Campaign is launched to save Fahan Nurse Service

A CAPACITY crowd packed the Fowler Hall in Fahan on Monday night to lend their support to having the local Public Health Nursing (PHN) service restored after it was removed without warning in the past fortnight. Newly elected councillors Joy Beard of 100% Redress, Fionan Bradley FF and re-elected Cllrs Paul Canning FF and Jack […]

Fundraiser launched to help small family business following theft

By Dionne Meehan FUNDRAISING efforts are underway to help a small Donegal business after the caravan they used as storage was stolen last month and set alight. Taking to social media last week to appeal to the public for information surrounding the theft, Selkie Sailing Adventures shared the sad news with their followers. Advertisement “Sad news […]

Letterkenny University Hospital welcomes 66 new doctors

THE HSE this week announced the arrival of 66 new Non-Consultant Hospital Doctors (NCHDs) to Letterkenny University Hospital as part of the annual July changeover. The doctors will be working in areas including Medical, Emergency Department, Anaesthetics, Paediatric, Orthopaedic, Surgical, Haematology/Oncology and Obstetric/Gynae. A spokesperson said “NCHDs form a very important part of every hospital’s […]

Bradley tipped to run for Fine Gael in upcoming General Election 

INSPIRATIONAL Milford woman Nikki Bradley was yesterday appointed to Seanad Éireann by Taoiseach Simon Harris and is expected to now stand for Fine Gael in the forthcoming General Election in the hope of holding the seat being vacated by former Minister Joe McHugh. She was appointed to replace Fine Gael’s Regina Doherty who has been […]

Buncrana work accident victim is named

By Dionne Meehan  A MAN who died as a result of a work accident in Buncrana yesterday has been named locally as Anthony Devlin. Mr Devlin, of Dun Na Rí, Slavery, Buncrana, was involved in a work accident on Tuesday evening and later passed away at the scene. Advertisement The father of two, who was […]

A man has died following a work accident in Buncrana

A MAN (30s) has died as a result of work accident in Buncrana. Gardaí were alerted to the incident yesterday evening, July 9. The man later passed away at the scene. Advertisement The local coroner has been notified and a post-mortem will take place in due course. The Health Safety Authority has been notified and […]

Exclusive: Donal ‘Mandy’ Kelly confirms General Election bid

By Dionne Meehan Fianna Fáil Cllr Donal ‘Mandy’ Kelly has confirmed his intention to contest the forthcoming General election. He has put his name forward for the party’s General Election selection convention ahead of the closing date for nominations which is Monday, July 15. Advertisement The Glenswilly man topped the poll in the Letterkenny LEA […]

Water empties from Leisure Centre swimming pool overnight

Finn Valley Leisure Centre say it could take up to four days to refill the centre’s swimming pool. Staff arrived to work this morning to find the pool empty. The shock discovery has prompted a busy morning for staff at the centre who have to contact patrons and families to let them know that the […]

Letterkenny entrepreneur taking the sustainable fashion world by storm

by Matthew Foley A LETTERKENNY entrepreneur is taking the sustainable fashion world by storm. The 2020 Covid-19 pandemic was an uncertain time for everyone in Ireland, but for Sadhbha Medlar it was the beginning of a special and unique journey. Advertisement Having just finished studying Mechatronic Engineering in Dublin City University when the pandemic shut […]