More than 5,500 patients x-rayed in one year at Letterkenny hub

MORE than 5,500 patients have been x-rayed in one year at Errigal Chronic Disease Management (CDM) in Letterkenny since the state-of-the-art service became operational. The HSE is celebrating the one year anniversary of the opening of the Community x-ray facility on Kilmacrennan Road, opposite the entrance to the Emergency Department, Letterkenny University Hospital. Since the commencement […]

Annual sales of Shop Local gift cards reached almost €6 million in 2023

ShopLK, Letterkenny’s shop local initiative, has reached an amazing milestone that has made 2023 another record-breaking year. Annual sales of ShopLK gift cards for 2023 were €5,740,277, a huge figure for the local shopping initiative. First established in 2004 by Letterkenny Chamber as a local shopping initiative, it has gone from strength to strength. Gift […]

Four Lane pedestrian lights to be turned on tomorrow

PEDESTRIAN traffic lights on the four lane road are set to become active this week as the final residual works to the N56 come to an end. The lights were trailed in December last year, but were switched off ahead of the festive period. The infrastructure will be the latest for the Four Lane Project […]

Woman who died in fatal collision is named

The woman who died in Friday night’s road traffic collision outside Letterkenny has been named. Layla Hussein Ali (22) who is originally from Somalia, died after she was struck by a vehicle on the main Letterkenny to Kilmacrennan road at Illistrin. It’s understood the deceased had been living in Donegal since last March. Family relatives […]

Letterkenny residents fearing homelessness after eviction notice

By Dionne Meehan RESIDENTS of an apartment block in Letterkenny have been left fearing homelessness after they recently received a letter of termination. On December 8, 2023, the residents received a letter of termination stating the landlord intended to sell the dwelling. Advertisement The letter read, “The tenancy of the dwelling at Apt 4A, Oliver […]

Car fire being dealt with by Letterkenny fire service

A team from Letterkenny Fire Station is currently attending a car fire in the Windyhall Road area of the town. It’s understood a single unit from the fire service is tackling the blaze after being alerted to the incident this morning.

Errigal College students are rewarded for good attendance

The first term ended on a high note for many students in Errigal College when their good attendance was rewarded. Principal Mr Danny McFadden realised the importance of good attendance and he set up a school committee to monitor every student’s attendance. This team is now coordinated by Mr Hugo Dorrian. “Attendance is one of […]

New Year’s Eve vigils in solidarity with Palestine

TWO vigils will be held in Donegal on New Year’s Eve as part of a nationwide solidarity campaign with Palestine. A vigil will be held in Letterkenny  at 3pm tomorrow in Market Square while a vigil will also be held at 3pm at Castle Bridge, Swan Park, Buncrana. The events are being organised by branches […]

More than twenty notices placed on vacant properties

DONEGAL County Council has placed more than twenty notices on properties in and around Letterkenny as part of their work to tackle the growing problem of derelict and vacant units. With grant funding now available to refurbish such properties, the local authority are aiming to purchase a number of these and bring them back into […]

Businessman George Boal to be laid to rest on Wednesday

THERE is widespread sadness in Letterkenny following the death of businessman George Boal. Mr Boal, the founder of Pinehill Industrial Estate, passed away in Letterkenny University Hospital on Christmas Eve. He will be laid to rest on Wednesday, December 27 following a private service at his late residence. In 2021 the Mountain Top Roundabout, adjacent […]