Enquiries ongoing following crash in Castlefinn


Enquiries are ongoing following a road traffic collision on the N15 in Castlefinn yesterday evening. Gardaí attended the scene of a road traffic collision involving two vehicles but no serious injuries were reported.  


Information day on Castlefinn flood relief scheme


THE public are being encouraged to attend an information day next week on the preferred option for the Castlefinn Flood Relief Scheme. The drop-in event will be held on Thursday, November 10, in Castlefinn Partnership Initiative (CPI) Centre, Castlefinn, from 4pm until 8pm. Members of the project team, from Donegal County Council, the Office of […]


Castlefin man goes head-to-head on telly


CASTLEFINN man Raymond Bryson is competing in E4’s new show ‘The Big Blowout’ in the hope of being named a next generation super hair stylist. Hosted by AJ Odudu, the show was created by the makers of ‘The Great British Bake Off’. Eleven passionate stylists go ‘head to head’to test their creativity, technical ability and passion for […]


Hallelujah…Empty church sells at last


AN abandoned church in Castlefinn has sold for almost double its original asking price. The 150-year-old Congregational Church of Ireland property, located in the town’s Diamond area, had been on the market for over two years. When it failed to sell estate agent Martin McGowan sent it to auction. It was bought by someone in Dublin […]


Appointment of consultants on flood relief schemes


  Donegal County Council, in partnership with the Office of Public Works, have appointed RPS Consulting Engineers Ltd to undertake the engineering and environmental consultancy services for four flood relief schemes in Burnfoot, Castlefinn, Na Dúnaibh and Glenties. A fifth town, An Cheathrú Chaol (Kerrykeel), will also benefit from a flood relief scheme which will […]


One of Donegal’s most historic homes up in flames


  A €1.2million historic, country house in Donegal is believed to have been destroyed in an overnight blaze.  Donaghmore House, Castlefinn was engulfed by flames last night as three fire tenders from Letterkenny, Stranorlar and Strabane battled the blaze.  It is understood the fire was brought under control in the early hours of this morning. Advertisement […]


Missing man from Castlefinn located safe and well


A MAN in his late twenties that was reported missing from Castlefinn in the early hours of this morning has been located.  An extensive search was carried out by local Gardai and the Malin Head Coast Guard assisted by helicopter. A Garda Spokesperson said: “The male has been located safe and well. No further assistance […]

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Search for missing man in Castlefinn


GARDAI are co-ordinating a search for a man in his late twenties who was reported missing in the early hours of this morning. The Malin Head Coast Guard said they were called out this morning to assist in the search however, their helicopter has now been stood down. A Spokesperson for the Coast Guard said […]