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Davitt Walsh, who rescued a child from drowning off Buncrana pier in March, with his mother Siobhán, as  he received the Michael Heffernan gold medal for bravery at Farmleigh, Dublin. Photograph: Dave Meehan/The Irish Times

The Donegal man who rescued a four-month-old baby from a car which was sinking off Buncrana pier earlier this year has been awarded a gold medal by th(...)

The area of the Inishowen Peninsula, Co Donegal,  where a man went missing in the sea while on a camping holiday with his family. File photograph: Google Maps

Coast Guard services in Co Donegal are continuing is continuing to search for a man who went missing in the sea while on a camping holiday with his fa(...)

A 29-year-old garda who suffers from tinnitus since he was hit on the head five years ago with a stone “the size of a melon” has been awarded €30,000 (...)

Counting of EU referendum votes at the Foyle Arena in Derry. Photograph: Trevor McBride

With the exception of the tiny enclave of Gibraltar, no constituency in the United Kingdom declared its wish to remain in the European Union more stro(...)

The Director of Public Prosecutions has today successfully sought a review of Brian McLaughlin’s sentence for  assaulting his partner and falsely imprisoning her at their home in Buncrana on October 20th, 2013. The Court of Appeal has found the sentence “unduly lenient”. File photograph: Frank Miller/The Irish Times

A man who imprisoned his partner and was “sharpening knives at the end of the bed” while gardaí­ were outside has been spared a return to jail despite(...)

People turn to the Church in times of grief and mourning, and it does not fail those who do so but its ministers often feel hurt that it is only at these times that their dedication is understood

Swans are gracefully long-necked, heavy-bodied birds that glide majestically along our rivers, lakes and canals. They fly with slow wingbeats and neck(...)

The slipway at Buncrana which was closed in March after a family of five drowned. Photograph: Peter Murtagh/The Irish Times

A man has been rescued after he was found in the water off Buncrana Pier in Co Donegal on Sunday night. The man was spotted around 10pm in the water (...)

Census 2016: The recent social media campaign which urged people to tick ‘No religion’, failed to understand that views on religion are not black and white.  Picture Nick Bradshaw

‘It’s complicated’ is a Facebook relationship status, denoting anything from a relationship on the rocks to one that doesn’t fit standard parameters, (...)

Donegal County Council said it plans to review the status of the gate leading to the Buncrana slipway, which has been closed since five people drowned there in March. Photograph: Justin Kernoghan.

Donegal County Council has said it is carrying out a review of its 150 piers following the incident in which five members of one family died after the(...)

Hundreds attended the Holy Family Church in Buncrana tonight for the month’s mind Mass in memory of those who died when their car skidded on algae on the slipway at the pier in the town before plunging into Lough Swilly (above). File photograph: Google Street View

Hundreds of people gathered in Derry tonight to remember five members of one family who drowned last month in a car off a slipway in Buncrana. Hundr(...)

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