Irish News

Donegal Now

Great turnout for popular Termon 5k - See the full results

More than 130 people took part in the popular Termon 5k run and walk over a fast course on Tuesday evening.

Ciaran Doherty of Letterkenny AC was first home in 15.29.8 ahead of club-mate Danny Mooney in 15.53.1 while Adrian McGowan of City of Derry Spartans was third in 15.54.8 ...

today 22:46 open_in_new
Funeral arrangements for rally driver Manus Kelly who was tragically killed in crash

The funeral of well known rally driver, businessman and politician Manus (Mandy) Kelly will be held on Thursday.

Mr. Kelly (41) was tragically killed in a crash during the Donegal International Rally on Sunday.

Remains reposing at his home, Drumacanoo, Churchill, from 11 am, today ...

yesterday 09:07 open_in_new
Dublin GAA star is set to join Donegal Boston

Talented Dublin player Diarmuid Connolly is set to spend the summer playing in America - with Donegal Boston.

The news will come as a blow to the All-Ireland Champions, with many fans of the Dubs hoping that Connolly would yet emerge during the championship.

It has been reported this ...

yesterday 08:04 open_in_new
Revealed: Draw for GAA Qualifiers round three is made, how the Super8s will look

The draw has been made for the third round of the GAA Qualifiers.

It reads:

Mayo v. Armagh, Castlebar

Kildare v. Tyrone, Newbridge

Laois v. Offaly, Port Laoise

Westmeath v. Clare, Mullingar

The Super 8s are now just three weeks away.

2019 All-Ireland ...

2019-06-24 10:58 open_in_new
Ulster title success sees odds slashed on Donegal for Sam - could they be the team to match the Dubs?

Donegal are celebrating another Ulster SFC title success after defeating Cavan by 1-24 to 2-16 in Clones.

This was Donegal's tenth provincial success, and they retain their provincial crown.

BoyleSports have now cut Donegal into 11/2 from 10/1 to win the All-Ireland SFC in September ...

2019-06-23 23:25 open_in_new
Shock as Manus Kelly is tragically killed during rally - statement issued by Motorsport Ireland and Donegal Motor Club

One of Ireland’s leading rally drivers has been killed in a tragic accident during the Donegal International Rally.

Donegal’s Manus Kelly died after a crash on the third and final day of event.

He was involved in an accident mid-way through the Fanad Head stage, which was the ...

2019-06-23 21:19 open_in_new
Tributes paid to Donegal rally driver killed in crash

The death of a well-known rally driver in the Donegal International Rally has stunned the north-west, and beyond.

Manus Kelly (above right) was killed after he went off on the spectacular Fanad Head stage on the third day of the rally.

Kelly had won the international rally in 2016, ...

2019-06-23 21:19 open_in_new
Donegal Motor Club issues statement after tragic death in Donegal International Rally - investigation is underway

A rally competitor has been killed during the Donegal International Rally.

A statement was issued at 5pm by Motorsport Ireland and the Donegal Motor Club.

It said: "It is with regret that Motorsport Ireland and Donegal Motor Club announce that a fatality has occurred during the final ...

2019-06-23 19:13 open_in_new
Shock as driver is tragically killed in Donegal International Rally

A rally driver has been killed  during day three of the Donegal International Rally, it has emerged.

The incident happened on the first Fanad Head loop today.

The accident happened just before lunchtime.

The Donegal Motor Club issued the following statement shortly ...

2019-06-23 18:10 open_in_new
Major incident at Donegal Rally

There has been a major incident at the Donegal International Rally.

The first loop of three stages today has been cancelled.

The Donegal Motor Club has confirmed an incident took place at approximately 12.30 pm

It is understood to have happened on the first stage of the day, ...

2019-06-23 17:07 open_in_new
Several crews crash out of the Donegal International Rally

There was no shortage of drama and action in day two of the Joule Donegal International Rally.

Among those to make their departure from the rally were Declan and Brian Boyle, who went out after during their run over Gartan.

Fortunately they were able to get out and walk away from ...

