Mourne Antiques celebrates thirty years in business in Letterkenny

MOURNE Antiques on the Main Street in Letterkenny is celebrating thirty years in business. Frances Spears took over the store from her mother Teresa in 1989 when it was on the banks of the River Mourne in Strabane. In August 1992 she decided to move to Letterkenny where she had spent time at college and […]

Letterkenny SVP expecting ‘tsunami’ as schools reopen

THE President of the Letterkenny area St Vincent de Paul charity fears “a tsunami” of need coming as family resource centres are seeing more demand for support for parents as schools prepre to reopen. With inflation running at nine percent and exorbitant fuel and heating costs families and individuals are experiencing a cost of living […]

Taking great leap in memory of father

WHEN Brendan Cavanagh lost his mobility, he found a new lease of life with Irish Wheelchair Association (IWA). Brendan sadly passed away in 2017, but his family are now preparing to ‘take the plunge’ by each doing a bungee jump from Moville pier next month. They hope to raise much needed proceeds for IWA, which […]

Barring orders advised for domestic abuse victims

A domestic abuse service is urging women to seek barring orders against their abusers instead of fleeing their home because of the accommodation crisis. Donegal Women’s Domestic Violence Service (DDVS) says it has seen a year on year rise in the number of families it is supporting. The service currently has five families in its […]

Exciting few days ahead for Cillian

FALCARRAGH’S Cillian Gallagher has an exciting few days ahead of him as he heads to Kerry to take up the role of escort at this year’s Rose of Tralee festival. The 27-year-old is eager to find out which Rose he is paired with for the festivities which returns after a three-year hiatus due to the […]

Opposition to student accommodation plan in Oakland Park

PLANS for new student accommodation in Letterkenny that were previously given the go-ahead by Donegal County Council have been appealed to An Bord Pleanála. The appeal has been lodged by David, Anne and Jean Stevenson, Ballyraine, who have raised numerous concerns about the application by Laura Black to build an extension to an existing property […]

Water outages expected as work takes place in Bonagee

RESIDENTS living in the Bonagee area of Letterkenny may experience water outages on Wednesday as Irish Water carry out work on the mains. The works are being carried out as part of the National Leakage Reduction Programme and could result in traffic disruptions. The scheduled works are due to take place between 9pm and 11pm […]

Swim from Gola to the mainland is a massive success

MORE than €14,000 has been raised for Donegal Cancer Flights after a group of swimmers took on the challenge of swimming from Gola to the mainland on Thursday. For many of the brave participants they only first got into the water last November and since then they have been working hard to conquer their goal […]

St Lugadius’ Church to celebrate 400 years of history

A SPECIAL Open Day takes place today in St Lugadius’ Church, Clonleigh, Lifford, to begin a series a celebrations marking its 400th anniversary. As part of Heritage Week, people are invited to attend the Open Day, between 11am and 2pm today,which will be followed by a special service on Sunday, August 21, at 3.30pm. The […]