Swedish airline seeks to retain Donegal to Dublin route

AMAPOLA has applied to become the permanent operator of the flight route linking Donegal Airport with Dublin. The Swedish airline was awarded a short-term contract for the route in July following the sudden collapse of Stobart Air. Since then it has been flying twice a day in both directions using a 50-seater Fokker 50 turbo-prop aircraft. […]

First ever Carrickfinn 10k on Bank Holiday Monday

RUNNERS and walkers are being invited to take part in arguably the most scenic 10k on earth. Taking place on Bank Holiday Monday, August 2, the Carrickfinn 10k Coastal Run is part of a drive to further enhance sporting facilities in the area and to assist local clubs such as Tír Chonaill Rugby Club and […]

‘The flight was a lifeline’

A CHARITY that provides subsidised flights for cancer patients, children with life threatening illnesses, and people receiving kidney dialysis treatment has said the cancellation of the Donegal to Dublin flight service is ‘absolutely devastating news’. Mary Coyle, who runs Donegal Cancer Flights and Services, told the Donegal News yesterday that they had eight people booked […]

Donegal Airport needs your votes

    Donegal has been nominated for the Most Scenic Airport Approach 2018 and it needs your votes to get it to the top spot.  Advertisement An independent panel of travel industry experts and influencers have chosen this year’s shortlist and Donegal airport has been nominated. The poll in previous years has generated some great […]

Co Chairman thanks flight sponsors

The Chairman of the Donegal County Board has praised those responsible for ensuring that the Donegal team was able to travel to Cork on a chartered flight from Carrickfinn on Saturday