Met Éireann name storm after Creeslough scientist

By Dionne Meehan A DONEGAL woman is among the scientists honoured by Mét Eireann in its list of storm names for the 2023/24 season. Mét Eireann, along with the national weather services of the UK and the Netherlands, have this week released the list of new storm names for the 2023/2024 storm season. Advertisement Naming […]

Male Garda injured in incident near Creeslough

Gardaí attended the scene of a public order incident involving a group of individuals in Kildarragh near Creeslough in the early hours of Saturday August 19 2023. The incident occurred on a public road at approximately 2am. During the course of this incident, a male Garda was injured and conveyed to Letterkenny University Hospital for […]

Delight as missing Boxer dogs found safe

THERE is delight locally after two missing Boxer dogs have been found safe and well. The dogs, Ruby and Lexi, went missing from their Creeslough home earlier this week. Heartbroken owner Aiden McFadden launched a huge online appeal to help find his beloved family dogs. Advertisement It garnered huge support, with many people sharing a photograph […]

Kildarragh Fair starts on Thursday

PREPARATIONS are well underway for the very popular Kildarragh Fair in Creeslough which returns from August 17 to 20. There will be family fun for everyone as well as dancing to some of the best bands in Ireland. Over the years the Kildarragh Fair has raised thousands of Euro for local causes and this year’s […]

Creeslough’s Wild Atlantic Camp prepares to celebrate tenth year

By Róise Collins The Wild Atlantic Camp in Creeslough is preparing to celebrate ten years in business this weekend. Since opening in 2013 the Roarty family have established a state of the art tourism complex that has completely revitalised the small rural village, making it a popular choice for those exploring the Wild Atlantic Way. Advertisement […]

Consultancy firm offering ‘pro bono’ services to Creeslough project

Donegal County Council, the Creeslough Working Group and the Creeslough Community Association supported by Arup have presented a Draft Village Plan and Draft Community Regeneration Project for public consultation.   The process to prepare the Village Plan is being led by the multi-disciplinary and international consultancy service Arup who are offering their services pro bono […]

Artist awarded for ‘outstanding work’

BY DIONNE MEEHAN DONEGAL artist and curator Daniel Nelis has been awarded the RSA Guthrie Award for his painting titled ‘Dark Turned Fields’. Daniel, who is from Gartan, has been practising as a visual artist for over ten years. Advertisement The RSA Guthrie Award is awarded for outstanding work by an artist under 35 years […]

Creeslough community encouraged to attend meeting tonight

THE Creeslough community are being encouraged to attend a meeting to discuss the expenditure of the remaining €200,000 from Irish Red Cross Creeslough Community Fund. The Irish Red Cross are encouraging members of the community to attend the meeting which takes place today (Wednesday, May 24) at 7.30pm in the Creeslough Day Centre. The Creeslough […]

Running buddies complete Dublin to Creeslough challenge

THE two men who undertook the grueling challenge of running from Dublin to Creeslough to raise funds for the families of the ten people who lost their lives in the village following an explosion in October arrived at the finish line at St. Michael’s Church on Saturday at 9.15 pm. Dunfanaghy man, Neil McCollum and […]