James and Neven Maguire cook up a special thank you to Beaumont Hospital


Six years ago this month, James Maguire from Illistrin in  Letterkenny was admitted to Beaumont Hospital with a suspected head injury after having a serious accident in Dublin City.  After several brain scans at Beaumont Hospital, it was discovered that James had a bleed and swelling to the left side of his brain and was […]


Fundraiser organised in memory of businessman Richard Finney


The memory of Letterkenny businessman Richard Finney is to be celebrated with a unique fundraiser for Pieta House. Originally from Lisburn in Co. Antrim, Richard had long made Donegal his home. He was very well known, particularly in Letterkenny where he ran the popular Counter Deli and his death last September was met with deep […]


St. Eunan’s College to proudly present ‘Nothing Gold Can Stay’ at An Grianán


St Eunan’s College Drama Group has proudly unveiled their latest theatrical masterpiece, ‘Nothing Gold Can Stay,’ which will take to the stage at An Grianán Theatre on Wednesday, April 24. An enthralling adaptation of S.E. Hinton’s iconic novel, ‘The Outsiders’, it’s directed by Daniel Nelis and Rachael McShane, adapted for the stage by Tommy McIntyre. […]


LKFoto host new exhibition at RCC


LKFoto is inviting anyone with an interest in photography to visit their exhibition in the Regional Cultural Centre in Letterkenny. The Letterkenny photographic club includes people of all abilities and is always open to new members. All you need is an interest in photography. Advertisement Every club member had the opportunity to have a photo […]


Bon Appetit! – Eugene is cooking up a storm with ‘food without the fuss’


By Dionne Meehan DONEGAL-based ready meal company Bon Appetit has taken the county by storm following the opening of their new factory in Letterkenny. Now based on the Thorn Road, Eugene Gallen’s creative juices began flowing while operating his street food van during the pandemic. Advertisement Then catering for the Lifford area, Tyrone and East […]


New bench is a perfect tribute to a special man


By Paddy Walsh It was not often, if ever, that Packie Bonner occupied the bench during his playing career but long beyond it he had the opportunity on a recent evening in Letterkenny to do just that. The former Celtic and Republic of Ireland goalkeeper was in town to unveil a seat in honour of […]


A new beginning as Cathal Sheridan is first captain of Station House Golf Society


The Station House Golf Society in Letterkenny (formerly The Drum Bar Golf Society) held  their inaugural Captain’s Drive-In at Dunfanaghy Golf Club.  It marks a new beginning of the popular golf society whose members availed of the facilities and  hospitality of the Gallagher family and the Drum Bar on Letterkenny’s Lower Main Street since the […]


Uisce Éireann could face ‘corporate manslaughter’ charge – council told


UISCE ÉIREANN could be held responsible for “corporate manslaughter” if they fail to keep the country’s fire hydrants in proper working order. That was the warning from Sinn Fein councillor Gerry McMonagle when he spoke on the issue during a debate at the  Letterkenny/Milford Municipal District meeting. The council had received a long-awaited reply from […]


Man jumped into Mercedes and drove off during car viewing


By Dionne Meehan Gardaí are investigating the late-night theft of a Mercedes car in Letterkenny when the ‘buyer’ who was viewing his new purchase, jumped into the driver’s seat, locked the doors and sped off. The incident happened when the seller of the vehicle arranged to meet a man who said he was interested in buying […]


Dermot marks his final mix at McGettigan Bakery 


By Dionne Meehan AFTER 32 years of service, today marks Dermot Mills’ last mix with McGettigan Bakery. The Ramelton man has been an invaluable member of their team, dedicating his talent and passion to the local business throughout the years. Advertisement As Dermott embarks on a new adventure, McGettigan Bakery took to social media this […]