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# buncrana - Monday 24 February, 2020

11-year-old boy dies in hospital after being hit by van in Donegal

The boy was seriously injured near Buncrana at approximately 5.30pm on Friday.

# buncrana - Saturday 22 February, 2020

Garda appeal for witnesses after 11-year-old boy seriously injured in car crash

The incident happened at 5.30pm yesterday evening.

# buncrana - Wednesday 11 September, 2019

Woman recalls trying desperately to save boyfriend who was shot dead in Donegal in 2012

Andrew Allen (24) had been in bed with partner Arelene Farrelly when a lone gunman called to his house.

# buncrana - Wednesday 14 August, 2019

'It rips out a part of your heart': Mother of Donegal man left to die in New York speaks out

Two men urinated on Liam McGlinchey, who was suffering from alcohol poisoning, before leaving him to die.

# buncrana - Saturday 9 February, 2019

Gardaí renew appeal for information in 2012 murder of Andrew Allen in Donegal

Today, Gardaí said that those responsible travelled to Buncrana from Derry City that evening.

# buncrana - Monday 4 February, 2019

Buncrana Main Street closed as major fire engulfs building

The blaze broke out in a premises adjacent to The Plaza on Upper Main Street shortly after 9pm.

# buncrana - Friday 7 September, 2018

Government 'regrets misunderstanding' after refusal to meet with mother of Danielle McLaughlin

The Taoiseach said that due to an error, his office incorrectly concluded that Danielle was a British citizen.

# buncrana - Thursday 30 August, 2018

# buncrana - Wednesday 4 July, 2018

Motorcyclist (50s) dies after car crash in Donegal

The male driver of the car was not injured.

# buncrana - Saturday 9 June, 2018

Teenage boy killed in Donegal crash named locally

Jamie Doherty (14) was the only person in the car when it crashed yesterday evening.

# buncrana - Tuesday 15 May, 2018

'Just plain offensive': Donegal nightclub removes billboard of female golfer following outcry

“This is not a bit of a laugh any more. Society has changed,” Sinn Féin Senator Pádraig Mac Lochlainn said in response to the advertisement.

# buncrana - Tuesday 27 March, 2018

Woman present at scene of Buncrana pier tragedy launches damages claim

Stephanie Knox was at the pier with her then-boyfriend Davitt Walsh when the tragedy unfolded.

# buncrana - Wednesday 21 March, 2018

Link between man who died suddenly and St Patrick's Day crash explored by Gardaí

Gardaí say that the man died from natural causes, but may have been involved in a collision before his death.

# buncrana - Thursday 15 March, 2018

GSOC investigating after woman (59) fatally struck by car in Donegal

It’s understood the woman had contact with gardaí sometime in the hours before her death.

# buncrana - Friday 9 February, 2018

People 'on outer ring' of republican group may know who killed Andrew Allen

Gardaí are making a fresh appeal, six years on from the shooting of 24-year-old Andrew Allen.

# buncrana - 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.

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.

# buncrana - 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.

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.

# buncrana - Sunday 14 May, 2017

'It's absolutely crazy, it really is' - high staff turnover in Donegal blamed for maternity benefit backlog

The Department of Social Protection has apologised for the ‘unacceptable’ delay being seen in the delivery of maternity benefits.

# buncrana - Friday 5 May, 2017

Gardaí want to know how many offences you can spot on this seized car

This could take a while.

# buncrana - Saturday 29 April, 2017

Two teens killed in overnight crash in Donegal

Three other teenagers were also injured in the single-vehicle collision.

# buncrana - Sunday 9 April, 2017

Man arrested in connection with 2012 Donegal shooting of man who had fled to the county

The man, in his early 50s, was arrested yesterday morning in the County Donegal area.

# buncrana - Thursday 30 March, 2017

'A beautiful daughter, a free-spirit': Crowds gather for funeral of Danielle McLaughlin

Friends and family have been told to wear ‘bright, vibrant colours’ to celebrate Danielle’s life.

# buncrana - Friday 17 March, 2017

Car caught speeding at 104 km per hour in 60 kilometre zone overnight in heavy rain

Gardaí are warning drivers to slow down and be safe this St Patrick’s Day. 

# buncrana - Wednesday 15 March, 2017

Mother of Donegal woman murdered in India: 'Danielle will be sadly missed by us all'

Danielle McLaughlin was found dead yesterday morning.

Murder investigation launched into death of Irish woman in India

The woman’s family have asked that their privacy be respected by the media.

# buncrana - Friday 3 March, 2017

From The42 Floodlight failure sees Derry-Limerick Buncrana clash abandoned after just 24 minutes Dark Night

Floodlight failure sees Derry-Limerick Buncrana clash abandoned after just 24 minutes

The score was 1-1 when the game was brought to a halt.

# buncrana - Wednesday 8 February, 2017

Gardaí believe killers are being 'sheltered' in 2012 murder in Donegal

Allen had fled to Donegal after be became the target of a republican vigilante group.

# buncrana - Sunday 29 January, 2017

100 years on, victims of naval vessel which sank off Donegal remembered

The ship sank on 25 January 1917, killing 354 of the people on board.

# buncrana - Friday 23 December, 2016

25-year-old woman dies in Donegal collision

The incident happened at Glebe, near Buncrana, just before 11pm last night.

# buncrana - Friday 25 November, 2016

Man's body found outside in Co Donegal

The man, aged in his 30s, was found last night.

# buncrana - Monday 5 September, 2016

Petrol station owner and wife attacked by men carrying batons

The owner and his wife were taken to hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

# buncrana - Sunday 7 August, 2016

The incredible story of the Irish war hero who managed Sevilla and then vanished

The Spanish side play in the Uefa Super Cup on Tuesday and have a remarkable association with Ireland.

# buncrana - Friday 5 August, 2016

From The Daily Edge Anyone from Donegal will appreciate the name of this children's play area in Buncrana Excellent

# buncrana - Wednesday 11 May, 2016

Derry player scores for his hometown club weeks after losing family members in Buncrana tragedy Josh Daniels This post contains videos

Derry player scores for his hometown club weeks after losing family members in Buncrana tragedy

Josh Daniels came of the bench to make a telling contribution.

# buncrana - Monday 9 May, 2016

From The Daily Edge This Donegal café took full advantage of the good weather today Nice Weather

# buncrana - Sunday 1 May, 2016

From The42 The hero of the Buncrana tragedy was given a guard of honour today Respect

The hero of the Buncrana tragedy was given a guard of honour today

Fanad United FC honoured their player prior to a game this afternoon.

# buncrana - Thursday 21 April, 2016

Hundreds attend month's mind Mass for victims of Buncrana tragedy

Five members of two families lost their lives when their car slipped into the water at Buncrana pier last month.

# buncrana - Tuesday 5 April, 2016

"Rioghnach-Ann is a beautiful baby" - Buncrana hero shares emotional post

Davitt Walsh has been hailed a hero for jumping into the water.

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