Appeal for help to find missing Donegal man

A DONEGAL woman has issued an appeal for help following the disappearance of her brother. Kevin Quinn was last seen during the early hours of Monday November 22 and his sister Amanda Kirwan has posted an appeal on Facebook asking anyone with information about his whereabouts to get in touch with her. Kevin is described […]

‘Important we stay safe but also have to try and live’

THE pressures of leading the people of Leitirmacaward and Doochary through the pandemic has kept Fr Adrian Gavigan busy for much of the past year. A native of Glenties, Fr Gavigan (44) was the first priest in the Raphoe Diocese to organise a car park mass last summer. The mass, held in the grounds of […]

Covid cases fall in five of Donegal’s seven LEAs

FIVE of the seven Local Electoral Areas in Donegal have seen a reduction in the 14-day incidence of Covid-19 cases. Covid rates in Letterkenny, Milford and Glenties are now all below the national average. Numbers have also dropped in Carndonagh and notably in the Lifford-Stranorlar area, previously one of the hardest hit areas in the […]

Figures show drop in Covid-19 cases in Letterkenny area

THERE has been a significant reduction in the number of cases of Covid-19 being reported in the Letterkenny Electoral Area over the past seven days. The figures, available from the Covid-19 Data Hub, show case information at a Local Electoral Area (LEA) level across Ireland between September 29 and October 12. The Health Protection Surveillance […]

Temporary closing of Bank of Ireland branches

    Bank of Ireland branches in Bunbeg, Bundoran and Glenties will close temporarily to help ensure continuity of service at its larger Letterkenny branch. Advertisement The redeployment of staff from the three smaller branch locations is to support colleague self-isolation while ensuring the continued operation of the Letterkenny branch, which is open today as […]

Donegal apartments sparked online bidding war

TWO Donegal apartments sparked a bidding war at an online auction on Tuesday as six properties in the county going under the hammer all sold. Apartment 69, Atlantic Point Apartments, Atlantic Way, Bundoran, eventually sold for almost double its guide price at the BidX1 auction. The third floor two bedroom apartment came with a guide […]

Donegal properties on market for as low as €40,000

TWO apartments and a number of residential properties in Donegal are among the lots to go under the hammer at an online auction this week. BidX1, the digital property investment platform is hosting two online auctions on July 28 and 30. Two two-bedroom apartments situated in the Atlantic Point Apartments, Atlantic Way, Bundoran go to […]

Appointment of consultants on flood relief schemes

  Donegal County Council, in partnership with the Office of Public Works, have appointed RPS Consulting Engineers Ltd to undertake the engineering and environmental consultancy services for four flood relief schemes in Burnfoot, Castlefinn, Na Dúnaibh and Glenties. A fifth town, An Cheathrú Chaol (Kerrykeel), will also benefit from a flood relief scheme which will […]

Man appears in court after Glenties shooting incident

A 22-year-old man from Carlow appeared before Letterkenny District Court today following a shooting incident in Glenties at the weekend. Stephen Dowling, Cois Abhainn, Burren Road, Carlow was charged with discharging a firearm at Mill Road and Main Street Glenties in the early hours of Saturday morning. The father of one was in Donegal on […]

Man due in court over Glenties shooting incident

A MAN in his twenties is due to appear in court later this morning after shots were fired in Glenties at the weekend. Two other men, in their 20s and 40s, were arrested in connection with the incident but were later released without charge. In the early hours of Saturday morning Gardaí were called to […]