Man sentenced to eight years for “wild west” rampage


A 25-YEAR old man who went on what has been described as a “wild west” rampage in Glenties carrying a high powered hunting riffle and firing into occupied houses has been sentenced to eight years in prison at Letterkenny Circuit Court. Speaking following the sentence Garda representative, Brendan O’Connor said “the terrifying evidence given in […]


Woman left terrified after man coughed on her


A woman has been left terrified that she has been exposed to Covid-19 after a man deliberately coughed at her while out walking in Letterkenny on Saturday morning. The woman was crossing at the Hospital Roundabout at 9.40am when she met a man who stopped, leaned over her and deliberately coughed at her. Gardai are […]


Cyclist in critical condition after Lifford crash


A CYCLIST is in a critical condition at Letterkenny University Hospital after he was knocked down this morning in Lifford. “Gardaí are investigating a road traffic collision between a cyclist and a car that occurred in the Springhill area of Lifford on 31/1/20 at approximately 9am. “The cyclist, a man aged in his 40s, was […]


Trio accused of Mourne Antiques theft refused bail


TWO women and a man accused of a significant theft of jewellery and cash from Mourne Antiques in Letterkenny have been refused bail when they appeared before the district court this afternoon.    Larisa Craioveanca Curte (31), Vasilica Bita (53) and Daniel Constantin Mandescu (30) appeared before the court over the incident which occurred on […]


Man due in court over attempted robbery


A man in his late 20s is expected to appear before a sitting of Letterkenny District Court this morning following an attempted robbery in Newtowncunningham. On the 29th November 2019 at approximately 11.45am a lone male entered a convenience store in Newtowncunningham. He threatened a staff member at knife point before leaving the store on […]


Gardai investigating armed robbery


GARDAI in Letterkenny are investigating an armed robbery that took place on Lower Main Street last night. The incident occurred at Kernan’s Spar on Lower Main Street at 10.30pm on Monday night. A male entered the shop and stole an undisclosed amount of cash as well as a quantity of cigarettes. The area was sealed […]


Burglary at SuperValu in Dungloe


GARDAI are investigating an overnight burglary at SuperValu in Dungloe which involved three males entering the premises through a hole they created in a wall. The break in occurred sometime between 11pm last night and 2am this morning. No arrests have yet been made. A Garda Spokesperson told the Donegal News: “Gardaí are investigating a […]


Gardai renew appeal over Letterkenny assaults


  GARDAI in Letterkenny have renewed their appeal for information over two separate assaults that happened in the town in the early hours of Saturday December 22 2018. They believe both assaults occurred in the vicinity of the Church Lane or Castle Street areas between the hours of 3.30am and 5am that morning.    Gardai […]


Mass-goers targeted by thieves


AN APPEAL for information has been made after Mass-goers in Castlefinn were targeted by thieves on Saturday night when their cars were broken into.    Saturday evening mass was underway when the windows of several cars were smashed and valuables taken from them including a handbag, purse, phone and driving licence. This comes just days […]


Attack on security guard at Moville Hotel


A BRICK was thrown through the window of a security guard’s car assigned to the Caiseal Mara Hotel in Moville last night. Gardai confirmed they are investigating the incident which took place shortly before 8pm. The hotel, which was damaged in an arson attack last month, is set to accommodate 100 asylum seekers. The security […]