Disruption to water supply in outskirts of Kilmacrennan

As part of the National Leakage Reduction Programme, mains repair works may cause supply disruptions to Legnahoory, Kilmacrennan and surrounding areas. Works are scheduled to take place from 11pm today, 31 January until 3am tomorrow morning, on 1 February. Uisce Eireann recommends that users allow 2 to 3 hours after the estimated restoration time for […]

New Deputy Principal appointed to Mulroy College

Donegal ETB is pleased to announce the appointment of Ms Amanda Quinn to the post of an additional Deputy Principal of Mulroy College in Milford. Amanda joins the senior leadership team at Mulroy College as the student population now exceeds  six hundred students. Originally from Kilmacrennan, Amanda attended Kilmacrennan National School and Loreto Milford. Advertisement […]

Men’s Sheds pilot a massive success

TWO Donegal-based Men’s Sheds joined forces for a successful seven week pilot programme titled ‘Shed’s for Life’. Shed’s for Life is an initiative by the Irish Men’s Sheds Association, which was created by men for men, said Lorraine Conneely, a Health Promotion Officer with the Irish Men’s Sheds Association. Advertisement The Kilmacrennan and Dunfanaghy Men’s […]

Christmas comes early for Milford community

CHRISTMAS has come early for the Milford community in the shape of a church building which has been officially signed over for recreational use. The Milford Reformed Presbyterian Church has donated its former church on the Kilmacrennan Road to the Milford and District Resource Centre which will provide much needed community space for activities and […]

Gardaí investigating woman’s death in Kilmacrennan

GARDAI are investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of a woman in Kilmacrennan. Gardaí were alerted to the incident outside a private residence at approximately 8.20pm last night. The body of the woman has been taken to Letterkenny University Hospital where a post-mortem will be conducted. The Garda Press Office advised that no foul play […]

Pole position in Kilmacrennan

WORK to erect a 18-metre high Eir telecommunications mast in Kilmacrennan briefly brought traffic to a standstill along the busy N56 on Friday. The company put in place the monopole telecommunications support structure at the rear of the existing exchange ready for equipment installation in early 2022. This site secured planning permission in October and […]

Conservation works progressing at historic Abbey site

CONSERVATION works are ongoing at Kilmacrennan Old Church and adjacent historic Kilmacrennan Franciscan Friary site. It is hoped that following completion of the conservation works this historic site can once more become a safe place to visit and to be appreciated both by the local community and by the general public. The friary was built […]

Haunting times around Donegal’s hills…

HEADLESS horsemen, cloven foot strangers, wailing banshees – Donegal’s storytellers have long held audiences spellbound with their tales of the nether world. In his book ‘The Foot o’ the Hill’, which focuses on Lough Salt and the Kilmacrennan countryside, author Jim Nisbet recounts some of the anecdotes and fables that have been handed down through […]

Kilmac release statement on league title saga

Kilmacrennan Celtic have tonight released a club statement in regards to their long-running Premier Division saga with Cappry Rovers. It seemed like a line had finally been drawn on the lengthy dispute when Rovers were crowned winners of the 2019/20 Donegal League Premier Division after an arbitration ruling sided in their favour. The Ulster Football […]