New figures show no delays for NCT tests in Donegal

DONEGAL appears to be bucking the trend as there is no lengthy delays at NCT test centres in the county. It was revealed this week that long delays at NCT centres are causing extreme problems as 375,000 vehicles on Irish roads are without a valid NCT certificate. However, there is no excuse for motorists in Donegal as […]

New X-Ray department open in Letterkenny

A new state of the art community x-ray facility is now operational at the Errigal Chronic Disease Management (CDM) Hub. The new facility is located on the Kilmacrennan Road, Letterkenny opposite the entrance to the Emergency Department, Letterkenny University Hospital. The new facility is the fifth community x-ray location operating across Donegal Community Healthcare Network […]

Inishowen records lowest rate of children vaccinated

Inishowen has recorded the lowest level of children vaccinated against Covid-19. New figures released by the Central Statistics Office (CSO) have revealed that just the Primary Course Completed rate in  five to eleven year olds is just 4 percent in Buncrana and Carndonagh – the lowest rate in the country. The county also recorded the second […]

Countywide Christmas Appeal 2021 a ‘huge success’

THE first of its kind countywide appeal for food donations for those in need this Christmas has been hailed a success.  Members of Donegal Food Response Network have been overwhelmed by the generosity and volume of support and donations received as part of the ‘Countywide Christmas Appeal 2021’, which took place on Saturday, November 27. […]

Three Pop-Up vaccination clinics in Donegal this week

Walk-in COVID-19 vaccination clinics are taking place in Carndonagh, Buncrana and Stranorlar this week to make it as easy as possible for anyone who has yet to receive their first dose of the Pfizer vaccine, to get vaccinated. People who are waiting for their second dose Pfizer vaccine may also attend one of the walk-in […]

New vaccination centre to open in west Donegal

PLANS are underway to open a new satellite vaccination centre in West Donegal. The news comes as the first walk-in vaccination centres prepare to open in the county over the bank holiday weekend. People without an appointment will be able to get a Pfizer or Moderna vaccine in the Letterkenny IT vaccination centre on Saturday […]

Covid cases fall in five of Donegal’s seven LEAs

FIVE of the seven Local Electoral Areas in Donegal have seen a reduction in the 14-day incidence of Covid-19 cases. Covid rates in Letterkenny, Milford and Glenties are now all below the national average. Numbers have also dropped in Carndonagh and notably in the Lifford-Stranorlar area, previously one of the hardest hit areas in the […]

Figures show drop in Covid-19 cases in Letterkenny area

THERE has been a significant reduction in the number of cases of Covid-19 being reported in the Letterkenny Electoral Area over the past seven days. The figures, available from the Covid-19 Data Hub, show case information at a Local Electoral Area (LEA) level across Ireland between September 29 and October 12. The Health Protection Surveillance […]