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Donegal mum-of-three wins €28,000 on Winning Streak

A DONEGAL woman has collected a cool €28,000 on Winning Streak.

Denise Moss from Castlefinn appeared on the show on Saturday night and was overjoyed with her €28,000 cash win.

Denise revealed how her husband Martin roared the house down two Saturday evenings ago when he was ...

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Council backs motion supporting new stadium for Harps

DONEGAL County Council has this morning passed a motion supporting a new stadium for Finn Harps.

A motion was brought forward after the stadium development was excluded from a round of Government funding it was expected to be added to recently.

There was some shock when Minister ...

yesterday 15:22 open_in_new
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Post mortem due on body found in Letterkenny

GARDAI are continuing to probe the circumstances surrounding a man’s death at a block of flats in Letterkenny.

The male’s body was found late yesterday at Riverside Apartments on the town’s Lower Main Street.

The area was sealed off and forensic officers brought in ...

yesterday 10:07 open_in_new
Local politicians printed 300,000 items on Dáil printer

DONEGAL politicians used the Dáil printer to produce almost 300,000 items such as newsletters, posters, greeting and sympathy cards at a cost of over €8,400 since its introduction.

The Oireachtas print facility hit the headlines late last year when it emerged that the printer cost a ...

2020-01-26 20:22 open_in_new
County hurlers open at home to Armagh

County hurlers open at home to Armagh

By Frank Craig

Donegal hurlers get their 2020 season under way on Sunday with Armagh the visitors to O’Donnell Park, Letterkenny (throw-in, 2pm)

Mickey McCann will once again boss the side. The Burt man had taken some time to ...

2020-01-26 14:04 open_in_new

Name: Paul O’Leary

Age: 25 Occupation: Joiner

Team: Convoy Arsenal

If you were throwing a party and you could invite anyone in the world, dead or alive, who would you ask around? Keith Lemon for the laugh and Nicole Scherzinger for the lads Where do ...

2020-01-26 13:01 open_in_new
Durcan goal denies Donegal victory

Donegal 0-19 Mayo 2-13

James Durcan scored a last-gasp wonder goal to deny Donegal victory against Mayo in their league opener in Ballybofey tonight.

Declan Bonner’s men started well and moved 4-2 ahead but Mayo then struck a point before James Carr’s shot ended up in the ...

2020-01-25 23:22 open_in_new
Chance reunites late Tunnel Tiger’s family with fiancée

SHEER coincidence has reconnected a Scottish woman with the Termon family of the fiancée she lost in a tragic accident almost 60 years ago.

Edward Gallagher’s story was not uncommon in the late 1950s – a Donegal man who travelled across the Irish Sea in search of work. He found ...

2020-01-25 16:01 open_in_new
Donagh Kelly guest speaker at Cairde le Cheile Ball


LEADING Donegal businessman, Donagh Kelly, will be the guest speaker at next month’s Cairde le Cheile Gala Ball which will be held in conjunction with North West Special Olympics in Letterkenny.

The Frosses native is the CEO of KN Circet. His company is the biggest ...

2020-01-25 11:49 open_in_new
Porter hoping for All-Ireland glory in Croker

NO Donegal club reached an All-Ireland Club Final this year, but there will be a Raphoe man on the sideline for the Junior decider on Saturday.

John Michael Porter has been domiciled in Wexford for more than two decades, and this weekend, he will be on the backroom team as his adopted club ...

2020-01-24 22:10 open_in_new
Award keeps Hanna Hats ahead of the competition

HANNA Hats of Donegal, a third generation company that has been in business for nearly 100 years, is proof that age is no barrier to innovation.

The family owned designer and manufacturer has been awarded ‘Exemplar Status’ as part of InterTradeIreland’s FUSION programme. It ...

2020-01-24 21:07 open_in_new
Ladies NFL campaign begins in Mayo

By Frank Craig

Donegal ladies travel to Swinford Park on Sunday as their 2020 League season opens against Mayo (throw-in, 2.30pm).

The reigning Ulster champions went into last year’s NFL campaign seriously short on numbers and expectations, outside the group at least, ...

2020-01-24 16:55 open_in_new
‘No-one should have to live like this’

The uncovered hallway floor of Sheila Wright’s home

The badly stained bathroom ceiling, which shows leak and water marks.

2020-01-24 14:49 open_in_new
Gallen itching to get back

By Frank Craig

Oisin Gallen admits that it’ll be a frustrating experience for him as he watches Donegal run out in Ballybofey on Saturday night.

The 19-year-old was one of the real finds for Declan Bonner in 2019. The MacCumhaills man would have loved to be involved – on ...

2020-01-24 13:46 open_in_new
Quigley wins inside three rounds

Jason Quigley made light work of Mexico’s Fernando Marin early this morning as he scored a third round knockout win at the Hangar in Costa Mesa, California.

In a one-sided bout, it was a nice combination, ending with a clean right hand, that finally dropped the Mexican to the ...

2020-01-24 11:40 open_in_new
Connell Boyle: a man who was much loved in west Donegal


A RECENT fundraiser took place in the Waterfront Hotel commemorating the memory of Connell Boyle. It would have been the occasion of Connell’s 60th birthday.

A native of Pole Road in Dungloe, Connell was well known throughout West Donegal and Scotland for his strong ...

2020-01-24 11:40 open_in_new
A boxing crossroads…

Quigley keen to make up for lost time

By Frank Craig

Jason Quigley will have a new foe to contend with when he steps through the ropes early Friday morning at the Hangar in Costa Mesa, California.

Original opponent Oscar Cortes is a late pullout and has now been ...

2020-01-23 19:55 open_in_new
Artist transforms derelict Donegal cottage into a home

AN artist who was repeatedly turned down for a mortgage is settling into the derelict Donegal cottage he has turned into his new home.

Ciaran Dunlevy decided to refurbish the ramshackle building after being told that because of his profession, he was unlikely ever to secure a loan to buy a ...

2020-01-23 18:52 open_in_new
Fresh appeal for information on distraction theft

Four women and a man entered Mourne Antiques in Letterkenny at approximately 4.30pm on Saturday January 18, 2020.

Once inside the property, a number of the individuals distracted staff, while one woman gained entry to a back office and stole a quantity of goods.

The items stolen ...

2020-01-23 14:40 open_in_new
All-Ireland basketball joy for St Eunan’s College

St Eunan’s College: 78

Waterpark College: 52

St Eunan’s College, Letterkenny, drove home to an All Ireland U19 B Boys Schools Cup title in dominant fashion at the National Basketball Arena in Tallaght yesterday afternoon.

Luke Cassidy and Killian Gribben were ...

2020-01-23 13:37 open_in_new