plant is reported to be on its way to Donegal early next year, along with the creation of over 50 jobs. Pharmaceutical start-up, Greenlight Medicines, said the firm is looking to roll out a new hub in the North West in 2018. The company already has a headquarters in Dublin but […]