Popular Tory Island art gallery to reopen

A COLLECTION of artwork spanning three generations is to be showcased at the re-opening of the popular Gailearaí Dixon on Tory Island next weekend. Tory based artist Nóirín Meenan has been busy restoring the gallery which closed over five years ago. Her vision was to celebrate the work of both past and present artists. This […]

Oakfest tickets on sale now

DONEGAL’S much anticipated family friendly festival, Oakfest, is back again for 2023 with a stellar line up of acts set to take to the stage. On September 9 and 10, Oakfield Park will transform into a music festival with two very different line ups, across two stages with something for everyone to enjoy. On, Saturday September 9, the […]

Donegal to miss out on sunshine

IT looks like Donegal will miss out on the majority of the sunshine this weekend. Temperatures are expected to reach 24 degrees in parts of the country this week with a good weekend of sunshine expected in the south of country. But unfortunately, Met Éireann doesn’t think Donegal will be basking in sunshine this weekend […]

Experience the finest Indian cuisine at Chilli Lounge

LOOKING for a tasty Indian with top class service and stylish venue? Look no further than the award winning Chilli Lounge. The family run Chilli Lounge on Main Street, Townparks, Cavan is the perfect venue for a delicious meal and relaxed dining experience. Raju and the family first opened the restaurant in 2018, and since […]

Letterkenny Chamber Business Awards 2023 are open for application

The Letterkenny Chamber Business Awards 2023 have been launched and are open for applications. The awards were launched officially by Cllr. Liam Blaney at the event that was held in Castle Grove Country House Hotel. Attended by sponsons and other key stakeholders the launch itself celebrated the success of the awards to date. Advertisement Chamber […]

Action packed programme for Strabane Summer Jamm

There will be thrills and spills aplenty next month as Summer Jamm brings action to the streets of Strabane with a thrilling programme of daredevil activities on the agenda. The annual event, which is delivered by Derry City and Strabane District Council, is a major highlight for people of all ages and this year there […]

HSE launches Safer Nightlife programme to reduce harms this summer

Today, the HSE is launching their drug harm-reduction campaign aimed at people attending Irish music festivals this summer.  Continuing the work of last summer’s successful pilot project, the HSE is partnering with a small number of festivals this year to put in place Safer Nightlife harm reduction programmes onsite. The multi-component campaign will involve outreach […]

40th Waterside Half Marathon confirmed for September

THE 40th edition of the Waterside Half Marathon takes place on Sunday September 3. To mark the landmark event, Mayor of Derry and Strabane, Councillor Sandra Duffy, recently reunited the original founders of the 1981 race including Helen Smyth, Carmel McCallion, Charlie Large, Mickey McDermott, Terry Watt and Gerry Craig for an anniversary lunch in […]

THE THIRD DEGREE: From intensive care to Mount Kilimanjaro

In this week’s edition of The Third Degree John Wilkie, Martial Arts Sensei from Letterkenny talks about his upcoming climb of Kilimanjaro, dealing with a rare neurological disorder which left him in intensive care for a time, and tackling illegal dumping in the local area. Hi John, could you tell us a little about yourself, please? […]