Letterkenny University Hospital third most overcrowded hospital in country

THERE is currently 44 patients on trolleys at Letterkenny University Hospital this morning, making it the third most over crowded hospital in the country.  Sixteen patients are waiting on beds in the emergency department, while 28 patients are on trolleys in wards elsewhere in the hospital. University Hospital Limerick is the worst affected by overcrowding […]

Letterkenny man appointed as new Director of the Donegal Education Support Centre

LETTERKENNY man Kieran Mc Taggart has been appointed as the new Director of the Donegal Education Support Centre by the Minister of Education, Norma Foley. The Centre provides quality professional and personal development courses for teachers and educators at a local, regional and national level. Kieran is from Glencar Letterkenny and is a former student […]

Every day’s different at the Glebe Gallery

Paul Bradley catches up with Mary Friel, a talented artist, who recently retired from the Glebe Gallery outside Letterkenny where she worked as a guide. Her one regret is that she didn’t start working there earlier. Hi Mary, thanks for doing the interview. Could you tell us a little about yourself, please? I grew up […]

Multi-million expansion at Century Complex

by Kate Heaney THE multi-million euro development of the Century Complex got underway in Letterkenny this week with the new 22,000 foot development expected to open in October 2024. Owner Mark Doherty said that once completed the enlarged complex with a range of new facilities including indoor crazy golf, will employ in excess of 100 […]

Milestone reached as final turbine installed at Lenalea Wind Farm

A new wind farm project in Donegal could be fully operational by November, following the installation of its final turbine last week. Lenalea Wind Farm has reached a landmark milestone in its construction with the successful installation of its seventh and final turbine at the site located around 10k south west of Letterkenny. This milestone […]

Letterkenny all set to host first ever Pride Festival

THE first ever Pride Festival in Letterkenny takes place on Saturday next, August 19 and the organisers are promising a day of fun for everyone. Festival committee chairperson, Kayleigh Bowery, said the event is all about community. “It is a magnificent celebration of diversity, a time to bring people together, and of course, a big […]

Leading home care provider to host recruitment days

ONE OF Ireland’s leading providers of home care services is hosting recruitment days in Letterkenny and Falcarragh. With a mission to recruit 1,000 new professional caregivers, local events are part of a national drive and will take place over four days next week. Open Days will take place in Riverfront House, Second Floor, Pearse Road, […]

Water supply successfully restored in Ballyraine

Uisce Éireann and Donegal County Council have successfully completed repairs to a burst water main in Ballyraine, Letterkenny. Uisce Éireann working in partnership with Donegal County Council confirmed that water has been successfully restored to the majority of homes and businesses in Ashlawn, An Garran, Orchard Grove, Ballyraine and surrounding areas. The remaining properties can […]