Three arrested in Strabane on suspicion of fraud-related offences

THREE people have been arrested on suspicion of fraud-related offences as part of an investigation being conducted by detectives from Serious Crime Branch.  Two women, aged 42 and 23 years old, and a 23-year-old man were arrested in Strabane this morning, Tuesday May 16. They all remain in police custody at this time.

Almost 30 patients waiting on beds in LUH

TWENTY nine patients are currently on trolleys at Letterkenny University Hospital.  Twelve patients are in the emergency department, while a further 17 are on wards elsewhere in the hospital. Two of the patients are children under the age of 16. Nationally, 565 admitted patients are waiting for beds this morning, according to today’s INMO Trolley […]

Clerical changes announced for Raphoe Diocese

BISHOP of Raphoe Alan McGuckian has announced a reshuffle of clerical positions in the Raphoe Diocese. In a statement released today, the Bishop’s Office revealed a number of changes including the retirement of Very Rev Cathal Ó Fearrai, Kilbarron, Balyshannon with Kilmacrennan’s Fr Paddy Dunne to replace him, effective from June 24. Very Rev Michael […]

Rory Gallagher steps back as Derry manager

RORY Gallagher has announced his decision to step back as the manager of the Derry senior intercounty football team. It comes in the wake of allegations made by his estranged wife Nicola on social media earlier this week. In a statement released this evening, Gallagher, who previously managed Donegal said, “I have advised Derry GAA […]

Temperatures set to rise tomorrow

TEMPERATURES across Donegal are set to reach high teens tomorrow.  A spokesperson for Met Eireann said, “Saturday will be best of the weekend with temperatures set to reach high teens with spells of sunshine. “There will be some rain tomorrow night but these showers will clear after day break on Sunday. It will brighten up […]

Stunning scenes off the Donegal coast feature in new RTÉ series

DONEGAL’s coast is set to feature in a documentary which explores the iconic creatures and marine life of the North Atlantic.  Donegal will feature in episode one of ‘North Atlantic – The Dark Ocean’ which begins on Sunday May 14 at 6.30pm on RTÉ One and RTÉ Player. Underwater photographer and filmmaker Ken O’Sullivan documented […]

Concerns over criminal gangs operating in Donegal

GARDAÍ in Donegal have issued a warning to local rural business owners after a spate of incidents at shops and filling stations. Owners and operators particularly in rural areas of shops and filling stations are urged to be aware of current crime trends where filling stations have been targeted in the North Western Region. Gardaí said […]