Swim from Gola to the mainland is a massive success


MORE than €14,000 has been raised for Donegal Cancer Flights after a group of swimmers took on the challenge of swimming from Gola to the mainland on Thursday. For many of the brave participants they only first got into the water last November and since then they have been working hard to conquer their goal […]


Apology for cancer clinic cancellation


THE Saolta University Health Care Group has apologised to patients affected by the cancellation of two oncology clinics at Letterkenny University Hospital last month. The Chief Executive of the Group said it was “not good enough” and admitted that patients “didn’t get the service they deserved”. Addressing members of the Regional Health Forum via Zoom […]


Donegal woman in groundbreaking awareness podcast


A MILFORD woman who has been recognised for her bravery in surviving and dealing with cancer will speak about her experience in a ground breaking new Podcast series to raise awareness of Childhood Cancer Awareness Month. Nikki Bradley (35) is set to feature on the ‘Gold Ribbon Conversations Podcast’, which focuses on the lived experiences […]


Pressure grows for full review at LUH


PRESSURE is mounting on Letterkenny University Hospital for a full independent review to be carried out following new cases of delayed cancer diagnosis coming to light.  Deputy Pearse Doherty intends to raise the issue in the Dáil today and demand that Minister for Health, Stephen Donnelly takes action. The campaign for an independent review is […]


Suggestions sought for Gaoth Dobhair’s ‘Oasis of Peace’


THE people of Gaoth Dobhair are being asked to come up suggestions for the location for an ‘Oasis of Peace’ sculpture. The communal reflection space in the heart of the community will be in remembrance of those who have died suddenly and tragically down through the years. Ms Máire Uí Chomhaill, Bainisteoir, Ionad Naomh Pádraig, […]


Donegal woman, cancer and the Isha System


A DONEGAL woman who has overcome cancer and transformed her life through following a system of a South American spiritual teacher has spoken to the Donegal News this week about the events of recent years which led her to make a permanent move to Uruguay.