Driver caught travelling 66kph over speed limit

Gardaí have urged motorists to slow down this bank holiday weekend after a motorist was caught travelling 66kph over the speed limit. Gardaí from Letterkenny Roads Policing Unit detected a vehicle travelling at 166KPH in a 100KPH speed zone in the early hours of this morning. The driver also had no insurance and was arrested […]

Motorists urged to take care on icy roads

  Motorists are urged to take care on the roads today as frosty and icy conditions are reported across the county. A status yellow snow and ice warning for Donegal, along with 19 other counties, was issued from Met Eireann yesterday evening, which is valid until 9pm tonight (Thursday) but is expected to be extended.  […]

‘Be safe & be seen’ on Donegal roads

  The Donegal Road Safety Working Group with the assistance of members of the Donegal Youth Service will be distributing High Viz vests as part of ‘National Be Safe Be Seen Day’ in Letterkenny on Thursday 21st December, the shortest and darkest day of the year. With fewer hours of daylight during the winter months, the aim of […]

Further weather warnings for Donegal

  More snow and ice could be on the cards for Donegal again today, following a series of weather warnings from Met Eireann.  A national snow and ice warning has been put in place from 11am today until 8pm tomorrow night. Widespread heavy and thundery showers throughout Wednesday and Thursday are to be expected. Hail, […]

Snow and ice warning for Donegal today

Motorists are urged to drive with care in today and tomorrow as a snow and ice warning is put in place for Donegal. A status yellow snow and ice warning has been put in place for Donegal later today. “Scattered showers will occur later on Thursday, Thursday night and into Friday. Slight to moderate accumulations […]

Black ice on roads as temperatures drop

A national snow and ice warning came into effect this morning with temperatures reaching close to freezing in Donegal. Icy roads were reported across the county, particularly in Letterkenny. Black ice was reported in areas of Manorcunningham and on the N13 Letterkenny/Derry road as well as on roads leading into Buncrana. Met Eireann said scattered […]