More roadworks ahead as dual carriageway to partially close

APRIL looks set to be another month of traffic problems in Letterkenny as the dual carriageway will be partially closed for a period of time. Donegal County Council has recently confirmed that the N13 outbound dual carriageway to the Manor Roundabout will be closed for one week in April to allow for resurfacing works. The L5454 […]

Elective surgeries postponed as LUH ‘extremely busy’

SOME elective surgeries at Letterkenny Univeristy Hospital have been postponed due to high numbers of people attending and lack of bed availability.  Monday saw 167 attendances at the Emergency Department with over 150 attending yesterday March 30th. As of 9am this morning there are 34 patients awaiting a bed in ED with high attendances continuing this […]

Donegal student wins merit award in national essay competition

THE Law Society of Ireland has announced the winners of the inaugural National Gráinne O’Neill Memorial Legal Essay Competition, with Donegal student Carys Hudner winning a merit award.  The announcement was made at an event at the Law Society, Dublin on 23 March 2023. The competition received over 80 essays from 38 schools across 14 […]

Daniel O’Donnell hot favourite to replace Ryan Tubridy

Daniel O’Donnell has emerged as the hot favourite to replace Ryan Tubridy on the Late Late Show, according to Ladbrokes. Since Ryan Tubridy announced his departure, Claire Byrne had been the bookies frontrunner, but following a surge in support overnight, country music icon O’Donnell has shot into the top spot and is now the EVEN […]

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 […]