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5th February 2023 - 9th February 2023
Young fisherman drowns off Donegal coast
The incident happened 70 miles north-west of Arranmore Island.
Last year
# Clonmany
Four hospitalised after van ploughs into crowd at Donegal festival
Gardaí have confirmed that the driver of the vehicle suffered a ‘health incident’ just moments before the incident
Allianz and Women's Aid are asking the people of Ireland to come together to help combat domestic abuse
Allianz and Women's Aid are asking the people of Ireland to come together to help combat domestic abuse
It’s time to take a stand and show anyone subjected to domestic abuse that they’re not alone.
# Glenties
Man jailed for eight years over cocaine-fuelled shooting rampage in Donegal town
Dowling, 25, fired shots at houses and cars before turning the gun on a gardaí and the public.
# Donegal
Teenager dies in Donegal swimming incident
The incident happened shortly after 2pm in the sea off Arranmore.
All time
# Donegal
Mourners asked to leave Covid patient Joe McCarron's funeral for not wearing facemasks
Joe McCarron passed away at Letterkenny University Hospital last week.
# Covid-19
Patient encouraged to leave Donegal hospital in viral video last week has died
Joe McCarron, 67, passed away at Letterkenny University Hospital earlier today after a fight against Covid-19.
# Letterkenny
INMO asks Letterkenny hospital to review security after anti-vaccine protesters approach staff
Micheál Martin has branded attempts by people to remove others from hospital as “outageous”.
# Donegal
Family of patient encouraged to leave Donegal hospital criticise group involved and apologise to staff
The patient in question left the hospital following the video but returned by ambulance two days later.
# Buncrana
Young girl seriously injured after dog attack in Donegal
The child’s injuries are not believed to be life-threatening.
# quigleys point
Mother 'distraught' after husband and two children killed in Donegal tragedy
Geraldine Mullan managed to exit the car and sought assistance.
# Letterkenny
Gardaí suspect fires at 5G masts were deliberate after coal found
The 5G masts went on fire at Long Lane and Dr McGinley Road in Letterkenny last night.
# Arranmore
Man who died after car slipped into sea off Arranmore was 26-year-old RNLI volunteer
Another man survived, after the car slipped off the local pier on Arranmore Island.
# Letterkenny
Investigation after couple film themselves drinking and playing with ouija board in hospital roof
In the video, the woman can be seen with a bloody face after she cut herself while gaining access to the area.
# Malin
Investigation after two men tied-up during armed raid in Donegal
The raid happened at the home of two business-owners yesterday evening.
# Donegal
Pensioner who lived less than mile from local hospital died after hour-long wait for ambulance
Margaret Callaghan died just hours after being released from Letterkenny University Hospital in January 2018.
Men jailed in US after leaving Donegal man to die on grandmother's lawn
Liam McGlinchey (19) was left in a dangerously intoxicated state in New York in August 2017.
# Letterkenny
Break-in at medical records centre behind discovery of personal files in Donegal park
The HSE has admitted that the discovery of medical files in a park in Donegal in June happened after a break-in to a medical centre.
# Glenties
Man to be charged with murder of ex-Sinn Féin official and IRA/MI5 double-agent Denis Donaldson
Donaldson was killed months after admitting that he had worked as an M15 agent for over 20 years.
Funeral hears haunting recording of Dawn Croke singing as her life and beauty is celebrated
Her sister told the congregation that her partner had put an engagement ring on her finger after she died.
# Jasmine McMonagle
Man due in court in connection with death of woman in Donegal
Jasmine McMonagle was found dead at her home in Killygordon early yesterday morning.
# Glenties
'In total shock': Donegal woman dies while on holiday in Thailand
It is understood Louise Furey died after falling from a balcony.
# Buncrana Pier
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.
# Donegal
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
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.