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#Donegal

# donegal - Wednesday 20 October, 2021

Children protest outside Dáil calling for 100% Mica redress scheme
# Mica
# Mica

Children protest outside Dáil calling for 100% Mica redress scheme

Oct 20th 2021, 1:24 PM 17,702 Views 101 Comments

The children said all they want is to feel safe in their homes.

# donegal - Monday 18 October, 2021

Mayo football double-header on RTÉ while Donegal and Limerick showdowns on TG4
# Club Games
From The42
# Club Games

Mayo football double-header on RTÉ while Donegal and Limerick showdowns on TG4

Oct 18th 2021, 5:47 PM 10,403 Views 0 Comments

Four more club matches will be televised live next weekend.

# donegal - Friday 1 October, 2021

'Not what we signed off on': Mica campaigners unhappy with redress report
# Mica
# Mica

'Not what we signed off on': Mica campaigners unhappy with redress report

Updated Oct 1st 2021, 4:43 PM 30,288 Views 101 Comments
  • The report says the total cost of the remediation scheme could be €3.2 billion.
  • Homeowners who have to completely demolish and rebuild their homes would not necessarily get a 100% grant.
  • Other remediation works would receive a 100% grant and all caps should be increased, the report says.
  • The report is to be considered by the minister before he brings proposals to Cabinet.

# donegal - Thursday 30 September, 2021

Rainfall warning for three western counties in place until tonight
# Cats And Dogs
# Cats And Dogs

Rainfall warning for three western counties in place until tonight

Sep 30th 2021, 7:47 AM 17,085 Views 3 Comments

Rain will turn heavy in Atlantic coastal counties this evening, Met Éireann has said.

# donegal - Wednesday 29 September, 2021

Minister for Housing meets with Mica residents to discuss working group report
# Mica
# Mica

Minister for Housing meets with Mica residents to discuss working group report

Updated Sep 29th 2021, 7:35 PM 9,954 Views 14 Comments

The householders, in Donegal and Mayo, are seeking 100% redress for their Mica damaged homes.

# donegal - Monday 27 September, 2021

Mourners asked to leave Covid patient Joe McCarron's funeral for not wearing facemasks
# Donegal
# Donegal

Mourners asked to leave Covid patient Joe McCarron's funeral for not wearing facemasks

Updated Sep 27th 2021, 6:39 PM 75,281 Views 0 Comments

Joe McCarron passed away at Letterkenny University Hospital last week.

# donegal - Friday 24 September, 2021

Teenage boy missing from Letterkenny since Wednesday
# Missing
# Missing

Teenage boy missing from Letterkenny since Wednesday

Sep 24th 2021, 6:45 PM 12,257 Views 0 Comments

Oscar Ponsonby has been missing since Wednesday.

# donegal - Wednesday 22 September, 2021

'Talk is cheap': Irish-Americans confront Taoiseach in New York on mica scandal
# Mica Scandal
# Mica Scandal

'Talk is cheap': Irish-Americans confront Taoiseach in New York on mica scandal

Sep 22nd 2021, 9:35 PM 36,063 Views 33 Comments

Micheál Martin sat down with two Irish-Americans who confronted him on the mica issue.

# donegal - Sunday 19 September, 2021

Family of patient encouraged to leave Donegal hospital criticise group involved and apologise to staff
# Donegal
# Donegal

Family of patient encouraged to leave Donegal hospital criticise group involved and apologise to staff

Sep 19th 2021, 4:11 PM 115,690 Views 0 Comments

The patient in question left the hospital following the video but returned by ambulance two days later.

# donegal - Thursday 16 September, 2021

Man (80s) dies after two-vehicle collision in Co Donegal
# Greenbank
# Greenbank

Man (80s) dies after two-vehicle collision in Co Donegal

Sep 16th 2021, 11:02 PM 12,253 Views 0 Comments

The incident occurred at Greenbank, Quigley’s Point in Muff at approximately 5.30pm.

# donegal - Thursday 9 September, 2021

Mica protesters gather outside Fianna Fail think-in to call for 100% redress scheme
# Homes
# Homes

Mica protesters gather outside Fianna Fail think-in to call for 100% redress scheme

Sep 9th 2021, 5:26 PM 12,094 Views 26 Comments

Fianna Fáil members gathering in Cavan today were met by around 30 protesters from Donegal.

# donegal - Monday 30 August, 2021

Donegal GAA order county senior final replay after winners use too many subs
# Round Two
From The42
# Round Two

Donegal GAA order county senior final replay after winners use too many subs

Aug 30th 2021, 12:18 PM 8,470 Views 2 Comments

Naomh Conaill had defeated Kilcar 4-2 on penalties in the original game.

