Police investigating New IRA activity carrying out a search on the Letterkenny Road 

Detectives from the PSNI’s Terrorism Investigation Unit (TIU) are conducting a search in Derry as part of an ongoing investigation into New IRA activity.   The planned search in the Letterkenny Road area is being conducted with support from District and Tactical Support Group colleagues. Detective Inspector O’Flaherty said: “We are grateful for the continued support […]

Excitement locally as ‘God’s Creatures’ hits the big screen

CINEMAS across Donegal are looking forward to a busy weekend as a film shot in the county is set to hit the big screens. ‘God’s Creatures’ a drama about a scandal that rocks a small fishing community in rural Ireland, was filmed on the coast of South-West Donegal near Kilcar. The gripping tale starring Paul […]

‘It proves that you should never judge a book by its cover’

WORLD Down Syndrome Day on Tuesday took on a whole new visibility in Donegal and beyond this year after Belfast actor James Martin won the Oscar in Hollywood for ‘An Irish Goodbye’ and became an inspiration for many. James made history being the first person ever with Down Syndrome to win an Oscar and a Bafta. […]

Local businesses explore the benefits of trading through Irish

LETTERKENNY businesses explored the countless benefits and opportunities of trading through Irish during a recent event held to promote the use of the language locally. The drop-in networking event, hosted by Líonra Leitir Ceanainn, offered local businesses information and advice on how to avail of the many supports available such as the Foras na Gaeilge […]

Safety experts to examine blackspot

ROAD safety experts are to examine an accident blackspot junction in Kilmacrennan which has seen numerous near-fatalities, the latest of which emerged on social media. Donegal Road Design Office is examining a junction in the middle of the village where the road intersects with the N56 just past St Columba’s Church before going in the direction of Milford. […]

‘Record high tide’ blamed for Four Lane Road flooding

A record high tide has been blamed for toppling flood defences along the Four Lane Road into Letterkenny. A section of the busy thoroughfare was under water yesterday morning following several hours of rain and high winds. The Office of Public Works (OPW) has confirmed that Tuesday night’s weather caused the Swilly to rise to its highest level since […]

EUROPE DIRECT Letterkenny to host event for Ukrainian families

EUROPE DIRECT Letterkenny, based in Central Library, will showcase their range of children’s books available in the Ukrainian language on Thursday, March 23 at 6.30pm. The event will be free and refreshments will be provided. These new books have been catalogued in the Cyrillic alphabet so it will make the books much easier to request […]

Hospital’s emergency department records busiest day

PEOPLE attending Letterkenny University Hospital are being warned that it remains extremely busy today with long wait times at the emergency department. The department saw a record number of attendances yesterday (Monday) with 203 people through the door. A spokesperson for hospital group Saolta said, “The hospital is advising that patients who attend the emergency […]

Donegal Libraries celebrating World Down Syndrome Day

Donegal Libraries are proudly celebrating World Down Syndrome Day on March 21st with a special ‘See Me’ window display in Twin Towns Library featuring Finn Valley native, Aoibhe McConnell. Aoibhe can be seen in the photos using the See & Learn and Numicon resources that are available for free throughout all Donegal libraries. The window […]