Health Officials urge the public to consider all care options this Easter

Health Services in the North West are asking the public to be patient this Easter as they prioritise those in need of urgent and emergency care. The Easter break can be a busy time for hospitals and emergency services. This means that patients who attend EDs for routine and non-urgent treatment will experience very long […]

PARENTING with LOUISE FLANAGAN: Easter traditions at home

“Mammy, which do you love more, Christmas or Easter?” For me, the answer would be Christmas, hands down, but it made me realise how significant Easter is for a child if they’d even think to ask the question. For the past few weeks at school, they’ve been flat out producing Easter arts and crafts, by […]

Unsettled weather in store for the Easter weekend

EASTER weekend is set to be a ‘mixed bag’ of unsettled weather. Met Éireann is forecasting dry conditions to start the Easter weekend but with rain returning on Saturday and Sunday. The weather looks set to remain unsettled for the next week with rain and winds expected. Advertisement A Met Éireann spokesperson told the Donegal News […]

Delicious Donegal Lamb Recipes for Easter

IN need of some inspiration for dinner this weekend? These delicious Recipes by Chris Molloy of Lemon Tree Restaurant has you covered!    Advertisement       As always, people are advised to support our local Donegal farmers, butchers and restaurants!

Gardai to tackle drug-driving over Easter

GARDAÍ in Letterkenny are ramping up operations and resources ahead of the Easter bank holiday weekend. It comes as a joint warning has been issued by An Garda Siochána and the Road Safety Authority (RSA), urging people to act responsibly on the roads. Donegal Road Safety Working Group has also implored people to have patience […]

Storm damage delays Waterworld opening

EXTENSIVE storm damage and a lack of qualified staff have led to a delay in the reopening of popular attraction Waterworld. The water park in Bundoran was scheduled to reopen on April 9 ahead of Easter after two years of closure due to Covid-19. However the management of the facility has confirmed that Waterworld will not reopen […]

Road safety group issue appeal ahead of Easter weekend

AHEAD of the Easter Bank Holiday weekend, the Donegal Road Safety Working Group is urging all road users to act responsibly when travelling on the roads during the holiday period. To date this year, 38 people have died on Irish roads and four people have tragically lost their lives on Donegal roads. Brian O’Donnell, Road […]

Spring into Easter in the Fermanagh Lakelands

Why not spend your Easter break in the fun and family friendly Fermanagh Lakelands? Here is just a taste of what’s happening around the county over the Easter break. On 9th April, you, your family and friends can spend a wonderful Sunday at Crom Castle and dine in splendour overlooking the Gardens. Guests can book […]