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#Donegal

# donegal - Tuesday 12 December, 2017

Police appeal for information on Lu Na McKinney following death on Devenish Island

Lu Na McKinney died at Devenish Island on Thursday 13 April this year.

# donegal - Thursday 7 December, 2017

Ex-garda jailed for drink-driving and telling gardaí he would put a cancer curse on them

The judge said he had never heard “such vile utterances out of anyone in custody”.

# donegal - Thursday 23 November, 2017

'Death by misadventure' recorded by inquest into the five fatalities in Buncrana Pier tragedy

Five members of the same family were killed when a car entered the water.

Water safety expert appeals to public to buy '€10 items for their car that can save a life'

These included a seatbelt cutters and a centre-punch which could easily break a car window.

First garda on scene at Buncrana pier tragedy says he got down on his knees to stop from slipping

The first RNLI diver on the scene also gave evidence to the coroner’s court today.

# donegal - Wednesday 22 November, 2017

Pathologist says driver of jeep in Buncrana pier tragedy was over drink-driving limit

Five members of the same family perished in the tragedy including Sean McGrotty, his sons Mark, 11, and eight-year-old Evan, his mother-in-law Ruth Daniels and her teenage daughter Jodie-Lee Tracey.

Former NI minister says Donegal would be better off in the United Kingdom

The former deputy leader of the Ulster Unionist Party said Donegal “really is the hinterland of Northern Ireland”.

Inquest begins today into Buncrana pier tragedy

The inquest will hear from witnesses this morning, with a view to better understanding what happened during the incident.

# donegal - Friday 17 November, 2017

'I can't deal with this anymore': Mother-of-two shares footage of rat infestation in council house

Denise Gibson said she has been dealing with this problem for the last four years.

# donegal - Saturday 11 November, 2017

Discovery of man's body in Donegal 'not suspicious' say gardaí

A file will be prepared for the coroner.

# donegal - Tuesday 7 November, 2017

'Pond of human excrement' behind closure order served on Donegal takeaway

Elsewhere, a Chinese takeaway in Cork was closed for three days due to ‘prolific evidence of rodent droppings’.

# donegal - Monday 6 November, 2017

Gardaí believe man found in Donegal house was murdered

It was originally believed the man had died from injuries sustained in a fall.

# donegal - Sunday 5 November, 2017

Murder investigation launched after death of man in Letterkenny

A 36-year-old man died on Thursday as a result of serious injuries he received in an assault.

# donegal - Thursday 26 October, 2017

From The42 Donegal's Ryan McHugh responds to heavy criticism of low-scoring county final Comment

Donegal's Ryan McHugh responds to heavy criticism of low-scoring county final

Kilcar won their first senior title since 1993 recently.

# donegal - Tuesday 24 October, 2017

From The42 'It was an incredible feeling': From All-Ireland championships to an international debut Coygig

'It was an incredible feeling': From All-Ireland championships to an international debut

Peamount United captain Amber Barrett on making her Ireland international debut and the sacrifice of stepping away from the Donegal inter-county panel over the summer.

# donegal - Sunday 15 October, 2017

From The42 McBrearty and McHugh star as Kilcar claim first title in 24 years Attritional

McBrearty and McHugh star as Kilcar claim first title in 24 years

It was Kilcar’s first club championship title since 1993.

# donegal - Friday 13 October, 2017

From The42 New documentary tells the forgotten tale of tragic boxing champion Benny Lynch Dark Demons This post contains videos

New documentary tells the forgotten tale of tragic boxing champion Benny Lynch

The son of Irish immigrants, the Glaswegian was world champion at 22 and dead at 33.

# donegal - Thursday 28 September, 2017

Keith Harrison: 'I may have been mistaken' about claim gardaí told Tusla to visit home

Harrison told the Tribunal that he may have been mistaken regarding contact between Tusla and gardaí.

Contradictions, 'coercions' and a private life made public: Keith Harrison's partner at the Tribunal

Marisa Simms gave evidence to the Disclosures Tribunal for over five hours yesterday.

