Unsettled weather in store for the Easter weekend

EASTER weekend is set to be a ‘mixed bag’ of unsettled weather. Met Éireann is forecasting dry conditions to start the Easter weekend but with rain returning on Saturday and Sunday. The weather looks set to remain unsettled for the next week with rain and winds expected. Advertisement A Met Éireann spokesperson told the Donegal News […]

Road safety appeal to all road users ahead of Easter Bank Holiday

The Road Safety Authority (RSA) and An Garda Síochána are issuing a road safety appeal to all road users ahead of the Easter Bank Holiday weekend. It comes as collision statistics show that 87 people have been killed or seriously injured over the period in the last five years. Bank Holidays bring a higher volume […]

Darkness into Light launch being held tonight

THE launch of Pieta’s Darkness into Light Donegal is being held tonight. The launch of Darkness Into Light 2023 is being hosted by the DIL Letterkenny Committee at 7.30pm in the Radisson Blu Hotel, Letterkenny. This year’s event will take place at 4.15am on the morning of Saturday May 6, in over 200 locations in Ireland and across […]

Driver caught travelling 66kph over speed limit

Gardaí have urged motorists to slow down this bank holiday weekend after a motorist was caught travelling 66kph over the speed limit. Gardaí from Letterkenny Roads Policing Unit detected a vehicle travelling at 166KPH in a 100KPH speed zone in the early hours of this morning. The driver also had no insurance and was arrested […]

Covid-19 vaccination centres to close for Easter

COVID-19 vaccination centres will close for the Easter Bank Holiday weekend in Donegal. Clinics in Donegal are closed from tomorrow April 7 until April 11. However, Letterkenny CVC will be operational once again on Wednesday April 12. Advertisement Primary doses of COVID-19 are available for those aged 6 months to 4 years, those aged 5 […]

Donegal’s Ciara Doherty enters Late Late race

CIARA Doherty is the latest name in showbusiness to attract support to replace Ryan Tubridy as the Late Late Show host.  BoyleSports has been busy updating its betting since news broke about Tubridy’s imminent departure and now former TV3 presenter and Newstalk host Ciara Doherty is 50/1 from 200/1 to sit in the hot seat […]

Letterkenny fourth most overcrowded hospital in the country

Letterkenny University Hospital is the fourth most over-crowded hospital in the country today. According to today’s INMO Trolley Watch, 41 patients are currently on trolleys at LUH with five of those patients aged under 16. Fourteen of the patients are in the emergency department while 27 patients are on wards elsewhere in the hospital. Advertisement […]

Donegal awarded over €380,000 by Community Monuments Fund

SEVEN Donegal projects have been allocated funding of over €380,000 under this year’s Community Monuments Fund. The core objective of the Community Monuments Fund is to support the conservation, maintenance, protection, and promotion of local monuments and historic sites, in alignment with the aims of the Government’s new heritage plan, Heritage Ireland 2030, and the […]

Delayed school projects in Donegal to proceed

THE Government has confirmed that the Donegal school building projects that had been halted will now proceed. Minister for Education, Norma Foley, today confirmed an agreement had been secured to guarantee and support the roll-out and continuation of the Department’s school building programme. The Department of Education will update each of the 58 schools in the country […]