New Deputy Principal Appointed to Coláiste Chineál Eoghain Buncrana

 DONEGAL Education and Training Board (ETB) has announced the appointment of Mr Dáire Ó Néill as the new Deputy Principal of Coláiste Chineál Eoghain in Buncrana. Coláiste Chineál Eoghain is one of three post-primary schools in Inishowen and one of six that teach through the medium of the Irish language under the management of Donegal ETB.   Originally from Letterkenny, Dáire completed his […]

Stay Safe on the Roads: Your Journey, Your Safety

DONEGAL County Council and the Donegal Road Safety Working Group urges vigilance and calls on everyone to take responsibility for safe travel this May Bank Holiday Weekend. As the May Bank Holiday approaches, the Donegal Road Safety Working Group is issuing a heartfelt appeal to all road users, urging them to exercise heightened caution during […]

Mary T Sweeney re-elected to Governing body of Aontú

A LETTERKENNY woman has been re-elected to the Governing body of Aontú for the fifth year in a row. Mary T Sweeney, who will stand for the party in the Letterkenny LEA in the upcoming local elections in June, was selected once again to serve on the party’s Ard Comhairle, its officer board. She won the […]

TV presenter Timmy Mallett spotted in Letterkenny

By Dionne Meehan WELL-KNOWN TV personality Timmy Mallett has checked into a hotel in Letterkenny for the night as he continues to cycle around Ireland and the UK for charity. Best known for presenting popular children’s programmes such as Wide Awake Club, Wacaday and Around the World in 80 Seconds, the 68-year-old is raising funds […]

Donegal’s longest serving traffic warden issues his last ticket

BY JEROME HUGHES DANNY Dougherty has been a familiar fixture in Letterkenny for almost four decades, ensuring the flow of traffic and safety of pedestrians along the town’s bustling streets and car parks. As Donegal’s longest serving traffic warden, he has witnessed many changes and has even had a couple of close calls. Indeed, the […]

Geraldine Mullan’s hugely successful 5K raises over €9,000 for charity

MOVILLE’S Geraldine Mullan has raised over €9,000 for charity as a result of her hugely successful 5k walk/run organised in memory of her son Tomás. In August 2020, Geraldine’s husband John, son Tomás and daughter Amelia lost their lives in a tragic accident at Quigley’s Point. Wanting to celebrate her late son’s life on what […]

Death takes place of former Donegal News music columnist, Donal K O’Boyle

THE Irish music scene has lost a long-time friend and much-respected music journalist with the passing of Donal K O’Boyle. Donal, who lived at Cheshire Apartments in Letterkenny and was originally from Knockastolar, Gaoth Dobhair, died today in Letterkenny University Hospital. News of his death will be met with great sadness among his many friends, […]

Temporary closure of Lifford Hospital’s Dental Clinic

THE HSE wishes to advise that the Dental Clinic at Lifford Hospital is closed temporarily until necessary maintenance works are completed.  This temporary closure is effective until June 10, 2024 provisionally.  In the interim all patients are being asked to attend the Dental Department at, St. Conal’s Hospital, Letterkenny. Advertisement  All patients scheduled to attend the […]

Early morning drugs haul prompts investigation

INVESTIGATIONS are ongoing after Gardaí seized a quantity of suspected cannabis, cocaine and MDMA following a search operation in Ramelton. The search was conducted at approximately 6:30am this morning, May 2. No arrests have been made at this time.