Gallagher seeking improvement in Navan


DONEGAL will attempt to keep their championship campaign alive when they travel to Pairc Tailteann, Navan on Saturday evening to face Meath in Round 3A of the qualifiers.


Up to 1,000 lambs slaughtered and flocks isolated


UP to one thousand animals have been voluntarily euthanised by farmers in Donegal in recent weeks due to an outbreak of a disease called sarcocystosis, the Donegal News has learned. Last month, vets condemned more than 400 sheep carcasses at a number of meat plants around the country following an outbreak of the disease which […]


Anger as vandals target World War One memorial


THE culprits who destroyed a World War 1 sculpture at the Cathedral Square earlier this week should be taken to the nearby market square and publicly flogged. Mr Johnny McCollum, Vice Chairman of the Letterkenny Community Heritage Group, said that he was shocked and disgusted to find that vandals had smashed the sculpture by local […]


McHugh welcomes 44 extra SNAs for Donegal schools


    Children with special needs in Donegal will benefit from 44 extra Special Needs Assistants in local schools, a Fine Gael TD and Government Chief Whip Joe McHugh has said today.  Advertisement The allocation is part of a national provision of 975 additional SNAs which will be available for allocation to schools over the […]


New Orange Hall marks fresh start for Newtowncunningham


GRAND Master Edward Stevenson has laid the foundation stone of a new Orange hall in Donegal. Newtowncunningham Orange hall was destroyed in an arson attack in September 2014. The senior Orangeman joined lodge members and guests for the symbolic ceremony in the construction phase of the new building, which is expected to be completed by […]


Memorial unveiled for St Johnston drowning victims


A memorial has been unveiled in St Johnston to four young friends who drowned while swimming in the River Foyle 100 years ago. A tree planting ceremony and a cross-community prayer service was held on Friday evening, a century to the day since Arthur James Dowds (9) and James Orr (9) along with their 13-year-old […]