No Donegal visit for American President Joe Biden

IT appears that US President Joe Biden will not visit Donegal during his trip to Ireland next week.  President Biden was invited to Donegal by Congressman Brendan Boyle who has family ties to the county. However, the White House has confirmed that President Biden will arrive in Ireland next Tuesday April 11 but Donegal is […]

New 120km Inishowen Greenway aims to link with existing Derry/Strabane infrastructure 

The Inishowen Greenway, aims to provide a continuous loop around the Inishowen peninsula and link into existing cycle/walking infrastructure in Derry and Strabane. This network will result in the delivery of approximately 120km of high-quality greenway infrastructure. The Inishowen Greenway is made up of standalone greenway projects that provide for strategic and sustainable infrastructural assets […]

IFA Will Not Attend Tomorrow’s Farmers’ Charter Talks

THE Irish Farmers’ Association (IFA) will not attend the Farmers’ Charter negotiations with the Department of Agriculture, Food and Marine which are scheduled for tomorrow (Wednesday).  IFA President Tim Cullinan said IFA will not be attending any further negotiations until they meet with Minister Charlie McConalogue to discuss the proposed delay in farm payment dates […]

Over 40 patients on trolleys at LUH today

There are 47 patients on trolleys at Letterkenny University Hospital this morning.  Seventeen patients are in the emergency department while 30 are on wards elsewhere throughout the hospital. 598 admitted patients are waiting for beds this morning, according to today’s INMO Trolley Watch. 443 patients are waiting in the emergency department, while 155 are in […]

Killybegs Coast Guard attended incident at Glenlough Bay

The Killybegs Coast Guard team were tasked at 9:45am on Sunday morning to rescue a casualty stranded on the beach in Glenlough Bay, near Port. Following a report of an incident, the team and Rescue 118 made their way to the area. The casualty was airlifted by Rescue 118 from the beach without any injuries […]

Man arrested as part of ongoing investigation into New IRA activity

DETECTIVES of the Police Service’s Terrorism Investigation Unit have arrested a 56-year-old man in the Ballyarnett area of Derry/Londonderry today under Section 41 of the Terrorism Act 2000.  The man has been taken to Musgrave Serious Crime Suite for questioning. A number of items have been seized, which will be subject to further examination. The […]

EVICTION NOTICE: ‘Where will these people go?’

EIGHTY eight eviction notices are set to be served to homes in Donegal today (Saturday) as the eviction ban comes to an end. Recent figures from the Residential Tenancies Board confirm that 88 eviction notices were served in Donegal up to September last year and these notices are due to come into effect when the ban […]

Government urged to keep cross-border opportunities at heart of new tertiary office

Independent TD for Donegal, Thomas Pringle, has urged Government to ensure the new National Tertiary Office keeps cross-border opportunities between Atlantic Technological University and third-level institutions in the North as an integral part of its work. In an exchange with Minister Simon Harris in the Dáil, Deputy Pringle said: “I think it is a very […]

Major progress on Lifford hospital

MAJOR progress has been made on Lifford’s new purpose built hospital. It has emerged that the HSE has been granted funding to carry out a feasibility study of the proposed site and when completed this will allow for a full capital submission to be submitted to the Department. The new Community Nursing Unit would consist […]