McConalogue confirms project progress for Scoil Cholmcille Newtowncunningham

Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine and Donegal T.D., Charlie McConalogue, confirmed today that the extension project for Scoil Cholmcille, Newtowncunningham, has received approval to proceed to tender under the Additional School Accommodation Scheme. The project will consist of two SET rooms. Charlie McConalogue said this confirmation is good news for the school community and will […]

Newtowncunningham Primary Care Centre to be fully functional from Monday

The new Newtowncunningham Primary Care Centre will be fully functional from Monday, August 8, 2022. Located at Main Street, Newtowncunningham, Co. Donegal, F93 RTF6, the new Primary Care Centre will offer a wide range of services. These include GP Services, Public Health Nursing, Physiotherapy and Occupational Therapy. It also has capacity to accommodate visiting clinics for […]

Volunteers sought for new first responders

VOLUNTEERS are being sought to form a team of community first responders in the Newtowncunningham area. A public meeting will be held on Tuesday April 12 at 7pm in Trinity Court to explore the possibility of setting up a Community First Responders Team in Newtowncunningham. If successfully set up, the team would cover Newtowncunningham and […]

Magnificent horse shoe cross installed

A MAGNIFICENT nine-foot tall Celtic Cross sculpture made out of 400 horse shoes has been officially installed in Newtowncunningham.  The sculpture was created by William McCracken in his shed at the rear of his home in Ardagh, St Johnston. The Celtic Cross is now situated in the village adjacent to the main Letterkenny road. A […]

‘Walk and talk’ in memory of loving wife and mother

A NEWTOWNCUNNINGHAM family are encouraging people to ‘walk and talk’ in memory of their wife and mother who died in August. Mother-of-three Breda Gallagher-Friel (42) passed away at the Donegal Hospice on August 3 last following a five-year battle with cancer. Breda, who was well known throughout the community, loved nothing more than going for […]

The most testing of times for team of ninety at LUH

“IT was like going to war. We were all scared but we had to stand up and meet the Covid-19 pandemic head on.” The words of Jacqui Clarke, Pathology Laboratory Manager, Letterkenny University Hospital, strike a chord. A native of Newtowncunningham, Ms Clarke took time out from her busy schedule this week to acknowledge the […]

Double celebration for ‘lady in red’ 99-year old Polly

ONE of Liverpool’s oldest supporters is already looking forward to Juergen Klopp’s side regaining their Premier League title next year. Polly Devenney, Moneygreggan, Newtowncunningham, celebrated her 99th birthday on Monday just a few days after the club’s 30 year wait for the league crown finally came to an end. “I suppose I’ve waited this long […]