Men’s Sheds pilot a massive success

TWO Donegal-based Men’s Sheds joined forces for a successful seven week pilot programme titled ‘Shed’s for Life’. Shed’s for Life is an initiative by the Irish Men’s Sheds Association, which was created by men for men, said Lorraine Conneely, a Health Promotion Officer with the Irish Men’s Sheds Association. Advertisement The Kilmacrennan and Dunfanaghy Men’s […]

Joining the 101 Club hale and hearty

WELL known Dunfanaghy woman Mary McAuliffe from Kill turned 101 last Monday and this year she was joined by members of her family to celebrate the occasion. Mary has become an integral part of the local community since moving to Dunfanaghy and opening her tweed and fashion shop above her late husband Jack’s pharmacy over […]

Hoping to ‘putt’ Dunfanaghy on the US map

A teenage golfer who grew up playing in Dunfanaghy will be swinging his clubs in the United States next year after securing a college scholarship. Luke Kelly is from Belfast but has played for Dunfanaghy Golf Club since he was ten. The now 18-year-old has been offered a four-year scholarship at Oakland University in Michigan […]

Donegal man to represent US at World Tapas Championship

A DONEGAL man has been selected to represent the United States at the World Tapas Championship in Spain next week. Joseph McFadden from Dunfanaghy, who works as the Executive Chef at Margaritaville Resort in Orlando, is one of fifteen chefs from around the globe who will be vying for the title in Valladolid. The son […]

Former Ireland soccer boss restoring ‘Landlord’s House’

WORK has commenced on the restoration of a historic Dunfanaghy building 90 years after it was abandoned. The property, known locally as the ‘Landlord’s House’, was purchased recently by former Republic of Ireland manager Martin O’Neill. Horn Head House, as the stately manor was originally named, was purchased in 1700 by the Stewart family. Its […]

Washed up whales in Dunfanaghy have been buried

THE two whales and dolphin that washed up on a Dunfanaghy beach last weekend have now been buried. Last weekend, local walkers on Trá Mór Beach in Dunfanaghy were left shocked when they found three dead animals stranded on the beach. The animals are believed to be a male and female cuvier’s beaked whale and […]

Golden opportunity to sell Donegal as a ‘perfect place’

THE Covid-19 pandemic is proving to be a golden opportunity to sell Donegal as a perfect place to live and work. That was the message delivered this week by Boyd Robinson of Charlie Robinson Limited, Auctioneers and Valuers. “The phone hasn’t stopped ringing for the past few weeks,” said Mr Robinson who added that interest […]

Work to begin on Dunfanaghy Primary Care Centre

WORK will begin within the next six to eight weeks on the new €2.5 million primary health care centre in Dunfanaghy following a decision to grant planning permission for the development today. The new health centre will be constructed by local building firm Stewart Brothers. It is expected the facility will be completed mid 2020 […]