Dr Martin Coyne, in his surgery in Lifford, Co Donegal, said: ‘Every time that virus gets from A to B, that’s giving that virus a chance to mutate’.  Photograph: Joe Dunne

A Donegal GP has warned that increased Covid-19 infections in the county could give the virus the opportunity to mutate into an “Irish variant” like t(...)

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 (...)

Ciara Holland, a member of the Construction Defects Alliance who had to pay €16,250 to fix fire safety issues  at her Dublin home, will be participating in the first meeting of a group established to consider the issue of defective housing.

A working group set up to examine the issue of defective housing is to examine fire safety and structural safety defects in apartments and duplexes bu(...)

St Stephen’s Green. The new powers are designed to target the use of scramblers and quads on land that is not covered by road traffic legislation. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Gardaí will be given new powers to clamp down on the anti-social use of scramblers and quads in parks, green spaces and on waste land under proposals (...)

Claire McDonough and Anne Blake at their La Maison interior design studio in Letterkenny

In 2005, as the Celtic Tiger roared, friends Anne Blake and Claire McDonough gave up safe jobs in Donegal County Council to open an interior design an(...)

An elm tree. Drawing: Michael Viney

The trees of my youth were urban and majestic. They loomed over parks and pavements and grand civic spaces. Hurrying about, one was aware of dark trun(...)

Elizabeth Crumlish said she wanted halting site accommodation which could accommodate her children, who pursue a nomadic lifestyle, when they come to visit.  Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

A Traveller has failed to secure High Court declarations that her one year suspension from Donegal County Council’s housing list was unlawful and unre(...)

Lisfannon beach in Co-Donegal, where the local council had to block off the beach with concrete blocks and warning signs. Photograph: Margaret McLaughlin

Padraig Mac Lochlainn knows there is an irony in a Sinn Féin TD telling people from Northern Ireland not to cross the Border into Donegal. But the Bun(...)

Where Peter Casey wins his vote and who he takes votes from, could be a factor in the final outcome. File photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Donegal (five seats) Current: 2 FF, 1 FG, 1 SF, 1 Ind Donegal is a five-seat constituency where Sinn Féin could make a gain. But it is also a const(...)

Parts of Donegal town are underwater this morning as the storm dumped up to 50mm of rainfall on the region. Photograph: Donegal Daily.

Power has been fully restored to 20,000 customers who lost power during Storm Lorenzo, ESB Networks has said. The company, which maintains the countr(...)

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