# donegal - Saturday 14 August, 2021

Penalty shootout decides Donegal football final, Offaly and Laois hurling winners crowned
# Club Call
From The42
# Club Call

Penalty shootout decides Donegal football final, Offaly and Laois hurling winners crowned

Aug 14th 2021, 11:05 PM 10,450 Views 0 Comments

Naomh Conaill defeated Kilcar in the 2020 Donegal senior decider.

# donegal - Friday 13 August, 2021

Woman (20s) dies after falling from moving bus and struck by passing vehicle
# Donegal
# Donegal

Woman (20s) dies after falling from moving bus and struck by passing vehicle

Aug 13th 2021, 11:05 PM 123,949 Views 32 Comments

The injured woman was airlifted by helicopter to Beaumont Hospital where she passed away this evening.

# donegal - Tuesday 3 August, 2021

Young girl seriously injured after dog attack in Donegal
# Buncrana
# Buncrana

Young girl seriously injured after dog attack in Donegal

Aug 3rd 2021, 8:10 AM 45,415 Views 24 Comments

The child’s injuries are not believed to be life-threatening.

# donegal - Monday 2 August, 2021

'The land that transport forgot': Locals say Donegal needs better buses and return of rail
# Left Behind Up Above
# Left Behind Up Above

'The land that transport forgot': Locals say Donegal needs better buses and return of rail

Aug 2nd 2021, 7:00 PM 22,103 Views 30 Comments
  • Donegal residents largely rely on cars to move around the county, Lauren Boland reports.
  • Locals and campaigners say public transport links need to be improved for better quality of life and sustainability.
  • Many want to see a return of rail to Donegal, where a once-extensive railway network was closed sixty years ago.

# donegal - Monday 26 July, 2021

Dublin's Drive for Five continues against Donegal as All-Ireland quarter-finals set in stone
# State Of Play
From The42
# State Of Play

Dublin's Drive for Five continues against Donegal as All-Ireland quarter-finals set in stone

Jul 26th 2021, 7:00 AM 5,157 Views 1 Comment

The ladies football picture became clearer over the weekend.

# donegal - Saturday 24 July, 2021

Donegal book All-Ireland quarter-final showdown with five-in-a-row chasing Dublin after win over Kerry
# Report
From The42
# Report

Donegal book All-Ireland quarter-final showdown with five-in-a-row chasing Dublin after win over Kerry

Jul 24th 2021, 7:36 PM 10,837 Views 0 Comments

Elsewhere Monaghan defeated Cavan to preserve their senior status for 2022 and condemn their Ulster rivals to a relegation play-off

# donegal - Wednesday 21 July, 2021

Donegal man who broke neighbour's jaw and rammed into her house twice has sentence doubled
# Letterkenny
# Letterkenny

Donegal man who broke neighbour's jaw and rammed into her house twice has sentence doubled

Jul 21st 2021, 7:05 PM 40,807 Views 0 Comments

Leon Kelly tried to escape gardaí by swimming to Tyrone.

Missing Tyrone teenager Arlene Arkinson was killed by convicted child killer, coroner finds
# Inquest
# Inquest

Missing Tyrone teenager Arlene Arkinson was killed by convicted child killer, coroner finds

Jul 21st 2021, 3:23 PM 23,359 Views 3 Comments

Arlene Arkinson was 15 years old when she disappeared in August 1994 following a night out.

# donegal - Wednesday 14 July, 2021

Widow and children of victim in Donegal road crash reach €1m settlement with driver
# Donegal Crash
# Donegal Crash

Widow and children of victim in Donegal road crash reach €1m settlement with driver

Jul 14th 2021, 1:42 PM 30,182 Views 14 Comments

Margaret McLaughlin’s 38-year-old husband John was the victim of a crash in Co Donegal in 2017.

# donegal - Monday 12 July, 2021

Man released without charge after being arrested over fatal hit-and-run in Donegal
# Lifford
# Lifford

Man released without charge after being arrested over fatal hit-and-run in Donegal

Jul 12th 2021, 2:08 PM 15,673 Views 6 Comments

The incident happened on the N15 at Townparks, Lifford at around 2.45am yesterday.

# donegal - Sunday 11 July, 2021

Man arrested after woman (34) killed in hit-and-run in Donegal
# Investigation
# Investigation

Man arrested after woman (34) killed in hit-and-run in Donegal

Updated Jul 11th 2021, 3:32 PM 57,200 Views 2 Comments

Gardaí arrived on the scene around 2.45am.

# donegal - Monday 5 July, 2021

Covid-19 infection rate in Ireland's worst-hit area is six times higher than national level
# Donegal
# Donegal

Covid-19 infection rate in Ireland's worst-hit area is six times higher than national level

Jul 5th 2021, 3:29 PM 50,169 Views 32 Comments

The Donegal town of Buncrana has the highest rate of infection in the country.

