Donegal Gardaí issue water safety warning during good weather

DONEGAL Gardaí are urging everyone to make water safety a top priority during this spell of beautiful weather and always.  Please only swim at beaches that are patrolled by a lifeguard and always be on guard especially when you have children at the beach. Check that you have the correct equipment you need to enjoy […]

Discover Bundoran seeks volunteers for new Events Team

A new volunteer events team is to be established in Bundoran with a view to increasing the amount of events and festivals for visitors to the seaside town. Bundoran has long established itself as a tourism and entertainment destination for people from all over the island of Ireland and further afield. A number of key […]

Increase in X-ray Services at Carndonagh Community Hospital

The X-ray service in the Carndonagh Community Hospital is now running five days a week. Previous to the service starting, patients would travel to Letterkenny University Hospital to avail of an X-ray. The service has seen a large increase in GP referrals since the COVID-19 pandemic. Advertisement All referrals are prioritised according to the clinical […]

Motorists urged to be mindful during busy school run

GARDAÍ in Donegal are urging motorists to be mindful on the roads during the busy school run.  A Garda spokesperson said, “Please be mindful of this fact when travelling and slow down in the area of bus collection/drop off points and also in the general area of the schools themselves. “Always expect the unexpected and […]

Hedge cutting season gets underway

GARDAÍ in Donegal are urging road users to be careful when travelling, particularly on country roads as roadside hedge cutting season gets underway.  Hedges can be cut between September 1 and March 1. Gardaí are urging motorists to drive with due care and remain alert at all times. Advertisement A Garda spokesperson said, “Roadside hedge […]

‘Latest accident in Glassagh won’t be the last’ – Cllr

A COMMUNITY in West Donegal is becoming increasingly concerned about road safety following a serious accident on a ‘lethal’ stretch of road. A man remains in hospital after he was struck by a car while he was walking in the Glassagh area of Goath Dobhair. His son was also injured in the incident which occurred close […]

Bereavement charity to hold meeting during ‘difficult’ month

A BEREAVEMENT charity will resume their face-to-face meetings following a short break over the summer months ahead of ‘difficult’ month September. Anam Cara, the only organisation of its kind with support services available to bereaved parents will hold a face to face meeting on Thursday September 14, Anam Cara in The Radisson Hotel, Letterkenny at 7:15pm. All […]