Drivers urged to slow down after motorist caught speeding this morning 

GARDAÍ in Donegal are urging motorists to slow down after a motorist was caught travelling at 40 kilometres per hour over the speed limit this morning.  Donegal Town Roads Policing Unit are out conducting early morning speed checks and they have detected a vehicle travelling at 140KPH in a speed zone of 100KPH. The driver […]

Donegal All-Ireland odds slashed as Jim McGuinness returns

Jim McGuinness is being backed to haul Donegal back into contention after a second stint as manager was confirmed last night. BoyleSports has already cut the two-time All-Ireland champions into 16/1 from 25/1 to get their hands on the Sam Maguire next season after the winning captain from 1992 signed up on a three-year term […]

Suspected drugs seized in Derry

POLICE in Derry have seized suspected drugs following searches in the city today. A quantity of suspected Class B drugs was seized during a search in the Waterside, along with cash and other items. A man, aged 30, was arrested on suspicion of Possession of a Class B controlled Drug, Possession of a Class B […]

Male Garda injured in incident near Creeslough

Gardaí attended the scene of a public order incident involving a group of individuals in Kildarragh near Creeslough in the early hours of Saturday August 19 2023. The incident occurred on a public road at approximately 2am. During the course of this incident, a male Garda was injured and conveyed to Letterkenny University Hospital for […]

Date for #LoveDonegal day announced

This years’ #LoveDonegal day will take place on Thursday, September 14 2023. Building on the success of previous award-winning campaign, this year’s campaign aims to promote Donegal to as many people as we can across the world and tell them why Donegal is a unique and amazing place to live, work, study, explore and invest […]

Over €3,000 worth of drugs seized in Letterkenny

AN Garda Síochána conducted an interagency search operation in conjunction with the Health Products Regulatory Authority in Letterkenny, Co. Donegal on Thursday, August 17.  Three properties and two vehicles were searched under warrant in the course of this operation targeting the sale and supply of controlled drugs. €1,100 benzodiazepines, €2,000 steroids/controlled tablets and 14 boxes […]

Letterkenny University Hospital third most overcrowded hospital in country

THERE is currently 44 patients on trolleys at Letterkenny University Hospital this morning, making it the third most over crowded hospital in the country.  Sixteen patients are waiting on beds in the emergency department, while 28 patients are on trolleys in wards elsewhere in the hospital. University Hospital Limerick is the worst affected by overcrowding […]

Letterkenny man appointed as new Director of the Donegal Education Support Centre

LETTERKENNY man Kieran Mc Taggart has been appointed as the new Director of the Donegal Education Support Centre by the Minister of Education, Norma Foley. The Centre provides quality professional and personal development courses for teachers and educators at a local, regional and national level. Kieran is from Glencar Letterkenny and is a former student […]

Huge demand for Castlefinn school uniform swap shop

THE organiser of the uniform pop-up shop in Castlefinn believes the initiative should be replicated across the county due to the great demand for back to school support. The Castlefinn Uniform Swap Shop, a pop-up school uniform exchange, was held in the Mary’s Hall, Castlefinn on Sunday and a queue formed outside the door before […]