Three Trees to Carndonagh Public Consultation

DONEGAL County Council with the support of Transport Infrastructure Ireland invite residents of the area, members of the public and other interested parties to participate in the first non-statutory public consultation for the Three Trees to Carndonagh Greenway Project. The project is currently at Phase 1 (Concept & Feasibility), which includes the identification of a […]

€2,880 raised for Donegal Hospice and MS Ireland

HOUSEHOLD recycling centres throughout Donegal have contributed €2,880 to support the local hospice and Multiple Sclerosis Ireland. Donegal Hospice offers a range of palliative care services for individuals with life-limiting illnesses, while Multiple Sclerosis Ireland provides crucial services to thousands of individuals living with MS and their families. The much-needed funds were raised by Bryson Recycling […]

Booker Prize winner returns to Maynooth

THE Carndonagh born Booker Prize winner Paul Lynch has been appointed Distinguished Writing Fellow at Maynooth University. The appointment will see the author return as a colleague in the Department of English in Maynooth University where he will teach on the MA in Creative Writing. Previously, Mr Lynch was the 2019 Kildare County Council Writer-in-Residence […]

Aontú representative ‘shellshocked’ at reports that residential unit to close

Donegal Aontú representative Mary T Sweeney says she is absolutely shellshocked at reports that the Supervised Residential Unit (SRU) in Carndonagh is to close. The unit, housed in an old convent, provides residential and outreach services for patients experiencing mental health difficulties. “I am absolutely shellshocked to hear that this service is allegedly being shut […]

Opinions Sought from Buncrana & Carndonagh Residents

The second phase of a public consultation process, regarding the Buncrana to Carndonagh Greenway Project, is about to get underway. The initiative aims to provide an attractive trail between Buncrana and Carndonagh, mainly to be used for recreational purposes by pedestrians, cyclists and people with impaired mobility. Donegal County Council, with the support of Transport […]

Increase in X-ray Services at Carndonagh Community Hospital

The X-ray service in the Carndonagh Community Hospital is now running five days a week. Previous to the service starting, patients would travel to Letterkenny University Hospital to avail of an X-ray. The service has seen a large increase in GP referrals since the COVID-19 pandemic. Advertisement All referrals are prioritised according to the clinical […]

Inishowen author is nominated for the Booker Prize

INISHOWEN man, Paul Lynch is one of four Irish nominees for this year’s prestigious Booker Prize. ‘Prophet Song’ by the Carndonagh raised international award-winning author is described as “harrowing and dystopian”. It is due to be published on August 24. Lynch was born in Limerick and grew up in Inishowen. He now lives in Dublin. […]

Boil water notice issued for parts of Inishowen

Following consultation with the Health Service Executive (HSE), Uisce Éireann and Donegal County Council have issued a Boil Water Notice to protect the health of approximately 8,900 consumers supplied by the Inishowen West Public Water Supply and Carndonagh Mixed Public Water Supply due to operational issues at the water treatment plant. The notice impacts all […]