Country on verge of a mental health crisis – Dr McDaid


COVID-19 is a highly contagious viral illness, but it is not a very virulent one and we must ‘learn to live’ with this virus. That was the heartfelt message delivered this week by former Government Minister and Letterkenny GP Dr James McDaid, in a lengthy letter to An Taoiseach, Micheál Martin. Dr McDaid said that […]


Growing number of cases now ‘scattered across county’


EVERYONE needs to remain Covid aware, everywhere. That’s the message from Doctor Paul Armstrong, Clinical Lead at the Covid-19 community assessment hub in Letterkenny which has seen an increase in the number of people being referred in recent weeks. After going 23 days without a single Covid-19 case in May/June, Donegal has had twenty-five new […]


Renowned musician takes RCC ‘virtual residency’ spot


MANY people have found themselves turn to music for security and warmth in these uncertain times. Artists and musicians have taken their talents online to help brighten the mood for older people who find themselves cocooned or others who are feeling lonely and down. From Monday next, the renowned fiddle player Séamus McGuire joins the […]