HEADLESS horsemen, cloven foot strangers, wailing banshees – Donegal’s storytellers have long held audiences spellbound with their tales of the nether world. In his book ‘The Foot o’ the Hill’, which focuses on Lough Salt and the Kilmacrennan countryside, author Jim Nisbet recounts some of the anecdotes and fables that have been handed down through […]
GARDAÍ will increase their presence on Donegal’s streets this weekend in an attempt to keep a lid on any anti-social behaviour arising from the reopening of nightclubs. With Halloween falling on a Sunday officers are expecting thousands of revellers to converge on local venues over the next few days. A three-day ‘diffing’ event scheduled to […]
HOUSEHOLDERS, businesses and communities are being urged not to provide materials for bonfires ahead of the Halloween weekend. There has been a significant reduction in the number of bonfires over recent years however, Donegal County Council is currently monitoring a number of locations where waste materials have been supplied as bonfire material over the past […]
SOME of Ireland’s most popular up and coming artists will kick off the Halloween celebrations in Gweedore as they take to the stage for ‘FreakNight.’ As part of Fomhair Festival in Gweedore, Irish artists Kneecap, Welshy, John Gibbons and Big P will all perform live at ‘Freaknight’ on October 30 at the Big Top Donegal. […]
SHOPPERS in Letterkenny have been out in their droves to pick up their Hallowe’en costumes with terrorising doll Chucky, killer clowns and Donald Trump among the most popular picks this year. Speaking to the Donegal News, Toni Zasa who works in the Trick or Treat Hallowe’en Store in The Courtyard Shopping Centre, said this year […]
THERE was five bonfires and two cars set on fire, including a Garda patrol car, during the course of Hallowe’en night. Donegal Fire Service were called out to 11 separate incidents in total. Anne Marie Conlon, Press Officer with Donegal County Council, said the incidents were largely attributable to Hallowe’en. Advertisement The fire service were […]
WITH Halloween just around the corner, there’s no shortage of places in Donegal which have significantly spooky names.
THERE will be a heavy garda presence in the Finn Valley area tonight (Friday) in order to stop a repeat of last year’s Halloween madness.
THE Regional Cultural Centre Letterkenny has a busy programme of film screenings and music over the Halloween Weekend.
WITH Halloween just around the corner, Zara has some fantastic ideas and tips for you in this week’s Art Scene.