This could go right to wire – Langan


By Frank Craig Michael Langan says it will be fascinating to see just how Kilcar try to go about their business against champions St Eunan’s in MacCumhaill Park on Saturday night. The county star believes the energy and directness of the Towney outfit is something that has the potential to drag the Letterkenny men out […]


Donegal woman managing property portfolio worth €1.5bn


THE driving force behind the State’s largest residential landlord is Donegal woman Margaret Sweeney. A chartered accountant, Ms Sweeney manages a property portfolio valued at more than €1.5bn at Ires Reit, a company that houses more than 8,000 tenants. While many homebuyers are shut out of the market, Ms Sweeney’s company spent €285m on 815 […]


Bravery award for young Donegal schoolboy (10)


THE National Ambulance Service (NAS) has praised the bravery of ten-year-old Owen Cunningham from Kilcar who raised the alarm when his father fell off a cliff last November. Owen raised the alarm after his father Seamus sustained injuries when he fell off a cliff on 16th November 2021 while working on farm fencing. Realising the […]


Mill project now ready for major work


DEPUTY Joe McHugh will perform the official opening of a €250,000 car park in Kilcar on Saturday. The construction of the car park and access route is part of the Leitir Corn Mill Conservation Project to conserve the mill and re-develop it as a working heritage mill. The first phase was completed last month allowing […]


A jewel of Donegal’s industrial heritage


THE construction of a €250,000 car park and access route is underway as part of the Leitir Corn Mill Conservation Project. It is the latest phase of ambitious plans to re-develop a working heritage mill. Construction on the car park should be completed this September allowing work to commence on rebuilding the mill-wheel and repairing […]


Letterkenny’s Cycling Man is still pedalling


THE ‘Cycling Man’ who clocked up thousands of kilometres without ever leaving Letterkenny’s Port Road is now attracting attention in Kilcar – 80 kilometres away! Made out of a bike frame and the boxes that the bikes came in, the window display proved to be a very popular stop-off point for pedestrians as they made […]


Carrigart Parish Priest celebrates special day


FR Charlie Byrne, PP Carrigart, celebrated the 40th anniversary of his ordination to the priesthood last weekend. A native of Kilcar, Fr Byrne was ordained in St Cartha’s Church, Kilcar, by the late Bishop Anthony McFeely on June 28, 1981. On Sunday  Fr Charlie celebrated a Thanksgiving Mass in St John the Baptist Church, Carrigart. […]


Donegal playermaker putting the extra time to good use


FOR Donegal playmaker Ryan McHugh, familiar routines evaporated during the Covid-19 pandemic and hoped-for opportunities have given way to uncertainty. Players have been unable to train together for months and there is a mixture of frustration and hope as talk among elite athletes switches to the new season. At this time of year, Donegal would […]