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 […]


Family of Creeslough victims ask TG4 not to air documentary 


The family of two Creeslough victims has asked TG4 not to air the documentary on the tragedy tomorrow night. The documentary on the blast, which killed 10 people in October 2022, is due to air on TG4 tomorrow night (Wednesday). Áine Flanagan’s partner Robert Garwe and daughter Shauna Flanagan Garwe died during the explosion. Advertisement Ms […]


‘People of Creeslough’ named Donegal Person of the Year 2022


The Donegal Association in Dublin have announced that ‘The People of Creeslough’ are to receive the Donegal Person of the Year award 2022. The event will take place on Saturday, April 15 in the Bonnington Hotel, Dublin. On October 7, 2022, ten people were killed following an explosion at the Applegreen Service Station in the […]


Creeslough book of condolences to be installed in the village


The book of condolences which was opened following the Creeslough tragedy is to be installed in the village. Following the explosion at the Apple Green Service Station which claimed ten lives, Books of Condolence were opened in Creeslough at St. Michael’s Church and at Creeslough Day Centre. Books of Condolences were also opened in other […]


Picture Special: ‘Together for Creeslough’


THE Aura Centre in Letterkenny was at full capacity when a community gathered together in unison to sing, remember and reflect upon the tragedy at Creeslough – thanking all those involved in the aftermath. A pin drop could be heard, as the audience of around 1,500 people fell silent. And as the names of the ten […]


Final preparations ahead of big night


FINAL preparations are being made as thousands prepare to attend the ‘Together for Creeslough’ concert in the Aura Leisure Centre tonight. The concert, which is a sold-out event, is in aid of the Creeslough tragedy where ten people lost their lives in an explosion at an Applegreen Service Station on the afternoon of Friday, October […]


Harris hopeful cause of blast can be established


IRELAND’S top ranked Garda member says he remains hopeful the definitive cause of the Creeslough explosion can be established. Garda Commissioner Drew Harris visited Lifford on Monday. Speaking during a press briefing after meeting the local Joint Policing Committee he told the Donegal News the investigation was “complex”. But he said the probe was being […]