Letterkenny Festival celebrates Pride

LETTERKENNY Festival 2023 will run in conjunction with the town’s first Pride Festival to celebrate in music, pride and a coming together over the weekend of August 18 to 20. The festival promises a spectacular line-up of events and performances that will cater to all ages and interests, with something for residents and visitors alike. […]

Huge demand for Castlefinn school uniform swap shop

THE organiser of the uniform pop-up shop in Castlefinn believes the initiative should be replicated across the county due to the great demand for back to school support. The Castlefinn Uniform Swap Shop, a pop-up school uniform exchange, was held in the Mary’s Hall, Castlefinn on Sunday and a queue formed outside the door before […]

Revised route announced for 2023 Waterside Half Marathon

The 40th edition of the Waterside Half Marathon will see runners take on a challenging new route around both sides of the River Foyle after the race organisers announced a number of amendments to the course this week. A run through the recently opened Strathfoyle Greenway and a grandstand finish across the Peace Bridge and […]

Uniform pop-up shop aiming to ease financial burden for parents

A UNIQUE new School Uniform Swap Shop is aiming to ease the financial burden on parents who are facing expensive back to schools costs. Castlefin Uniform Swap Shop is a pop-up School Uniform Exchange where parents and children can donate all school uniform items they no longer need and pick up items they do need, for […]

Heatwave in Europe not putting off holiday makers as wet weather continues

By Róise Collins THE EXTREME weather being reported in many of our favourite European holiday destinations is not putting people off travelling abroad for a holiday, local travel agents have reported, as the rain continues to fall at home. Emma McHugh from Atlantic Travel said that the heat wave currently gripping Europe has not stopped Donegal […]

Dungloe student among first group to take on ‘unique’ new course

A DUNGLOE student who is studying a unique and exciting Cyberpsychology degree believes the course and ATU were a perfect match. ATU Donegal has recently launched a unique and exciting BSc Cyberpsychology degree programme, aimed at exploring the intersection of human behaviour and digital technology in the online world. Through this programme, students will gain a deep […]

Prestigious architectural award for talented Falcarragh woman

  A FALCARRAGH born architect has won a prestigious architectural award in Sussex for an innovative restoration and extensions to a pair of heritage cottages which are now a single home. Brid Carr developed her interest in heritage buildings while working her first job at Glenveagh National Park and The Glebe Gallery, gaining a love […]

IFA Presents pre-Budget Priorities to Minister for Agriculture

IFA President Tim Cullinan led a delegation to meet the Minister for Agriculture Charlie McConologue yesterday afternoon to discuss farmers’ priorities for Budget ’24. “At the outset, we made it clear to the Minister that his plan to delay payments to farmers this year is totally unacceptable, This must be revisited,” he said. Tim Cullinan […]

Special celebrations to mark 30 years of Burtonport Community Centre

THE Burntonport Community Centre has played a major part in the parish’s good and bad days throughout the past 30 years. The centre has been the venue for celebrations, sports, classes, parties, funerals and even a supporting hand during the tough times for the people of Burtonport and the surrounding areas. On Thursday, the centre […]

Local businesses embracing benefits of their ‘cúpla focal’

By Róise Collins AFTER receiving an overwhelmingly positive response to the new bilingual signage on their shop front, a local business is encouraging other businesses in the town to get involved and use their ‘cúpla focal’ too. Sharon and Brendan McGlynn run The Quiet Moment, a bustling coffee shop on the Letterkenny Main Street recently […]