By C.J.McGinley and John McCukser A FORMER reporter with the Derry People (now the Donegal News) has died after a fall in Wales. Highly respected priest Fr Donal Gillespie (85) passed away at the Princess of Wales Hospital, Bridgend last Sunday after the fall outside the Church of St Joseph of Arimathea, Pyle, the previous […]
BY C.J.MCGINLEY AMID allegations of ‘dirty tricks’ a prominent Fianna Fáil councillor in Letterkenny as resigned from the party. Councillor Victor Fisher, who has been a member of the party for well over 40 years, resigned in protest at what he termed was the ‘dirty tactics’ used by the party to select candidates for the […]
THE paediatric diabetes services in Donegal is in crisis after a specialist diabetes nurse who had been assigned to work with 141 children with Type 1 Diabetes has been reassigned to other duties.
WITH just two shopping days left to Christmas retailers across Donegal are hoping for a last minute rush to boost their coffers ahead of the January sales.
LOCAL Fianna Fáil Senator Brian Ó Domhnaill who is under investigation by the Standards in Public Office Commission for alleged duplication of expenses claims has now been forced to separately repay the Oireachtas €3,434 for wrongly claimed expenses.
AGAINST the backdrop of imminent abolition, members of Letterkenny Town have agreed a rates freeze for the third consecutive years and adopted a revenue budget of almost €8million.
DISQUIET over plans to remove a Catholic chapel and other places of worship at Letterkenny General Hospital has led to calls for public consultation on the thorny issue.
ANTI-WINDFARM campaigners have criticised a County Councillor who claimed there was “absolutely no danger” to members of the public when a large section of rotor blade broke off a turbine during last Thursday’s storm near Killybegs.
Advertisement BY C.J.MCGINLEY THE LETTERKENNY man whose home and jeep was targeted in a terrifying pipe bomb attack yesterday spoke of the ‘huge stress’ his family were under as a result. Speaking to the Donegal News from his home at Manor View Park, Mr Alan Coyle (59), said they were […]
RESIDENTS at a housing estate in Letterkenny have spoke of the ‘terror, panic and bewilderment’ they experienced after a car bomb exploded near their homes in the early hours of this morning (Friday).