Shooting begins for Daniel’s haunting new video


DANIEL O’Donnell will have to save Dungloe when it comes under attack this Halloween. At least that is the script of the Kincasslagh man’s new music video which is being shot in the town. The Donegal News can reveal that the Kincasslagh singer will have to swing into action to rescue Dungloe from some nefarious […]


The Boy from Donegal – Daniel O’Donnell documentary


A documentary exploring the life and career of Daniel O’Donnell will be shown on RTE One and BBC One NI on Tuesday 28 December to mark his 60th birthday. Daniel at Sixty is a fascinating and revealing insight into the man himself with exclusive access to Daniel during his recent UK and US tour, and […]


Noah’s bed push has set off from Dublin


ONE of Ireland’s most challenging fundraising events has set off from Dublin. Noah’s bed push beginning at Crumlin Hospital for sick children is in aid of nine beneficiaries that have supported young Noah Gooch, a six-year-old boy from Donegal who was diagnosed with cancer this year. Noah (6) has won the hearts of thousands of […]


Tributes to founder of Donegal Association in Sydney


THE death occurred after a short illness on Monday of Rose Doherty, Sydney, Australia and formerly from Barnes, Termon. Mrs Doherty (83) passed away from alzheimers disease less than six months after the death of her husband John Joe who was from Ray, Manorcunningham. Before travelling to Australia with John Joe in 1959 Rose McGarvey […]


Daniel O’Donnell is eager to get back on the road


DANIEL O’Donnell is looking forward to getting back on the road later this year. Like many musicians, the country music legend has completed a year without touring but now he’s hopeful for the light at the end of the tunnel. Recently, his management company announced dates again with a tour of the UK in October […]


Croke Park groundsman goes back to school in Donegal


ONE of the groundsmen who helped look after the Croke Park pitch ahead of recent All-Ireland Senior Football and Hurling Championship finals is working on a project much closer to home these days. Hughie O’Donnell, who operates his own Groundwork and Landscaping Service in Annagry, is developing a new playing field and running track at […]


Top stars for floods fundraiser


TOP Country music stars Daniel O’Donnell and Nathan Carter will perform at a fundraising concert in Letterkenny this weekend to raise money for those affected by the devastating floods. The concert, which will be held in the Aura Leisure Centre on Sunday, September 3rd, is being organised by Letterkenny woman, Deirdre Grant. Ms Grant said […]


O’Donnell’s of Crolly still going strong after 30 years


  IT was a day of spraoí, craic agus ceol on Monday as crowds turned out in Crolly to help O’Donnell’s Mace and GO Service Station celebrate 30 years in business along the N56. For proprietors Stephen O’Donnell and his family it was a momentous day as the stars aligned to help mark the milestone. […]