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 […]

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 […]