Tragic drowning in west Donegal recalled by sister


A woman whose sister drowned in west Donegal 50 years ago says her heart never fully mended after the tragedy. Máire Grae was one of four Irish language students who lost their lives when a freak wave engulfed them on Mullaghderg beach on July 13 1972. Máire, who was 14 and from Sutton in Co Dublin, perished alongside […]


Brothers seriously injured in workplace accident


TWO Gortahork brothers were seriously injured in a workplace accident in Burtonport on Wednesday afternoon. The incident happened at around 3.30pm on the site of the new €4 million Burtonport Harbour Redevelopment project. It is understood both men fell from a height. Emergency services were quickly on the scene and the brothers were taken by […]


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 […]


Woman in her thirties taken to hospital after crash


A WOMAN in her thirties has been taken to Letterkenny University Hospital after a car crash this morning. The accident occurred at approximately 6am in the village of Annagry. Gardai in Bunbeg are investigating the accident which involved a single car. A Garda Spokesperson said: “A car lost control and collided with a pillar. A […]