War of Independence flying column monument to be unveiled

BY RÓISE COLLINS A monument honouring Paedar O’Donnell’s flying column that fought in Donegal during the War of Independence is to be unveiled in Ballymacool Park this weekend. Pat Doherty will be the guest speaker at the event being held on the outskirts of Letterkenny. Ballymacool is significant as this is where the IRA flying […]

Residents deploy sandbags as flooding threatens homes

RESIDENTS living at Letterkenny’s Ballymacool area say it is only a matter of time before their homes are badly damaged by flooding. A prolonged downpour on Tuesday night caused water to build up dangerously close to front doors along Charlie Daly Terrace and nearby Swilly View Terrace. People living there say the threat of flooding […]