AIB Future Sparks award for St. Eunan’s College 

St. Eunan’s College, Letterkenny has won a top prize at the inaugural AIB Future Sparks School Impact Awards. The awards, celebrating schools that give back to the community, took place in Croke Park on Wednesday,  having received a staggering 123 submissions from 103 schools across the country.  Transition Year students at St. Eunan’s College initiated […]

Galdonagh road closed following collision

By Dionne Meehan GARDAÍ are currently at the scene of a road traffic collision on the Galdonagh Road (L-1214), Manorcunningham. A section of the road is closed and will remain closed for a period of time. Advertisement Diversions are in place. Please use an alternative route if possible.

Donegal’s farmland worth more than national average

THE average price for good quality farmland in County Donegal last year was €13,400 per acre, while it was €5,000 for poor quality land, according to a new report by the Society of Chartered Surveyors and Teagasc. At €20,000 per acre, Co Waterford had the most expensive average price for high quality farmland in the […]

Dáire Ó Baoill nominated for Player of the Week

Dáire Ó Baoill has been nominated for the Player of the Week for his performance against Derry on Saturday. The Gaoth Dobhair clubman hit two superb lobbed goals as he finished the game with a tally of 2-1 as Donegal upset Derry in Celtic Park. Ó Baoill was influential in the win and his […]

James and Neven Maguire cook up a special thank you to Beaumont Hospital

Six years ago this month, James Maguire from Illistrin in  Letterkenny was admitted to Beaumont Hospital with a suspected head injury after having a serious accident in Dublin City.  After several brain scans at Beaumont Hospital, it was discovered that James had a bleed and swelling to the left side of his brain and was […]

Three Donegal students earn Ulster Schools All-Stars

Abbey Vocational School duo Seanán Carr and Kevin Muldoon and St Columba’s Comprehensive, Glenties student Finnbarr Roarty have been named in the Danske Bank Ulster Schools GAA Football All-Star team for 2024. Carr captained the Abbey Vocational School to the MacLarnon Cup title and the Paddy Drummond Cup as they won the All-Ireland Schools Senior […]


Donegal man in court after over £1.2m worth of cannabis found in furniture van

A van driver arrived at Belfast Port with more than £1m worth of herbal cannabis stored among boxes of paint, a court heard on Monday. Police seized the haul after stopping 41-year-old Jonathan Paul McDaid’s vehicle as he got off a ferry from Liverpool on Sunday morning. McDaid, of St Judes Court in Lifford, Co Donegal, appeared […]