Donegal Tweed takes centre stage at The Wonder of Weave event in Edinburgh


THE story of Donegal Tweed and its connections with Scotland and Scottish Tweed took centre stage at a special event in Edinburgh hosted by the Irish Consulate Service in association with Donegal County Council. Over 100 people attended the event that aimed to celebrate the long standing connections between Ireland and Scotland. The event took […]


June 7 elections portal launched in Donegal


WITH June 7 now just around the corner, an online portal has been created to provide accurate information to voters and also those running in the local elections here in Donegal. For those seeking one the 37 available seats on Donegal County Council, nominations must be lodged from next Monday to the following Saturday, May […]


Plans lodged to revamp popular Letterkenny pub


by Louise Doyle ONE of Letterkenny’s most popular bars could be set for a revamp after plans were lodged to transform the pub. Applicants Michael and Mark Blaney submitted proposals to Donegal County Council on April 22 to renovate and refurbish the Central Bar, Upper Main Street in Letterkenny. Advertisement If given the go-ahead, the pub could see a […]


Stay Safe on the Roads: Your Journey, Your Safety


DONEGAL County Council and the Donegal Road Safety Working Group urges vigilance and calls on everyone to take responsibility for safe travel this May Bank Holiday Weekend. As the May Bank Holiday approaches, the Donegal Road Safety Working Group is issuing a heartfelt appeal to all road users, urging them to exercise heightened caution during […]


Donegal’s longest serving traffic warden issues his last ticket


BY JEROME HUGHES DANNY Dougherty has been a familiar fixture in Letterkenny for almost four decades, ensuring the flow of traffic and safety of pedestrians along the town’s bustling streets and car parks. As Donegal’s longest serving traffic warden, he has witnessed many changes and has even had a couple of close calls. Indeed, the […]


Plans lodged for 40 new houses


PLANS have been lodged for 40 new houses in Letterkenny. Applicant PJD Construction London Limited has submitted proposals for planning permission for the proposed development at Killylastin. The proposed development would comprise six blocks of two-bedroom terraced houses and one block of three-bedroom terraced houses. Advertisement Two blocks of terraced houses, each incorporating four three-bedroom […]


Killygordon NS to mark 60th anniversary with series of fundraisers


By Dionne Meehan KILLYGORDON National School is preparing to celebrate their 60th anniversary by hosting a number of fundraising events in aid of a sensory room and a car park. Situated on Killygordon Main Street, for years parents have had difficulty dropping their children to school due to the lack of parking spaces. Advertisement Despite […]


Council announces details of road closures in Letterkenny 


MOTORISTS are being advised of a number of road closures across Letterkenny in the coming weeks. The L-1054 Lismonaghan Road, the L-1094 Cullion Road and the L-114 Drumany Road in Letterkenny will be closed from May 27 to May 31, and again June 4 and June 5. The roads will not be closed simultaneously, and there will […]