Bunbeg man charged with the murder of grandfather

A BUNBEG man has been charged with the murder of his grandfather just days before Christmas. Derek Mulligan (36), of Magheraclogher, Bunbeg, was brought before Letterkenny District Court on Thursday charged with the murder of Derek Burns on December 19, 2023, at Carrickaboyle, Derrybeg. Detective Garda Paul Dolan told the court he arrested Mulligan, and when […]

Passing of well known Gaoth Dobhair pharmacist

THE death took place at his home on Saturday of Michael James Gallagher, Magheraclogher, Bunbeg. The former pharmacist, footballer, photographer, golfer and artist was born in Cotteen, Derrybeg on September 7, 1927. His parents were Micí the Cope Gallagher and Sarah Bhilly (née Gallagher). His father who was originally from Inishcaorach Island, moved to live […]

Garda Station sells for close to three times asking price

By Róise Collins A former Garda Station in Bunbeg has sold at auction for €85,000. The final sale price is close to three times the reserve price which had been set to €30,000. Advertisement The auction held by O’Donnellan and Joyce, a Galway based Auctioneer took place on Friday, November 3, drew the attention of […]

Funeral of Danny Blair to take place tomorrow 

By Dionne Meehan JUST one short week after launching his book detailing his cancer diagnosis, treatment and prognosis, Daniel (Danny) Blair sadly passed away yesterday. Danny passed away at his home at Upper Dore, Bunbeg. Advertisement The father of two was originally from Glasgow, but had made Donegal his home with his wife Anne and […]

Legacy of Francie Mooney theme of Éigse Uladh this weekend

Éigse Uladh is running in Gaoth Dobhair this weekend and its dedicated to the life and legacy of the late renowned fiddler, footballer, actor and school teacher the late Francie Mooney of Coshclady, Bunbeg. The éigse will be officially opened by Paddy Glackin in Acadamh na hOllscolaíochta Gaeilge, Páirc Ghnó Ghaoth Dobhair tomorrow Friday at […]

Visitors to beauty spots urged not to block emergency access routes

WITH sunnier weather having at last arrived in Donegal, Gardaí are appealing to visitors to beauty spots not to block emergency access routes. The sun is out and people have started to travel to local beauty spots and forests for exercise and family days out after such a prolonged spell of bad weather. But, with greater […]

Tender issued for development at Bunbeg harbour

PONTOONS aimed at attracting more leisure boats to west Donegal are to be developed in Bunbeg. A tender has been issued for contractors interested in taking on the building project. Bunbeg harbour was created almost 200 years ago to serve the local fishing industry. Advertisement In the earlier part of the 20th century it was […]

BREAKING: Body recovered in West Donegal

IT has been confirmed that a body has been recovered from the Crolly River in West Donegal this morning. The Bunbeg Coast Guard responded to a call this morning and later recovered a body from the river.