Boy dies in hit-and-run in Bundoran

Gardaí at Ballyshannon are appealing for witnesses following a fatal hit and run traffic collision in Bundoran last night. Shortly after 9:20pm, Gardaí and emergency services were alerted after a pedestrian was struck by a vehicle on Atlantic Way, Bundoran. The pedestrian, a boy aged 9 years, was pronounced deceased at the scene a short time later. Advertisement […]

Council urged to purchase town centre lands in Milford

DONEGAL County Council has been urged to purchase a 40 acre town centre site in Milford for housing and a new primary school. Cllr John O’Donnell has proposed the council purchase the lands for sale in Milford beside the Loreto Convent to deliver much needed housing and a new national school. The site is currently up for sale but the […]

Milford homes left without broadband due to overgrown trees

A HOUSING estate in Milford has been left without broadband due to a large section of trees blocking their connection access. A section of overgrown trees at the front of Moyle View housing estate in Milford has resulted in the houses being unable to get connected to fibre broadband as the contractors are unable to complete the […]

More traffic lights for Letterkenny?

LETTERKENNY could be set to get more traffic lights in an attempt to deal with ongoing traffic issues. It has been suggested that full signalised junctions be provided at Station Roundabout, Port Road Roundabout and Oatfield Roundabout to improve traffic management and pedestrian safety in the areas. There is massive volumes of traffic travel through the […]

Letterkenny Job event attracts hundreds of people

ONE of the county’s biggest employer held a successful recruitment day which attracted hundreds of potential employees as Zeus aims to expand its workforce. Zeus, based at IDA Business Park, Lisnennan, Letterkenny, is a leading polymer extrusion manufacturer, continually developing new products and optimising processes. On Saturday, hundreds of people turned out to explore their career opportunities as the company held […]

Launch of Wainfest Children’s Arts and Book Festival

The Outdoor Classroom at Glebe House and Gallery was a fitting backdrop to launch this year’s Wainfest Children’s Arts and Book Festival. The theme of this year’s festival, which is in its 27th year, is ‘Our planet, Our Home’ and pupils from Scoil Naisiunta Na Sraithe Moire and Gartan National School were immersed in nature […]

Time to nominate Donegal’s ‘Leading Lights in Road Safety’ 

The Road Safety Authority (RSA) is today calling for nominations in the annual ‘Leading Lights in Road Safety’ awards. Now in its fourteenth year, the awards recognise the contributions made by groups or individuals who campaign, educate and are committed to improving road safety in their community. The RSA appreciates that achieving its ambition of […]

Gardaí confirm death of woman in Moville collision

Gardaí are currently at the scene of a fatal road traffic collision involving a lorry and a car that occurred on the R238 at Moville, this morning, Friday September 22, at approximately 8am. The driver of the car, a female in her late 50s, was pronounced deceased at the scene a short time later. The […]

Public invited to information evening on Vacant or Derelict Property

Donegal County Council is holding information events to provide information on the supports available to refurbish Vacant and Derelict properties. Grants up to €84,000 are available to refurbish vacant and derelict properties that have been vacant for two years or more and will be the owner’s principle private residence or made available to rent. Financial […]

Counter Deli donating today’s proceeds of tea and coffee to Pieta House

THE Counter Deli is open today with all proceeds from teas and coffees going to Pieta House.  The Counter Deli was founded by husband and wife team Richard and Olivia Finney. Mr Finney died on Sunday, September 10. Advertisement Requiem Mass for the father-of-two and local businessman was held in the Church of the Irish […]