The €75k crane on Donegal pier that has never been used

A €75,000 crane installed to great fanfare at a pier near Fanad over a year ago has been gathering rust because it was never connected to the electricity grid. The shocking blunder came to light during a meeting of Letterkenny Municipal District when councillors called for upgrades to be made to Ballywhoriskey Pier. The hydraulic […]

Donegal man spins €37,000 fortune on RTE game show

NEW dad Martin Johnston from Donegal Town got parenthood off to a great start when he scooped €37,000 in prizes, including a new car, on the RTE Winning Streak game show on Saturday night. Martin (31) wasn’t watching Winning Streak when his name was pulled out by Marty Whelan and Sinead Kennedy to appear on […]

Electricity breakthrough ‘so simple it’s baffling’

A self-confessed “physics junkie” has developed a mechanism which he says could revolutionise the way electricity is generated. Energy and how it is created has been a passion of Chris Devine’s for decades. Now, from the garage of his Rossgier home, he believes he may have come up with a way of slashing household power […]

Thompson’s got some bottle

DIGGING around car boot sales in the hope of stumbling upon a dusty old bottle or two may not sound like much fun but for one Donegal man it has become almost an obsession. For nearly two decades St Johnston man Thompson Graham has been unearthing pieces of local history that few remember even existed. […]

Mickey Joe looking for your help with new music video

DONEGAL singer Mickey Joe Harte has put out a call for volunteers to help him with his latest music video. Mickey Joe, who represented Ireland at the Eurovision Song Contest in 2003, is looking for extras to appear in the shoot which will take place in Carrigart this evening (Monday). The video will be used […]