Fundraiser launched after tragic death of young Donegal woman in America

A FUNDRAISER launched to bring home a young Donegal woman who passed away in North Carolina has raised over $10,000. Donegal native Leanne Stapleton passed away after she suffered a cardiac arrest just two days before her 40th birthday and was placed on life support for 14 days. The mother of one had battled throughout her […]

Call for government to address €28m loss to Pelagic sector 

THE Irish Fish Producers Organisation has issued a call for urgent funding for the pelagic sector, to address the loss of €28m from Brexit’s impact.  Killybegs based IFPO chief executive, Aodh O Donnell criticised the failure to implement measures amounting to €29m for pelagic fisheries, such as mackerel. He said, “It’s nearly two years since […]

Oakfest tickets on sale now

DONEGAL’S much anticipated family friendly festival, Oakfest, is back again for 2023 with a stellar line up of acts set to take to the stage. On September 9 and 10, Oakfield Park will transform into a music festival with two very different line ups, across two stages with something for everyone to enjoy. On, Saturday September 9, the […]

COVID-19 Spring Boosters available at walk-in clinics

COVID-19 Spring Boosters are still available to everyone aged 70 or older and those aged 12 years or older with a weak immune system across Donegal. Those who have not received their COVID-19 Spring booster vaccine can now do so at walk-in clinics. If you are eligible, you can also get a COVID-19 Spring booster […]

Donegal singer to feature in Ryan Tubridy’s final Late Late Show 

RTE have confirmed a star studded line up for Ryan Tubridy’s final Late Late Show including a Donegal singer.  The broadcaster is stepping down from the role after 14 years, with Patrick Kielty taking the hot seat from September. For this very special show, President Michael D. Higgins has invited Ryan to join him in Áras an […]

Experience the finest Indian cuisine at Chilli Lounge

LOOKING for a tasty Indian with top class service and stylish venue? Look no further than the award winning Chilli Lounge. The family run Chilli Lounge on Main Street, Townparks, Cavan is the perfect venue for a delicious meal and relaxed dining experience. Raju and the family first opened the restaurant in 2018, and since […]

Police appeal for witnesses to Derry bookies robbery

Detectives from Strand Road Criminal Investigation Division (CID) investigating a robbery in the Waterside this morning, Thursday 25, are appealing for witnesses. At approximately 9.30am a masked man entered a bookmakers on Church Brae and confronted a staff member with what is reported to have been a firearm. The suspect left just minutes later, taking […]

Contractor appointed to deliver the Bay Road Bridge and Greenway project

Plans to deliver the Bay Road Bridge project moved a step closer today with the appointment of a contractor to deliver the £2m project.   F.P. McCann Ltd. have been tasked with delivering the major scheme which will see a 63m, single span foot and cycle bridge delivered across the Penny Burn, near Fort George, as […]

Private Sean Rooney to be honoured today

PRIVATE Sean Rooney is to be honoured today at the 75th anniversary of the United Nations at their headquarters in New York. Pte Rooney (23), from Newtowncunningham, died on December 14, 2022 while carrying out UN peacekeeping duties in al-Aqbieh in southern Lebanon. He was killed after being shot when the armoured vehicle he was […]

Motorists warned to expect some delays during Strabane Lifford Half Marathon

THE organisers of the 2023 Strabane Lifford Half Marathon have urged motorists to expect some temporary traffic restrictions in the area and in particular Strabane town centre on Sunday June 11.  Over 1,000 runners will take to the roads for the cross border event that starts at Meetinghouse Street in Strabane at 9.30am with finishers […]