The force is strong as Star Wars premieres in Donegal

  There was excitement, glitz and glamour last night as Donegal hosted one of Ireland’s first look screenings of Star Wars: The Last Jedi.   Over 200 invited guests were treated to a sparkling reception ahead of the movie’s midnight showing at Letterkenny’s Century Cinemas.   Aideen Doherty from the Donegal Film Office explained that […]

Finn Valley College tuning up to help Michael

  KIND-HEARTED students at Finn Valley College are to sing up this weekend in aid of the Michael McGrath Fund.   Due to popular demand an extra date has been added this Saturday for the Finn Valley College Christmas Concert at the Balor Theatre in Ballybofey. All proceeds from the 2.30pm matinee will go towards […]

Mourne Antiques celebrates 25 years in business

  MOURNE Antiques on the Main Street in Letterkenny is celebrating 25 years in business. Owner Frances Spears took over the store from her mother in 1989 when it was located in Strabane and she then moved the store to Letterkenny three years later. Advertisement Frances said the key to her success is having “quality” […]

Donegal duo caught with £0.5m in cocaine are jailed

TWO Donegal men stopped by police in Belfast city centre in possession of more than half a million pounds worth of cocaine and cannabis have been jailed.   Dominic Porter (32) from Lifford and Conrad Clarke (29) from St Johnston appeared in court today (Wednesday) where they received a six year sentence for possession of […]

Further weather warnings for Donegal

  More snow and ice could be on the cards for Donegal again today, following a series of weather warnings from Met Eireann.  A national snow and ice warning has been put in place from 11am today until 8pm tomorrow night. Widespread heavy and thundery showers throughout Wednesday and Thursday are to be expected. Hail, […]

Funding secured to replace ambulances lost in floods

FUNDING of €137,000 has been secured for the Red Cross in Donegal to replace ambulances lost in the Inishowen floods. Minister Joe McHugh TD (FG) made the announcement today following a meeting with the Minister for Rural and Community Development Michael Ring. After the floods in August the Red Cross headquarters in Muff was badly […]