Heritage funding for Milford

MILFORD & District Resource Centre welcomed the news that their application to the Heritage Council’s Community Heritage Grant Scheme 2023 was successful, securing €16,300 towards a conservation plan and feasibility study for the old Reformed Presbyterian Church building on the Kilmacrenan Road in Milford. The building, which was gifted by the reformed Presbyterian congregation in the town […]


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Mevagh Parish to host clean up this weekend 

THE parish of Mevagh are hosting their annual clean up this weekend and would welcome the help of any volunteers willing to lend a hand. The annual An Taisce National Spring Clean in the parish is a joint operation between Carrigart Tidy Towns in conjunction with Downings Tidy Towns, Glen and Mevagh Development and Donegal […]

30 per cent decline in number of Bean an Tí’s hosting

The number of families hosting students at summer courses in Gaeltacht areas has fallen by almost a third in four years leading to concerns for the future of some Irish colleges. According to new figures obtained by TG4’s current affairs programme Iniúchadh TG4, in the four years since 2018, the number of host families in the Gaeltacht […]

Two family homes in popular holiday destinations in Donegal to go under the hammer

Two family homes in separate popular holiday locations at the opposite ends of Donegal are going under the hammer in an online auction hosted by property portal, youbid.ie. The first, Number 35 White Maples Drive, is a three-bed semi-detached overlooking a popular development in Bundoran. The opening bid is €145,000.  On the ground floor, the […]

Eleven weekend arrests for driving under the influence

ELEVEN motorists across Donegal Division were arrested over the Easter bank holiday for driving under the influence of drink or drugs. Gardai had warned that they would be ramping up patrols on the county’s roads over the Bank Holiday weekend in a bid to crackdown on drink and drug-driving offences. Eight arrests were made for drink-driving related offences, and three […]

Donegal TD’s to remain in current positions in Sinn Féin frontbench reshuffle

Sinn Féin leader Mary Lou McDonald TD has today announced a wide-ranging frontbench reshuffle. The opposition party has made ten significant changes during the reshuffle but Donegal deputy’s Pádraig Mac Lochlainn and Pearse Doherty will remain in their current positions. Pádraig Mac Lochlainn will continue as Sinn Féin Chief Whip and spokesperson on Fisheries and […]

Donegal Libraries celebrating World Down Syndrome Day

Donegal Libraries are proudly celebrating World Down Syndrome Day on March 21st with a special ‘See Me’ window display in Twin Towns Library featuring Finn Valley native, Aoibhe McConnell. Aoibhe can be seen in the photos using the See & Learn and Numicon resources that are available for free throughout all Donegal libraries. The window […]