Gardaí are investigating an attack which took place on the home of Donegal County Councillor, Ian McGarvey, during the early hours of this morning. The attack took place at Moorefield, Ramelton.
Councillor McGarvey who has lived in the area for 56 years said that this is the first time that anything like this has happened to him.
A garda car was parked outside his home all night and much of this morning. Large stones were fired at the home during the attack and words were sprayed on the stonework of his house.
Gardai investigators called to the home this morning and took samples for analytical purposes.
Cllr. McGarvey has been inundated with messages of sympathy and goodwill since the incident.