CALLING ALL SINGLES: Online micro speed dating event in Letterkenny

THE first Micro Speed Dating event for Letterkenny singles is being held tomorrow night.  The event is for over 30s and is taking place at at 10pm on the Katch app. Micro Speed Dating is our new concept for busy singles to meet their match in 30 minutes or less while getting to know them during […]

Education Minister Norma Foley given warm welcome in Creeslough

Education Minister Norma Foley has received a warm welcome from the excited pupils and staff of Scoil Mhuire, Creeslough. Minister Foley is in the county today to officially open a new state of the art school at Scoil Mhuire B&C, Stranorlar and a modern extension at Scoil Mhuire Creeslough.   Advertisement   Creeslough was her […]

The Big Donegal Clean-up is Back for 2023

The launch of the 2023 Big Donegal Clean-Up campaign took place at Fintra Blue Flag Beach last week.  The annual Big Donegal Clean-up is part of Donegal County Council’s commitment to sustainability and environmental protection. It is an opportunity for communities to come together and take a proactive approach to improving the environment that we […]

Registration open for 2023 Strabane Lifford Half Marathon

The 2023 Strabane Lifford Half Marathon has been confirmed for Sunday June 11th with registration opening at midday today.  The announcement comes after Elected Members of Derry City and Strabane District Council this week ratified the decision of its Business and Culture Committee to approve its Festival and Events Strategy for 2023. The eighth staging […]

Pringle calls on Government to recognise new study on defective blocks

A DONEGAL Deputy has called on the Government to ensure National Standards Authority of Ireland takes on board new study on defective blocks. Independent TD for Donegal, Thomas Pringle, has called on Government to ensure the National Standards Authority of Ireland takes on board a new study that shows pyrite, pyrrhotite and other substances are […]

Gardaí warning of ‘sophisticated phone-call based scam’

GARDAÍ in Donegal have become aware of a sophisticated phone-call based scam that is currently fraudulently targeting phone users in Ireland. A person will take a call from what appears to be a legitimate mobile number, but will hear an automated voice which claims to be calling from the Financial Intelligence Unit (FIU Ireland) of […]

Pringle presses Government to provide list of affected school building projects 

THE  Government has been urged to provide a list of the school projects put on hold and their cost. Addressing the Dáil on Wednesday, Deputy Thomas Pringle said, “The government’s decision to halt 58 school building projects is not only disgraceful but nonsensical, and the fact that the Minister for Education is refusing to provide […]

Donegal Airport granted over €500,000 in funding

Donegal Airport has been granted €586,604 for safety and security enhancements.  Minister of State at the Department of Transport, Jack Chambers TD, has today visited Shannon Airport as part of his ministerial responsibility for aviation and announced funding for our State and regional airports. To date, Government has provided funding to support projects employing this […]

Chinese Ambassador to the UK visits Derry

The Mayor of Derry and Strabane, Councillor Sandra Duffy, this week greeted the Chinese Ambassador to the UK during a special visit to the city that was organised as part of a delegation from China that took part in a wider China and UK/NI Forum visit on New Energy Innovation. This was the first time […]

Donegal Libraries to celebrate World Autism Awareness Day

DONEGAL Libraries are proud to celebrate World Autism Awareness Day on Sunday April 2. This day aims to raise awareness and promote understanding of autism. Autism is a neurodevelopmental difference that affects communication, social interaction, and behaviour. According to the World Health Organization, 1 in 160 children has autism worldwide. Donegal Libraries understands how important […]