Suspected drugs haul found washed up in Donegal

GARDAÍ in Donegal are investigating a suspected drugs haul which was found washed up along the North Donegal Coastline.  A number of packages, believed to contain a controlled drug, are believed to have been found washed up in the areas of Dunfanaghy and Fanad. A full investigation has been launched. Advertisement A spokesperson for the […]

Pringle calls for additional oversight of proposed new Garda powers

INDEPENDENT TD for Donegal, Thomas Pringle, said proposed new powers for An Garda Síochána need more oversight, and any changes in relation to use of recording devices should be subject to public consultation. Deputy Pringle said Garda monitoring of vehicles with the use of automatic number plate recognition (ANPR) monitors should require an order signed […]

Letterkenny woman features on Léamh le Chéile videos

Ministers O’Gorman and Humphreys have launched the Léamh le Chéile videos as a Letterkenny woman features on three of the videos. These are recordings of the My Little Library Irish Language books which are available free of charge for children starting school in 2023 from their local library. Book bags can be collected by parents […]

Game Day! Amber on the big screen at Milford Resource Centre 

MILFORD Resource Centre is showing Ireland’s first World Cup game tomorrow as they get behind native Amber Barrett.  The Irish squad including Milford native Amber Barrett and Letterkenny’s Ciara Grant will kick off their World Cup Campaign against hosts Australia at 11am Irish time tomorrow morning. To show their support for the girls in green, […]

Police issue appeal over woman missing from Clady

POLICE in Strabane are concerned for the whereabouts of a woman missing from the Clady area of Tyrone.  Michella McSorely was last seen in the Clady area at around 6am yesterday morning (Tuesday). Michella is described as being around 5ft 8 in height, a slim build with long dark hair. Police are appealing to anyone […]

Tusla opens new premises in Buncrana

Tusla – Child and Family Agency, has officially opened a new premises in Buncrana. This new centre accommodates the full range of Tusla services, including Child Protection and Welfare, Fostering, Children in Care, and Prevention, Partnership and Family Support (PPFS). It is co-located with the HSE Primary Care Centre in its new building. Advertisement The […]

Heritage week event organisers urged to register

THE County Donegal Heritage Office is encouraging event organisers for this year’s Heritage Week to register their events online by Monday, July 24 in order to avail of free local publicity. The Heritage Office has also organised a lunchtime event for all Heritage Week event organisers in the County Museum, High Road, Letterkenny at 1 […]

Careful now! Ardal O’Hanlon at the helm of Arranmore Ferry

THERE was delight in Burtonport over the weekend as Father Ted star Ardal O’Hanlon visited the area.  Ardal O’Hanlon is famous for his hilarious role as Fr Dougal Maguire. During a recent visit to Donegal, he was promoted to skipper and was pictured at the helm of Arranmore Ferry on Sunday as he headed for […]

Scaffolding erected as refurb works begin at St Conal’s

SCAFFOLDING has been erected at St Conal’s Campus as restoration and refurbishment works have commenced on the historic building. In recent days, scaffolding has appeared around a chimney on one of the well known buildings in Letterkenny. The HSE has previously confirmed funding for upgrade works to retain and repair the existing structures of the St Conal’s Campus which is a protected structure. Advertisement A […]

Frustration over litter dumped in Gaoth Dobhair

LOCALS in the Gaoth Dobhair area have been left frustrated after bags of litter were dumped in a residential area. Over the weekend, bin bags of litter appeared at the roadside beside an overflowing bin in the centre of Gaoth Dobhair. The rubbish bags then became ripped apart by seagulls and the contents was strewn across […]