Former Eircom site re-advertised in error

By Emma Ryan THE former Eircom site in Letterkenny was re-advertised for sale in an online error this week. The major 5.8 acre site at Kiltoy, opposite the Church of Martyrs, reappeared on on Tuesday morning described as a ‘prime development site suitable for a variety of uses.’ Advertisement The asking price was listed […]

Letterkenny man fundraising for Philippines town hit by flooding

By Emma Ryan A LETTERKENNY man has raised over €2,000 for a community in the Philippines that has been devastated by flooding. John Keys is currently in the Bulacan province in Philippines visiting family but the area he is staying has been severely devastated by flooding following a typhoon. Advertisement Around twenty people remain missing and […]

Literary Festival to celebrate Behan connection

Letterkenny Cathedral Quarter Literary Festival will this year celebrate the centenary of the birth of Brendan Behan and his connections with Letterkenny. The festival committee has just announced the details of its inaugural poetry competition along with the launch of a dedicated website for the festival. The new website contains a provisional programme of events for […]

Trio selected for Young Curators programme

An Grianán Theatre in Letterkenny has announced Ciara Doherty, Clodagh McIvor and Ultan Pringle as the three young Donegal people who will join the NASC Network Young Curators programme for 2023/24. Marketing Manager of An Grianán Theatre, Daithi Ramsay, said that the theatre is delighted to have engaged three young people of such high calibre. “We […]

Family hit fundraising target on trek from Donegal to Dingle in Aria’s memory

A LETTERKENNY couple have hit their fundraising target of €10,000 as they trek from Donegal to Dingle to raise funds for the two charities that helped them and their daughter Aria Rose through the short 16 months she was on this earth. Tracey Wilkie, her partner Shane Barry and her son Brandon and friend John […]

Man arrested and two men taken to hospital following alleged assault

Gardaí are investigating a public order incident and alleged assault that occurred at an address at Main Street, Letterkenny last night. At approximately 9pm, Gardaí attended the scene following reports of an altercation involving a number of individuals. One man in his 20’s was arrested at the scene and detained at a Donegal Garda station. […]

‘Devil is in the detail’ with publicly funded IVF scheme

by Louise Doyle A LETTERKENNY woman whose twins were born through IVF said that while she welcomes the first ever State funded treatment to help others, she said the “devil is in the detail” bringing eligibility into crude question. Marie Derelict and her husband Mark are proud parents to Katie and Naoise, who were born in 2021 following a difficult and […]

Extra facilities needed to stop queues at electric car charging ports

By Emma Ryan A RECENT Council meeting has heard that electric car drivers are having to spend hours queuing up to charge their cars due to the lack of infrastructure in Letterkenny. The issue was raised by Cllr Donal Coyle at last week’s Letterkenny Milford Municipal District meeting. Advertisement He called on the council to invest in more […]

Call for additional signage at new one way system

By Emma Ryan LETTERKENNY councillors have called for extra signage to be installed at the new one way system at the Cathedral following issues with heavy goods vehicles. The problem has arisen since the works were finished on the new one way system at the Cathedral as drivers of heavy goods vehicles are advised not […]

Motorists warned not to illegally park in disabled parking bays

MOTORISTS in Letterkenny have been warned not to park in disabled parking bays unless authorised to do so. It comes as a car was detected parked in a disabled bay today in Letterkenny without having a valid disabled parking permit displayed. If a car is detected parked/stopped in a disabled parking bay and the driver does […]