Gardaí called to car on fire close to Killea

Gardaí were called to the scene of a vehicle that got into difficulty on the R237 between Killea and Newtowncunningham, shortly after 6pm yesterday evening. The car caught fire and fire services were called to the scene to extinguish the fire. Gardaí have confirmed no injuries were reported and no offences disclosed.

Man continues to be questioned over murder of Private Séan Rooney

A MAN continues to be questioned by Lebanese military authorities on suspicion of firing the shots which killed UN peacekeeper Seán Rooney from Newtowncunningham. The 24-year-old was laid to rest on Thursday last in the cemetery adjoining All Saints Catholic Church, with full military honours. At his Requiem mass earlier that day in Dundalk, Pte […]

Expression of sympathy on the death of Private Séan Rooney

Deputy Thomas Pringle joined with others in the Dáil today to offer condolences to the family, friends and comrades of Private Séan Rooney from Newtowncunningham, who was killed in the line of duty serving in Lebanon, as well as to Private Shane Kearney, who was seriously injured in the attack. Speaking afterwards, Deputy Pringle said: […]

Gardaí appeal for vigilance after spate of burglaries

GARDAI in Letterkenny are appealing to people to exercise vigilance as winter approaches following a spate of burglaries around the county in recent days. In the most recent incident, the back door of a house at Long Lane, Newtowncunningham, was forced open and entry gained on Saturday, October 29, at 9.20pm. One bedroom was ransacked […]

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 […]