American tourist dies in Donegal road crash

GARDAI in Ballyshannon are continuing to investigate the circumstances surrounding a fatal crash that led to the death of an American tourist. The man, who was in his 70s, was seriously injured in the crash at the Ballintra/Rossnowlagh crossroads on Monday afternoon. He was rushed to Sligo General Hospital but passed away last night. It […]

IRELAND’S Minister for Tourism and Sport, Patrick O’Donovan, is one a two day visit to Donegal. The Limerick TD begins his trip shortly with a visit to Finn Valley Sports Centre and the site of the new Finn Harps stadium. From there he moves to the Donegal Sports Partnership on Pearse Road before travelling on […]

Fire chief says gorse blazes could have cost lives

HUMAN hands have been blamed for igniting an overwhelming majority of the wildfires that swept rural parts of Donegal recently. Firefighters experienced their busiest spell in years as blazes broke out in dozens of locations, most significantly in Inishowen. Last Sunday alone, 18 blazes were reported to Fire Service personnel. Those were flanked by 13 […]

Road remains closed following crash

A ROAD remains closed this afternoon following a serious collision in Ballintra. The crash between a lorry and car happened on the Ballyshannon – Donegal Town road earlier today. At least one person is thought to be seriously injured. Advertisement Gardai in Ballyshannon have confirmed the road remains closed and diversions are in place. There […]

Union Flag row erupts in Donegal seaside village

A DONEGAL hotelier has said he will continue to fly the Union Flag for his British guests despite online calls for a boycott of his business. Brendan Rohan unfurled the flag outside the Corcreggan Mill near Dunfanaghy last week following the arrival of visitors from England. The Corcreggan has been in business since 1990 and […]