Concert for Creeslough to be held in Ards

The Sperrin Choir will be holding a very special concert at the beautiful Ards Friary in Creeslough this evening. The Sperrin Choir is a fifty person, cross-community choir based in Mid Ulster. Their Spring Serenade Show will offer an exciting journey through some of the worlds most loved musicals. They will be performing lots of […]

‘Lack of electric vehicle chargers discouraging visitors’

BY DIARMAID DOHERTY THE owners of a Donegal holiday home say the lack of electric vehicle charging stations around the county is keeping some potential holiday-makers from visiting the county. Brian and Siobhan Gilfedder own the Mountain View holiday home in Falcarragh which they rent out as a holiday cottage. Advertisement The couple recently installed […]

Crowds gather in Creeslough to unveil new Corncutter memorial

THE community of Creeslough gathered to unveil a special memorial dedicated to corn cutting on Friday evening and to remember the late Ben McFadden, a trojan worker in the community on the first anniversary of his death. The event organised by the Creeslough Community Association took place at Muckish Terrace. It was extremely significant because of […]

People of Creeslough presented with Donegal Person of the Year

THE Bonnington Hotel in Dublin hosted up to 400 people on Saturday night for the annual Donegal Person of the Year presentation event where the people of Creeslough were honoured as the 2022 recipients of the award. Ten people were killed and several injured following an explosion at the Applegreen Service Station in the village […]

Almost €120,000 raised from ‘Trucking for Creeslough’

TRUCKING for Creeslough organiser, Colin Kilpatrick has handed over a staggering amount of money to those involved in the Creeslough tragedy. Raising a whopping €118,045 from the event, Colin handed over a cheque to Creeslough man, Gerard McFadden who is the founder of the McFadden Go Fund Me Trust. The fundraiser, which was described by […]

Creeslough community to be honoured with Donegal Person of the Year award

THE people of Creeslough will be presented with the 2022 Donegal Person of the Year award at an event in Dublin this weekend. The annual event organised by the Donegal Association in Dublin will take place tomorrow night in the Bonnington Hotel. The gala ball will pay special tribute to the courage and community spirit […]

Corn cutting memorial to be unveiled in Creeslough

THE Creeslough Community Association is to unveil a memorial dedicated to corn cutting this evening. Corn cutting is synonymous with Creeslough because of the song ‘The Emigrant’s Letter’ by Percy French, which is better known as ‘Cutting the corn in Creeslough today’. “Percy French wrote the song but we like to say that it was […]

Cousin of victim launches raffle for voluntary responder charities

IN the past six months numerous fundraisers have been organised in a bid to get the community of Creeslough back on their feet. Now Carrigart man, Brendan Vaughan is on a mission to give back to the voluntary organisations who responded on the day. Brendan, who has been living in London for the past 41 […]

‘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 […]