Fans make special journey to see Daniel

By Dionne Meehan TWO Daniel O’Donnell mega-fans from Singapore recently travelled over eight hours to Australia to see their idol in concert. After the sombre shadow of cancer claimed Debra Palmer’s godmother, her grandmother Patricia Pereira was left solitary in its wake. Advertisement To bridge her solitude, Debra and her mother Valerie Pareira immersed themselves […]

Lifford man ‘fears the worst’ after massive Dublin fire 

By Thomas Maher THE local owner of a 1958 Chevy truck – which was used to raise thousands of pounds for charities – is fearing the worst, after a Dublin garage in which the vehicle was parked was partially destroyed by a fire on Tuesday night. Lifford man Keith ‘Bear’ Gamble told this newspaper that he remains unsure of the condition […]

Daniel’s heartfelt goodbye to Letterkenny’s Sally Blake

By Dionne Meehan SINGER Daniel O’Donnell has given local woman Sally Blake a special send off by singing at her funeral on Friday. Sally, of 14 Ard O’Donnell, passed away last Tuesday in the care of the staff of Archview Lodge Nursing Home. Advertisement Requiem Mass was celebrated in St Eunan’s Cathedral on Friday at 11am. […]

Man jumped into Mercedes and drove off during car viewing

By Dionne Meehan Gardaí are investigating the late-night theft of a Mercedes car in Letterkenny when the ‘buyer’ who was viewing his new purchase, jumped into the driver’s seat, locked the doors and sped off. The incident happened when the seller of the vehicle arranged to meet a man who said he was interested in buying […]

Geraldine Mullan to mark son’s birthday with charity 5k

MOVILLE’S Geraldine Mullan is set to celebrate the life of her son Tomás on what would have been his eighteenth by holding a charity 5k walk/run this Sunday. Geraldine’s husband, son and daughter lost their lives in a tragic accident at Quigley’s Point in August 2020. Tomás attended Moville Community College and had spoken at home about […]

Polestar Roundabout gets Stamp of approval

SOME drivers might grumble about spending more time at Letterkenny’s Polestar Roundabout than actually reaching their destination, but An Post seems to have a different spin on things. The iconic roundabout is set to become a stamp of approval on the postal scene, following an announcement that’s sure to stick. A spokesperson for An Post […]

Just Now: Crash on N14, delays for motorists

Gardaí are asking motorists travelling between Porthall and Lifford this morning to be aware that a collision has taken place. A section of the N14 is partially blocked as a result but the road remains passable with caution. There have been no serious injuries but drivers should expect delays.

Donegal family fly to Dallas to see the total solar eclipse

By Dionne Meehan A DONEGAL family who travelled to Dallas, Texas to see Monday’s solar eclipse has described the experience as “absolutely unbelievable”. Born and raised in the village of Mountcharles, the Byrne family, who are best known for their family band ‘The Byrne Brothers’, relocated to Florida six years ago. Advertisement Now performing at festivals all […]

Donegal’s famous Doon Well on TV tonight

DONEGAL’S famous Doon Well will be showcased tonight on national television at part of a 6-part documentary series that dives into the myths and legends attached to the country’s Holy Wells. Doon, Termon, is known as the headquarters of the fairies and Ranafast poet, Róise Ní Bhaoill, in tonight’s programme, explores what it is about […]

Fundraiser launched to help family of terminally ill Letterkenny businessman 

A GoFundMe page has been set up to help the family of a terminally ill Letterkenny businessman. Tanveer Zaki, also popularly known as Raja from Payless Groceries in Letterkenny, has always been a kind and familiar face in our community. Described as being “energetic”, “kind” and “humble” by family and friends, Raja has been battling […]