Feast fit for a Chieftain at An Grianán Áiligh
New Coláiste Ailigh set for November opening
Donegal Ice Road Trekkers give €30k to charities
Donegal man on JFK 50th commemorative An Post stamp
Bundoran RNLI called to aid swimmers
Borderline Players present It Runs in the Family
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Three fishermen have been rescued after their boat sank off Dunaff Head in Inishowen on Wednesday afternoon.
A 47-year-old Polish man charged with the murder of Bogdan Michalkiewicz in Letterkenny last month will reappear in court on Friday.
Gardaí and emergency services are attending the scene of a two car collision just south of Abbey Vocational School, Donegal Town.
A major investigation into alleged planning irregularities in Donegal is on the cards following a High Court decision on Friday.
Philip Deignan has continued his excellent form this season with a second place finish at the UCI 2.2-ranked six-day Tour de Beauce in Canada.
The McLoone and McGuinness families in Glenties have always been an intricate part of Naomh Conaill and now they’re driving on Donegal.
The latest news from your club.
The Drumbar Inter Firms annual seven-a-side soccer competition has reached the final stages after the semi-finals were run off on Tuesday night.
Errigal Cycling Club’s Conor McIlwaine has been named on Cycling Ireland’s 10-strong panel that will travel to Europe for four weeks this summer.
The Donegal Junior League have introduced a Player of the Month Award the public can vote on.
Aodh Mairtín Ó Fearraigh, RTÉ Raidió na Gaeltachta journalist and secretary of the GAA County Board, presented the awards to Pobalscoil Ghaoth Dobhair students recently for their involvement in a range of activities over the year.
Inishowen is flying back in time this Saturday as it hosts an enchanting, ancient-style banquet in the amazing old round fort of An Grianán Áiligh. Inishfood, the Inishowen food festival, is part of Féile Grianán Áiligh, a cultural festival inside the Inishowen fortress, and this year’s Chieftains Feast is destined to be a highlight of festival.
A chef from Donegal Town has joined forces with a chef from Athy to bring ‘foodie’ tourists to Ireland.
Smuggler’s Creek in Rossnowlagh is hosting an All-American BBQ with a difference tomorrow night in aid of the North West Culinary Team.
Hot weather often lulls people into a false sense of security that will place lives at risk this weekend at beaches, rivers and lakes. Knowing the dangers will reduce the chance of water-related accidents and tragedies.
Following the success of last year’s hit show, Cash on Delivery, Pettigo-based, Borderline Players are back on stage this month with the Ray Cooney comedy It Runs in the Family.
A festival celebrating the heritage of St Colmcille takes place this weekend in Glencolmcille.
A Cultural Diversity talk will be given in St Mary’s Parish Centre, Stranorlar this evening (Monday) at 7pm. The event is free.
Drumkeen Community 4th Annual Car Wash: We are having our annual car wash at the crossroads this Sun 16th June from 10.00 am-3.00 pm, all proceeds towards Drumkeen St. Vincent De Paul. We are inviting everyone in the community to come along and lend a hand on the day and make it another huge success.
Good luck Catherine: The Family Resource Centre would like to take this opportunity to wish local woman Catherine Mc Carron the best of luck in the Rose of Tralee Festival taking place in Kerry in August. Catherine was one of the first group of young people involved in our afterschool programme away back in 1999 and even then it was obvious that Catherine was destined for success!
Kildarragh Fair: The Kildarragh Fair Gathering takes place this year from Wednesday August 7th until Sunday August 11th. The main beneficiary this year is Donegal Mental Health.
Gold for Jason the new European Champion: Well done and congratulations to Jason Quigley who was crowned Senior European Boxing Champion in Minsk. Jason didn’t have an easy run to the final having to get past the two top seeds but he did it in style and all in the Finn Valley would like to wish him well.
The ‘Commemorative Walk of Tears’ famine walk will take place in Donegal Town tomorrow morning (Friday, May 31) at 9.30 am.
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Weather for Donegal
Wednesday 19 June 2013
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Wind Speed: 20 mph
Wind direction: South west
Temperature: 12 C to 18 C
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Wind direction: South