Two walkers rescued off Muckish

Donegal Mountain Rescue Team (DMRT) assisted two walkers who became disorientated while descending Muckish. The rescue team received the call at 5.15pm on Friday. “A hasty team made their way to the Grotto and the two walkers’ location was quickly established using Sarlock technology,” said a DMRT spokesperson. “The hasty team located them, provided them […]

Clean-up carried out after directional arrows painted on Muckish Mountain

By Diarmaid Doherty A call has been made for hill walkers to desist from painting markers on a popular track on Muckish Mountain. It comes as volunteers from Mountaineering Ireland spent a number of hours on Sunday removing the directional arrows which were painted on the iconic Miners Track. Advertisement One volunteer who contacted the […]

Donegal author to host book signing on Saturday

DONEGAL-born author Gemma Hill will host a book signing in Letterkenny on Saturday. Her debut book ‘The Twins’ Twins’ is set around Muckish Mountain and the surrounding areas. Gemma, who now lives in Strabane, was born and reared in Ballindrait, Lifford. Advertisement A former pupil of St Patrick’s National School, Murlog, Gemma always loved to […]