FR Charlie Byrne, PP Carrigart, celebrated the 40th anniversary of his ordination to the priesthood last weekend. A native of Kilcar, Fr Byrne was ordained in St Cartha’s Church, Kilcar, by the late Bishop Anthony McFeely on June 28, 1981. On Sunday Fr Charlie celebrated a Thanksgiving Mass in St John the Baptist Church, Carrigart. […]
Golden opportunity to sell Donegal as a ‘perfect place’
THE Covid-19 pandemic is proving to be a golden opportunity to sell Donegal as a perfect place to live and work. That was the message delivered this week by Boyd Robinson of Charlie Robinson Limited, Auctioneers and Valuers. “The phone hasn’t stopped ringing for the past few weeks,” said Mr Robinson who added that interest […]
Ready and gable: Pub’s wall gets new look
A new mural on the gable wall of a restaurant and bar outside Carrigart has drawn admiring glances from passers-by in recent days. Renowned Armagh artist Dean Keane was given the gable of the Olde Glen Bar as his canvas and the finished product is a nod to Kinnegar Brewing. Local and visitors alike looked […]
Shoppers turn to deliveries, spuds and stuff for baking
“Covid has affected us all. We’ve had to change our work practices for the protection of customers and staff alike but we’ve seen a surge in business”
Lecturing, All Ireland finals, Bolt and much, much more
Myles Gallagher: “The more satisfying interviews were the ones I had with the natives”
Mult-million euro resort sells for €3.25m in Carrigart
Guiding €2.6million, the resort attracted significant interest with the sales process culminating in a best and final bids round.
Gardai believe safe stolen in Carrigart burglary
GARDAI investigating a break in at Centra on the Main Street in Carrigart believe that a safe was taken during the incident. Milford Gardai are investigating the burglary which occurred sometime overnight in the early hours of Tuesday morning. A Spokesperson for Gardai said: “We can confirm Gardai are investigating a burglary which occurred at […]
Donegal communities can be proud of their Tidy Towns achievements – McHugh
DONEGAL TD Joe McHugh has passed on his congratulations to towns and communities in Donegal who took part in this year’s Tidy Towns competition. Minister McHugh said he was pleased with awards today to Buncrana, Carrigart, Raphoe, Culdaff, Malin, Kerrykeel and Letterkenny. Advertisement “For the last fifty nine years the Tidy Towns competition has […]
Funeral of former World Masters champion Hugh Gallagher
Funeral Mass of Hugh Gallagher takes place in Church of St John the Baptist Carrigart at 11am with burial afterwards.
Carrigart son wins €2.2 million lotto
LOCAL people in Carrigart were delighted to learn that it is the son of a deceased local woman who won the €2.26 million in Saturday night’s Lotto, having shared the €4.5 million prize with someone in Kerry.