2019-06-23 01:22 open_in_new
Video: Huge crowds for Cruise and Car show in Letterkenny

Huge crowds flocked to a number of venues around Letterkenny today for a number of cruise-related events.

The Letterkenny Cruise and Car Show at the Letterkenny Activity Centre attracted a huge entry, and the biggest crowd.

There were a number of competitions, including King of the ...

2019-06-23 00:19 open_in_new
GAA Qualifiers: Laois shock Derry while Tyrone and Armagh are among the winners

In the GAA SFC qualifiers today, it finished:

Antrim 0-14, Kildare 1-25

Derry 0-12, Laois 1-13

Longford 1-14, Tyrone 2-15

Westmeath 2-13, Limerick 1-10

Leitrim 0-17, Clare 3-17.

Monaghan 1-12, Armagh 2-17.

Updates to come on other games.

Munster ...

2019-06-22 23:16 open_in_new
Sam Moffett leads after day two but Donegal crew have lucky escape after crash in rally

Sam Moffett and James Fulton lead the Joule Donegal International Rally at the end of day two. They are 17.3 seconds ahead of Craig Breen with Callum Devine in third. Donegal's Declan and Brian Boyle had a lucky escape after a dramatic crash on day two. The Frosses cousins went off in ...

2019-06-22 21:10 open_in_new
Donegal minors beaten by Monaghan in championship clash in Enniskillen

Donegal were defeated by eight points in their Electric Ireland Ulster Minor Football Championship semi-final clash against Monaghan in Brewster Park, Enniskillen, on Friday evening.

It finished: Monaghan 5-10, Donegal 2-11.

Liam McDonald scored three of the goals for rampant ...

2019-06-22 00:10 open_in_new
Day one round up in Donegal International Rally

Day One is over in the Joule Donegal International Rally.

Leitirmaward cousins Declan and Brian Boyle lead by 0.9 seconds in their Ford Fiesta WRC ahead of WRC star Craig Breen in another Ford Fiesta WRC.

Day One wrap Derry's Callum Devine was quickest over stage one (Mouldy Hill) ...

2019-06-21 22:04 open_in_new
Donegal crew leads Donegal International Rally

Leitirmacaward's Declan and Brian Boyle lead the Joule Donegal International Rally at the end of day one.

They are just 0.9 seconds ahead of WRC star Craig Breen and Paul Nagle.

Monaghan's Sam Moffett is third with James Fulton just 1.6 seconds further behind.

The top three are ...

2019-06-21 21:01 open_in_new
Walker airlifted from Errigal Mountain in rescue operation

An injured walker was been airlifted off Errigal Mountain on Friday after the 118 Rescue helicopter was alerted.

The Donegal Mountain Rescue Team was involved in the operation.

While it was a fine sunny day in many parts of the county there were some showers in mountainous ...

2019-06-21 21:01 open_in_new
Donagh Kelly out as Callum Devine leads Donegal International Rally

Frosses Donagh Kelly, and co-driver Conor Foley, are out of the Joule Donegal International Rally - even before the first stage was over.

The number three seeds encountered mechanical issues at the very start and so their rally is over.

Derry's Callum Devine in a Ford Fiesta R5 is ...

2019-06-21 15:46 open_in_new
Video: Countdown to the Donegal International Rally - a great event is in store with road safety a priority

The countdown is on to this year's Joule Donegal International Rally.

Clerk of the Course, Eamonn McGee, has been speaking about what's in store,

And Garda Inspector Michael Harrison, the head of the Traffic Corps in Donegal, has been outlining policing arrangements and the need to ...

2019-06-20 13:31 open_in_new
Revealed: Ireland's Best Burger Awards - three Donegal premises are celebrating

Donegal has three winners in this year's Best Beef Burger of the Year awards.

Almost 20,000 people voted with their choices.

Harvey's Point, Donegal Town, won the  award for Best National Burger at a hotel.

Johnny's Ranch in Ramelton won the Ulster Best Independent Takeaway ...

2019-06-19 18:37 open_in_new