Packie and Shay delight as special guests at Donegal event in London

Irish international goalkeeping greats Packie Bonner and Shay Given were among the guests at a special event in the London Irish Centre on Thursday night organised to strengthen connections with Donegal’s diaspora. There was a packed house with standing room only as the two Donegal soccer legends enthralled an audience of over 300, with stories […]

Colly maps Donegal – From north to south, east to west

A Letterkenny resident who started charting his favourite places in Donegal five years ago has pulled them all together in a huge map. Colin ‘Colly’ Farrell’s colourful creation has just gone on display in the Silver Tassie, the first place to make it on to the impressive trail. Colly, who is originally from Dublin but […]

Shay Given is 2017’s Donegal Person of the Year

  Well known sportsperson Shay Given from Lifford, has been named the Donegal Person of the Year for 2017. The announcement took place in The Black Door Piano Bar on Harcourt Street in Dublin on Friday, 19th of January. Shay is well known locally, nationally and internationally for his soccer career and many people enjoyed […]

No facilities for home births in Donegal

Private Midwives Ireland has issued a plea for midwives in Donegal to get in touch, as there are currently no facilities to accommodate women who wish to have a home birth. With up to 30 requests annually from women from Donegal, they have had to turn them all down as they do not have any […]