Day Services to resume at Donegal and Killybegs Community Hospitals

Day Care Services for Older Persons will shortly resume at both Donegal and Killybegs Community Hospitals. From April 3rd 2023, services will be provided from one to five days, Monday to Friday from 9am to 5pm in both locations. Services provided in Day Care will include personal care provision such assistance with showering /bathing and […]

WIN: St.Patrick’s Day Competition

Do you have a loved one living away from home who won’t make it back  to Donegal for St Patrick’s Day? This is your chance to spoil them. We have teamed up with Coyle’s of Raphoe to give away an ‘Irish taste of home’ hamper to give someone who is missing home a real treat. […]

Residents return to Carndonagh Community Hospital following refurbishment 

All residents have returned to Carndonagh Community Hospital following a €4.2 million refurbishment of the facility. While 23 long stay residents remained at the hospital during the refurbishment works, 11 short stay residents moved to Buncrana Community Hospital in April 2021. The hospital underwent a radical improvement to the infrastructure, creating a modern and comfortable […]

Football Special looking forward to getting home

FOOTBALL Special is hoping to move back to its “spiritual home” of Ramelton after having to temporarily relocate to Letterkenny. It is the first time in 75 years that McDaids, who own the soft drinks company, have not traded from the heritage town. The firm was forced to move due to the compulsory purchase by Irish Water […]

Cold snap to hit Donegal tonight

DONEGAL is set to face another cold snap with temperatures expected to drop to as low as minus three degrees tonight. A spokesperson from Met Éireann has told the Donegal News that the weather is set to turn very cold over the next few days. “You will see a cold front move down over the […]

Letterkenny’s Hugh Devlin wins British & Irish Draughts Championships

Letterkenny’s International Grandmaster Hugh Devlin won the British & Irish ‘freestyle’ Draughts Championships at the weekend.  Devlin won the event in Naas ahead of defending Champion Shane Mc Cosker (Sion Mills) in a very competitive international field of players’ from Ireland, Scotland, and England. Sean Mc Cauley (Moville) won the Kildare Open Tournament title at the […]


Rise in number of patients on trolleys at LUH

There are currently 29 patients on trolleys at Letterkenny University Hospital, a rise of seven when compared to yesterday.  18 patients are awaiting beds in the emergency department while 11 are on wards elsewhere in the hospital. 541 admitted patients are waiting for beds this morning, according to today’s INMO Trolley Watch. 431 patients are […]

BOYCE, James

BOYCE – The peaceful death has taken place of James Boyce, 56 Massinass, Creeslough. Pre-deceased by his parents John and Mary Boyce. Sadly missed by his brothers Brian, John, Joe, Tony and Willie; sister Mary; nieces, nephews, grand-nephews, grand-nieces, extended family and friends. Reposing at his home from 12 noon Sunday, 12th February. Rosary nightly […]