Sadness at death of well known broadcaster

THE death has taken place of well known Gaoth Dobhair radio broadcaster Seán Diver. Séan Diver of Coshclady, Bunbeg, was a broadcaster on Raidio na Gaeltachta for over 20 years. His remains will repose at his home from 11am today, Thursday and Friday until rosary time at 8pm nightly. Advertisement Funeral arrangements are to be […]

No helicopter to bring nurse and GP to Tory tomorrow

THE helicopter that was scheduled to fly a Nurse and GP to Tory Island tomorrow (Thursday) has been grounded due to essential maintenance work. The HSE has released a statement which details that there is currently no second helicopter available to do this run. The HSE is putting interim measures in place. Advertisement A spokesperson […]

Man in his 40s dies in Bridgend collision

GARDAÍ attended the scene of a fatal road traffic collision that occurred at Carrowreagh, Bridge End yesterday morning, Tuesday August 29. The single vehicle collision involving a car occurred between 8.30am and 9am. The male driver of the car, aged in his 40’s, was pronounced deceased at the scene. Advertisement His body has been removed to the […]

Gardaí issue warning after two drivers caught speeding

GARDAÍ from Letterkenny Roads Policing Unit have issued a stark warning after two motorists were caught speeding.  It comes after members carried out speed checks on Sunday. A Garda spokesperson said, “A number of motorists were detected travelling in excess of the legal speed limit and a number of Fixed Charge Penalty Notices have been […]

Road closed in Bridgend following collision

Gardaí and emergency services are currently attending the scene of a road traffic collision at Carrowreagh, Bridge End this morning, Tuesday August 29. The road is currently closed and local diversions have been put in place. No further information is available at this time, a Garda spokesperson told the Donegal News.

Donegal Bees hoping to create a buzz around beekeeping

GLENCOLMCILLE natives who are taking the Irish Beeswax market by storm are aiming to encourage more people to take an interest in beekeeping. Thomas Ellis (41) and Áine Curran (33) are the co-owners and directors of Donegal Bees based at Cashel, Glencolmcille. The unique business is 10 years old this year having started in 2013 […]

Pride Parade to be held in Derry tomorrow

The main Foyle Pride Parade is taking place tomorrow afternoon in the city centre. The public is advised that tomorrow (Saturday) Foyle Pride Parade takes place in Derry in the afternoon, from 2-3pm. Leaving Waterside Train Station, the parade crosses the top deck (city bound) of Craigavon Bridge onto Carlisle Road, into The Diamond, down Shipquay […]

Romance is coming to Donegal with major festival planned

Looking for your perfect match? Well, Bundoran in September is the place to be as the World Matchmaking Festival is set to bring romance to Donegal. The 10 day World Matchmaking Festival is taking place in Bundoran from Friday September 29 to October 8 with dancing, romancing, blind dates and speed dating galore. A total […]

Avoid personalising child’s school bag – Donegal Gardaí

PARENTS in Donegal have been urged to avoid having their child’s schoolbag personalised ahead of the start of the school year.  Donegal Gardaí have urged parents to avoid personalising their children’s schoolbag as a safety precaution. A spokesperson said, “That time of year is almost upon us again when the kids are back at school. […]