Has Letterkenny got talent?


AUDITIONS for one of the UK’s biggest talent shows will be held in Letterkenny next week. Donegal is the fourth place in the country to be confirmed as an audition location, as well as Derry, Belfast and Dublin. It is understood that none of the four main judges, Simon Cowell, Amanda Holden, David Walliams and […]


Gallagher’s Bakery in Ardara shortlisted for prestigious industry award


Gallagher’s Bakery will compete in Bord Bia’s biannual Food and Drink Awards later this month in Dublin. The Ardara based bakery will be in the Entrepreneurial category which recognises individuals or companies who have shown true entrepreneurial flair. It rewards commitment, leadership and self-belief, either to create a new and successful business, or to radically […]


Lorry catches fire in Letterkenny


DONEGAL Fire Service were battling a blaze this afternoon as a lorry caught fire in Letterkenny. Members of the Fire Service were joined by Gardai at the scene on the Business Park Road and the fire is now under control. The fire broke out near the front of the vehicle and there is not believed […]

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Funding sought for Dunfanaghy car park plans


PLANS for a car park in Dunfanaghy, which will ease traffic congestion on the town’s Main Street, are progressing with a decision on funding due to take place in November. The Dunfanaghy Area Community Network DACN recently sent a deputation to a meeting of the Glenties Municipal District where its members were given full support for […]

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Donegal Farmer makes TV debut in Canada


A Donegal farmer is set to appear on Canadian TV screens in the coming weeks. Tourism Ireland in Canada have teamed up with The Weather Network, in an exciting new collaboration to promote  Ireland, which will run until mid-November. Canadians, like ourselves, love to chat about the weather, as evidenced by the 1.46 million followers […]


Five bonfires and two cars set alight on Hallowe’en


THERE was five bonfires and two cars set on fire, including a Garda patrol car, during the course of Hallowe’en night. Donegal Fire Service were called out to 11 separate incidents in total. Anne Marie Conlon, Press Officer with Donegal County Council, said the incidents were largely attributable to Hallowe’en. Advertisement The fire service were […]

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