Update on flood recovery from Council

  Summary of updates: – R244 at Craignahorna on the Mountain Road between Buncrana and Carndonagh expected to open in 4 weeks. Advertisement – L-1381-2 – Meendacalliagh/Evishbreedy: Illies to Glentoghter – due to open at 6pm this evening. – Local diversions not suitable for HGVs – HGVs being asked to use main roads (see below). […]

Letterkenny had second highest private ambulance bill

LETTERKENNY University Hospital had the second highest bill for private ambulance services in the country last year. The figures obtained from the HSE show that Letterkenny Hospital spent €738,981 in 2016 on private ambulances because vehicles from the National Ambulance Service were not available. The only hospital to spend more was Mayo University Hospital which […]

Thompson’s got some bottle

DIGGING around car boot sales in the hope of stumbling upon a dusty old bottle or two may not sound like much fun but for one Donegal man it has become almost an obsession. For nearly two decades St Johnston man Thompson Graham has been unearthing pieces of local history that few remember even existed. […]

Packie Bonner rallies for support for flood victims

  REPUBLIC of Ireland and Celtic legend Packie Bonner has made a heartfelt appeal to the people of Donegal, Derry and the Northwest to come out and fill the terraces of Maginn Park for the charity game between Finn Harps and Derry City (kick-off 8.00) on Friday night in aid of the Inishowen flood relief fund. […]

Donegal breath test figures were inflated by 61%

AN investigation into how almost one million false breath tests were recorded on An Garda Síochána computer systems has laid bare the extent of the scandal here in Donegal. A report by Assistant Garda Commissioner Michael O’Sullivan, published this afternoon, has found that some gardaí were making up the figures and in some cases were […]