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Two men found guilty of rape of woman following Donegal 'student night'

A JURY HAS found two Donegal residents guilty of raping a student who came back to their flat after a night out drinking.

Boakye Osei (29) of Twoban, Burnfoot and Kelvin Opoku (33) of Cill Graine, Letterkenny had pleaded not guilty to rape of the woman in a town in the county in February ...

2019-11-06 17:19 open_in_new
Family still in limbo after flood destroyed bridge linking their home to main road

A DONEGAL FAMILY have said they are still ‘in limbo’ two months after flooding caused severe damage to a bridge that links their home to the main road.

The family says a recent medical emergency has highlighted the need to restore vehicular access via the bridge.

Heavy rain in ...

2019-10-24 09:04 open_in_new
'We don’t want to go back to those days': Convoy of 150 trucks hold cross-border protest

MORE THAN 150 truck drivers have staged a protest at the Irish border in a bid to highlight the importance of free-flowing movement.

A convoy of trucks made their way from Donegal and crossed the border into Co Derry.

Truck drivers taking part said they want to show how the free ...

2019-10-20 21:04 open_in_new
Alleged rape victim says she was too drunk to consent after pub 'student night' in Donegal

AN ALLEGED RAPE victim has told a jury at the Central Criminal Court that she was too drunk to be able to consent to sex. 

The woman was a student at a third level college in Co Donegal when she was allegedly raped by the two defendants in February 2015. 

In a trial that began last ...

2019-10-15 17:10 open_in_new