Long-serving Donegal foster carers honoured at a special event

THE Mayor of the Letterkenny and Milford Municipal District, Cllr Kevin Bradley has honoured long-serving foster carers at an event in the Clanree Hotel, Letterkenny. He was joined at the special appreciation event by Jacqueline Smyth, National Lead for Foster Care, Tusla and Gerry Hone, Regional Chief Officer, West North West, Tusla who extended their […]

Confirmation that popular local hotel to house refugees

By Róise Collins THE Clanree Hotel in Letterkenny is preparing to provide accommodation for up to 175 Ukrainian refugees. The four star hotel that boasts 120 en-suite guestrooms will start providing accommodation in two phases starting from September 1, a spokesperson from the Department of Integration told the Donegal News.The spokesperson confirmed that the residency will be […]

Donegal County Council launch Social Inclusion week

DONEGAL County Council are set to launch Social Inclusion Week at An Grianan Theatre, on Saturday, March 25 at 1.30pm. A festival of colour will follow the launch which will be hosted by the Letterkenny Indian Community. This Colour Festival will be a family event for everyone where you will make unforgettable memories. Advertisement Social […]

Over 30 workers let go at Clanree Hotel due to Level 3

MORE THAN 30 people have been let go from their jobs at the Clanree Hotel in Letterkenny as Donegal enters a level three lockdown. The news was relayed to staff on Friday morning as the latest human effect of the coronavirus starts to impact. Michael Naughton, general manager of the Clanree hotel, said the spread […]

Campaign against Mercosur trade deal intensifies

Sponsored content by GUE/NGL and Sinn Féin  Campaign against Mercosur trade deal intensifies as Carthy announces Letterkenny public meeting details The campaign against the controversial EU-Mercosur trade deal is due to intensify as Sinn Féin MEP, Matt Carthy, has announced that he will be hosting a series of public information meetings on the subject including […]

Irwin Electrical Expo 2017 gets underway next week

Irwin Electrical Expo 2017 is the North West’s only Trade Show event bringing the electrical industry’s biggest & brightest to the North West. The event is a must for all tradesmen & contractors – there will be over 30 exhibitors including special guests from Safe Electric who will have their test rigs from their road […]

Soldiers to fight for brave little Caolan

A CHARITY ‘Armygeddon’ boxing night featuring soldiers from Finner Camp takes place in Letterkenny next month in order to raise funds for a young couple whose six-month-old son is undergoing treatment for a very rare and aggressive form of cancer.