Latest storm evokes memories of Hurricane Debbie in 1961

The arrival of Storm Debi in the early hours of Monday morning will have evoked memories of when its near namesake, Hurricane Debbie, brought devastation to Donegal more than sixty years ago. This week’s Storm Debi, which began on Monday morning and was heralded by a weather warning brought disruption to several parts of the […]

Resident tells of frustration after latest flooding incident

by Louise Doyle A DUNFANAGHY resident who was trapped in his home on Monday when his housing estate flooded during Storm Debi, has said he is “frustrated” by the lack of action to address the recurring issue. Geoffrey Black has been living in Port Dale estate for seven years. Advertisement He was one of a number of residents and families, […]

Horn Head business spearheading sustainable tourism in Donegal

By Róise Collins Donegal is home to some of the country’s most stunning and unscathed scenery. We have Ireland’s most northerly point at Malin Head, the highest sea cliffs in Europe at Sliabh Liag and one of the largest collections of inhabited and uninhabited islands off our coastline. But growing globalisation has not spared Donegal, […]

IFA County Executive Meeting to be held on McHugh’s Farm

By Dionne Meehan DONEGAL IFA are set to hold their County Executive Meeting tonight on McHugh’s farm in Dunfanaghy at 7:30pm. With County Executive Meetings generally being held in hotels, last year the IFA decided to change their strategy by holding meetings on farms. Advertisement The meeting will mainly focus on the new sheep scheme. […]

Dunfanaghy Presbyterian Church hosts summer barbecue

It was celebration time for Dunfanaghy Presbyterian Church last Saturday when a summer barbecue was held in a marquee tent in the grounds of the church manse. The special occasion was organised by the Kirk Session to recognise the contribution of three key individuals to the life and work of the congregation. The Rev Jim […]

Gardaí investigating suspected cocaine found along North Donegal coastline

An Garda Síochána are investigating the circumstances of the discovery of a number of packages along the North Donegal coastline this morning, July 19, 2023. The packages are suspected of containing a substance which is believed to be a controlled drug (cocaine), subject to analysis by Forensic Science Ireland (FSI). At approximately 8:30am, Milford Gardaí […]

Permission sought for 23 new homes in Dunfanaghy

A DONEGAL based developer has lodged a planning application with Donegal County Council for 23 new homes in Dunfanaghy. CR Renaissance Properties with a registered company address at C/O Charles Roarty, Duntally, Creeslough is seeking permission to build the 23 new homes on Horn Head Road on the outskirts of the town. They are also […]

New artisan market to open in Dunfanaghy

A NEW food market named ‘Home Grown in Donegal’ is set to open in Dunfanaghy on Saturday, July 8. The artisan market will offer quality food produced by Donegal Food Producers. Kathy Dunn, the owner of Revive based in the Market Square in Dunfanaghy, is set to host the market every second Saturday of every […]

Brinlack Road reopened following incident

Gardaí have confirmed the road at Brinlack near Bunbeg has been reopened. Gardaí continue to investigate all the circumstances surrounding an explosion that occurred in the area on Monday May 29. Stephen Montgomery (43) of Ballymore, Dunfanaghy, who was married with one daughter, was killed in a workplace incident involving an explosion at Bloody Foreland. […]

UPDATE: Post-mortem due to take place today on man killed in workplace explosion

GARDAÍ continue to investigate all the circumstances surrounding an explosion in Brinlack, near Bunbeg, that occurred yesterday afternoon. Stephen Montgomery (43) from Dunfanaghy was fatally injured during the incident. It is believed he was operating machinery while breaking rock at a site at Bloody Foreland in Gaoth Dobhair. Advertisement His body has been removed from […]