Memorial service on Friday for drowned St Johnston pals

FOUR friends who lost their lives in a drowning tragedy 100 years ago will be remembered at a memorial service in St Johnston this Friday. Arthur James Dowds (9) and James Orr (9) along with their 13-year-old friends, George Quigley and Patrick O’Donnell drowned when they got into difficulty while enjoying a summer swim on […]

Young people urged to be a Summer Reading Star

YOUNG people across Donegal are being urged to join Binky and Zoink as the popular Summer Stars Reading Adventure returns to public libraries. Open to all children, Summer Stars is a free programme. Cathaoirleach Cllr Gerry McMonagle said it was a great opportunity for parents to bring their children along to their local library. Advertisement […]

Gweedore pharmacist named new President of Council

  The Council of the Pharmaceutical Society of Ireland (PSI), the pharmacy regulator, has elected a new President, Mr Rory O’Donnell, and a new Vice-President, Ms. Nicola Cantwell. At its meeting, the Council also welcomed new members following their appointment by the Minister for Health. Rory O’Donnell is a community pharmacist with a pharmacy in […]