Lifford road still closed following crash

The Lifford to Strabane bridge remains closed to traffic this afternoon following a crash this morning. It is understood a motorcyclist suffered serious injuries in the incident. The Air Ambulance did attend the scene and Donegal County Council has just confirmed that the road between Lifford and Strabane remains cordoned off. Diversion are in place […]

Man taken to hospital after crash close to rally stage

A man has been taken to hospital following a crash close to the Dooish Hill stage of the Donegal rally. Gardaí attended the scene and the man was taken to Letterkenny University Hospital for treatment. A spokesperson for the Gardaí said: “Gardaí are currently at the scene of a road traffic collision which took place […]

Road closed at Killross junction due to crash

EMERGENCY services are currently at the scene of a two-vehicle road traffic collision on the N13 road between Kilross and Ballybofey.  The collision happened around 12 noon today (Tuesday) and the road is closed and diversions are in place. Motorists are being advised to avoid the area if possible. Advertisement A person has been taken […]

Ranafast mourns tragic death of Monaghan footballer

The tragic death of the Monaghan GAA U20 captain Brendan Óg Ó Dufaigh in a car crash at the weekend is being mourned in the Ranafast area. The young man died just hours after playing in the Ulster Championship semi-final against Donegal. Brendan Óg, 19, is a son of Brendan and Esther Ó Dufaigh who […]

Coroner finds ‘misadventure’ in crash deaths

A coroner has ruled that the deaths of three young people in a road traffic accident near Letterkenny four years ago was due to “misadventure.” An inquest today into the three fatalities heard that the head-on crash involved two vehicles and all the victims knew each other. Teresa Robinson (20) of Dromore, Killygordon; Kaylem Murphy […]

Crash outside of school raises fresh safety concerns

A CRASH yesterday afternoon, which resulted in a woman being taken to hospital, has sparked fresh safety concerns at Magherabeg in Manorcunningham. The two-vehicle collision happened shortly before 3pm on the busy Letterkenny to Derry road, a stretch of road that has become notorious for accidents. Gardai and the ambulance service attended the scene and […]

Young woman killed in Portsalon crash

A WOMAN in her twenties has been killed following a single vehicle collision at Drumfad Lower, Portsalon last night. The woman, who was the driver of the vehicle, was pronounced dead at the scene and a male in his mid twenties was also taken to Letterkenny University Hospital with non-life threatening injuries. This is the […]

Letterkenny bus involved in crash leaving 18 injured

A BUS travelling from Letterkenny to Dublin was involved in a crash with a truck in Monaghan on Thursday afternoon which left eighteen people injured. The accident, involving Bus Eireann’s Route 32 service, occurred at around midday in Castleblayney. The injured passengers were taken to Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital, Drogheda and local Gardai have […]

Man taken to hospital after crash

A MAN was rushed to hospital this morning after a crash involving two articulated trucks on the main Lifford to Raphoe Road. Gardai attended the scene of the collision which to place at approximately 9.45am on the Lifford to Ballindrait Road. A Spokesperson for the Gardai said: “The incident involved two articulated trucks and one […]

Woman in her thirties taken to hospital after crash

A WOMAN in her thirties has been taken to Letterkenny University Hospital after a car crash this morning. The accident occurred at approximately 6am in the village of Annagry. Gardai in Bunbeg are investigating the accident which involved a single car. A Garda Spokesperson said: “A car lost control and collided with a pillar. A […]