Ukrainian doctor upskills in Donegal while pursuing dream of practicing medicine


An anesthetist from Ukraine has upskilled with Donegal Education and Training Board (ETB) to find a rewarding job during his time in Ireland. Valerii Iakovchuk, who fled the war in Ukraine and is now living in Dungloe, longs to practice medicine in Ireland. But first, he has to pass an English language exam and other […]


€2,880 raised for Donegal Hospice and MS Ireland


HOUSEHOLD recycling centres throughout Donegal have contributed €2,880 to support the local hospice and Multiple Sclerosis Ireland. Donegal Hospice offers a range of palliative care services for individuals with life-limiting illnesses, while Multiple Sclerosis Ireland provides crucial services to thousands of individuals living with MS and their families. The much-needed funds were raised by Bryson Recycling […]


College Bursary awarded to Dungloe student


Dungloe’s Ella McLoughlin was among a number of winners honoured at the recent 2024 Bursary and Scholarship event for equine students based at the College of Agriculture, Food and Rural Enterprise’s (CAFRE) Enniskillen Campus in Co Fermanagh. She was presented with the Weatherbys Bursary at the Industry Supporters event. Over the years CAFRE’s students have […]


Dungloe postman to deliver his last letter tomorrow


by Louise Doyle OWEN Coyle is a friendly and trusted face in Dungloe, where he has been delivering people’s post with diligence and kindness for the last two decades. Whether those letters brought good news from a family member living away from home or notification of a much-awaited hospital appointment, they were carefully dispatched by […]


Young Dungloe girl selected to represent town at 2024 festival


by Eoin McGarvey A young Dungloe girl will play host to the visiting Mary from Dungloe contestants later this year following her selection at the weekend as the 2024 Dungloe Mary. Graduate Aine Mc Gee, 23, from Meenatottan outside Dungloe was selected from six girls who took part in the selection process. Advertisement A delighted […]


Five minutes with Mark McDevitt of Naomh Conaill


Name: Mark McDevitt Age: 18 Occupation: Greenkeeper Advertisement Team: Naomh Conaill If you were throwing a party and you could invite anyone in the world, dead or alive, who would you ask around? Alan from The Hangover Where do you like to go out to celebrate after a big victory? Leo’s or Roddy’s. What’s the […]


Dungloe man to launch special song in memory of his late son


By Dionne Meehan DUNGLOE singer-songwriter Kevin Bonner is set to release his new song ‘see you everywhere’ on December 8. Putting pen to paper, Kevin composed this special piece as a tribute to his late son Stephen who passed away in 2010. Advertisement Hand picking December 8, which is also his son’s anniversary, Kevin said […]


Dungloe and the Rosses tourism brochure launched


A REVISED edition of the Dungloe and a Rosses tourism brochure was launched in Ionad Teampall Cróine in Dungloe last Wednesday night by Pat the Cope Gallagher. The 50-page bi-lingual full colour brochure gives a great insight into tourism, accommodation, activities, festivals, events, and many other Rosses related services and activities. It follows on from […]


First Dubai entrant wins Mary from Dungloe title


By Eoin McGarvey A Dubai based but Glasgow born primary school teacher who has strong connections with Co. Donegal was selected as the 56th Mary from Dungloe on Sunday night. Adele Morgan, 28, was chosen by the judges from the 14 wonderful entries who represented Irish centres throughout the world and here at home. Advertisement With […]


Elvis still rocking in the hills after all these years


By Róise Collins Next year Elvis Rocking in the Hills of Donegal Fan Club will celebrate ten years since their launch. The fan club’s president, Beatrice Farrelly, told the Donegal News about how it all started with a life changing trip to Memphis, the home of the ‘King of Rock and Roll’. Advertisement Beatrice Farrelly’s […]