Donegal Intercultural Platform expresses deep sadness on the death of Private Séan Rooney

Donegal Intercultural Platform expressed their deep sadness at the death of Irish soldier, Pte. Séan Rooney who was on peace-keeping duties in south Lebanon. Seán Rooney, originally from Newtown Cunningham in County Donegal, died when his armoured vehicle came under fire in the village of Al-Aqbieh, and that another Irish soldier, Trooper Shane Kearney was […]

An Garda Siochana have launched their annual Christmas Drink Driving campaign

The message this Christmas from the Donegal Road Safety Working Group is – Never, Ever Drink or Drug Drive. The message in the campaign is that drink driving destroys lives, families, and communities. As the festive season approaches, stark warnings have been issued to road-users about the consequences of drink-driving. Advertisement The DRSWG is urging […]

Water disruption in the Letterkenny area

Repairs to a burst water main may cause supply disruptions to Carrygawley, Wood Road, Cullian Road, Letterkenny and surrounding areas in Co. Donegal. Works are scheduled to take place until 4:30pm on 15 December. We recommend that you allow 2-3 hours after the estimated restoration time for your supply to fully return. Advertisement Please note […]

Special meeting over defective blocks crisis

DONEGAL County Council is to hold a special meeting tomorrow to discuss the steps they must take to immediately help those families whose homes are worst affected by defective concrete blocks. The meeting will also discuss the steps to provide alternative accommodation urgently and to seek an update on a recent meeting with the Minister for […]

Cold snap expected to lift after the weekend -Met Éireann

THE weather is to remain blustery today and tomorrow, but the current cold snap is expected to lift after the weekend. Donegal is one of the few counties excluded from the Status Orange low temperature and ice warning that stretches across 19 counties. The county still remains under a Status Yellow warning. Temperatures are to remain very […]

Kasabian set to rock Sea Sessions 2023

SEA Sessions has moved to kill off the winter blues by announcing its first round of headline acts. Set to perform at Ireland’s biggest beach party are Kasabian, Becky Hill and The Coronas. Sea Sessions 2023 takes place in Bundoran from June 16 to 18 with other major names including Cian Ducrot, Girls of the […]

Green light for €1.2m extension at Mulroy College

THE green light has been given for a €1.2 million extension to Mulroy College in Milford. Plans were lodged in October of this year by Anne McHugh, Chief Executive of Donegal ETB on behalf of Mulroy College. Proposals included the installation of a two-storey modular building containing seven classrooms, three set rooms and and ancillary […]

McConalogue confirms almost €1m for Donegal towns and villages

The Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine and Donegal TD, Charlie McConalogue, this morning confirmed almost €1m in funding for 6 Donegal projects under the Town and Village Renewal Scheme. The Donegal projects receiving funding today are in Carndonagh, Convoy, Dungloe, Manorcunningham, Lifford and Ballybofey/Stranorlar. Commenting, Minister McConalogue said he is am delighted to […]

Gaoth Dobhair woman braves the shave in aid of a great local charity

GAOTH DOBHAIR woman Kathleen Griffin has taken control of her hair loss and has braved the shave in a bid to raise much needed funds for local charity Eitiltí and Seirbhísí Ailse Dhún na nGall. In September 2022 Kathleen was diagnosed with ovarian cancer. Luckily she only had to wait four weeks for surgery, to which […]

Planning permission granted for apartment blocks in Letterkenny

RESIDENTS of a Letterkenny estate which sees frequent water outages have said they are “very concerned” after planning permission for the construction of 28 apartments in the area was given the green light. Donegal County Council has granted permission to Lexus Projects Limited for the construction of two apartment blocks containing 28 apartments in Carnamuggagh Upper. Vehicular and […]