New Deputy Principal appointed to Mulroy College

Donegal ETB is pleased to announce the appointment of Ms Amanda Quinn to the post of an additional Deputy Principal of Mulroy College in Milford. Amanda joins the senior leadership team at Mulroy College as the student population now exceeds  six hundred students. Originally from Kilmacrennan, Amanda attended Kilmacrennan National School and Loreto Milford. Advertisement […]

Christmas comes early for Milford community

CHRISTMAS has come early for the Milford community in the shape of a church building which has been officially signed over for recreational use. The Milford Reformed Presbyterian Church has donated its former church on the Kilmacrennan Road to the Milford and District Resource Centre which will provide much needed community space for activities and […]

Irish Water complete works in Milford

IRISH Water has completed improvement works in Milford to replace ageing water mains. The improvement works carried out at Upper Mount Marian included the replacement of old backyard services and ageing water mains to ensure a reliable supply of good quality water to homes, eliminate existing leaks and reduce water lost to leakage. The works […]

North West Truck Fest roars back into Milford

The hugely popular Truck Fest returned to Milford last weekend. The event which attracts up to 200 trucks of all shapes and sizes, has been taking place since 2006 with a gap during the past two years because of the pandemic.

Donegal sports agent on his ‘life in the fast lane’

A DONEGAL man is one of the top sports agents in the world, managing some of the greatest stars in athletics including eight-times Olympic champion Usain Bolt. Ricky Simms (47) from Milford is the CEO and owner of PACE Sports Management. The eldest in a family of 10, he lives in Monaco with his wife […]

Went around the world and back to edit community paper

WHEN Ken Russell retired as a specialist in sedimentology and petroleum geology two years ago he promised to take things easy. A native of Milford, he lives in the historical Scottish village of Doune near Stirling where he edits the local newspaper. He was working his way through the layout for the February issue of […]

From bioweapons and yoghurt to baby wipes and beyond

A DONEGAL man has been providing expert support to the Department of Foreign Affairs on biological and toxin weapons for over twenty-five years. Dr Ronnie Russell is Associate Professor of Microbiology at Trinity College. He had just finished a lengthy week of UN bioweapons talks in Geneva when he spoke to the Donegal News. Bioweapons […]

Town Centre First Plans for Milford

MILFORD is one of 26 towns across the country included in the first ever Town Centre First Plans. Minister for Rural and Community Development, Heather Humphreys TD announced details of the funding which will be key to tackling dereliction and revitalising town centres. Funding of €100,000 will be provided to each of 26 towns for […]

Haunting times around Donegal’s hills…

HEADLESS horsemen, cloven foot strangers, wailing banshees – Donegal’s storytellers have long held audiences spellbound with their tales of the nether world. In his book ‘The Foot o’ the Hill’, which focuses on Lough Salt and the Kilmacrennan countryside, author Jim Nisbet recounts some of the anecdotes and fables that have been handed down through […]