Doherty family looking at legal options

THE children of murdered pensioner Seamus Doherty are considering their legal options to ensure recommendations made by an inquest jury are implemented. A hearing earlier this month was told of multiple errors in how An Garda Síochána investigated the 67-year-old’s death. Mr Doherty was found strangled at his home in Churchill in the early hours of June 17 […]

Inquest to begin into 2012 death of Churchill man

AFTER years of delay the inquest will finally commence on Wednesday into the death of Churchill man Seamus Doherty. It is over a decade since 67-year-old Mr Doherty was found dead at his home at Drumnacoo. He was found deceased on June 17 2012 but his death was only declared a murder three days later. A 53-year-old Raphoe man […]

Coroner finds ‘misadventure’ in crash deaths

A coroner has ruled that the deaths of three young people in a road traffic accident near Letterkenny four years ago was due to “misadventure.” An inquest today into the three fatalities heard that the head-on crash involved two vehicles and all the victims knew each other. Teresa Robinson (20) of Dromore, Killygordon; Kaylem Murphy […]

Inquest hears of horrific crash that claimed four lives

THE INQUESTS into the deaths of four young men from west Donegal who lost their lives in a horrific car crash was heard in Letterkenny today. Friends Daniel Scott, Gortahork, Mícheál Roarty, Dunlewey, John Harley and Shaun Harkin, both from Falcarragh were killed on January 27, 2019 when the car they were travelling in went […]


Buncrana pier pre inquest

  The family who lost their lives in the Buncrana pier tragedy last year could not open the doors of their car, an pre-inquest hearing heard yesterday. The first responders to the vehicle couldn’t open the submerged Audi Q7 jeep’s door when they reached the scene. Advertisement Sean McGrotty, 46, sons Mark, 11 and eight […]

Toxic fumes killed two fishermen – Inquest

The family of a trawlerman who lost his life in a hold full of toxic fumes, today (Wed) paid a moving tribute to another member of the crew who tried to save him but also lost his life.