Roadworks cause major delays on Letterkenny Derry road

MOTORISTS have been urged to be patient as roadworks at Newtowncunningham continue to cause lengthy delays and long tailbacks. Roadworks are currently being carried out on the main Letterkenny to Derry road. The works were centred around the Newtowncunningham area outside Kernans Diner and Filling Station, but contractors are now expected to move onto the Magherabeg area close to […]

Dungloe student among first group to take on ‘unique’ new course

A DUNGLOE student who is studying a unique and exciting Cyberpsychology degree believes the course and ATU were a perfect match. ATU Donegal has recently launched a unique and exciting BSc Cyberpsychology degree programme, aimed at exploring the intersection of human behaviour and digital technology in the online world. Through this programme, students will gain a deep […]

IFA Presents pre-Budget Priorities to Minister for Agriculture

IFA President Tim Cullinan led a delegation to meet the Minister for Agriculture Charlie McConologue yesterday afternoon to discuss farmers’ priorities for Budget ’24. “At the outset, we made it clear to the Minister that his plan to delay payments to farmers this year is totally unacceptable, This must be revisited,” he said. Tim Cullinan […]

Special celebrations to mark 30 years of Burtonport Community Centre

THE Burntonport Community Centre has played a major part in the parish’s good and bad days throughout the past 30 years. The centre has been the venue for celebrations, sports, classes, parties, funerals and even a supporting hand during the tough times for the people of Burtonport and the surrounding areas. On Thursday, the centre […]

Ballybofey Artist Veronica Maguire Shows off Stunning Exhibition at the Alley Theatre

DONEGAL artist Veronica Maguire held a ‘Meet and Greet’ this week at the Alley Theatre at her stunning exhibition ‘Captivating Art in Locations and Nature’. Over 52 beautiful paintings are on display featuring contemporary, landscape and abstracts inspired by nature and the incredible scenery of Donegal. Veronica works mainly with oils, alcohol inks, and watercolours. […]

Arranmore RNLI responds to six calls for medical evacuations

Arranmore RNLI volunteer crew responded to six call outs for assistance to evacuate patients in need of medical attention from the island.  The call outs happened between July 2 to July 17. Patients are brought to Burtonport on the lifeboat and transferred to a waiting ambulance to complete the journey to Letterkenny University Hospital. Advertisement […]

Lions Mane jellyfish found on Donegal beach

A GIANT Lions Mane jellyfish has been found on a beach in Donegal.  Clodagh Harney and a group of holidaymakers made the discovery last Friday on Tramore Beach in Rosbeg. The lion’s mane jellyfish is one of the largest jelly species in the world and prefers the cooler waters of the Irish Sea and especially the […]

Sean O’Donnell signs deals with Finn Harps

FINN Harps has announced that Sean O’Donnell has signed a new two and a half year deal keeping him at Finn Park until the end of the 2025 season. O’Donnell has been a key player for the club this season, registering two goals and six assists in 18 appearances including the winning goal in last […]

Retained firefighters to strike again

RETAINED firefighters are set to resume their strike action after a resolution failed to be reached.  Retained firefighters who are members of trade union SIPTU have voted to reject a Labour Court recommendation in their dispute saying it “did not go far enough.” As a result of the vote, members will resume a strike at […]

Information evening to discuss the new defective concrete block scheme

By Emma Ryan THE Mica Action Group is holding an information evening tonight to discuss the newly implemented enhanced defective concrete block scheme.  In response to a number of affected homeowners seeking information and clarity on how the revised Defective Concrete Blocks Scheme works, the Mica Action Group (MAG) is  holding an information evening on […]