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Minister urged to outline the future of community hospitals during Donegal visit rn rn 

Donegal TD Pearse Doherty has urged Minister of State at the Department of Health Jim Daly to clearly outline the plans being considered by health chiefs for the future of Donegal’s Community Hospitals and older persons services when he visits the county on Tuesday.

Deputy Doherty urged ...

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Contracts signed for the final phase of key Donegal road scheme 

Contracts have been signed for the final phase of a key road scheme in south Donegal.


Cathaoirleach of Donegal County Council Cllr Nicholas Crossan signed contracts on Friday afternoon for the final phase of the strategic N56 Mountcharles to Inver Road Scheme in the County ...

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Donegal come back for draw in game for the ages against Kerry in Croker

Donegal had to come behind on numerous occasions but showed great spirit to get a draw in a game for the ages in Croke Park against Kerry.

Donegal 1-20 Kerry 1-20

It was a contest that didn't deserve a loser and is one that will live long in the memory. Michael Murphy and Ryan ...

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Deaths in Donegal - Monday morning, July 22

The Donegal Democrat has been informed of the following deaths: 

- Anne Coleman (née MCLAUGHLIN), late of London and Wiltshire, formerly, Buncrana

- Johnny Roche, Ramelton

- Patricia Doherty Nee McConologue; Coolcross, Clonmany

- Margaret ...

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LISTEN: Man of the match Donegal's Ryan McHugh gives reaction after draw with Kerry

Donegal's man of the match Ryan McHugh was again outstanding. After the game he gave his reaction to Tom Comack

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Relief and disappointment in equal measure - Declan Bonner

It was a mixture of relief and disappointment for Donegal manager, Declan Bonner,  in the aftermath of Donegal’s pulsating draw with Kerry in Croke Park. 

He was relieved his charges had salvaged a draw after going behind in the closing seconds of a frenetic second half. And he ...

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PLAYER RATINGS: How the Donegal players fared in their epic draw with Kerry

After an epic encounter Donegal showed great character to get a draw against Kerry in Croke Park.

Marksman was very happy with the performance. Here are his ratings:

SHAUN PATTON: Another top class display from the St Eunans man. Made a great save from Clifford and his kick-outs and ...

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How Donegal and Kerry drew in Super 8s - Score by Score

3 mins: Jason McGee in space out on the Hill 16 side, kicks the game’s opening point after a patient Donegal build up. Donegal 0-1, Kerry 0-0

3.30 mins: Stephen O’Brien opens up the Donegal defence/gte the Kingdom up and running from 20 metres. 0-1/0-1

5 mins:  David ...

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LISTEN: Donegal captain Michael Murphy gives his reaction after draw with Kerry

After a super game Donegal captain Michael Murphy stopped to give his reaction as he got on the team bus under the Hogan Stand in Croke Park.

Tom Comack got his reaction

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PAT'S PATCH: Boris; and some tales of the supernatural

I have been involved in creative writing classes with a group of women in Derry for a couple of years now and I have openly said it has been one of the great experiences of my life. They are absolutely brilliant. I am learning more from them than they are from me. One woman is a fabulous ...

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Deaths in Donegal, Sunday evening, January 21

The Donegal Democrat has been informed of the following deaths: 

- Margaret Gallen, Letterkenny

- Bernie Lovett, Mullnagood, Pettigo

- Mary Ann Doherty, Inch Island and Buncrana   - Liam Gallagher, Donegal Road, Ballybofey

Margaret Gallen, ...

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TV images from Donegal to be beamed to 1 million Italians

Images of Donegal and Ireland will be beamed into the homes of around 1 million people across Italy at the end of this year, in a special Ireland episode of a popular documentary series. 

Filming for the programme  calledFreedom: Oltre il Confine (meaning ‘Freedom: Beyond ...

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Donegal without Neil McGee and Paddy McGrath as well as injured Eoghan Ban for Kerry clash

The Donegal defence has been decimated ahead of their Super 8s game with Kerry today.

Apart from losing Eoghan Ban Gallagher to a broken ankle during the week, Paddy McGrath has not recovered while full-back Neil McGee is also out.

Into the Donegal side come St Eunans pair Eamonn ...

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IT OCCURS TO ME: Making sense of the Donegal lingo

The Pig in the Parlour behind the Half-Door where a Leprechaun lives may be Irish cliches that annoy us, but some tourists come seeking that type of ‘Oirishness’ and are disappointed to find that we’re rather a modern outfit. I’ll make an exception for some travellers, especially ...

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Deaths in Donegal, Sunday morning, July 21

The Donegal Democrat has been informed of the following deaths: 

- Bernie Lovett, Mullnagood, Pettigo

- Mary Ann Doherty, Inch Island and Buncrana   - Liam Gallagher, Donegal Road, Ballybofey

- Derek Beck, Main Street, ...

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Two more goals from Shane McGrath sees Aodh Ruadh to big win over Four Masters

Aodh Ruadh took control in the second half to run out easy winners over neighbours Four Masters in Fr Tierney Park on Saturday night.

Aodh Ruadh 3-14 Four Masters 1-8

The visitors did well to be just two points adrift at the break (1-7 to 1-5) as Aodh Ruadh had passed up a number of ...

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St Eunans hurlers book a championship semi-final place with win over MacCumhaills  rn rn

St. Eunan’s had a good win over Sean MacCumhaills in Ballybofey on Friday evening in the fourth round of the Donegal Senior Hurling Championship. 

Sean MacCumhaills………0-8

St. Eunans ………………..2-13

Goals from Sean McVeigh and Sean Halvey, one in each half, ...

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Kilcar stay top after comfortable win over St Eunans in O'Donnell Park

Kilcar remain on the top of the Division One league table with a comfortable win over St Eunan’s tonight in O’Donnell Park. 

St Eunans ………….1-11 

Kilcar ………………..1-6 

Five points was the winning margin with Mark McHugh, Andrew McClean, ...

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Naomh Columba back in deep relegation trouble after losing at home to Termon

Termon took the points in Pairc na nGael, Glencolmcille tonight and in doing so have leapfrogged Naomh Columba in the relegation battle in Division Two.

Naomh Columba 1-6 Termon 0-12

It was the late, late show for Termon as they trailed by 1-6 to 0-6 with ten minutes left. They then ...

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Deaths in Donegal - Saturday evening, July 20

The Donegal Democrat has been informed of the following deaths: 

- Bernie Lovett, Mullnagood, Pettigo

- Mary Ann Doherty, Inch Island and Buncrana

- Liam Gallagher, Donegal Road, Ballybofey

- Derek Beck, Main Street, Dunkineely

- Nelson ...

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LISTEN: Naomh U-14 manager Gerard O'Donnell gives his reaction after his side won Co title

Naomh Conaill had a big win in the Co U-14 league final against Malin on Friday evening in Letterkenny.

After the game manager Gerard O'Donnell gave his reaction to Tom Comack

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