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 […]

Ballindrait man marks 80th anniversary of aunt’s murder

A Ballindrait man has taken part in a special commemoration in Scotland to mark the 80th anniversary of the murder of his aunt during World War II. Liam Canning recently returned from Scotland after attending the memorial ceremony organised by the Inveraray and District Branch of the Royal British Legion. The ceremony was held to […]

PSNI issue warning over Donegal holiday home scam

THE POLICE Service of Northern Ireland (PSNI) has issued a warning over a holiday home scam in Donegal. The public is being urged to be cautious when booking holiday rentals online as there has been a surge in people falling victim to scams on Facebook Marketplace. The PSNI say victims have paid deposits of between […]

Hospital under extreme pressure as Covid numbers rise

LETTERKENNY University Hospital is again under extreme pressure as the number of patients being treated with Covid-19 has risen by more than forty per cent in the last week. Saolta confirmed there are eight areas of the hospital impacted by outbreaks with 57 patients with the virus being treated on Saturday. This is having an impact […]

Cathaoirleach launches new code for campers in Donegal

Cathaoirleach of Donegal County Council, Cllr. Liam Blaney, has launched a new code of conduct that asks campers to plan ahead, book ahead and to be mindful of their surroundings as they travel through the county this summer. The new code will help campers enjoy their visit to Donegal while at the same time protecting […]

Crawford Gallagher solicitors care for your legal needs

At Crawford Gallagher Solicitors we represent people who have been accused of a crime, whether it is minor or non minor offence.  We also provide Garda station call outs service. Most offences will start in the District Court depending on the type of charge. The district judge will either have the jurisdiction to deal with […]

Put your heart into your work at Home Instead

As Ireland’s population continues to age, demand for home care services is reaching an all-time high. Home Instead Senior Care is seeking 60 new and experienced caregivers to work all over County Donegal and help provide clients with the excellent level of service that the company is renowned for.  If you are a caring and […]

Letterkenny Hospital to get second breast surgeon

DONEGAL Minister Joe McHugh has confirmed cancer care at Letterkenny University Hospital is to be boosted with the appointment of a second breast cancer surgeon on a permanent basis. “The appointment of a second breast cancer surgeon on a permanent contract in Letterkenny is an important development for health services in Donegal and the North […]

Real life NARCOS to swoop on Letterkenny

TWO Drug Enforcement Agents (DEA) who inspired the hit Netflix show NARCOS are to speak in Letterkenny later this year. ‘NARCOS – An Evening of Conversation’ features real life DEA agents Steve Murphy and Javier Pena. Born in Texas, Pena joined the US DEA in 1984. Four years later the Retired Special Agent in Charge […]

Dessie Shiels resigns from Donegal County Council

INDEPENDENT Councillor Dessie Shiels has announced his resignation from the local authority. The move brings to an end a five year spell representing the Letterkenny Municipal District. He will be replaced by Letterkenny man Eugene Gallagher. Advertisement Announcing his resignation this morning, the solicitor said, “I wish to confirm my resignation from Donegal County Council […]