THE long trip to the Limerick International Band Competition proved to be worthwhile for Maghery when they picked up some top level silverware. Having previously competed and won three youth titles, the band decided this year to go big and enter the senior categories. The overall goal was to introduce younger members to the top flight but […]
Countywide Christmas Appeal 2021 a ‘huge success’
THE first of its kind countywide appeal for food donations for those in need this Christmas has been hailed a success. Members of Donegal Food Response Network have been overwhelmed by the generosity and volume of support and donations received as part of the ‘Countywide Christmas Appeal 2021’, which took place on Saturday, November 27. […]
Impact of climate change brought home by Maghery walk
A DONEGAL student spent much of his time during lockdown earlier this year writing a book on Ireland and climate change. Ben Harkin (19) from Termon is a second year Software and Electronics students at Queen’s University in Belfast. Writing the book ‘Time nor tide’ gave Ben something to focus on during lockdown. Advertisement “It […]
Coastal Donegal at risk of flooding within thirty years
RISING tides will leave hundreds of homes, businesses and critical
infrastructure in parts of coastal Donegal under risk of flooding by
Age is no barrier for a true Rosses bandsman
Initially known as Ghandi’s Band they joined forced with the local Hibernian Band to form the Annagry Fife and Drum Band back in the 1950s.
Volunteers sought for ‘Darkness into Light’ events
VOLUNTEERS are being sought for Donegal’s second ‘Darkness into Light’ event which is expected to attracts thousands of participants to the streets of Letterkenny, Donegal town and Maghery in the early hours of Saturday, May 9.
Baby Lucy’s Nationwide appearance generates massive response
THERE has been an incredible reaction to the story of a young West Donegal toddler which was featured on Monday night’s edition of RTÉ One’s Nationwide.
Report: Keadue spoil Strand’s derby party in Maghery
TWO goals in the first half from Keadue Rovers were enough to spoil the party in Maghery yesterday as Strand Rovers began life in the Donegal League with defeat..
Heartfelt thanks from parents of Maghery baby Lucy Gallagher
THE parents of a baby with an extremely rare skin conditions have said they have been overwhelmed by the support they have received.
Maghery’s Baby Lucy fund-raiser brings in €7,000
A FUND-raising function was held in Maghery Community Centre earlier this month in aid of the Dermatology Unit at Our Lady’s Hospital for Sick Children Crumlin.