Green light for completion of Donegal Community Stadium

Pearse Doherty TD welcomes news that the green light has been given for the completion of the Donegal Community Stadium. Teachta Pearse Doherty has welcomed the news that the Donegal Community Stadium, a 6,130-capacity stadium with all areas covered which will be home to Finn Harps Football Club, can move forward with construction. Speaking today, […]

Man hospitalised after overnight collision

A man is being treated in Letterkenny University Hospital following a road traffic collision that occurred last night at Cashelshanagan, Ramelton. The collision occurred between a car and a motorcyclist on the R245 between Letterkenny and Ramelton. The motorcyclist was injured and transferred to Letterkenny University Hospital where he is being treated. Advertisement There were […]

ATU research impact of tourism on Donegal islands

The Atlantic Technological University (ATU) is currently conducting research with six island communities off the west and northwest coast to measure the impact of tourism on the islands.  Visitors to islands have become increasingly popular since the pandemic and while it has led to some economic benefits for some it has also added extra pressures […]

Companies link up to restore Glasgow bus link

DOHERTY’S Travel, McGinley Coach Travel and Bus Feda have announced their joint service between Donegal and Glasgow will resume, July 22. This is the first time this service has operated in two and a half years as it was suspended as a result of Covid-19. The service will operate as a straight-through journey, meaning the […]

Donegal’s Historic Maritime heritage brought to life

Three new maritime historical virtual reality experiences were officially unveiled by Cathaoirleach of Donegal County Council, Cllr. Liam Blaney at Fanad Lighthouse, Inishowen Maritime Museum & Planetarium & Fort Dunree.  The three Virtual Reality experiences have been created as part of the EU funded TIDE project. They include ‘The Storm, The Sea – The Saldanha’ at […]

Weather advisory warning as temperatures set to soar

Met Éireann has issued a yellow weather advisory warning for Ireland as temperatures are set to soar in the upcoming days. Met Éireann said Ireland will experience a hot spell beginning Sunday and continuing into early next week. “Day time temperatures will widely reach the high twenties, possibly exceeding 30 degrees in some locations. Advertisement “Remaining […]

COVID pop-up vaccination clinics to be held in Dungloe

Two COVID-19 pop-up vaccination clinics will be held in Dungloe on Friday July 15 and Saturday July 16. The clinics will be held in Dungloe Community Hospital, Co. Donegal, F94Y326 from 11am to 5.45pm on both days for those aged 12 years and over for Dose 1, Dose 2 and booster vaccines. Those 65 years and over, who are […]

McConalogue slams Sinn Fein’s no-confidence vote

The Government has won a motion of confidence, with Micheál Martin’s coalition securing 85 votes in the motion which was tabled in response to a no-confidence vote by Sinn Féin. Minister McConalogue was one of many that voted for a motion of confidence. Minister McConalogue slammed Sinn Fein during the Motion of Confidence in the […]

Gardaí search for missing man

Gardaí are seeking the public’s assistance in tracing the whereabouts of 79-year-old Anthony (Tony) Boyle who went missing from his home in Killylastin, Letterkenny, Co. Donegal. It is understood Anthony left his home at approximately 9.30am on Tuesday, July 12. Anthony is described as being 6 foot tall with a slim build. Advertisement He is […]

Call for cardiac services to be expanded at LUH

INDEPENDENT TD for Donegal Thomas Pringle has said the National Review of Specialist Cardiac Services must recognise the need for such services at Letterkenny University Hospital. Established in 2018, the review is due to be published soon. Speaking in the Dáil, Deputy Pringle said that the terms of reference say that the review is, among […]