Is the traditional Irish wake a thing of the past?

IT’S been almost a year since Ireland started putting restrictions in place to limit the spread of coronavirus. For undertakers like Paschal Blake, it’s been a challenging time as the pandemic has caused extra pressure. “It’s been quite a difficult year and one which has been particularly harrowing for families,” he said. Mr Blake, who […]

Work starts on new Letterkenny town clock

By Harry Walsh FATHER and son, Paul and Christopher Hynd, started work on the construction of the new town clock for Letterkenny earlier this week. The new clock, specially commissioned from local artist Christy Keeney, will form the centre-piece of the new plaza to the front of An Grianán Theatre. Advertisement This central feature, which […]