Donegal Daddy’s take on Brit Awards outfit goes viral

SAM Smith’s inflatable latex suit might have been the talk of the red carpet at this year’s Brit Awards but closer to home a Donegal man has put his own spin on the outfit. Micheál Brennan, aka Donegal Daddy, recreated the designer latex suit for a fraction of the price using something nearly everyone has […]

Fashion inspiration to get the creative juices flowing this spring

With Spring around the corner, it’s time to start thinking about what you might wear when you’re not having to swaddle yourself in so many layers. This is a great time to gather together inspiring ideas for spring looks. I recently gave a talk on fashion inspiration to a group of young carers who are […]

Campaign group say reports of rail link ‘would be fantastic’

THE CAMPAIGN group ‘Into The West’ has said it will be fantastic news if the reports that a railway link between Letterkenny and Derry is recommended in the All Island Rail Review are true. The review is still in draft form at present and is not expected to be published for another few months. A […]

Rathmullan to transform into a cinematic wonderland

RATHMULLAN will transform into a cinematic wonderland later this week when the village’s Film Festival returns for its sixth year. After two years of online and hybrid formats, the festival is back to its collaborative roots, running from Thursday to Sunday. Since it launched in 2018, Rathmullan Film Festival has continued to grow as a participatory […]

Fundraiser for island’s graveyard extension gains momentum

A CAMPAIGN fundraiser for an extension to Arranmore Island’s graveyard is gaining significant momentum, with almost €11,000 raised. Donegal County Council granted planning permission for the development last month. Fr John Boyce, on behalf of the parish of Arranmore, lodged plans with the local authority in November of last year for an extension to the existing […]

Call for Council to stop using coal mix to fix potholes

A local Councillor has urged the council to stop using coal mix to fix potholes as ‘everyone knows it does not work.’ Cllr Michael McMahon said the county has accumulated a lot of potholes during the recent cold snap and called for the new specialised pothole repair machine to be put in action. He says […]

Hospital campaign to hold meeting in Letterkenny

FOLLOWING on from last month’s National Day of Action at Letterkenny University Hospital a meeting will take place at Dillons Hotel on Thursday, February 16 at 7:30pm. All are welcome on the night, especially representatives of staff, patients and public representatives to help plan the next steps for the Hospital Campaign. Chairperson of the campaign […]

Inishowen choir to join forces with Donegal Chamber Orchestra for concert

The Donagh Choir from Inishowen will be joining forces with the Donegal Chamber Orchestra at a concert in Conwal Church in Letterkenny on Sunday, February 19, at 3pm. The concert will also feature soloists Danielle Kelly (soprano) and Seán McConologue (tenor). On the programme will be works by Haendal, Mozart and Bach, as well as […]

Donegal’s newest millionaire claims €1m Lotto prize

DONEGAL’S newest millionaire has claimed their prize. The lucky winner, who wishes to remain anonymous, scooped €1 million in Friday’s special EuroMillions raffle draw. The player purchased their winning ticket on the day of the draw in Burnfoot Service Station in Grianian Vale, Burnfoot and on Tuesday, they claimed their life-changing prize. Advertisement Store owner, Mary Tourish […]

Easing of Covid restrictions sees parking fines double in Donegal

The easing of Covid-19 restrictions saw parking fines almost double in Donegal in 2022, it has been revealed. Information obtained under the Freedom of Information Act revealed that Donegal County Council issued 2,712 fixed charge penalty notices in 2021. In the first 10 months of 2022, the local authority issued a whopping 4,237 fixed charge […]