Dunfanaghy

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Tom Niland (73) from Skreen, Co Sligo, was the victim of a burglary and savage assault at his home four weeks ago and is now on life support in ICU.

Michael Walsh sat by his cousin Tom Niland’s bed in the intensive care unit of Sligo University Hospital one evening this week and relayed to the unre(...)

 Sir Gerry Robinson: has died at the age of 72. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

Co Donegal businessman and former television presenter Sir Gerry Robinson has died at the age of 72. He was born in Dunfanaghy in 1948 but left Irel(...)

Brian O’Doherty has been at the Art House in Dunfanaghy, Co Donegal for 10 years, but his landlord is now selling up. Photograph: Joe Dunne

Dunfanaghy is booming. Even on a grey August afternoon it is full of holidaymakers piling out of cars laden with surfboards and bicycles, filling the(...)

Minister for Education Norma Foley:   she stressed the “huge potential” identified by teachers  and the community for collaboration between schools. Photograph Nick Bradshaw

A two-year pilot project to support and save small rural primary schools by encouraging them to work together in “clusters” has been launched by Minis(...)

Stunning: Tory Island,  Ireland’s most remote inhabited island. Photograph: Brian Flanagan

For most of my younger life, Donegal felt faraway and remote, at the end of long drives on bad roads. Thanks to the EU’s road-improvement largesse, th(...)

Vicki McGrath at Harry’s Hole, Marble Hill, Co Donegal.

One thing this island does not lack is great swimming spots. Mary MCCarthy has picked some of the VERY best LOCATIONS FOR A DIP – in the sea, (...)

From Dunfanaghy in Donegal to Duncannon in Wexford, Ireland's beaches offer something for everyone this summer For most of us, seaside resorts a(...)

Three Cuvier’s beaked whales have washed up in Donegal. File photograph: iStock

Locals in Co Donegal have been left shocked after three whales were washed up on one of the country’s most scenic beaches. The three large carcasses (...)

Pillow Queens: Sarah Corcoran, Pamela Connolly, Cathy McGuinness and Rachel Lyons

The Irish rock band Pillow Queens made their American TV debut on Tuesday night – at the personal invitation of James Corden, host of CBS’s nightly La(...)

Ms O’Donoghue lived in the Annagry area of the Gweedore Gaeltacht. Photograph: Garda Press Office

The body of a retired Co Donegal dentist has been found three days after she disappeared. Gardaí located the remains of Ann O’Donoghue (68) at Horn (...)

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