Tackling dereliction at heart of ambitious plan for Letterkenny

AMBITIOUS regeneration plans for Letterkenny will bring significant investment for residents, businesses and tourists, a leading consultant has said. The Market Square, the town’s former courthouse and Lower Main Street are among areas in line for major development under Letterkenny 2040 Regeneration Plans in a bid to make the town more accessible and attractive. A […]

Sleep out raises staggering amount for charity

MEMBERS of the Celtic FC Foundation got their long johns on last Saturday in preparation for their first ever ‘Sleep Out’ event in Donegal which raised a staggering €22,000 for Irish charities. When CLG Naomh Íochtar na Rosann agreed to the use of their facilities, there was only one worry and that was if the […]

Christmas comes early for Milford community

CHRISTMAS has come early for the Milford community in the shape of a church building which has been officially signed over for recreational use. The Milford Reformed Presbyterian Church has donated its former church on the Kilmacrennan Road to the Milford and District Resource Centre which will provide much needed community space for activities and […]

Second public meeting over Ramelton project

A SECOND public meeting will be held in Ramelton next week in order for the local community to get clarifications from Donegal County Council about a regeneration plan for the town. Locals and business people attended a public meeting in Quayside Bistro on Tuesday night when concerns were voiced about the new Ramelton Re-imagined project. Ramelton […]

Anger as hospital’s domestic staff overlooked in evaluation scheme

DOMESTIC staff at Letterkenny hospital say they feel “under-valued” after being ignored as part of a HSE job evaluation scheme. The health authority has been carrying out a review of all roles and making recommendations around appropriate rates of pay and allowances. But while almost all departments have been moved up a band, domestic and cleaning […]

The RSA issue an alert for Ice, Hailstones and Snow

The Road Safety Authority is advising all road users to prepare for hazardous conditions on roads and footpaths as Met Eireann has issued a warning for low temperatures and ice. This will include low temperatures by day and sharp or severe frosts and icy patches at night and into the weekend for all of Ireland. […]

Cardonagh Public Services Centre to remain closed today

The Public Service Centre in Carndonagh will remain closed today, Friday, December 9. The centre closed yesterday following a planned protest by mica campaigners, essentially blocking the protest.  Another protest planned for today has since be postponed. Advertisement If you require Council services, please contact offices by phone on 074 91 53900. Normal services will […]

Continued demand for online shopping drives up parcel volumes for An Post

CONTINUED demand in online shopping is primarily driving up parcel volume for An Post staff in Letterkenny’s sorting office. Hardworking staff at the Carnamuggagh-based facility are carefully sifting through festive parcel and letter deliveries to ensure they reach their recipients before Christmas. With post-pandemic online shopping continuing to prove popular locally, as well as the […]

Pieta House braced for busy period

MORE than 1300 hours of face to face therapy have been provided by Pieta in Donegal from January to date this year, as the charity says it is braced for significant contact over Christmas. The suicide and self-harm prevention charity is estimating that 324 people will get in touch with its helpline on Christmas Day. Speaking to […]

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.