Jamie cuts the ribbon at opening of new pedestrian bridge

By Róise Collins YOUNG local boy Jamie Gallon cut the ribbon at the official opening of the new Milltown Pedestrian Bridge in Killygordon. Jamie has a very special connection with the bridge as his grandfather was one of the men who built the original stone arch bridge. Advertisement All these years later Jamie and his team […]

Community unite for spring clean

CROWDS gathered in the villages of Crossroads and Killygordon last weekend to take part in a ‘Spring clean’. The event took place on Saturday morning and was sponsored by Aurivo/Donegal Creameries, the largest employer in the area. Following representation from Crossroads and Killygordon Enterprise (CAKE), they agreed to sponsor shrubs, flowers and other items from […]

Man jailed over death of Jasmine McMonagle

RICHARD Burke has been jailed for 14 years after being found guilty of the manslaughter of Jasmine McMonagle.  Mr Justice Paul Burns has today passed sentence on Burke (32) who was found not guilty of murdering Jasmine McMonagle (28) but guilty of her manslaughter earlier this year. Burke, of Killygordon, has been sentenced to 15 […]

Inaugural afternoon tea dance in Killygordon

All roads lead to Killygordon for the inaugural CAKE afternoon tea dance. The event, hosted by the CAKE Wednesday Club for Older People, will take place  today from 2:30pm to 5:30pm at the Oaktree Community Centre. “This is an ideal opportunity for those who stepped back from functions during the pandemic to dust off those […]

Jasmine accused found guilty of manslaughter

RICHARD Burke, the man accused of killing Jasmine McMonagle, has been found not guilty of murder but guilty of manslaughter by reason of diminished responsibility. The jury had been told by trial judge Mr Justice Paul Burns that all the evidence in Burke’s trial pointed to a manslaughter verdict. The jury took just over an hour to agree. […]

Three community centres in county Donegal to receive €300,000 each

COMMUNITY groups and sporting clubs in Donegal will benefit from a €33 million funding package announced by the Department of Rural Development. The Community Centres Investment Fund is the largest ever capital investment in social facilities in Ireland, providing grants of up to €300,000 for works such as extensions, energy efficiency upgrades and improved access for people with […]

Irish Water is appealing to customers to conserve water

Irish Water is appealing to customers on Lough Mourne Water Supply to conserve water as increased demand continues to affect supply as the dry and warm weather continues. Irish Water is continuing to see high levels of domestic, commercial and agricultural demand for the treated drinking water. Irish Water has been working closely with Donegal […]

Planned power outage for parts of Donegal postponed

ESB Networks is informing customers that a planned outage impacting parts of Ballinacor, Ballyarrell, Belalt, Killygordon and surrounding areas that was scheduled for Sunday, May 8 has been postponed and will be rescheduled in due course. Customers will receive correspondence to notify them of this change and separately, on when a date for the rescheduled […]

Donegal man plays key role in negotiating major retail deals

LEGO recently announced that it is to open its first ever store in Ireland in Grafton Street while premium fashion group Flannels and Swedish fashion giant H&M have signed up at the redeveloped Clerys Store site on Dublin’s O’Connell Street. The leasing of those three anchor stores to high-profile brands, which are due to open […]