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'It rips out a part of your heart': Mother of Donegal man left to die in New York speaks out

THE MOTHER OF a Donegal man who was left to die by two men while out socialising in New York has said the tragedy has torn their family apart.

Liam McGlinchey, from Buncrana, died in August 2017 after a night out celebrating his exam results. He was 19 years old.

Last week two men ...

2020-01-18 02:01 open_in_new
10 people airlifted to hospital after getting into difficulty swimming off Donegal coast

File photo Source: Shutterstock/David Ortega Baglietto

FIFTEEN PEOPLE GOT into difficulty while swimming off the Donegal coast this afternoon.

Coast Guard Helicopter R118 airlifted 10 people to Letterkenny University Hospital, while five others were also rescued from ...

2020-01-18 02:01 open_in_new
Councillor encourages people to deface English translations on Donegal Gaeltacht signs

A DONEGAL COUNCILLOR has said he encourages people to spray paint over English translations on signs in the Gaeltacht region he represents.

As reported in the Irish Examiner previously, several official place-name signs in Gaoth Dobhair have been defaced recently, including a sign for the ...

2020-01-18 02:01 open_in_new
Gardaí appeal for witnesses after car crash in Donegal last night

GARDAÍ ARE APPEALING for witnesses after a car crash took place in Letterkenny last night. 

Gardaí and emergency services attended the scene of the crash shortly after 9pm on the Golf course Road yesterday.

A car left the road and struck an embankment and a wall. A man in his 30s ...

2020-01-05 21:04 open_in_new
Boris Johnson in Downing Street 'quite rightly raises enormous fears', says Micheál Martin

THE ACCESSION OF Boris Johnson to Downing Street “quite rightly raises enormous fears”, Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin told an audience in Glenties, Donegal this evening. 

Speaking at the MacGill Summer School, he said his election as the new Tory leader, and the new UK prime ...

2019-12-28 02:01 open_in_new