Man to go on trial on careless driving causing death charge

A LETTERKENNY man charged with careless driving causing the death of a woman in Raphoe two years ago, will go on trial at Letterkenny Circuit Court next month. Patrick Quigley (33) of 11 Windmill View, Letterkenny was before Letterkenny District Court on Monday. He is charged with careless driving causing death at Guesthouse End Street, Raphoe […]

Minister snubs ETB’s plea for additional supports

By Dionne Meehan MINISTER for Education Norma Foley has ignored Donegal Education and Training Board’s plea to implement additional supports for students and teachers affected by the defective block crisis, it has been claimed. In a letter sent to the minister, Donegal Education and Training Board (ETB) asked for help for school staff and families to […]

 Star-studded line up to attend BPerfect Cosmetics event in Letterkenny this week

THE trailblazing viral sensation BPerfect Cosmetics Ltd will unveil their spectacular Megastore in Letterkenny Shopping Centre, Co. Donegal this Friday, May 31 at 6pm. To celebrate the re-opening, the first 100 customers will receive a deluxe BPerfect goodie bag worth €100. Guests attending the event will be treated to bubbles on arrival, entertainment by DJ […]

Memories of times gone by as Alma is appointed new principal 

LETTERKENNY woman Alma Kavanagh has been appointed as the new principal of Scoil Mhuire gan Smál. She is pictured with her teacher Miss Deeney and the class of junior infants on her first day at Scoil Mhuire gan Smál back in 1981. This week has turned full circle for the past pupil when she returned […]

Christmas showcase raises €500 for Letterkenny Autism Family Support Group 

MEMBERS of the Autism Family Support Group in Letterkenny being presented with a cheque by Sarah-Marie McDevitt from Pinehill Studios, Mountain Top for €500. The money was raised during the Christmas showcase event organised by Pinehill Studios in December. The Autism Group are delighted with such a generous donation and would like to say a […]

More than 500 social houses to be built in Letterkenny area

ALMOST 550 social houses within eleven different development projects are being built or planned in and around Letterkenny. In response to a query from Cllr Ciaran Brogan on the council’s social housing plans and funding for the Letterkenny/Milford Municipal District, the council provided an update which outlines the status of different developments which will see 541 […]

Northern bank holiday commuters adding to heavy traffic in Letterkenny this evening

There’s more heavy traffic in and around Letterkenny this evening with many weekend visitors making their way home on what’s a Bank Holiday in Northern Ireland. Once again, the worst affected areas are Ballyraine, Ramelton Road and Kiltoy with traffic extremely busy coming into the town from the Ramelton direction. There are also queues of […]

Relay for Life 2024 hailed a wonderful success

By Kate Heaney RELAY for Life 2024 has been hailed a massive success with up to 3,000 people attending the event at ATU in Letterkenny at different stages over Saturday and Sunday. On a weekend of celebration and much emotion, Relay for Life ran for 24 hours from Saturday afternoon through until Sunday and one […]

St Eunan’s Cathedral – from dawn to dusk

On his recent trip to Ireland, Italian photographer Stefano Alberti from Milan captured St. Eunan’s Cathedral in Letterkenny in quite splendid lighting. Staying at the Radisson Hotel in the town centre, Stefano rose at 5am while most of the town was still soundly asleep, to photograph the Cathedral at ‘the golden hour’. Also known as […]

Seat to be unveiled in memory of Colm Ferry

LETTERKENNY is to remember one of the town’s much loved gentlemen and popular residents when a seat is to be unveiled in his memory next week. A stalwart of Letterkenny Credit Union for 40 years, Colm Ferry passed away in June in 2019. In the almost five years since his death, he remains missed so […]