Church signs damaged in Creeslough

GARDAI are investigating two separate incidents of criminal damage to church signs in Creeslough. The first incident occurred in September 2022, when a sign for St Columba’s Church of Ireland, Cashel, was broken. This sign was at the junction for Doe Castle in Cashel on the R245. That sign was salvaged and re-erected. The second incident is […]

Gardaí appeal for information after patrol car rammed

Gardaí in Donegal are investigating an incident which involved a patrol car being rammed and resulted in a member of the force being injured. Gardaí in Ballyshannon are investigating a number of incidents of dangerous driving involving a red Skoda Fabia with a partial registration number ‘05 DL’ that occurred in the Ballyshannon area on […]

Gardaí investigating theft of tools

GARDAÍ in Letterkenny are investigating a number of thefts that have taken place over the last week including tools and a power washer. The theft of a Bosch toolbox, drill and batteries took place  from the back of a white VW van last Friday, December 2. The vehicle had been parked in Glenwood Park, Letterkenny, between […]

Youths sought after criminal damage in Letterkenny

GARDAí in Letterkenny say they are interested in information relating to sightings of youths in the Slieve Sneacht Close area of Letterkenny following an incident of criminal damage at the weekend. Entry was gained to the vehicle and the ignition of the car and the passenger side door were damaged in the incident, which occurred […]

New report reveals high number of sexual offences

THERE were more than 760 sexual offences recorded in the north west region last year. New figures published by Central Statistics Office (CSO) reveal there were 761 sexual offences in the north west region in 2021. Incidents of public order offences in the north west region were high, with 5,692 public order and other social […]

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 […]