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 Daft.ie 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 […]

Inishowen counts down to the start of the Irish Open

WITH just over one week to go before thousands of golfing fans descend on Ballyliffin for the first ever Dubai Duty Free Irish Open communities right across the Inishowen Peninsula have been working round the clock to get their own towns and villages looking their very best for this special occasion. Newly elected Cathaoirleach of […]

Retired teacher killed in house fire

A RETIRED teacher was killed in a house fire in Inishowen over the weekend and Gardai say they are not treating the incident as suspicious. Gerry McCabe, a former teacher at Scoil Mhuire in Buncrana, was found at his home in Iskaheen on Saturday. A Garda spokesperson said Gardai in Buncrana launched an investigation after […]