Passing of well known Gaoth Dobhair pharmacist

THE death took place at his home on Saturday of Michael James Gallagher, Magheraclogher, Bunbeg. The former pharmacist, footballer, photographer, golfer and artist was born in Cotteen, Derrybeg on September 7, 1927. His parents were Micí the Cope Gallagher and Sarah Bhilly (née Gallagher). His father who was originally from Inishcaorach Island, moved to live […]

Ever fancy owning your own island off the coast of Donegal?

A private island just off the coast of Donegal has gone on the market priced at just €75,000. Bo Island is 4.8 acres in size and is located just off Derrybeg, close to Inishinney and Gola Islands. It’s listed for sale by Henry Kee & Son Estate Agents and with its own private beach, it […]

New figures show no delays for NCT tests in Donegal

DONEGAL appears to be bucking the trend as there is no lengthy delays at NCT test centres in the county. It was revealed this week that long delays at NCT centres are causing extreme problems as 375,000 vehicles on Irish roads are without a valid NCT certificate. However, there is no excuse for motorists in Donegal as […]

Fourteen well known pubs listed for sale

THERE are more than a dozen pubs for sale in Donegal, the majority of them in rural parts of the county. The listings on come as The Drinks Industry Group of Ireland warns of an “alarming” decline in the bar industry. From Buncrana in Inishowen to Narin in the south and from Ballybofey to Derrybeg, the property website has […]

Derrybeg NCT centre has lowest pass rate in country

THE Derrybeg NCT test centre has the lowest pass rate in the country this year, according to new figures released this week. The Derrybeg centre had a pass rate of 38.81 per cent compared to the Deansgrange test centre in Dublin which had a pass rate of 62 per cent, the highest in the state. […]

‘Spike’ warning after weekend incident in Donegal

VICTIMS of drink ‘spiking’ are being urged to come forward and report it to local gardaí in the wake of an incident in Derrybeg. Gardaí received reports of people passing out at a premises in Derrybeg on Friday night .  However, on arrival to the scene, no-one was present and the staff at the location […]