A descendant of Red Hugh O’Donnell, King of Tyrconnell, would like to see the former king’s remains brought back to Donegal Town and buried in the former Franciscan chapel there. Francis (Frank) Martin O’Donnell, who now lives in Vienna, represents the next-of-kin who are watching closely to see if bones found during an archaeological dig […]
Dig starts to find remains of Red Hugh O’Donnell
AN Archaeological dig has started in Spain in the hope of finding the 400 year-old burial place of Irish Chieftain Red Hugh O’Donnell. In the City of Valladolid in the north west of the country the archaeologists first have to find the old Convent of San Francisco and within that what was known as the […]
Busy first week for new Bishop of Raphoe
The newly ordained Bishop of Raphoe began a hectic schedule on Monday morning visiting the diocese’s six deaneries and getting to know some of the faithful.
Donegal woman witnessed horror at Manchester Arena
Terrie McGettigan works for a London based company which provides catering and hospitality services to the music industry touring with artists.
End this scadal – Kilmacrennan girl (9) on waiting list
THE terror of having a critically ill child on a hospital waiting list and enduring repeated cancellations is like living in a third world country, a mother of three from Kilmacrennan said this week.
From darkness to a better place thanks to a poem a day
THE launch of a book of poetry by Liam Porter in An Grianan later this month, is the depiction of one man’s voyage through life’s stormier seas.