Donegal man hoping to build Ireland’s tallest snowman

SNOWMEN are popping up in parks and gardens around the country but one Donegal man is planning on breaking the record and building the country’s tallest snowman. Kristian Shortt is planning to build the masterpiece beside the graveyard in Clar, Redcastle and is hoping to have it finished by tomorrow afternoon. A snowman in Cork […]


Tory Islanders stranded at Magheroarty

  TORY Islanders are stranded in Magheroarty after returning from their protest in Galway on Wednesday over the need for a new ferry.   Tory Island Co-op Manager Marjorie Uí Cearbhaill said they made it back up to Donegal on Wednesday night as things began to shut down. They have received confirmation that the helicopter service […]


More than 1,000 left without power this morning

MORE than a thousand people have been left without power in areas of Buncrana and Gaoth Dobhair this morning following the arrival of Storm Emma. The ESB have said 1,105 customers are without power in Buncrana while a further 119 customers are without power in the Claggan area. Residents in Gaoth Dobhair have also experienced […]


Months Mind Mass: Michael Mc Grath

Michael’s family would like to inform you that the months mind for Michael McGrath RIP has been changed to Friday 9th March at 7.30 in Church of the Irish Martyrs due to the forecasted bad weather. Michael, 40, sadly passed away at the Donegal Hospice after being diagnosed with stage four bowel cancer late last […]

Grim weather predictions prompt Donegal lock down

MUCH of Donegal will be in lock down from 4pm today amid predictions of heavy snow showers and high winds. Areas north of Milford and in Inishowen have already witnessed significant falls of snow this morning and forecasters say things could deteriorate further as Storm Emma moves in. In a statement this morning, Donegal County […]

‘Avoid non-essential travel and remain indoors’ – DCC

  Donegal County Council have advised the county to stay indoors today and tomorrow unless it is absolutely necessary. In relation to the nationwide Status Red Level weather warning issued by Met Eireann last night, council offices including libraries will be closed today from 3pm and will remain closed tomorrow.  “The council is asking all […]