A DONEGAL solicitor has called for cases involving juvenile defendants to be dealt with in a quicker manner. Rory O’Brien was making his comments at a sitting of Letterkenny District Court on Thursday in relation to a young person he is representing. In Ireland, once a young person turns 18 years, he or she loses […]
COURTS in Donegal have been put on standby for special sittings for people breaking traffic laws during this weekend’s Donegal International Rally. Thousands of people are expected to descend on the county in the coming days for the popular annual event. The three-day event officially gets underway tomorrow and thousands of motor sport enthusiasts are expected to […]
A new report being compiled by the Department of Justice could hold the key to sorting out Donegal’s lengthening court lists. During a recent sitting of Letterkenny District Court four contested matters had to be scheduled for December 2023 because no earlier hearing dates were available. Reasons cited for the mounting paperwork were the pandemic and the […]
A JUDGE dismissed a case against a Lifford man citing the judicial process was not the appropriate platform to deal with a family fuel.
They are both charged with sexual exploitation, sexual assault, neglect and ill treatment on dates between January 1, 2015 and May 25, 2016.
Letterkenny based GP Dr James McDaid said that an ‘awful’ lot of people across Donegal were using benzodiazepines.
Witnesses reported a number of Garda vehicles following the vehicle on the Letterkenny to Lifford road.
A JUDGE has expressed his disbelief at hearing that two young Derry men were caught racing at 200 kph side by side along the local dual carriageway.
TWO young men caught ‘diffing’ outside Letterkenny Courthouse during last weekend’s Donegal International Rally were among seven who avoided a driving disqualification.
GARDAI have confirmed that two men were arrested for alleged ‘diffing’ in broad daylight last weekend outside Letterkenny Courthouse, and in the middle of the town’s busiest junction.