Mass attendance survey to determine diocese shake-up

An attendance survey is set to be carried out at masses held throughout the Raphoe Diocese in February to determine the future of mass times and parish structures within the Diocese. As part of the Diocesan Pastoral Plan, results of the survey will be used to determine if there should be a reduction in the number of masses held in […]

St Brigid’s Cross making at Letterkenny Cathedral Quarter

Letterkenny Cathedral Quarter are inviting the public along to celebrate St. Brigid’s Day by creating Brigid’s crosses and taking part in the many special traditions connected to Brigid of Ireland on Tuesday, January 31. The Cathedral Quarter is welcoming everyone religious, non-religious, young and old to celebrate with them. This is the first in-person St […]

Gaoth Dobhair fiddler in final for Seán Ó Riada Medal

Talented Gaoth Dobhair fiddler Megan Nic Fhionnghaile will be one of the fourteen finalists who will compete for the Seán Ó Riada Gold Medal in Cork on Friday, February 3. Peadar Ó Riada will present the event live on RTÉ Raidió na Gaeltachta from the Rochestown Park Hotel. Megan grew up immersed in the songs […]

Donegal dog behaviourist Paula Doohan to star in new RTÉ series Madraí

DONEGAL dog behaviourist, Paula Doohan is set to star in a new RTÉ series called Madraí. The new six-part Irish language series kicks off on RTÉ from Friday, February 3.  With its cast of loveable canine rogues and easy-to-follow tips and strategies to cope with a range of pooch problems, Madraí is the paws-itively perfect series […]

Gay Walking Group mucks in for new rewilding initiative

DONEGAL’S Gay Walking Group has branched out into the field of rewilding. Members have begun a six part programme on An Caora Dubh farm in the Derryveagh Mountains. Under the scheme volunteers will involve themselves in a range of activities, starting with hedge laying and tree planting. Advertisement The project marks a milestone for a community […]

Safety assessments to be conducted at two Letterkenny locations

SAFETY assessments are to be carried out at two residential locations in Letterkenny following concerns about road safety. Councillors Donal Kelly and Kevin Bradley brought separate motions to the latest meeting of Letterkenny and Milford Municipal District. Councillor Kelly asked that Donegal Council put in place safety measures on the corner at the entrance to The Maples […]

Life and career of Anthony Molloy to feature in TG4 series

DONEGAL GAA legend Anthony Molloy is to feature as part of the latest series of TG4’s Laochra Gael. Now on its 21st run, Laochra Gael looks back on the careers of Ireland’s greatest GAA hurlers and footballers and often unearths unexpected insights into their lives. Set to appear in the latest series is captain turned councillor Anthony […]

Water disruption in Carricknahorna, Ballyshannon

Repairs to a burst water main may cause supply disruptions Garvanagh, Carricknahorna, Ballyshannon and surrounding areas in Co. Donegal. Works are scheduled to take place today until 4:30pm. Irish Water recommend that you allow 2-3 hours after the estimated restoration time for your supply to fully return.

€5 million expansion plans for Donegal hotel

ONE of Ireland’s largest property development and management companies, owned by Buncrana born Pat Doherty and his family, is to invest €5 million in an expansion of its five-star Lough Eske Castle Hotel. The company which developed the Titanic Centre in Belfast recently lodged a planning application to add a two story extension with 24 […]