By Dionne Meehan A FUNDRAISER has been launched to support a young family based in Kilmacrennan following a fatal car crash on New Year’s Day. Keith Higginbotham, originally from Kildare, was the first person to be killed on Irish roads in 2024. Advertisement The father of two was involved in a single vehicle crash on the M7 at […]
By Emma Ryan AN incredible €33,000 has been raised for a terminally-ill Castlefinn woman, whose last wish is to enjoy a family holiday in Florida. Mother-of-four, Leanne Browne, has been battling cancer for the past number of years. Advertisement She was initially diagnosed with breast cancer, and had to undergo a double mastectomy as well […]
BY DIONNE MEEHAN ARTEFACTS, literature, treasures and memories are just a few things contained within St. Connell’s Museum in Glenties. Having to close its doors in 2020 in the midst of a pandemic due to mounting bills, it has never reopened. Advertisement A gofundme page has now been set up in the hope the museum […]
THE uncle of an nine-year-old Donegal girl undergoing life-saving treatment in America for a brain tumour has said her family need help more than ever. Caitlin Strain was diagnosed with a brain tumour in Letterkenny University Hospital on February 18 last year, just three days before her birthday which she celebrated in Temple Street Children’s […]
Ahead of the first anniversary of her death, a Donegal community is fundraising in memory of a young girl who died from an asthma attack. Aimee Devenney was a young Donegal girl who died last year at the age of 14 due to an asthma attack. Her mother Michelle was interviewed on Barrscéalta on RTÉ […]
A RAPHOE woman who lost an arm in a horrific road accident says she is “blessed and humbled” by the outpouring of support that has been shown to her. Mother-of-two Evette Woods added that she was “thankful to be alive” following the crash on the main Letterkenny to Lifford road last Saturday. Ms Woods was […]
The family of Lee McKinney, from Glenmaquin, are spearheading a ‘GoFundMe’ campaign to help raise funds to enable him to receive a prosthetic arm.
A FUND-raising drive is underway to assist a young Letterkenny man in his battle to recover from severe spinal injuries sustained in a freak accident.