Hotel quells closure rumours

by Kate Heaney MANAGEMENT at Highlands Hotel in Glenties moved this week to quell rumours that the hotel was closing in the New Year. Stressing on Facebook that there are “no plans whatsoever for the closure of The Highlands Hotel” the post added that they remain fully operational “with the same dedication to providing exceptional […]

First Donegal fiddle music film to première this weekend

THE first ever film on Donegal fiddle music will première in Highlands Hotel in Glenties on Saturday as part of the 41st Glenties Fiddle Weekend. The film is inspired by renowned Donegal fiddler John Doherty who died back in 1980 but his voice and music are brought back in this film entitled ‘And that was […]

Hundreds attend crime meeting in Glenties

By Harry Walsh LAST night, the people of Glenties and surrounding areas gathered to say sorry to pensioner Gerry McDevitt, the local man who was beaten and robbed at his Station House home last Thursday evening. The 77-year-old was threatened by thieves who stole cash and a firearm. He was left with cuts and bruising […]