Police investigating New IRA activity carrying out a search on the Letterkenny Road 

Detectives from the PSNI’s Terrorism Investigation Unit (TIU) are conducting a search in Derry as part of an ongoing investigation into New IRA activity.   The planned search in the Letterkenny Road area is being conducted with support from District and Tactical Support Group colleagues. Detective Inspector O’Flaherty said: “We are grateful for the continued support […]

Gardaí urge public not share video Carndonagh incident

Gardaí are investigating the discovery of a body of a man in his 70s in Carndonagh. The incident was reported yesterday afternoon. Gardaí said foul play is not suspected at this time. Advertisement A file is due to be prepared in accordance with the Coroners Acts. Gardai have warned that they have been made aware […]

Family recovering after car collided with deer

A FAMILY is recovering after their car was severely damaged in a collision with a deer in west Donegal. The vehicle carrying two adults and a child collided with the animal on the Loughanure to Dungloe road. Two occupants received minor injuries while the car had to be written off as a result of the heavy impact. Advertisement Glenties […]

Call for mortgage support as interest rates set to rise

SINN Féin spokesperson on Finance and Donegal TD has again called on the Government to introduce targeted and temporary mortgage interest relief to support borrowers with rising interest costs. Donegal TD Pearse Doherty was speaking as the ECB are expected to raise interest rates today for the sixth time since July. Teachta Doherty said, “Today the […]

Day Services to resume at Donegal and Killybegs Community Hospitals

Day Care Services for Older Persons will shortly resume at both Donegal and Killybegs Community Hospitals. From April 3rd 2023, services will be provided from one to five days, Monday to Friday from 9am to 5pm in both locations. Services provided in Day Care will include personal care provision such assistance with showering /bathing and […]

Exciting new Irish Language reading pack for schools

Exciting new Irish Language reading pack for schools launched by Donegal County Library in Edeninfagh. Edeninfagh Hall was the site for the launch of a new Irish Language reading resource on Wednesday March 15. The aim of “Ag Ceiliúradh Teanga í a Léamh” is to support adults, whether that be parents, guardians, teachers and others […]

North West MEP claims Ireland behind the curve on TikTok

FINE Gael’s Colm Markey has written to both the Ceann Comhairle and the Taoiseach, urging them to ban TikTok from government issued phones. It comes amid reports today that UK Ministers and civil servants are to be prohibited from using the Chinese-owned app. The Midlands-North-West MEP commented, “Ireland is behind the curve on this issue. […]

Study claims Mica not main cause of defective blocks crisis

A Scientific study has claimed that mica is not the primary issue in the defective blocks crisis. The report titled ‘The “mica crisis” in Donegal, Ireland – A case of internal sulfate attack?’ investigated the cause of the defective block scandal that is affecting thousands of homes in Donegal. The four investigated homes are located […]

FLAIR APPARENT: Mother’s Day gift guide

I remember a Mother’s Day a few years ago when my kids had delivered me breakfast in bed as a Mother’s Day present. As I sat drinking my lukewarm tea and taking tiny bites from the burnt, cold, unbuttered toast, my youngest sat at the end of my bed, watching me eat and looking jealous. […]