‘I told my wife to tell them that I love them’

By Róise Collins It’s almost a year since a traumatic work place accident left Ballybofey man Marius McCloskey fighting for his life. He was told it was unlikely he would ever walk again. Advertisement But miraculously, just 12 months later, he plans to conquer Errigal. Marius is a tree surgeon by trade and for over 30 years […]

Sisters thank Beaumont Hospital with €26,000 cheque

FOUR sisters who raffled off their Donegal home have presented a chunk of the profits to the hospital they credit for giving their mother a precious extra 18 months. Susan Gallagher and her sisters Marcia, Johanne and Dorothy lost both their parents, Ben and Lyndell, in the space of two months in 2018. According to […]

‘You never really expect to win these things do you?’

AN American man who won a Donegal farmhouse in a raffle says he only entered the draw because it was for a good cause. Robert Duncan and his wife Valeria had just gone to bed when his phone started ringing. After ignoring it a couple of times Robert answered to be told that he had […]

Young woman highlights importance of organ donation

ELIZABETH Ferry was a 14-year-old student in Errigal College when she was diagnosed with ESKD (End Stage Kidney Disease). The shock diagnosis of kidney failure catapulted the young teenager’s life and that of her family into a world of uncertainty around her health. Six months of dialysis, six nights a week for 11 hours each […]