Retired principal takes on Dublin marathon test

Former Principal of Coláiste Ailigh, Micheál Ó Giobúin should be living a life of rest and relaxation following his recent retirement. Instead, he has been putting himself through the paces by running the Dublin Marathon last Sunday. The seed was planted three years ago following a conversation with his daughter Niamh, although he applied, Covid-19 […]

Memorial service to be held in Dublin tomorrow

The Donegal Association in Dublin and Donegal Dublin Business Network (DDBN) and Friends have organised a service to remember and support all those impacted by the tragedy in Creeslough. The service will take place in Church of the Sacred Heart, Donnybrook, on Wednesday at 6.30pm. Paul Doyle, Chairperson of the DDBN has said: “The DDBN […]

Donegal man plays key role in negotiating major retail deals

LEGO recently announced that it is to open its first ever store in Ireland in Grafton Street while premium fashion group Flannels and Swedish fashion giant H&M have signed up at the redeveloped Clerys Store site on Dublin’s O’Connell Street. The leasing of those three anchor stores to high-profile brands, which are due to open […]

‘We won’t leave anyone behind’ say Mica campaigners

MICA campaigners have said they will not leave anyone behind as Government considering a €350,000 cap on the redress scheme.  Yesterday, members of the Government’s mica working group presented the Minister for Housing Darragh O’Brien with their proposals for the improved redress scheme during a virtual meeting yesterday evening. The report seeks the provision of […]

New family opts for life on Donegal island

AFTER years of crossing continents and timelines a family of four is settling into life on Arranmore. French man Jean Pierre Trocmé, New Yorker Marie Benedict and their two sons Finn (15) and Taidhg (14) Trocmé moved to the island permanently two weeks ago. Due to Jean Pierre’s job with the French embassy the family […]

The mica protest in photos

Thousands of Donegal people are protesting in Dublin demanding a 100 per cent mica redress scheme. Here are a selection of photographs from the day so far.