The most testing of times for team of ninety at LUH


“IT was like going to war. We were all scared but we had to stand up and meet the Covid-19 pandemic head on.” The words of Jacqui Clarke, Pathology Laboratory Manager, Letterkenny University Hospital, strike a chord. A native of Newtowncunningham, Ms Clarke took time out from her busy schedule this week to acknowledge the […]


Trombone Man: ‘Playing a tune for the frontline staff’


A NEW sculpture at the Hospital roundabout in Letterkenny has been attracting admiring glances from motorists in recent days. ‘Trombone Man’ is the latest creation of Michael Parkinson and is a thank you to front line staff working in the nearby hospital. “It’s singing a tune for the front line staff and it’s a thank […]


One hundred days of COVID-19 testing at LUH


After 100 days of Covid-19 testing in the Laboratory at Letterkenny University Hospital, almost 6,200 samples have been tested with results currently reported within 24 hours of receipt. The laboratory is carrying out testing on swabs taken from patients in the hospital, HSE staff (hospital and community based staff) as well as testing samples taken […]


Man killed in suspected hit and run incident is named


The man killed in a suspected hit and run incident in the early hours of this morning has been named locally as Jason Haughey. Mr. Haughey, who is thirty, was found by a motorist on the Windyhall road in Letterkenny at around 4am. Gardaí and Emergency Services attended the scene and the man was transferred […]