More roadworks ahead as dual carriageway to partially close

APRIL looks set to be another month of traffic problems in Letterkenny as the dual carriageway will be partially closed for a period of time. Donegal County Council has recently confirmed that the N13 outbound dual carriageway to the Manor Roundabout will be closed for one week in April to allow for resurfacing works. The L5454 […]

Water repair works may cause supply issues in Letterkenny

MAINS water repair works may cause supply disruptions in Gortlee, Port Road area of Letterkenny and the surrounding areas this week.  The works are part of the National Leakage Reduction Programme. Works are scheduled to take place from 8pm until 4am from tomorrow, Monday until Wednesday April 5. The roadworks may also cause traffic disruption. […]

CALLING ALL SINGLES: Online micro speed dating event in Letterkenny

THE first Micro Speed Dating event for Letterkenny singles is being held tomorrow night.  The event is for over 30s and is taking place at at 10pm on the Katch app. Micro Speed Dating is our new concept for busy singles to meet their match in 30 minutes or less while getting to know them during […]

Mass exodus of staff from HSE in Donegal

ALMOST two staff a day under the age of 50 resigned from Donegal HSE last year. The majority of resignations were tendered by Letterkenny University Hospital employees. Freedom of Information figures released to the Donegal News show that 173 staff left the organisation in 2022. A breakdown of the figures reveal 116 LUH employees vacated their jobs. Eighteen staff resigned from Local Health Office […]

Letterkenny third most over crowded hospital in country 

LETTERKENNY University Hospital is the third most over crowded hospital in the country with 53 people awaiting beds this morning.  Of the 53, 25 patients are in the emergency department while 28 patients are on wards elsewhere. University Hospital Limerick has the highest number of patients awaiting beds with 97 on trolleys, followed by Cork […]

Warning of water supply disruption in Letterkenny

As part of the National Leakage Reduction Programme, mains repair works may cause supply disruptions to Ros Suilighe, Letterkenny and surrounding areas. Works are scheduled to take place from 10am until midday on Monday, 27 March. Irish Water recommends that you allow two to three hours after the estimated restoration time for your supply to […]

Three Donegal social enterprises granted €100,000

THREE Donegal social enterprises have been awarded funding of €100,000 each.  Letterkenny Community Centre CLG has been granted €100,000 to fund the fit-out and finishes to the Social Centre and External site works. No Barriers Foundation has received €100,000 to fund the purchase of equipment to improve the strength, fitness and mobility of their clients […]