Body of German shepherd dog found dumped in drain

THE body of a German Shephard dog has been found wrapped in a shower curtain and dumped in a drain in Donegal. The ISPCA recently received a call from a member of the public about a deceased German shepherd dog near Ballinahone, Burnfoot, earlier this week. Senior Inspector Kevin McGinley responded and was confronted by […]

Ideas sought for Decade of Centenaries programme

THE Culture Division of Donegal County Council is compiling a programme of events to commemorate the forthcoming Decade of Centenaries (2021-2023) including the Struggle for Independence, Partition, the Civil War and the Foundation of the State. The objective is to promote an inclusive, respectful, authentic, measured and consultative approach to commemorations, which encourages a deeper […]

Toy Appeal for those in Direct Provision in Donegal

A CHRISTMAS toy campaign has been launched in Donegal to bring some festive joy to those living in Direct Provision. The drive to collect toys for young people living in Direct Provision in Donegal is part of a wider campaign by the campaign group Abolish Direct Provision Ireland. There are 2,100 children living in Direct […]

Garda appeal for information on missing Annagry woman

GARDAI are seeking the public’s help in tracing the whereabouts of Ann O’Donoghue (68) who has been missing from Annagry since yesterday. Ms O’Donoghue is described as being 5’2″, with blonde shoulder length hair and of slim build. Anyone with information on her whereabouts is asked to contact Gardai in Milford on 074 915 3060 […]

Council Chief Executive Seamus Neely to stand down

DONEGAL County Council’s most senior official is to step down. Chief Executive Seamus Neely will leave his post within the local authority  at the end of the month. County councillors were informed of the move by email yesterday evening. Seamus Neely was appointed Donegal County Manager in 2010 and subsequently extended his contract with the […]

Teen airlifted to Belfast following overnight crash

A teenager is in a serious condition following an overnight crash in west Donegal. The single vehicle collision happened at around 12.30am this morning at Magheragallon in Derrybeg. The driver, a man in his late teens, received serious injuries when the car he was driving left the road and collided with a barrier. Advertisement He […]

Letterkenny’s new floral display linked to Monet

A new floral display in Letterkenny has its roots, literally, in the garden of one of the world’s most famous artists. To the unknowing eye the bloom of nasturtiums along the wall at Conwal Parish Church on Church Lane are simply a lovely addition to a blossoming part of the town. But they are in […]

Thousands tune in for German/Donegal ‘Twin Session’

OVER 10,000 people from across Ireland and Germany tuned in to hear the Regional Cultural Centre’s ‘Twin Session’ with Letterkenny’s twin town Rudolstadt at the weekend. The two-hour concert featured an eclectic range of musicians from both Ireland and Germany and was streamed from Letterkenny Irish Pub in the beautiful German town of Rudolstadt and […]

Donegal juice firm eyes Sion Mills site for expansion

THE troubled Herdman’s Mill site in Sion Mills could be given a new lease of life with Donegal drinks manufacturer Mulrines in negotiations to open a plant there. Talks between the firm and mill representatives are said to be at an “advanced stage”. And if successful the expansion could lead to the creation of up […]