A nurse who was diagnosed with Ebola after returning to Scotland after carrying out aid work in Sierra Leone is understood to have strong links to Donegal.
Pauline Cafferkey’s late grandmother was originally from the town land of Rannyhual near Kincasslagh, it has been reported.
Ms Caffery who works at the Blantyre Health Centre in South Lanarkshire was in the west African country as a volunteer with the Save the Children charity.
She flew home to Scotland after via Heathrow and Casablanca in Morocco before heading to Glasgow, where she arrived on Sunday.
She has since been transferred to a specialist treatment centre in The Royal Free Hospital London.