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# raphoe - Friday 7 July, 2017

Woman's body found in Raphoe apartment

The scene has been preserved and the body remains at scene.

# raphoe - Tuesday 9 May, 2017

'We're struggling to keep the doors open': Donkey sanctuary appeals for money

About 70 donkeys are currently being looked after there.

# raphoe - Friday 5 August, 2016

34-year-old man dies following collision between car and truck in Donegal

The accident happened at 1pm yesterday on the main Letterkenny to Lifford road.

# raphoe - Sunday 11 January, 2015

These six teenagers want to change the way we see mental health

Their website aims to point young people in the direction of valuable resources.

# raphoe - Thursday 10 January, 2013

Man released without charge after questioning over pensioner burglary

The man had been arrested on Tuesday evening in connection with the assault of 96-year-old Margaret Lilly.

# raphoe - Wednesday 9 January, 2013

Credit Union account set up to help pensioner recoup stolen cash

The account was opened in the wake of last Saturday’s attack on 96-year-old Margaret Lilly.

# raphoe - Sunday 29 July, 2012

From The42 London 2012: Chloe Magee lays down a marker London 2012

London 2012: Chloe Magee lays down a marker

Donegal’s Chloe Magee had a straight-sets win in her opening match of the women’s badminton singles.

# raphoe - Thursday 29 March, 2012

Garda killer had escaped from same prison before

More details have emerged in the case of Martin McDermott, who was serving time for the manslaughter of a garda when he escaped from a Cavan prison earlier this month.

# raphoe - Friday 16 March, 2012

Escaped Garda killer arrested by PSNI in Derry

Martin McDermott, 26, was arrested in the city this morning for criminal offences he had committed in the region.

Search continues for Garda killer who escaped from Cavan jail

Martin McDermott, 25, was serving a seven-year sentence for the manslaughter of a Garda in December 2009.

# raphoe - Thursday 1 December, 2011

More clerical child abuse investigations may be needed - minister

Children’s minister Frances Fitzgerald said the government would take expense into account when considering whether to commission further probes.

# raphoe - Wednesday 30 November, 2011

Dioceses reports criticise inadequate response to abuse allegations

As well as Raphoe, the National Board for Safeguarding Children in the Catholic Chuch has published reports into five other dioceses across the island of Ireland.

The 5 at 5: Wednesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

Donegal bishops made "significant" errors dealing with child sex abuse

The Catholic Bishop of Raphoe in Donegal described the abuse committed against children as “horrific” and said that there had been “very poor judgements and mistakes made”.

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

Nine things to know by 9am: Public sector pensions hit (a bit) by new levy, mixed news on the money front, how Dublin is better than Paris, and how often do men really think about naughty things?

# raphoe - Thursday 11 August, 2011

Cloyne priests to meet... as hundreds more abuse cases set to emerge

A new report on the Donegal diocese of Raphoe is expected to reveal many more assaults on children by priests.

# raphoe - Tuesday 19 July, 2011

Quinn to press ahead with religious orders meeting… will they show up?

A meeting to discuss congregations giving more towards the compensation bill is set for Friday, but religious orders are threatening to boycott.