RNLI rescue six paddleboarders close to Rossnowlagh

Bundoran RNLI came to the aid of six stand-up paddleboarders who got into difficulty off Rossnowlagh on Sunday afternoon. Lifeboat crew Rory O’Connor, Shane O’Neill, Finn Mullen and Fergal Muller were carrying out a routine training exercise at approximately 12.30pm when the Irish Coast Guard requested them to go to the aid of six stand-up […]

Appeal issued after motorcycle stolen in Letterkenny

GARDAÍ have issued an appeal after a motorcycle was stolen overnight. A Benelli (BN 125) motorcycle registration no. ‘191 C 8370’ was stolen from the Glencar Irish area of Letterkenny between 9pm last night, Tuesday July 11 and 7am this morning, Wednesday July 12. A spokesperson for Donegal Gardaí said, “If anybody observed suspicious activity […]

Donegal TikToker heading to host Women’s World Cup

DONEGAL TikToker Eric Roberts has landed a new gig as the host of the Women’s World Cup.  The Downings man, who shot to fame due to his hilarious videos on TikTok, is heading to Australia to host the Women’s World Cup with JD Sports as Ireland compete in the tournament.   Advertisement Posting the news […]

Police warning of traffic disruption in Derry and Tyrone

POLICE are warning of disruption in Derry and Tyrone as parades are set to be held tonight. Tonight, July 11, there are parades in the Derry City and Strabane District including in The Fountain in the city, in Castlederg, Newtownstewart, Donemana, Artigarvan and Newbuildings. Police are advising of possible delays between 6pm and 10pm in […]

Funding granted to tackle dereliction in Letterkenny

FUNDING of €4 million has been made available to tackle dereliction in Letterkenny.  The funding has been made available under Call Three of the Urban Regeneration and Development Fund (URDF). Cllr Ciaran Brogan confirmed the news and said the funding will enable Donegal County Council to acquire vacant and derelict properties in the centre of […]

Odds Slashed On Wettest July On Record

BoyleSports has slashed the odds on a new rainfall record being clocked this month following reports of a gloomy outlook on the weather maps. Met Éireann started the week on a dreary note by issuing a status yellow rain and thunderstorm warning covering most of the country and there isn’t much better to come with […]

Collision on road close to Donegal border

EMERGENCY services are currently at the scene of a collision close to Nixon’s Corner, Derry.  The collision occurred on the Letterkenny Road in Derry earlier this morning. Diversions are in place at the junction of Lone Moor Road. Police are currently in attendance and motorists are advised to seek alternative routes.

Thunderstorm warning issued for Donegal

A YELLOW warning for thunderstorms has been issued for Donegal.  The warning is in place until 10pm tonight. Met Eireann is warning of scattered heavy showers with thunderstorms. Advertisement Possible impacts include spot flooding, poor visibility and difficult travelling conditions.  

Road closed in Derry over suspected gas leak

The O’Donovan Road area of Derry is closed due to a suspected gas leak. Motorists are asked to avoid the Culmore Road area and take an alternative route for your journey. Police say they will provide an update in due course.