Free live webcast from MacGill Summer School

WITH this years’ MacGill Summer School only days away, Donegal County Council’s Webcasting team are busy putting in place the final touches to have proceedings webcasted live from Glenties for the duration of this years’ event. “We have been webcasting live from the MacGill Summer School for a number of years now and this service […]

Irish Water warns Donegal again to conserve water

  Irish Water is reiterating its request to residents and businesses in County Donegal supplied by Lough Colm and Lough Fad to continue to conserve water and minimise water usage for the foreseeable future due to the unseasonably dry weather conditions. Two meetings took place last Friday July 7 with elected representatives from the impacted […]

Cash boost as Ballyliffin gets Irish Open

GOVERNMENT agencies are providing €1 million to support the Irish Open following the announcement the competition will be staged in Donegal next year. The funding – €500,000 each from Sport Ireland and Failte Ireland – is part of a three year deal sanctioned by Government. Government Chief Whip McHugh paid tribute to the work of […]

Two dead in Donegal drowning tragedy

TWO people have died in a drowning tragedy near Glencolmcille. The fishermen, understood to have been a father and son, were using an inflatable boat to angle off Teelin Pier on Saturday. When they failed to return, locals in the area raised the alarm. Advertisement A search operation involving the Coastguard was mounted and two bodies were recovered […]