Today is #LoveDonegal day

TODAY is #LoveDonegal day! Building on the success of previous award-winning campaign, this year’s campaign aims to promote Donegal to as many people as we can across the world and tell them why Donegal is a unique and amazing place to live, work, study, explore and invest in! #LoveDonegal Day 2023, which is being co-ordinated […]

Minister McConalogue seeks urgency in Mica Scheme approvals

MINISTER Charlie McConalogue has asked the Donegal County Council Mica Committee to meet and has said that urgency is required in approving applicants for the new Defective Concrete Blocks Scheme.   Donegal County Council has around 850 applications which have already been given remediation approval and are charged with transitioning on to the new scheme and […]

Death occurs of former Letterkenny mayor Damien Blake

THE death has occurred of Damien Blake, former Councillor and Mayor of Letterkenny. Damien Blake, 41, passed away in Donegal Hospice following a battle with illness. Mr Blake is originally from Letterkenny but was living in the Twin Towns. Advertisement Funeral arrangements to be confirmed later.  

Optum workers switch their day jobs to volunteering

STAFF at Letterkenny Optum swapped their day jobs for volunteering work to give back to the local community. As part of the company’s Give Day, hundreds of staff members of Optum volunteered at a range of activities across Letterkenny and the surrounding areas. Taking place on Monday September 4, teams based in Letterkenny and Dublin volunteered in over […]

Fr Kelly to brave the shave after 30 years

FR Eamonn Kelly, who has not shaved his beard in over 30 years, is going under the blade for a special cause. Fr Kelly of Raphoe, Convoy and Drumkeen Parish has not used a razor himself since the day before Donegal won their first All-Ireland title in September 1992, and he has finally agreed to shave […]

Killybegs Coast Guard pays special  tribute to crew member ahead of wedding

KILLYBEGS Coast Guard has paid a heart touching tribute to one of their crew members who is due to get married tomorrow.  On Saturday September 9 2023, Eoghan Dorrian will marry his fíance Breda. In a tribute to the groom, Killybegs Coast Guard charted out and tracked the letters A and B with a love […]

Dairy farmers feel betrayed by Nitrates decision – IFA

IFA National Dairy Chair Stephen Arthur said dairy farm families feel betrayed by Minister McConologue and this Government following the decision on the Nitrates derogation. Mr Arthur said he has spoken to many dairy farmers since this was announced and a feeling of shock and betrayal is the mood out there. “Most who are in […]

WATCH: Successful preview days at Ballyshannon Hospital

Owing to the success of two recently held preview days at Ballyshannon Community Hospital, a new video showing highlights of the hospital has been released. Staff gave tours on August 5 and 6 of the €36.7 million facility, which is due to open later this autumn, to hundreds of attendees. The tours gave people the opportunity […]