Newtowncunningham Primary Care Centre to be fully functional from Monday

The new Newtowncunningham Primary Care Centre will be fully functional from Monday, August 8, 2022. Located at Main Street, Newtowncunningham, Co. Donegal, F93 RTF6, the new Primary Care Centre will offer a wide range of services. These include GP Services, Public Health Nursing, Physiotherapy and Occupational Therapy. It also has capacity to accommodate visiting clinics for […]

Competition site partners with Ardara Agricultural Show

As Dreams4less celebrates a year of prize giveaways to the people of Donegal, the online competition site is keen to partner with fundraising initiatives in the county and beyond. The site has just partnered with Ardara Agricultural Show to run its fundraising draw taking place on Saturday, August 13 with tickets now available for sale […]

Two COVID-19 pop-up vaccination clinics for Stranorlar

Two pop up COVID-19 vaccination clinics will be held in St Mary’s Parish Centre, Stranorlar, Co. Donegal, F93 EK52 this week. The clinics will run on Friday 5 and Saturday 6 of August 2022. Clinics will run from 11am to 5.45pm on both days. The clinics will offer vaccines to: ·       anyone 12 years and […]

Pedestrians injured as car crashes at Clonmany Festival

Gardaí attended the scene of a single vehicle road traffic collision in Clonmany last night when a driver stuck a number of pedestrians.  The incident happened on Main Street, Clonmany where the annual Clonmany Festival was taking place. Speaking to the Donegal News, a spokesperson from An Garda Síochána said the driver of the vehicle […]

Relief as missing Donegal teenager is located

Missing person Nicole McGinley has been located safe and well. Nicole went missing from Quigleys Point, Co. Donegal on July 31, 2022. A spokesperson from An Garda Síochána gave thanks to everyone for their help in locating Nicole. “An Garda Síochána would like to thank the public and the media for their assistance,” they said.

Donegal Punter Pockets Nearly €20,000 After Winning Streak On The Horses

A County Donegal Horse Racing punter is counting the cash this week following a run of winners which rewarded them to the tune of nearly €20,000. The anonymous customer placed a €0.50 each-way Lucky 15 in a BoyleSports shop on Monday, a wager which cost a total of €15. That investment looked like a wise […]

Gortahork born nun celebrates her 102nd birthday

Sr. Berchmans (Hannah Phaidí Phrionsias) who was born in Derryconnor, Gortahork celebrated her 102nd birthday recently. There will be a big celebration to mark the milestone in the Loreto Convent, Navan where she now resides. She was born on the 29th July, 1920 and was baptised on the 31st July. She entered the Loreto Order […]

Donegal man tackling water poverty in Africa

A Donegal man is at the heart of the fight to eradicate water poverty in some of Africa’s poorest regions. John Ryan is Projects Director with Aqua Africa, a company using technology and innovation to provide clean water and sanitation to millions of desperately poor people in Ghana. Aqua Africa’s mission is to provide sustainable access […]

Kerrykeel paramedic retires after 22 years service

WHEN hairdresser Eamon Coll spotted a job advert for a paramedic more than 20 years ago, he jumped at the chance to swap his scissors for a stethoscope. Eamon, from Kerrykeel, began his career in 2000, based initially in ambulance stations in Killybegs and Carndonagh before being transferred to Letterkenny. He worked for four years […]

Speed checks to be ramped up over the bank holiday weekend

SPEED checks are to be ramped up in Donegal this bank holiday weekend. Gardaí will be out in force to clampdown on drink/drug driving, speeding and the non-wearing of seatbelts. The warning comes as three new speed camera zones have become operational in Donegal as part of 61 nationally in a bid to cut road […]