‘Kay never forgot her roots in Creeslough’

THE community of Creeslough gathered to remember computer programming pioneer and proud Creeslough native Kay McNulty on Monday. The guest speaker at the event was Naomi Most who travelled from San Francisco to speak about her late grandmother and unveil the beautiful bronze plaque that was erected to celebrate her scientific contributions. Naomi spent months […]

Education Minister Norma Foley given warm welcome in Creeslough

Education Minister Norma Foley has received a warm welcome from the excited pupils and staff of Scoil Mhuire, Creeslough. Minister Foley is in the county today to officially open a new state of the art school at Scoil Mhuire B&C, Stranorlar and a modern extension at Scoil Mhuire Creeslough.   Advertisement   Creeslough was her […]

Greek award for Donegal film producer

A FILM produced by Creeslough woman Sheila Friel of Imagine Media won a much-coveted audience award at the Thessaloniki International Documentary Film Festival in Greece last week. An Buachaill Gealgháireach / The Laughing Boy / Το Γελαστό Παιδί– a trilingual film which was written and presented by Corkman Theo Dorgan, has been presented with the […]

€500,000 funding announced for Creeslough Together Initiative

Minister for Community Development and Charities, Joe O’Brien, has today announced funding of €500,000 for the Creeslough Together Initiative (CTI). The CTI will help support the recovery of, and sustained growth of the Creeslough community in the coming years. The Initiative will be delivered over a three year period and will work with and have […]

Paramedic honoured for her work during the Creeslough tragedy

A PARAMEDIC who was one of the first responders at the scene of the Creeslough tragedy has won the inaugural Dara Fitzpatrick Award. Frances Griffin said it was an “honour” to accept the award while also paying tribute to her colleagues and management in the National Ambulance Service. A Creeslough local, Ms Griffin was among the first on […]

Temporary shop in Creeslough granted retention permission

A temporary shop in Creeslough has been granted conditional retention permission by Donegal County Council. The Lafferty family who ran the local shop at the centre of the fatal explosion on October 7 opened the replacement modular store in the weeks following the tragedy. The application to the council says that they are hopeful that […]

Huge demand for ‘Read DL’

OVER 2,000 people have registered to take part in ‘READ DL’ as the initiative was fully subscribed within hours of registration opening. The initiative is based on the worldwide ‘One Book, One Community’ and this year the chosen book is a new title called The Lost Girl King by Catherine Doyle. This year, Read DL has distributed […]

TG4 reviewing complaints

TG4 has confirmed it is reviewing the complaints received over the documentary into the Creeslough tragedy. The controversial documentary ‘Iniúchadh TG4 – An Craoslach’ aired last week despite a number of the victim’s families objecting. The families claimed they had not been consulted about the documentary and it said it was too soon after the tragedy for […]

President Higgins praises resilient students during today’s visit to Milford

President Michael D Higgins has praised staff and students in Milford for their ‘tenacity and courage’ in the aftermath of the Creeslough tragedy.  President Higgins visited Mulroy College in Milford this morning. The school lost two students and two parents of students in the Creeslough explosion and in his address to students, he paid tribute […]

TG4 confirms Creeslough documentary will air tonight

TG4 has confirmed the documentary Iniúchadh TG4 – An Craoslach will air on TG4 tonight. The documentary on the devastating Creeslough explosion, which killed 10 people in October 2022, is due to air on TG4 tonight (Wednesday). A number of the families objected to the documentary and said it was too soon for it to […]