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Donegal heritage officer attends reception at Áras an Uachtaráin hosted by President Michael D. Higgins
Celebrating the 20th anniversary of the Heritage Officer Programme
yesterday 18:25
Special needs school forced to use gym as a classroom

A lack of facilities at a special needs school in Letterkenny has forced teachers to close the gym and turn it into a classroom.

The drastic step has been taken by teachers at Little Angels School which caters for 100 young people with autism, moderate to severe learning difficulties and

yesterday 17:46
Deaths in Donegal - Wednesday evening, November 13

The Donegal Democrat has been informed of the following deaths:

- Seamus Corry, Illistrin, Letterkenny

- Kathleen Portman (née Hoey), Belleek and late of Abbey View Terrace, Ballyshannon

- Keith Fowler, Belfast

- Bridie Boyle, (née Doohan), Scotland,

yesterday 17:22
Regretted death of well known Dungloe man Martin Gillen

The funeral takes place in Dungloe on Thursday morning of one of Dungloe's best known and well liked characters Martin Gillen.

The late Martin Gillen died suddenly at his home on Sunday evening. He was 68 and is the husband of Donegal GAA secretary Aideen Gillen.

News of the sudden

yesterday 16:19
Councillor commends the additional benefits of sending bicycles to Gambia
Councillor says that the initiative teaches young people how to maintain and fix bikes
yesterday 15:16
Anthony Thompson named Quinn Building Products UGAAWA Merit Award winner for October

October 2019 can well be dubbed the 'Month of the Club' with action right through the grades in football and hurling headlining the news practically every day. But nowhere was there greater action than in Donegal where county and provincial football champions Gweedore and Glenties played out a

yesterday 13:10
Schoolgirls hoping to strike European Gold in Barcelona

Three schoolgirls are off to Barcelona later this month hoping their sports invention might just strike gold in more ways than one.

 Deele College pupils Ellie Barron, Saffron Porter and Stephanie Harper are already All-Ireland champs after their ‘Clean Guard’ product was named the

yesterday 12:31
Raphoe Boxing Club plays host to star-studded tournament this Saturday night
A busy week of action for Donegal boxers
yesterday 11:04
Donegal community extends helping hand to homeless in Dublin
Wonderful community spirit in south Donegal ahead of Christmas
yesterday 11:04
Teacher from St Johnston donates €6,281 to Donegal Branch of The Alzheimer Society of Ireland
Elaine completes solo 145km three-day ‘Home to Home’ walk
yesterday 10:01
BRIAN MCENIFF COLUMN: Frank McGlynn - a great footballer and a true gentleman

First of all this week, may I wish Frank McGlynn well and all the very best of luck on his retirement. Frank announced his retirement last week. I must confess I wasn’t expecting it.

I was hoping he would have stayed on for another year. He still had a lot to offer not only on the field

yesterday 08:58
Evening talk will celebrate Donegal’s amazing coastline
Slideshow and talk taking place in Falcarragh
yesterday 08:58
Donegal restaurant has had an estimated six million customers since it opened!
McDonalds in Letterkenny opened this day 20 years ago
2019-11-12 23:25
Donegal Town mourns the passing of a great character - Billy Browne

“For those of us growing up on the Main Street of Donegal the towering figure of the late Billy Browne seemed ever present - a man who was synonymous with the thriving “Browne's Cafe”and knew what hospitality was all about before the word was even invented. Billy passed away on Sunday

2019-11-12 21:19
Deaths in Donegal - Tuesday evening, November 12

The Donegal Democrat has been informed of the following deaths:

- Kathleen Lally, (nee McGinty,) 67 Blue Cedars, Ballybofey

- Martin Gillen, Gweedore Road, Dungloe

- Billy McGonagle, Balleighan East, Greencastle

- Brigid Quinn, Kingarrow, Fintown

- Kathleen Olive

2019-11-12 20:16
Concert to help Save St Mura’s Cross, Fahan

THE fabulously talented and internationally renowned, Donegal-born musicians Ciaran Tourish, Dermot Byrne (formerly Altan) and singer/songwriter Kevin Doherty take to the stage in Buncrana on Saturday night to help save a unique part of local heritage.

The concert in the Inishowen Gateway

2019-11-12 19:37
Daily News
Can I gift my daughter cash for her house deposit without being taxed? Liam Croke lets you know
Our personal finance expert answers your questions ...
yesterday 18:25
Killybegs man to compete for EY Entrepreneur Of The Year title
Awards gala to take place on Thursday, November 21 in Dublin
yesterday 17:22
Three Peace projects launched in Donegal
Communities coming together to share perspectives
yesterday 17:22
A Remembering Service for parents who lost a young child
Service will be held in Annagry chapel
yesterday 16:19
Donegal’s Peadar McGranaghan honoured at ‘Volunteers in Sport Awards’

