Charity has helped repatriate 36 Donegal people


A CHARITY set up by grieving parents after the loss of their son has helped bring home 36 Donegal people who have died abroad in the past eight years. The Kevin Bell Repatriation Trust was set up by Kevin’s parents Colin and Eithne after their son tragically passed while living abroad in 2013. They have […]


Winnie sets off on another year-long mammoth walk


A LOUGHANURE woman who undertook a 365 day walking challenge last year to raise money for an ‘Oasis of Peace’ sculpture in Gweedore has embarked on a new challenge. Brid ‘Winnie’ Sweeney, a native of Dore, started her latest mammoth daily walking challenge on Saturday to raise funds for the Kevin Bell Repatriation Trust. Last […]


Walk in memory of Mary Ellen raises €33,000


THE ‘Walk with M.E.’ fund-raising event for Downstrands Family Resource Centre and the Kevin Bell repatriation trust on St Stephen’s Day has raised €33,215. The ‘Walk with M.E’ event was organised by Ardara man John Ross Molloy who lost his older sister Mary Ellen in a horrific car accident in Australia just a few days […]


Charity Walk with M.E. in Donegal on St Stephen’s Day


COMMUNITIES across south-west Donegal will come together to take part in a major fundraiser, ‘Walk with M.E.’, for Downstrands Family Resource Centre and the Kevin Bell repatriation trust on St Stephen’s Day. The ‘Walk with M.E’ event has been organised by John Ross Molloy who lost his older sister Mary Ellen in a horrific car […]


Melbourne and Donegal to unite for Mary Ellen


A DONEGAL family is planning a major fundraiser, ‘Walk with M.E.’, for Downstrands Family Resource Centre and the Kevin Bell repatriation trust on St Stephen’s Day. The ‘Walk with M.E’ event will see people from across Donegal and Melbourne come together and walk 5k to raise funds for two very worthy causes. Event organiser John […]