Funeral of Ramelton’s Paul Mooney to take place tomorrow


By Dionne Meehan THE funeral will take place in Ramelton on Friday morning of Paul Mooney who died tragically in a road collision on Monday evening in Manorcunningham. The talented musician from Glen Lower, Ramelton, died in a two-car collision on the N14 Letterkenny to Lifford Road at Carrickballydoey at around 7pm on Monday. Advertisement […]


Parishioners attend Mass in their local Resource Centre


By Dionne Meehan PARISHIONERS in Raymochy have been forced to attend Mass in their local Resource Centre for the past year due to the deterioration of their local chapel. St Columba’s Church is a small chapel located 10 minutes outside Letterkenny in Drumoghill, Manorcunningham. Advertisement Known as being the “heart” of Drumoghill’s bright, caring and […]


Uisce Éireann confirm delay in vital maintence works in Manor


By Dionne Meehan UISCE ÉIREANN has confirmed that vital water maintenance works scheduled for the Manorcunningham area are to face further delays. This comes after Uisce Éireann contacted Cllr Donal ‘Mandy’ Kelly this week to inform him of the delay. Advertisement After being told works were to begin this month, Cllr Kelly said he was “disappointed […]


Cheque presented to Donegal Hospice


Reverend Jim Lamont has presented a cheque for €3,300 to Donegal Hospice from the proceeds of a fundraising concert that he organised at An Grianan Theatre in Letterkenny in June. Also in attendance at the presentation were four of the artists who performed in the concert – Dianne Lecky from Pluck, Manorcunningham, Maria Doherty and […]


Manorcunningham men come together to set up new Men’s Shed


By Dionne Meehan A GROUP of friends from Manorcunningham have turned their thoughts into a reality by opening the first Men’s Shed in the village. When Declan Glackin, John Crawford, Paul Doherty and Joe Mulhern found there wasn’t much to do in the village other than to go for a pint, they began working on ways […]


Birthday boy Peter wins hospice car draw


By Diarmaid Doherty BIRTHDAY boy Peter Browne knew there might be cake and treats on his special day – what he didn’t expect was a vintage car. But when his name was pulled from the hat in the Donegal Hospice’s charity car draw on Monday, the Manorcunningham man, who turned 78 on the day, was […]


Gardaí appealing for witnesses to collision involving a car and motorcycle


GARDAÍ are appealing for witnesses to a road traffic collision that occurred at Galdonagh, Manorcunningham yesterday evening shortly before 5.15pm. The collision involved a car and a motorcycle. The motorcyclist was removed from the scene by ambulance to be taken to Letterkenny University Hospital where he remains to receive treatment for injuries sustained. Advertisement The […]


Man seriously injured in motorcycle collision


A MAN in his 30s has been seriously injured following a motorcycle collision this evening.  Gardaí and emergency services attended at the scene of collision involving a car and motorcycle shortly after 5:15pm this evening at Galdonagh, Manorcunningham. The motorcyclist, a man in his 30s, was taken from the scene by ambulance to University Hospital […]


New book detailing the history of Manorcunningham to be launched


by Kate Heaney A FASCINATING history of the Manorcunningham area, collected by pupils of Scoil Phroinnseas Naofa, Magherabeg over more than 20 years is published in a book which will be launched next Thursday, June 1 at the school. ‘Our Place, Our Space, Our Location’ is a collection of stories and personal reflections which captures the […]


Manorcunningham water issues to be resolved at last


THERE is good news for residents of Rosbracken and Raymoghy as steps are finally being taken to resolve the ongoing issues with water supply in the area. Water outages in this area of Manorcunningham have been a recurring issue for a number of years and most recently, the residents were left without water on Christmas […]