PICTURE SPECIAL: Well-known faces model for World Down Syndrome Day 

TO CELEBRATE World Down Syndrome Day Evolve Clothing in Letterkenny invited some well-known faces to model their Spring collection. Taking time to express their gratitude, Evolve Clothing thanked Paul Gallen, Shaun Bradley, Cian Baird, Ryan Higgins and Christopher Grant for taking the time showcase a selection of their Spring collection which is now available in […]

Belfast trio Kneecap to perform in Letterkenny this summer 

LETTERKENNY Summer Sessions have announced that Belfast trio Kneecap are set to play in town this summer. Taking to social media this morning to make the announcement, the post stirred much excitement among locals. “Kneecap are coming to Leitir Ceannain, Dhún na nGall on August 15. Advertisement “Many special guest to be announced,” the post […]

Footpath needed for Kerrykeel roads, says councillor

CLLR Liam Blaney has called for the construction of footpaths and public lighting on the Ranny Road and Glenvar Road, Kerrykeel. The councillor told last Tuesday’s meeting of the Letterkenny-Milford Municipal District that there was no footpath on the Glenvar Road up from the school meaning pedestrains had to cross the road. He said he […]

Muireann Bradley to play three concerts as part of the Earagail Arts Festival

Donegal teenage music sensation Muireann Bradley is to appear in three concerts in her home county this summer. The Ballybofey musician has confirmed three dates in July as part of the Earagail Arts Festival. The finger-picking guitarist and singer rose to fame following her show-stopping appearance on Jools Holland’s Annual Hootenanny on New Year’s Eve. […]

Funeral takes place in Letterkenny of Ciarán Mc Art

By Dionne Meehan THE funeral of a pedestrian who died in a collision on the Ramelton Road outside Letterkenny took place yesterday. Letterkenny man Ciarán Mc Art was pronounced dead at the scene after a road collision involving a lorry at Magherennan in the early hours of Friday morning. Advertisement He was the much loved son […]

Letterkenny students shine at Science Blast

STUDENTS from Gaelscoil Adhamhnáin, Letterkenny, were showcased at this year’s sixth annual ESB Science Blast at the RDS in Dublin from March 4 to 7. Over 500 projects from primary schools around the country were on show at the RDS Foundation’s flagship Science and Technology programme. E SB Science Blast is a STEM-focused educational programme […]

Learner driver tests positive for cannabis at Garda checkpoint

By Diarmaid Doherty Gardaí in Letterkenny last night arrested a learner driver after they failed a roadside drug test and tested positive for cannabis. And while that person was being dealt with at the Garda checkpoint, another vehicle approached before carrying out a U-turn and driving away. Advertisement When it was eventually stopped by Gardaí, […]

Special feature: Ronnie Blake knows which side his bread is buttered!

By Paddy Walsh Reared in Letterkenny, ‘bread’ in Rathmullan – Ronnie Blake knows which side his is buttered! And his stand at the Food Coast Donegal Showcase event displays what’s on offer. Located on the Pier Road, the business he runs with his wife, Caroline, continues to be hugely successful. “We originally opened a takeaway […]