“Rachel was always full of life and energy”

Mother of four Rachel Battles was described as a woman “full of life and energy” at her funeral mass in Bruckless this afternoon. Mourners gathered for the second time in the Church of Saint Joseph and Saint Conal to say goodbye to the three women who lost their lives in a horrific car crash last […]


Thousands gather for funerals of Donegal crash victims

Thousands have gathered in Bruckless for the funerals of the three women who lost their lives in the tragic crash in Louth on Friday morning. Mourners gathered in the Church of Saint Joseph and Saint Conal for the funeral of 69 year old Margaret McGonagle and her daughter Mairead Mundy (37) this morning. The service […]


Red Hugh’s to host Moville in Junior ‘A’ Championship

By Jack Murray Red Hugh’s will have their second run out in the Michael Murphy Sports & Leisure Junior A Championship when they host Moville on Sunday at 3pm in Pairc Aodh Rua. And the Killygordon men have a lot to feel good about in recent times. Advertisement Despite a somewhat slow start to their […]

Pride of Place judges visit Donegal

THESE last few weeks have been busy ones for five community projects across Donegal as they showcased the pride they have in their own communities to the national Pride of Place judges. Each of these groups are competing in this year’s prestigious national Pride of Place Awards competition and the national ceremony will take place, […]

Are you Donegal’s next Young Entrepreneur?

WITH applications for Ireland’s Best Young Entrepreneur now open, young entrepreneurs in Donegal aged between 18 and 35 have been urged to make sure that they apply for this year’s competition. Tánaiste and Minister for Enterprise and Innovation, Frances Fitzgerald T.D. and Minister of State for Business, Pat Breen TD were both present at the […]

Civil Defence raises €5,000 on way to Errigal summit

DONEGAL Civil Defence has presented Lorna Given from Irish Motor Neurone Disease Association (IMNDA) with a cheque for €4,856.50 following a sponsored climb they embarked upon up Mount Errigal. A total of 31 climbers, including members of the Civil Defence from Donegal, Leitrim, Sligo, Cavan and Tipperary, reached the summit to raise much needed funds […]