Philadelphia gives Hospice 14,000 reasons to smile

THE North West Ireland Trade and Investment mission to the US got off to a great start on Monday evening when a cheque of $14,000 was handed over in aid of Donegal Hospice. Maggie Fillinger, President of the Donegal Association in Philadelphia, explained, “We are delighted to be in a position to offer this funding […]


Mac Giolla Easbuig calls for murder accused’s release

DONEGAL Independent Councillor Micheal Mac Giolla Easbuig (above) has called for the immediate release of John Downey following his arrest last night. The 66-year-old was taken into custody over the murders in 1972 of two UDR soldiers in Enniskillen. He is expected to appear before Dublin High Court this afternoon before being extradited to Northern […]

Guitar legend Frank Vignola in Letterkenny this evening

THIS evening (Friday) the Regional Cultural Centre welcomes one of the most extraordinary guitarists performing before the public today to Letterkenny. Frank Vignola’s stunning virtuosity has made him the guitarist of choice for many of the world’s top musicians, including Ringo Starr, Madonna, Donald Fagen, Wynton Marsalis, Tommy Emmanuel, Mark O’Connor, the Boston Pops and […]