Inishowen records lowest rate of children vaccinated

Inishowen has recorded the lowest level of children vaccinated against Covid-19. New figures released by the Central Statistics Office (CSO) have revealed that just the Primary Course Completed rate in  five to eleven year olds is just 4 percent in Buncrana and Carndonagh – the lowest rate in the country. The county also recorded the second […]

Inishowen Trad Orchestra and Choir to perform a Concert at the National Concert Hall

The 130 member Inishowen Trad Orchestra and Choir, conducted by Martin Tourish and Lorna McLaughlin, will present their unique celebration of the traditional music and song of Inishowen, County Donegal –  from the earliest times to the present day –  at the National Concert Hall, Dublin this Sunday evening, January 22 at 5.00pm. The unique […]

The woman bringing London cool to Inishowen

LONDON, Los Angeles and New York are just some of the places that inspired Sarah McGuiness to open The Halyon Jazz Club in the seaside town of Moville. The building, previously used as a cattle market, has been transformed into a Soho nightclub of the 90’s taking people back in time as soon as they […]

Tip O’Neill Irish Diaspora Awardees announced for 2022

The Tip O’Neill Irish Diaspora Awards return for 2022 at the Inishowen Gateway Hotel in Buncrana on Friday, September 23 at 7pm. This year four awardees are being celebrated in recognition for their achievements in their chosen field and their support for Ireland and its Diaspora. The four notable members of the diaspora set to […]

Fourteen well known pubs listed for sale

THERE are more than a dozen pubs for sale in Donegal, the majority of them in rural parts of the county. The listings on come as The Drinks Industry Group of Ireland warns of an “alarming” decline in the bar industry. From Buncrana in Inishowen to Narin in the south and from Ballybofey to Derrybeg, the property website has […]

Donegal locations named ‘20 Best Places to Holiday in Ireland 2022’

The Bundoran / Rossnowlagh region and the Inishowen Peninsula have been named as two of the ‘20 Best Places to Holiday in Ireland 2022’ and are both now in the running for the overall title. Bundoran / Rossnowlagh and Inishowen were among hundreds of locations which were nominated by close to 1,200 people from across […]

‘Make mica protest bigger than the last’ – Paddy Diver

THE leading mica campaigner has called on Donegal people to make next Friday’s mica protest in Dublin ‘bigger than the last one’ as the recent redress report sparked frustration.  The mica protest planned for October 8 is definitely going ahead as campaigners call for the entire county to come out and support mica homeowners. The […]

Electric vehicles are great but the problem is…

  DONEGAL Local Link driver Jackie Holmes purchased the first fully electric wheelchair access hackney in Europe two years ago. Mr Holmes works as a Renal Dialysis driver and he takes passengers between Letterkenny University Hospital and their homes across the Inishowen peninsula three times a week. Advertisement The innovative zero emission hackney offers full […]