Walk in Central Park in memory of victims of Creeslough


A WALK will take place in Central Park in New York on Sunday in memory of the victims of the tragic explosion in Creeslough which occurred this day last week. The walk is being organised by Creeslough native Aoife Cannon who is now living in New York. Anyone who would like to take part is […]


Funeral of father and daughter to take place tomorrow


The funerals of father and daughter, Robert Garwe and little Shauna Flanagan-Garwe will take place in Creeslough tomorrow. Robert, aged 50 and his five-year-old daughter Shauna were killed in the tragic explosion which claimed the lives of ten people last Friday. The family released the funeral details last night. Advertisement Deeply missed by a heartbroken […]


Tributes for pastoral care provided by parish priest


THERE has been an outpouring of support for Creeslough parish priest Fr John Joe Duffy, who has been a constant source of comfort to those facing their darkest days. Fr John Joe arrived on the scene shortly after the explosion at Applegreen service station on Friday and remained there, as people frantically gathered to wait […]


Creeslough remains in our prayers – Bonner


By Frank Craig Packie Bonner has paid tribute to the ten people who died following the explosion at an Applegreen service station in Creeslough last Friday afternoon. Speaking on Wednesday morning, the Republic of Ireland and Glasgow Celtic legend said he still can’t fully comprehend that such a devastating tragedy has visited Donegal’s doorstep. Advertisement […]


Creeslough Appeal funds exceed €1 million


EFFORTS to raise funds for the families of those who have lost loved ones or were injured in the devastating explosion in Creeslough are underway. As of yesterday almost €400,000 has been raised online after a GoFundMe page was set up by Ards native Gerard McFadden. In an update on the page, he said words could not […]


ISPCC encourage those impacted to reach out


THE Irish Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children (ISPCC) has encouraged anyone impacted by the tragedy in Creeslough to reach out for support in the weeks and months ahead. The organisation said they are there to assist parents or carers, children and young people as they come to terms with the enormous loss. […]


HSE support line for those impacted by Creeslough tragedy


The HSE have established a Support Phone line (Tel: 087 1405138) for those impacted by the recent tragedy in Creeslough. Calls will be responded to by trained HSE professionals. The purpose of the Support Line is to give the public direct access to professional support, advice and information, including about services as appropriate. Advertisement The […]


Drones temporarily prohibited from flying over Creeslough


Flying Drones is prohibited in the vicinity of Creeslough, County Donegal this week following the unfolding of events last Friday. The temporary restriction was announced on Monday and will remain in place until 4pm tomorrow. The ban was put in place by the Irish Aviation Authority. For more information visit www.iaa,ie


Dungloe District Court pay tribute to Creeslough Tragedy victims


A minute’s silence was observed at today’s Dungloe District Court, in memory of those who sadly passed away in the Creeslough tragedy. Judge Eiteáin Cunningham said that as there were two funerals on today, the court would only deal with urgent matters and would be having a minute’s silence In calling for the minute’s silence […]


Memorial service to be held in Dublin tomorrow


The Donegal Association in Dublin and Donegal Dublin Business Network (DDBN) and Friends have organised a service to remember and support all those impacted by the tragedy in Creeslough. The service will take place in Church of the Sacred Heart, Donnybrook, on Wednesday at 6.30pm. Paul Doyle, Chairperson of the DDBN has said: “The DDBN […]