Man arrested after firearm incident in Raphoe

Gardaí responded to an alleged discharge of a firearm in the Raphoe area this morning, 17th May 2021 at approximately 9.30am. A man in his 50s was arrested in connection with the incident and he is currently detained under Section 30 Offences Against the State Act (1939) at Letterkenny Garda Station. There were no injuries […]

€160k to support community and sports groups in Donegal

ALMOST €160,000 in funding has been rewarded to Donegal to improve community facilities and sports clubs. The funding of €159,461 was announced to support community groups and sports clubs impacted by Covid-19 in Donegal. Donegal received the third highest funding allocation in the country. Advertisement The 2021 Community Enhancement Programme (CEP) will provide small capital […]

Donegal people urged to watch ‘one sunrise together’

DONEGAL people are being urged to rise early and unite for ‘One Sunrise Together’ for this year’s Darkness Into Light. This year’s Darkness Into Light takes place tomorrow morning and people across the country are being encouraged to sign up to share ‘One Sunrise Together’ on May 8 as part of the major fundraiser for […]

Public opinion saught on Caravans and Camping in Donega

A NEW survey to get the public’s views on caravan, camper van and camping in Donegal was launched today (Thursday).  This survey, which is being undertaken by KPMG Future Analytics, is part of a study being conducted on behalf of Donegal County Council and will allow members of the pubic to share their thoughts on […]

Easing of lockdown restrictions agreed

THE Government has agreed to ease lockdown restrictions from May 10. On May 10, hairdressers will reopen, along with libraries, museums and galleries, and team sports training will also resume. Intercounty travel can also resume from May 10. Advertisement Up to 50 people will be allowed to attend religious services including weddings, funerals and masses […]

Donegal ambassadors on board to launch new brand

DONEGAL ambassadors from different walks of life have come on board to support the launch of the new Donegal place brand which will take place on Friday next.   Killian McLaughlin, founder of the Wild Ireland Animal Sanctuary will be joined by Ciaran Harvey and Charlene Kennedy of Pramerica/Prudential, Rosy Temple from Magee of Donegal […]

Raphoe woman ‘just glad to be alive’ after accident

A RAPHOE woman who lost an arm in a horrific road accident says she is “blessed and humbled” by the outpouring of support that has been shown to her. Mother-of-two Evette Woods added that she was “thankful to be alive” following the crash on the main Letterkenny to Lifford road last Saturday. Ms Woods was […]