Glenswilly man represents Ireland in Euro Frisbee Championships


A SOFTWARE engineer from Glenswilly flew out to Kaunas, Lithuania, this week to compete for Ireland in the European Indoor Ultimate Frisbee Championships. James Doherty (26) is included in the first Irish National Team selected for an indoor tournament which will take place over three days, from the 9th of December to the 11th. While […]


Swimming star Anna honoured at former school


GLENSWILLY National School have honoured former student Anna Hennessy with a reception at the school. Anna, a Team Ireland swimmer, competed in the Down Syndrome Swimming Championship earlier this year. She competed in eight categories in total, including four solos and four relay races, achieving three personal bests. Her former teacher Ms Gerdaline Galligan who […]


Glenswilly flooding works to be completed ‘within two weeks’


DONEGAL County Council has confirmed that the ongoing works to solve the flooding issues in Glenswilly will be completed within two weeks. Heavy rain on Sunday night once again resulted in further flooding on the road close to Glenswilly National School. Responding to a query from the Donegal News, a spokesperson for the local authority […]


Emergency meeting after second flood


AN emergency meeting takes place tomorrow at lunchtime following a second inciddent of flooding in as many days near Glenswilly Nl. Schoolchildren had to be carried on the backs of their parents to get into class on Tuesday morning, while residents in the area became trapped in their homes when a stretch of the R250 […]


No money to fix Glenswilly flooding problem


MAYOR of the Leterkenny Milford Municipal District, Donal Kelly, has expressed his frustration that Donegal County Council cannot find €120,000 to carry out the necessary works to prevent further flooding in Glenswilly. “Address this issue once and for all otherwise it will happen again without a shadow of a doubt. There is a school beside […]


Major clean up after road washes away


A MASSIVE clean up operation was underway yesterday after part of a main road in Glenswilly washed away following torrential rainfall. The main Letterkenny to Glenties road was badly damaged close to Glenswilly school leaving it impassible for motorists. The road reopened yesterday afternoon and traffic lights will remain in place at the location for […]


Death of Very Rev Hugh Sweeney, PP, Glenswilly


The sudden death has taken place on Thursday 7th May of Very Rev Hugh Sweeney, PP, Glenswilly. Born on 13th July 1945, Fr Sweeney was ordained on 4th April 1972 in the Church of Christ the King, Gortahork, by  Bishop Anthony MacFeely, Bishop of Raphoe. Fr Sweeney received his primary education in St Finian’s National […]