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Waste collector Jim Ferry claimed the illegal dumping by him at Rossbracken, Co Donegal, was “a desperate act” when he discovered a problem with the weighing of bins collected.

Donegal waste collector Jim Ferry has admitted dumping tens of thousands of tons of waste illegally and has apologised to Donegal County Council for h(...)

 George Mills from the Irish Road Haulage Association said: ‘I think we are the only country in Europe that has an arterial route going through another country.’

Donegal risks becoming the “collateral damage” from Brexit, a conference in Letterkenny has heard. George Mills, from the Irish Road Haulage Associat(...)

The best burger in Ireland is to be found at The Hungry Moose in Kilkenny

The best burgers in Ireland can be found at the Hungry Moose in Kilkenny, a partially crowdfunded restaurant opened last December by a chef who has co(...)

A 17-year-old was arrested and later released without charge.

Three gardaí were treated in hospital on Friday night after a patrol car was struck by another vehicle at 3.30am. The incident happened on Ramelton (...)

The attraction of cycling is not only for people retiring from other sports, but also for those seeking an outlet where they can push themselves physically and mentally but relatively safely. Photograph: iStock

Bags of nuts – check. Overshoes – check. Energy bars – check. Sunglasses – check. Sun cream – check. Wind/rain jackets – check. Large tub of “chamois”(...)

Jade Simpson is a student at Carndonagh Community School

I haven’t opened a book and I’m not sorry. People jolt when they hear that, but there is a good reason: most of the work for the Leaving Cert Applie(...)

Woodview, Tinahely, Co Wicklow

What: Woodview, Tinahely, Co Wicklow see myhome.ie How much: €299,000 Why: Artist Gillian Deeney had passed by this pretty cottage near Tinahely man(...)

Carndonagh Community School students EJ Gibbons, Tara Kelly, Dylan Donegan, Sarah Monagle, Callum Doherty and Jade Simpson who will be sharing their Leaving Cert highs and lows. Photograph: North West Newspix

This year, students from Carndonagh Community School in Donegal will share their experience of the Leaving Cert in The Irish Times each day, as well a(...)

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(...)

Neither freak show nor side show, disability is now centre stage

The circus arts have a chequered history when it comes to disability. However, the world has come a long way from the 19th-century freak-shows made po(...)

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