‘Tennessee is so backward it feels almost dystopian’

AS wider America digests the results of its mid-term elections a woman with strong ties to Donegal living in Tennessee says the southern state is “slipping into fascism”. The language of USA politics will mean relatively little to those on this side of the Atlantic – The Democrats have retained control of the Senate after winning a […]

Fond memories as shop in Bunbeg closes

THE final closing of the door to Matt Bonner’s Shop in Magheraclogher on Sunday marked the end of an era and a business that served the community for almost 100 years. Spanning three generations of the Bonner family its founder the late Annie Bonner was famous for her home-made ice cream. That ice-cream experience evoked […]

Warning over holiday home scam

A WOMAN who fell victim to a holiday home scam has warned of how sincere and believable the advertiser was during her ordeal. Helen Hancock believed she was renting a stunning house in Bunbeg for two weeks in the summer and handed over a £250 deposit only to find out it was a scam. Speaking […]

‘I wanted to do this for me and other mothers like me’

EILISH Haigh has always dreamt of opening a shop and living by the seaside. And, in just a few short weeks the mother-of-two will see her dreams come true when she opens the doors of a boutique with a difference in the former Post Office premises in Bunbeg. Like for many others, Eilish found lockdown […]

Temporary closing of Bank of Ireland branches

    Bank of Ireland branches in Bunbeg, Bundoran and Glenties will close temporarily to help ensure continuity of service at its larger Letterkenny branch. Advertisement The redeployment of staff from the three smaller branch locations is to support colleague self-isolation while ensuring the continued operation of the Letterkenny branch, which is open today as […]

No reprieve for Bunbeg Post Office

AN Post has announced plans to push ahead with the closure of Bunbeg Post Office. It had been hoped the facility would get a reprieve due to the sizeable community opposition to the move. However it was confirmed this morning that the Bunbeg office will shut as part of a restructuring programme by An Post. […]

Fr Ted actor puts himself off the road

Fr Ted actor Gerard McSorley put himself off the road following his prosecution for a speeding offence. He was fined today (Wed) €100 for driving at 69 kilometres in a 60-kilometre per hour zone on the R257 at Cnoc an Stollaire, Bunbeg, last October 20. McSorley, who played Fr Todd Unctuous in the tv series, wasn’t […]