Tributes pour in after death of Lifford man in Greece


TRIBUTES have poured in after the death of a Donegal man in Greece who has been named locally as Martin Duffy from Lifford. Mr Duffy, who was in his fifties, was on holiday with his family when he died following a drowning incident on Monday. He was well known in footballing circles and was a […]


Funeral details announced for Fr Brian Quinn


Fr Brian Quinn will be laid to rest on Wednesday. The Very Rev Brian Quinn, PP, Parish of Aughaninshin (Irish Martyrs), passed away yesterday at Letterkenny University Hospital. He was 64. Fr Quinn’s remains will repose at the Church of the Irish Martyrs, Letterkenny, today from 6pm to 9pm and from 11am to 9pm tomorrow.  […]


Gardaí investigating woman’s death in Kilmacrennan


GARDAI are investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of a woman in Kilmacrennan. Gardaí were alerted to the incident outside a private residence at approximately 8.20pm last night. The body of the woman has been taken to Letterkenny University Hospital where a post-mortem will be conducted. The Garda Press Office advised that no foul play […]


Man dies following tragic accident on Arranmore


THERE is shock and sadness on Arranmore after a man died following a tragic accident on the island. Gardai were called at approximately 10am this morning after receiving reports of a man being discovered unconscious on a beach on the island. The man, aged in his 50s, was airlifted to Sligo General Hospital by the […]


Tributes paid following death of Inishowen councillor


TRIBUTES have been paid following the death of Councillor Bernard McGuinness, Cathaoirleach of the Inishowen Municipal District. The Culdaff based councillor, aged 77, was Donegal County Council’s longest serving member having been first elected for Fine Gael in 1979. Donegal TD Joe McHugh expressed his sadness after learning of the passing of his friend and […]


Death of a child in St Johnston


GARDAÍ are investigating the death of a young boy who was found unresponsive in a house in St Johnston on Monday. A garda spokesperson confirmed to the Donegal News that the nine-year-old boy was pronounced dead at the scene. The child’s body was removed to Letterkenny Hospital where a post mortem is to take place, […]


Great sadness at passing of well known Letterkenny man


  THE death of well-known Letterkenny man Jim McGlynn earlier this week has been learned of with great sadness. He was known as a knowledgeable and intelligent man who was a familiar figure over many years in Letterkenny town centre. He had worked in Unifi for a number of years. Over recent days, people have […]


Child dies in farming accident in Malin


A CHILD has died following a farming accident in Malin this afternoon. The tragic accident happened at around 4pm when the young girl was struck by a tractor on a family farm. The girl was airlifted to Altnagelvin Hospital in Derry where she was pronounced dead. Investigations have been launched by Gardai and the Health […]


Family announcement


Kitty Edelsten née Doherty (Kitty Eoin Hiudaí) of Kingspark, Glasgow, formerly of Middletown, Derrybeg passed away peacefully surrounded by her loving family on Tuesday 17th September. Cherished mother of Eamonn, Owen, John, Patrick, Mylene, Gerard and Declan. Forever missed by them, their spouses and her adoring grandchildren and great grandchildren. Requiem Mass to take place […]


Man passes away after diving incident


A DIVER who was airlifted from a boat off the Donegal Coast yesterday afternoon has died. The Malin Head Coastguard was alerted after 1pm and received a report of a diver who was unconscious on a dive boat. The man in his 30s was taken by the coastguard helicopter to Letterkenny University Hospital where he […]