Donegal’s Peadar McGranaghan was honoured at the ‘Volunteers in Sport Awards’, hosted by the Federation of Irish Sport in partnership with EBS, on Tuesday 12 November in Farmleigh House Dublin. Peadar received the Donegal sports volunteer of the year award for his commitment to Finn

yesterday 16:19
Schoolgirls hoping to strike European gold in Barcelona with their clean guard gum shield invention rn
High hopes for Deele College pupils Ellie Barron, Saffron Porter and Stephanie Harper
yesterday 13:10
Christmas comes early for Marie
Ballybofey woman scoops €10,000 prize in Finn Harps lotto
yesterday 11:04
Latest news from Donegal
yesterday 18:25 Can I gift my daughter cash for her house deposit without being taxed? Liam Croke lets you know
yesterday 18:25 Donegal heritage officer attends reception at Áras an Uachtaráin hosted by President Michael D. Higgins
yesterday 17:46 Special needs school forced to use gym as a classroom
yesterday 17:22 Killybegs man to compete for EY Entrepreneur Of The Year title
yesterday 17:22 Three Peace projects launched in Donegal
yesterday 17:22 Deaths in Donegal - Wednesday evening, November 13
yesterday 16:19 A Remembering Service for parents who lost a young child
yesterday 16:19 Donegal’s Peadar McGranaghan honoured at ‘Volunteers in Sport Awards’
yesterday 16:19 Regretted death of well known Dungloe man Martin Gillen
yesterday 15:16 Councillor commends the additional benefits of sending bicycles to Gambia
yesterday 13:10 Schoolgirls hoping to strike European gold in Barcelona with their clean guard gum shield invention rn
yesterday 13:10 Donegal groups will participate in the National Pride of Place awards in Kilkenny
yesterday 13:10 Anthony Thompson named Quinn Building Products UGAAWA Merit Award winner for October
yesterday 12:31 Schoolgirls hoping to strike European Gold in Barcelona
yesterday 11:04 Christmas comes early for Marie
yesterday 11:04 Raphoe Boxing Club plays host to star-studded tournament this Saturday night
yesterday 11:04 Donegal community extends helping hand to homeless in Dublin
yesterday 10:01 Teacher donates €6,281 to Donegal Branch of The Alzheimer Society of Ireland following solo 145km Three-Day ‘Home to Home’ Walk
yesterday 10:01 Deaths in Donegal - Wednesday morning, November 13
yesterday 10:01 Teacher from St Johnston donates €6,281 to Donegal Branch of The Alzheimer Society of Ireland
yesterday 08:58 Amber Barrett scores for Ireland but they are denied win by late goal
yesterday 08:58 St Mary’s Convoy Coach is finalist in Translink Ulster GAA Coach of the Year awards
yesterday 08:58 Council gritters in action tonight
yesterday 08:58 Letterkenny company raise funds for cancer patient
yesterday 08:58 BRIAN MCENIFF COLUMN: Frank McGlynn - a great footballer and a true gentleman
yesterday 08:58 Evening talk will celebrate Donegal’s amazing coastline
2019-11-12 23:25 Donegal restaurant has had an estimated six million customers since it opened!
2019-11-12 21:19 Donegal Town mourns the passing of a great character - Billy Browne
2019-11-12 20:16 Thugs attack GoSafe van in Newtowncunningham
2019-11-12 20:16 Lifetime Achievement Award to be presented to Donegal-based journalist Paddy Clancy
2019-11-12 20:16 Deaths in Donegal - Tuesday evening, November 12
2019-11-12 19:37 Emergency Department at LUH under serious pressure
2019-11-12 19:37 Concert to help Save St Mura’s Cross, Fahan
2019-11-12 19:13 Donegal woman wins €29,000 for her husband on Winning Streak rn
2019-11-12 19:13 136 people attend emergency department in 24 hours
2019-11-12 19:13 Elderly Castlefin man fends off would be robber
2019-11-12 19:13 Gardaí seek information on break-ins
2019-11-12 18:34 Donegal man is TG4 Singer of the Year
2019-11-12 17:07 Chairperson calls for full-time planner to be employed within the Glenties Municipal Area
2019-11-12 17:07 Councillor Molloy raises issue of 'dangerous bend' outside Ardara at Glenties Municipal District meeting
2019-11-12 17:07 Positive news for residents at Clós Naomh Conaill in Glenties
2019-11-12 15:01 Befriending volunteers needed across Donegal
2019-11-12 15:01 New laws for motorists to protect cyclists in effect from today
2019-11-12 15:01 Two accidents on Stranorlar-Kilross Road
2019-11-12 15:01 Lifford Strabane Athletic Club in action at Belfast and Athlone
2019-11-12 15:01 Update sought on dumping issue at Glenties Municipal District
2019-11-12 13:58 Deaths in Donegal - Tuesday morning, November 12
2019-11-12 13:58 Team Ireland emerge Celtic Cup Surf winners for third year in-a-row in Bundoran
2019-11-12 12:55 Gaoth Dobhair poet launches new work at Oireachtas na Gaeilge
2019-11-12 12:55 Eamon Giles to be inducted into Ulster Athletics Hall of Fame
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