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Monday 11 December 2023 Dublin: 8°C

# Ballyshannon

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Man in his 70s killed when tractor he was driving overturned in Donegal
The driver of the tractor died outside Ballyshannon this morning.
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Man rescued after boat ran aground on rocks on island in Donegal
A number of agencies assisted in the operation to bring the man safely back to shore.
Man pleads guilty after dog and cat found in 'outrageous state of filth'
The ISPCA said that these cases aren’t rare.
60,000 cigarettes and counterfeit clothing seized by gardaí in Donegal
Gardaí carried out a number of searches in Ballyshannon last night.
Man killed and woman hospitalised after two car collision in Donegal
A nearby car was also damaged from the collision, but no injuries were caused to the occupants.
Donegal struck by 2.1 magnitude earthquake
The earthquake struck at 9.18pm last night.
Tourist dies after crash with truck in Donegal
The driver of the car passed away in hospital last night.
Remembering the Donegal policeman who shared a cell with Goodfella's mobsters
Peter Daly, who served on the NYPD before being caught in one of the biggest drug busts in American history, died this week.
These Donegal lads are travelling to the Euros in serious style
The Ballyshannon boys are off.
The mystery of Mary Boyle: A missing girl, a heartbroken family and a 38-year investigation
The six-year-old went missing in 1977, making her Ireland’s longest missing person.
Man in critical condition following overnight assault in Donegal
A 19-year-old man was arrested in the aftermath of the incident.
Fresh calls for independent probe into death of garda who took his own life
GSOC Commissioner Kieran Fitzgerald has defended the Garda watchdog’s investigation into the sergeant’s death.
Pedestrian killed in Donegal after being struck by a van
The incident happened in the early hours of this morning.
Founders of Donegal 'Sound Man of the Year' awards want other towns to follow suit
Don’t they all have lovely bottoms.
Man charged over killing of elderly couple at their Donegal home
The 42-year-old is due to appear before a special court sitting tonight.
Man (64) arrested over disappearance of Mary Boyle released without charge
Pending further investigation, a file will be sent to the Director of Public Prosecutions.
Woman in her 70s dies after car crashes into ditch
Gardaí have appealed for any witnesses to come forward after the crash in Donegal last night.
Man arrested in Donegal after recovery of rifle
The rifle was discovered as part of an ongoing garda investigation during the search of a house in Ballyshannon this evening.
Emigration, corruption, intrigue: The life of Peter Daly
A new RTÉ Radio One documentary tells the tale of now-80-year-old Ballyshannon native Peter Daly, who was involved in one of the biggest drug busts in American history – known as the ’100 Kilo Case’.
Over 40 Traveller groups to protest at the Dáil against racism
Organisers of tomorrow’s protest say it’s in response to a recent upsurge in anti-Traveller racism, “particularly from public representatives and members of the judiciary”.
Martin 'very annoyed' by Fianna Fáil councillor's call to 'segregate' Travellers
Donegal County Councillor Seán McEniff said that Travellers should be “segregated” in a “community of their own” in a recent interview.
Council's €230k social housing property destroyed in fire
The house in Ballyshannon had recently been purchased by the county council, intended for use by a Traveller family.
Two men in their 60s arrested over cannabis find
Two men in their 60s were arrested after plants worth about €240,000 were seized in Ballintra last night.
Gardaí appeal for information after body found in Donegal
A preliminary examination carried out at the scene suggests the man was struck by a passing motorist.
Concern for mother after human foetus discovered in Co Donegal
Gardaí are urging the mother to come forward in case she needs medical treatment.
Music, flowers, sheep, fun and some SUN! What the June Bank Holiday has in store
With temperatures of 25c and sunny spells predicted for some parts of the country, here’s’s guide to a great bank holiday. Sheep shearing and rocking out included.