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 Daft.ie 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 […]
Two Gaoth Dobhair stalwart golfers are honoured
The two former businessmen now aged in their nineties, still play golf on the Magheragallon golf links.
Council probes sand removal from protected beach
Donegal County Council is actively investigating this matter as an unauthorised development and the matter will be pursued accordingly.
School’s over for Hughie but Gweedore Celtic continues
AFTER thirty-five years teaching at Scoil Naomh Duaigh, Annagry, including the last six as principal, Hughie ‘Rua’ Gallagher is handing over the chalk
Sadness at the death of Leo Brennan
The father of the Clannad musicians has passed away.
Camping in Donegal needs to be regulated – Mac Giolla Easbuig
INDEPENDENT Councillor Micheál Cholm Mac Giolla Easbuig has called for steps to be taken to regulate camping and caravaning near Port Arthur beach as more than 25 caravans are illegally parked in the vicinity.
Cassidy brings student teachers back to Gaoth Dobhair
AFTER an absence of a number of years, a large group of primary school student teachers will come to Gaoth Dobhair for the Easter holidays in order to improve their Irish.