New play offers a fascinating glimpse into an alternative Ireland

What if there was no War of Independence in Ireland? No Civil War; no partition? What if Home Rule had passed and Ireland was still part of the United Kingdom? These are the intriguing questions being asked in an exciting and ambitious production of “The Alternative”, written by Michael Patrick and Oisin Kearney, being staged […]

McCullagh family fundraiser raises huge amount for charity

THE McCullagh family have raised a whopping €46,350 for three worthy beneficiaries following their recent fundraising dance in Ostan Loch Altan. This week, three cheques of €15,450 were presented to Beaumont Hospital Foundation, National Rehab Hospital Dun Laoghaire and to the Stroke and Rehab Unit at St. Conal’s Hospital in Letterkenny. With a raffle taking place […]

Fundraiser to help local family following New Year’s Day crash

By Dionne Meehan A FUNDRAISER has been launched to support a young family based in Kilmacrennan following a fatal car crash on New Year’s Day. Keith Higginbotham, originally from Kildare, was the first person to be killed on Irish roads in 2024. Advertisement The father of two was involved in a single vehicle crash on the M7 at […]

Breast Cancer Charity Ball surpasses all expectations

The organisers of the North West Breast Cancer Ball have said last December’s event surpassed all expectations and raised an amazing €15,081 for charity. Plans are already underway for the next charity ball on Friday, December 6, 2024 – and the organising committee are asking people to save the date. The 2023 event was the […]

Design team sought for major social housing project

by Kate Heaney DONEGAL County Council is planning to build 165 social houses at the 8.2 acre site they acquired last year on Letterkenny’s High Road. A tender has been published seeking an architect-led design team for the project and the closing date for applications is February 16. Advertisement The estimated guide for the team who […]

Birthday celebrations this weekend for Letterkenny parkrun

It was eight years ago this weekend that the first group of participants took to the line for the first ever Letterkenny parkrun event. And this Saturday morning there will be an air of celebration among the runners and walkers as the popular weekly event marks its 8th birthday. Letterkenny parkrun has been a wonderful […]

National Women’s Council urge the people of Letterkenny to vote yes

The National Women’s Council (NWC) will be in Letterkenny this Friday urging people to Vote Yes in the referendums on family and care on March 8. There will be a photo call with props at 11am in Donegal Women’s Centre, Port Road in Letterkenny. Rachel Coyle, Head of Campaigns at the National Women’s Council, said: Advertisement […]