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. […]

Substantial amount of jewellery stolen from Letterkenny shop

  Gardaí are investigating a burglary that occurred at a shop premises at Main Street, Letterkenny in the early hours of Monday March 13 between  midnight and 6am. Entry was gained to the premises and a substantial amount of jewellery was stolen. Advertisement Gardaí are appealing to any road users who have a dash cam […]

Torchlit vigil held to mark 100th Anniversary of Drumboe Executions

A torchlight procession of over 100 people was held last night from the main street in Stranorlar to the site of the execution in Drumboe, to commemorate the 100th Anniversary of the Execution of the Drumboe Martyrs. The procession was headed by a colour party dressed in flying column and Cumann na mban dress of […]

€500,000 funding announced for Creeslough Together Initiative

Minister for Community Development and Charities, Joe O’Brien, has today announced funding of €500,000 for the Creeslough Together Initiative (CTI). The CTI will help support the recovery of, and sustained growth of the Creeslough community in the coming years. The Initiative will be delivered over a three year period and will work with and have […]

McCrossan welcomes date for A5 public inquiry

SDLP West Tyrone MLA Daniel McCrossan has welcomed the setting of a date for the latest stage of the public inquiry into the A5 Western Transport Corridor Road Scheme. The inquiry will reopen on Monday 15th May. Mr McCrossan said it was of the utmost importance that the project proceeds as soon as possible. Advertisement […]

Lough Swilly RNLI tasked to Culdaff following reports of flares

LOUGH Swilly RNLI was tasked yesterday by Malin Head Coast Guard Radio at 12.40pm to Culdaff Bay after reports of a flare seen in the area. They were assisted by Rescue 118 and units from the Greencastle Coast Guard. After an extensive search of the area, all SAR units were stood down and the volunteer […]

Donegal Horizons gearing up for annual Inclusion Cup

DONEGAL Horizons are set to take to the pitch to compete in the annual Inclusion Cup.  After the success of last year’s event, New Horizons Partnership is hosting their second annual inclusion football cup. The competition has gained popularity with eight different disability services across the North West now entering a team, including Donegal Horizons. Advertisement […]