Major rescue operation underway after explosion

A MAJOR rescue operation is underway to free people trapped in a shop in Creeslough following an explosion earlier this afternoon. Two fire brigade, the army and coast guard helicopters, along with ambulance personnel and Gardai are currently at the scene at Creeslough supermarket which was destroyed in the incident. The ambulance service has put […]

Explosion in Creeslough

THERE has been an explosion at a petrol station in Creeslough this afternoon. Gardai and ambulance crews are at the scene of Creeslough supermarket. “Gardaí are currently assisting other Emergency Services at the scene of a serious incident at Creeslough, County Donegal,” said a Garda Spokesperson. “An Garda Síochána are asking any road users intending […]

Amateur photographer losing her sight tells her story

A WOMAN who is losing her sight has told her story behind a camera lens. Donegal FemLENS is a powerful  photography exhibition which takes a glimpse into women’s perspectives on a number of topics including loss, lockdown emergence, women in farming, nature and mica homeowners stories. The exhibition was unveiled recently in Donegal County Museum. […]

Church gem in Creeslough reaches major milestone

ST Michael’s Church in Creeslough will mark a big milestone this weekend when it will turn fifty on Sunday.  The iconic structure was the fifth in a series of seven churches designed by renowned architect Liam McCormick. The church was built by John Hegarty as a replacement for the old church at Doe. The church […]

Life is 10pc of what happens and 90pc how I react to it

THERE will always be challenges, obstacles, and less than perfect conditions. So what? Get started now. With each step you take, you will grow stronger and stronger, more and more skilled, more confident, and more and more successful. That piece of advice led a young apprentice electrician into taking his first step on the property […]

New business activity in Creeslough

FOUR new businesses are being established along Creeslough’s main street, bringing some vibe and employment back to the village. The green shed beside McNulty’s Pub on Main Street is now occupied by the Creeslough Community Association while the old Creeslough Hardware has been converted into a showroom and stores for Donegal Log Cabins. Last month, […]

What happened the Creeslough man who left school early?

THE founder of an Irish pharmaceutical services company, which has begun trials on a new Covid-19 nasal spray vaccine is Donegal man Cathal Friel. Mr Friel (57) from Creeslough was a finalist in the International category as part of the EY Entrepreneur of the Year 2020. He left school after his Junior Cert to work […]

Peter (89) uses wife’s native Donegal for marathon walk

An eighty-nine year man who have walked more than 1,000 mile around his small house and garden since lockdown has been plotting his progress on his map of Donegal. Peter Cooke lives alone in Whitley Bay in the North East of England. He has made a circuit in his house (86 laps to 1 mile) […]

Funeral tomorrow of second victim of fatal car crash

THE funeral takes places tomorrow of Michael McGinley, Feymore, Creeslough. Mr McGinley is the second victim of a fatal car crash at Derryart, Creeslough on Tuesday September 1st. Jamie Bonner (19) from Dungloe was pronounced dead at the scene. Mr McGinley, a passenger in the vehicle, passed away at Letterkenny University Hospital. Advertisement His funeral […]