Road closure due to Donegal Town Summer Festival

Due to the Donegal Town Summer Festival taking place this Saturday, July 2 the Diamond will be temporarily closed to traffic. Bus Éireann passengers travelling to/from Donegal Town between 2pm and 11pm on July 2 can board/disembark services at the picnic area near the Lidl Roundabout. All Bus Éireann services will resume as normal from […]

McGarrigles Shoes gets set to close after over 40 years

WHEN Kevin McGarrigle opened McGarrigles Shoes in Letterkenny back in October 1982 it marked a new beginning for the family-run business that first opened in Strabane almost 20 years earlier. Kevin was only 23 years old when in 1980 he took over the Old Spirit Bar on Letterkenny’s Main Street from Pat O’Donnell and Sean […]

Letterkenny’s Ulster Bank closed its doors today for the last time

STAFF at Donegal’s last remaining Ulster Bank are preparing to closed its doors for the final time today. Behind the drawn blind at the teller’s desk is a shelf filled with cards from customers, sharing their sincerest of sympathy and good wishes. One card reads, “You are more than just a building on the corner”. […]

Blow to Dunkineely as GP surgery to close from Monday

Sinn Féin TD for Donegal, Deputy Pearse Doherty, and the party’s councillor for the Donegal Municipal District, Cllr Noel Jordan, have been informed of the closure of the long-established Dunkineely GP surgery.   They have been told that from Monday there is to be no GP service in the area. Instead, people will have to […]