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 Mary Doherty of Lifeline Inishowen  with supporters outside  the Dáil on Wednesday. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw / The Irish Times

It was “just not good enough” that rural domestic violence services were threatened with closure just months after Ireland ratified the Istanbul Conve(...)

Minister for Children Katherine Zappone: to receive petition from Lifeline Inishowen in Co Donegal seeking funds.  The Carndonagh-based service, for women and children affected by domestic violence and abuse, is the only one in the Inishowen peninsula.   Photograph: Dave Meehan

Women’s lives in one of the most isolated parts of the country could be lost if a domestic violence service is forced to close, its manager has warned(...)

An Aer Lingus regional plane parked at Donegal airport. Photograph: Bryan O’ Brien/The Irish Times

A prominently located ad in Donegal Airport’s departures area poses a serious question: “Do you really need to leave?” Medical device maker Randox, i(...)

Shaun Duffy (36) was killed in his house in Meenacross, outside Dungloe, in January 2005.

Gardaí have renewed their appeal over the murder of a man in Co Donegal 14 years ago. Shaun Duffy (36) was killed in his house in Meenacross, outside(...)

Dawn Croke died in an accident outside a school in Co Donegal. Photograph: Facebook

The funeral of Dawn Croke, the teacher who was killed while saving a young girl from being hit by a 4x4, will take place in Donegal on Monday. Ms Cro(...)

'The Sweeney Logues try to get back to Donegal at least once a year and often stay in Rathmullan. There’s not much going on there, but that’s why we like it.' Photograph: David Sleator

Logue’s bar is on Main Street in Carrigart, Co Donegal. The sign over the door announces it as “P Logue Wines, Spirits and Beers” and it looks like an(...)

A number of sheep  in Co Donegal were killed by lightning on Friday. Photograph: Stephen Maguire

Most of the 5,000 homes and businesses that lost power during lightning and thunderstorms overnight had their power restored by lunchtime, according t(...)

Having been anointed as the coolest place on the planet by National Geographic magazine, Ireland’s most north-westerly county is back in the headlines(...)

Daniel O’Donnell: “I think whether somebody likes my music or not they look up and say, ‘Well, that fecker up there is having a ball.’”  Photograph: Dave Meehan

I am in the Mullingar Park Hotel watching 55-year-old Daniel O’Donnell dancing with a broom. It’s midway through a three-hour gig and he’s gadding abo(...)

Two units of the Donegal Fire Service from Glenties and Dungloe attended the fire

A man in his 70s has died following a house fire in Fintown, Co Donegal. Two units of the Donegal Fire Service from Glenties and Dungloe attended th(...)

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