# donegal - Tuesday 26 September, 2017

Donegal sergeant tells Tribunal that legal letter written about her was 'disturbing'

Sergeant Bridget McGowan was giving evidence concerning Garda Keith Harrison at the Charleton Tribunal today.

# donegal - Monday 25 September, 2017

From The42 'Honest to God, and I really mean this when I say it, God help the next fella I'm in the ring with' Back With A Whack

# donegal - Thursday 21 September, 2017

Government looking to develop app for serious weather alerts

Many said they were caught completely off guard by the weather in Donegal last month.

# donegal - Tuesday 19 September, 2017

Tribunal hears details of fight between garda whistleblower and partner that led to 999 call

Marisa Simms said Keith Harrison was “out of control” but later withdrew this statement.

# donegal - Sunday 17 September, 2017

Gardaí seek public's help in locating missing 46-year-old Donegal man

Donegal man Jerry O’Donnell has been missing from the northern county since early last Wednesday morning.

# donegal - Thursday 14 September, 2017

Donegal flood humanitarian scheme to be rolled out for all natural disasters

The financial assistance payment has been paid out to 138 people in Donegal to date.

Eight children taken to hospital after school bus crash

None of the children received serious injuries.

# donegal - Monday 11 September, 2017

It's going to take €15 million to fix Donegal's roads after last month's flooding

Donegal County Council released its estimates on the repair costs this afternoon.

# donegal - Sunday 10 September, 2017

'It'll be very, very difficult to get back to normal': How Donegal is coping after the catastrophic floods

The Department of Agriculture has announced a compensation scheme of up to €15,000 for farmers affected.

After a two-year wait, a probe into 'dodgy' Donegal planning is finally finished

But it’s not known when the report’s findings will be made public.

# donegal - Saturday 9 September, 2017

'It's a beautiful place to live and work': Doing business in Ireland's 'most vacant' town

Donegal’s Ballybofey has recorded the State’s highest rate of empty shops and offices.

# donegal - Thursday 7 September, 2017

After a two-year wait, a probe into dodgy Donegal planning is finally finished

But it’s not known when the report’s findings will be made public.

# donegal - Wednesday 6 September, 2017

From The42 Rory Gallagher linked with return to inter-county management MURMURINGS

Rory Gallagher linked with return to inter-county management

Rory Gallagher just recently stepped down from his position with Donegal.

# donegal - Friday 1 September, 2017

Donegal clubs, community groups and businesses to get humanitarian relief following flooding

The Irish Red Cross that that it was administering two temporary emergency support schemes at the request of the government.

# donegal - Wednesday 30 August, 2017

Traveller family take action against council over refusal to offer them housing

The family of seven are living in a caravan without basic facilities such as running water.

# donegal - Monday 28 August, 2017

Daniel O'Donnell and Nathan Carter join forces to help raise funds after Donegal flooding

The event will take place in Letterkenny at 3pm this coming Sunday.

# donegal - Sunday 27 August, 2017

60 families given financial assistance in wake of Donegal floods

Local TD Joe McHugh says that people affected by the floods should come forward and seek financial assistance.

# donegal - Saturday 26 August, 2017

Minister says emergency agency should be set up as army pitches in for second day in Donegal

The northwest was hit by heavy rain during the week.

Man jailed for car crash which killed eight people asks High Court to release him from prison

Shaun Kelly was sentenced to eight years in jail with four suspended after a crash that killed eight people in Donegal.

# donegal - Friday 25 August, 2017

'You have to see it to understand the scale of the damage': Leo Varadkar travels to flood-hit Donegal

Speaking to RTÉ News from Inishowen, Co Donegal, Varadkar said the damage in the area had to be seen to be believed.

'A tsunami from the skies': Taoiseach to travel to Donegal as emergency meeting takes place over floods

Met Éireann has issued a status yellow rainfall warning for five counties.

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