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Monday 27 September, 2021

Mourners asked to leave Covid patient Joe McCarron's funeral for not wearing facemasks
# Donegal
# Donegal

Mourners asked to leave Covid patient Joe McCarron's funeral for not wearing facemasks

Updated Sep 27th 2021, 6:39 PM 75,476 Views 0 Comments

Joe McCarron passed away at Letterkenny University Hospital last week.

Friday 24 September, 2021

Patient encouraged to leave Donegal hospital in viral video last week has died
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Patient encouraged to leave Donegal hospital in viral video last week has died

Sep 24th 2021, 7:39 PM 91,524 Views 0 Comments

Joe McCarron, 67, passed away at Letterkenny University Hospital earlier today after a fight against Covid-19.

Monday 20 September, 2021

INMO asks Letterkenny hospital to review security after anti-vaccine protesters approach staff
# Letterkenny
# Letterkenny

INMO asks Letterkenny hospital to review security after anti-vaccine protesters approach staff

Updated Sep 20th 2021, 7:40 PM 15,383 Views 0 Comments

Micheál Martin has branded attempts by people to remove others from hospital as “outageous”.

Sunday 19 September, 2021

Family of patient encouraged to leave Donegal hospital criticise group involved and apologise to staff
# Donegal
# Donegal

Family of patient encouraged to leave Donegal hospital criticise group involved and apologise to staff

Sep 19th 2021, 4:11 PM 115,850 Views 0 Comments

The patient in question left the hospital following the video but returned by ambulance two days later.

Tuesday 3 August, 2021

Young girl seriously injured after dog attack in Donegal
# Buncrana
# Buncrana

Young girl seriously injured after dog attack in Donegal

Aug 3rd 2021, 8:10 AM 45,437 Views 24 Comments

The child’s injuries are not believed to be life-threatening.

Friday 21 August, 2020

Mother 'distraught' after husband and two children killed in Donegal tragedy
# Quigleys Point
# Quigleys Point

Mother 'distraught' after husband and two children killed in Donegal tragedy

Updated Aug 21st 2020, 4:30 PM 165,384 Views 52 Comments

Geraldine Mullan managed to exit the car and sought assistance.

Monday 13 April, 2020

Gardaí suspect fires at 5G masts were deliberate after coal found
# Letterkenny
# Letterkenny

Gardaí suspect fires at 5G masts were deliberate after coal found

Apr 13th 2020, 2:27 PM 61,472 Views 203 Comments

The 5G masts went on fire at Long Lane and Dr McGinley Road in Letterkenny last night.

Sunday 17 November, 2019

Man who died after car slipped into sea off Arranmore was 26-year-old RNLI volunteer
# Arranmore
# Arranmore

Man who died after car slipped into sea off Arranmore was 26-year-old RNLI volunteer

Updated Nov 17th 2019, 6:41 PM 112,466 Views 26 Comments

Another man survived, after the car slipped off the local pier on Arranmore Island.

Thursday 14 November, 2019

Investigation after couple film themselves drinking and playing with ouija board in hospital roof
# Letterkenny
# Letterkenny

Investigation after couple film themselves drinking and playing with ouija board in hospital roof

Nov 14th 2019, 12:17 PM 51,109 Views 22 Comments

In the video, the woman can be seen with a bloody face after she cut herself while gaining access to the area.

Sunday 27 October, 2019

Investigation after two men tied-up during armed raid in Donegal
# Malin
# Malin

Investigation after two men tied-up during armed raid in Donegal

Oct 27th 2019, 8:49 AM 22,511 Views 5 Comments

The raid happened at the home of two business-owners yesterday evening.

Wednesday 28 August, 2019

Pensioner who lived less than mile from local hospital died after hour-long wait for ambulance
# Donegal
# Donegal

Pensioner who lived less than mile from local hospital died after hour-long wait for ambulance

Aug 28th 2019, 10:25 PM 29,114 Views 44 Comments

Margaret Callaghan died just hours after being released from Letterkenny University Hospital in January 2018.

Friday 9 August, 2019

Men jailed in US after leaving Donegal man to die on grandmother's lawn
# LIAM MCGLINCHEY
# LIAM MCGLINCHEY

Men jailed in US after leaving Donegal man to die on grandmother's lawn

Aug 9th 2019, 8:57 AM 35,304 Views 10 Comments

Liam McGlinchey (19) was left in a dangerously intoxicated state in New York in August 2017.

Tuesday 9 July, 2019

Break-in at medical records centre behind discovery of personal files in Donegal park
# Letterkenny
# Letterkenny

Break-in at medical records centre behind discovery of personal files in Donegal park

Jul 9th 2019, 2:21 PM 15,968 Views 8 Comments

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.

Wednesday 3 July, 2019

Man to be charged with murder of ex-Sinn Féin official and IRA/MI5 double-agent Denis Donaldson
# Glenties
# Glenties

Man to be charged with murder of ex-Sinn Féin official and IRA/MI5 double-agent Denis Donaldson

Updated Jul 3rd 2019, 4:34 PM 19,210 Views 0 Comments

Donaldson was killed months after admitting that he had worked as an M15 agent for over 20 years.

Monday 14 January, 2019

Funeral hears haunting recording of Dawn Croke singing as her life and beauty is celebrated
# RIP
# RIP

Funeral hears haunting recording of Dawn Croke singing as her life and beauty is celebrated

Jan 14th 2019, 5:23 PM 52,297 Views 15 Comments

Her sister told the congregation that her partner had put an engagement ring on her finger after she died.

Saturday 5 January, 2019

Man due in court in connection with death of woman in Donegal
# Jasmine McMonagle
# Jasmine McMonagle

Man due in court in connection with death of woman in Donegal

Updated Jan 5th 2019, 4:15 PM 73,681 Views 25 Comments

Jasmine McMonagle was found dead at her home in Killygordon early yesterday morning.

Sunday 21 January, 2018

'In total shock': Donegal woman dies while on holiday in Thailand
# Glenties
# Glenties

'In total shock': Donegal woman dies while on holiday in Thailand

Jan 21st 2018, 5:01 PM 52,666 Views 7 Comments

It is understood Louise Furey died after falling from a balcony.

Thursday 23 November, 2017

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

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

Nov 23rd 2017, 5:12 PM 54,814 Views 55 Comments

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
# Donegal
# Donegal

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

Nov 23rd 2017, 3:01 PM 34,565 Views 44 Comments

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

Wednesday 22 November, 2017

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

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

Nov 22nd 2017, 5:12 PM 59,260 Views 92 Comments

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.