Nursing homes prepare for second ‘Covid winter’

NURSING home managers in Letterkenny are preparing for the challenges of a second Covid-19 winter, but say they are hopeful no further visiting bans will be rolled out. It comes as the HSE was forced to close a number of wards to visitors in Letterkenny University Hospital following an outbreak of Covid-19. Last week, Chief […]

Opening of Buítíc Eilish reaches Leeds

THE proud English father of a woman who opened a unique boutique in Bunbeg has ensured that news of her feat has reached the Irish Diaspora in Leeds. Like for many others, Eilish Haigh, a mother of two, found lockdown particularly challenging. Her son Noel has Down Syndrome and Autism, and Eilish found many difficulties […]

Funding sought for island church after lean year

A FUNDRAISER has been set up for St Crone’s Church on Arranmore. Closures for long periods of time followed by a reduced capacity of parishioners has meant St Crone’s Church has seen a drop in finances compared with previous years. A fundraiser has been set up on GoFundMe, organised by Denis O’Donnell. He said: “For […]