Council asks for public’s help with illegal dumping around the county

DONEGAL County Council’s litter wardens have praised the proactive approach of a number of communities in the war against litter. Warden Brian McBrearty points to recent successful clean up operations at Trusk Lough outside Ballybofey and at Doneyloop near Castlefin. “The scenic walk around Trusk Lough is popular so when we were notified that a […]


Top surgeon resigns his post at Letterkenny General Hospital

By Harry Walsh A top cancer surgeon is to leave his post in Letterkenny General Hospital next month, claiming he no longer has the resources to take care of his patients. Mr Kevin Moran, a distinguished urologist and general surgeon, tendered his resignation to hospital authorities and expressed his growing fear for the future of […]

Body of missing Carrick man found in sea

THERE was massive relief and sadness in South Donegal today when the body of David Maguire (38), who has been missing since New Year’s Day was found on the shoreline at Towney. The search for the father of two over the past ten days has been the biggest ever seen in the county with volunteers […]


Celebrating The True Meaning of Christmas in Letterkenny’s Cathedral Quarter

Over 100 people took part in the first ecumenical community carol trail in Letterkenny’s Cathedral Quarter last Friday. In a truly memorable evening, carol singers walked up the Church Lane, through the heart of Letterkenny’s Cathedral Quarter and stopped to pray and sing Christmas hymns at key points along the way.


Naomh Conaill successful in appeal to Ulster

By Harry Walsh NAOMH Conaill were informed this afternoon that their appeal to the Ulster Council has been successful. The Glenties based club had lodged an objection after their senior football semi-final loss to Glenswilly at the end of October. Advertisement Their appeal centred around a yellow card to Glenswilly player, Ciaran Bonner, and a […]