Settling into new role as Donegal IFA chair

DONEGAL’S new IFA Chair, Joe Sweeney from Dunfanaghy is set to travel to Bluebell, Dublin, this week for his first National Council Meeting. Farming from an early age, Joe attended Ballyhaise Agricultural College after secondary school before going on to study farm management for three years. Newly qualified as a farm manager, Joe managed a […]

Letterkenny man sets sights on Kilimanjaro

A LETTERKENNY man who was once left paralysed from a rare neurological disorder is set to climb Africa’s highest mountain in aid of the Irish Guide Dogs Donegal Branch. John Wilkie’s health began to deteriorate a few years ago when he began to suffer from neurological issues along with hip problems. The popular Karate instructor […]

Councillors urged to demand meeting with Housing Minister 

DONEGAL County Councillors are being urged by defective block campaigners to travel to Dublin to demand a meeting with Housing Minister Darragh O’Brien. Campaigner Tomas Devine is calling on Dongeal’s 37 elected councillors to go to Dáil Éireann on February 8 to have a “frank and face-to-face discussion” with Minister O’Brien. He said those affected by mica […]

Final preparations ahead of big night

FINAL preparations are being made as thousands prepare to attend the ‘Together for Creeslough’ concert in the Aura Leisure Centre tonight. The concert, which is a sold-out event, is in aid of the Creeslough tragedy where ten people lost their lives in an explosion at an Applegreen Service Station on the afternoon of Friday, October […]

Donegal Rose caught up in a Twitter storm

The Donegal Rose of Tralee has found herself in the middle of a Twitter storm. On Monday evening she appeared in the Dome to be interviewed by the host Dáithí Ó Sé and as a party piece recited a poem. However poems were banned by the competition organisers in 2016, leading to a mini tornado […]

Step into the past on a free guided tour of Donegal Town

STEP back in time this Saturday with a free guided tour of the history and heritage of Donegal Town. To celebrate National Heritage Week, Niamh Coughlan, founder of Donegal Town Walking Tours is offering a free guided tour of Donegal Town on Saturday at 12pm. Niamh always had an interest in tourism and history. Advertisement […]

Ramelton friends team up to help spread joy and positivity

Two Ramelton businesses have teamed up together in the mission to spark a bit of joy and positivity into other people’s lives. Laura Buchanan Designs and Laura Ferguson from Little Grey Ceramics have combined their ideas to create three mugs paired with matching plates that have some words of positivity printed on them. Their aim […]

Convoy man chosen as new lead in Lord of the Dance

Convoy man, Conor Rodgers has been selected as the new lead in Michael Flatley’s Lord of The Dance. Conor, who has been Irish dancing from the age of three, began dancing professionally after winning the World Irish Dancing Championships in 2019. Conor’s training began once he was selected to be part of the Lord of […]

Newtowncunningham Primary Care Centre to be fully functional from Monday

The new Newtowncunningham Primary Care Centre will be fully functional from Monday, August 8, 2022. Located at Main Street, Newtowncunningham, Co. Donegal, F93 RTF6, the new Primary Care Centre will offer a wide range of services. These include GP Services, Public Health Nursing, Physiotherapy and Occupational Therapy. It also has capacity to accommodate visiting clinics for […]