Focus On: Chefs – Dillon’s Hotel


Name: Malachy O’Hara Business: Dillon’s Hotel Advertisement Why did you become a chef? I’d say I became a chef because I had a keen interest in it from a young age and always enjoyed watching my father and grandmother cook a lot also maybe pushed me in that direction as a career What is your […]


Care workers strike set to start this morning suspended


A proposed strike involving close to 5,000 workers from organisations funded by the Health Service Executive and other State agencies due to take place this morning,  has been suspended following agreement between all parties at the Workplace Relations Commission (WRC). The talks concluded in the early hours of the morning. Speaking to the Donegal News […]


Ryan Flood hat-trick sinks stuttering Athlone


FINN HARPS . . . 4 ATHLONE TOWN . . . .1 By Diarmaid Doherty Advertisement Finn Harps rounded off their home campaign with a surprisingly comfortable win over play-off chasing Athlone Town at Finn Park on Saturday. It’s only a fourth league win in Ballybofey for Harps who produced a brilliant second half display […]


Donegal’s food scene ‘creeping beyond the county’s borders’


POPULAR Donegal products have comfortably nestled themselves on supermarket shelves across the county, and in recent years it has become more common to see Donegal based businesses appearing on shelves beyond our hallowed hills. This significant increase in product development coming out of Donegal is because of important investment within the food and drink sector […]


Funeral of retired Kilmacrennan Parish Priest to take place today


THERE was sadness across Donegal following the passing of Very Reverend, Father Michael Conaghan at the weekend. Fr Conaghan passed away peacefully at Hillcrest Nursing Home, Letterkenny on Saturday. Born in 1935, he received his primary education in Castlederg National School and his secondary education in St Columb’s College, Derry. Advertisement He studied for the […]


Today is ‘Make Way Day’ in Donegal


Make Way Day returns to Donegal today for another National Day of Local Action. Make Way Day focuses on the practical initiatives we can take together, to remove the barriers for people with disabilities in our community. This day of national significance highlights the importance of working together to make our public spaces more accessible […]