Minister McConalogue and Bulgarian Ambassador mark European Week at St Columba’s College

DONEGAL minister, Charlie McConalogue, and Bulgarian Ambassador to Ireland, Vanya Andreeva-Malakova, visited St. Columba’s College in Stranorlar on Friday as part of the European Week Outreach Programme. The initiative, now in its third year, is coordinated by the Department of Foreign Affairs. In his address to students at the Twin Towns school, Minister McConalogue explained […]

Letterkenny barber starts fundraiser for Morocco

A Letterkenny barber has started a GoFundMe in response to the earthquake in Morocco last Friday. The magnitude 6.8 earthquake has claimed close to 3,000 lives and a further 5,000 people have been injured in the country’s deadliest earthquake since 1960. Said Ben Salem is a Moroccan native living in the county since 2003. He […]

Tremors from devastating earthquake recorded in Donegal

TREMORS from the earthquake which killed thousands of people in Turkey and Syria were recorded on two seismometers in Donegal. The earthquake on the Turkey and Syria border recorded 7.8 in magnitude at 01.17 followed by aftershocks at 7.5 magnitudes at 10.24am hours on Monday morning. The number of confirmed deaths in both Turkey and Syria […]