Witness appeal as three people hospitalised after collision in Donegal
# Crash
# Crash

Witness appeal as three people hospitalised after collision in Donegal

Jul 5th 2021, 8:58 AM 17,361 Views 0 Comments

The collision occurred at approximately 7.05pm yesterday evening at Dunmore in Carrigans.

# donegal - Sunday 27 June, 2021

Donegal signal their intent with Ulster Championship trouncing of Down
# Never In Doubt
From The42
# Never In Doubt

Donegal signal their intent with Ulster Championship trouncing of Down

Jun 27th 2021, 3:13 PM 8,722 Views 4 Comments

A first-half injury to Michael Murphy is a cause for concern ahead of Donegal’s quarter-final clash with Derry.

Why Donegal need the Murphy-McBrearty axis to click
# Forward Thinking
From The42
# Forward Thinking

Why Donegal need the Murphy-McBrearty axis to click

Jun 27th 2021, 8:00 AM 9,430 Views 2 Comments

It is rare that two stellar talents such as Murphy and McBrearty would have such an overlap in their careers. And yet, as the evidence shows, have not truly established a strike partnership when both were on song for the biggest days of their careers, writes Declan Bogue.

# donegal - Saturday 19 June, 2021

Larry Donnelly: Donegal takes a strident stand for justice over mica with Boston at its back
# Mica Protests
# Mica Protests

Larry Donnelly: Donegal takes a strident stand for justice over mica with Boston at its back

Jun 19th 2021, 8:00 PM 28,656 Views 7 Comments

The Donegal diaspora in the US is mobilising in support of homeowners seeking compensation for mica damage to their homes.

'It's just been years of crying, hatred, feeling angry': Three mica homeowners share their stories
# Redress
# Redress

'It's just been years of crying, hatred, feeling angry': Three mica homeowners share their stories

Jun 19th 2021, 12:05 AM 23,560 Views 40 Comments
  • It's been a long road for impacted homeowners and they see no end in sight, Michelle Hennessy reports.
  • Families who spoke to The Journal said they cannot even afford the initial mica test required to apply for the government's grant scheme.
  • They say years of being ignored by government has intensified the stress they are already feeling living in homes that are falling down around them.

# donegal - Friday 18 June, 2021

Mother of murdered Donegal woman ‘devastated’ as suspect cites Covid-19 to apply for bail
# India
# India

Mother of murdered Donegal woman ‘devastated’ as suspect cites Covid-19 to apply for bail

Jun 18th 2021, 8:28 AM 39,499 Views 0 Comments

Danielle McLaughlin was found dead in a popular holiday destination in Goa, India, in March 2017.

# donegal - Tuesday 15 June, 2021

The Mica controversy explained: Here's why thousands of people took to the streets of Dublin to protest today
# Explainer
# Explainer

The Mica controversy explained: Here's why thousands of people took to the streets of Dublin to protest today

Jun 15th 2021, 4:07 PM 51,373 Views 33 Comments

Homeowners are protesting in Dublin’s city centre today.

# donegal - Saturday 12 June, 2021

Dublin and Kerry will share this year's league title after Dessie Farrell's team beat Donegal
# Division One
From The42
# Division One

Dublin and Kerry will share this year's league title after Dessie Farrell's team beat Donegal

Jun 12th 2021, 10:00 PM 37,478 Views 27 Comments

Dublin saw off the challenge of Donegal on a score of 1-18 to 1-14 in tonight’s NFL semi-final.

Defending champions Cork come out on top of goal-fest and book Division 1 league final spot
# Rebel Roar
From The42
# Rebel Roar

Defending champions Cork come out on top of goal-fest and book Division 1 league final spot

Jun 12th 2021, 5:55 PM 5,219 Views 0 Comments

The Rebels were three-point winners over Donegal at Tuam Stadium.

Dublin and Donegal unveil teams for this evening's Division 1 football league semi-final
# The Starters
From The42
# The Starters

Dublin and Donegal unveil teams for this evening's Division 1 football league semi-final

Jun 12th 2021, 1:27 PM 10,701 Views 0 Comments

The Dublin and Wexford hurlers have also named their sides, as have the Roscommon footballers.

'If the phone rings at training, I have to answer it. If there’s an emergency I have to go'
# On Call
From The42
# On Call

'If the phone rings at training, I have to answer it. If there’s an emergency I have to go'

Jun 12th 2021, 7:15 AM 7,966 Views 0 Comments

Donegal’s Evelyn McGinley combines inter-county football with her busy life as a vet.

# donegal - Thursday 10 June, 2021

From a flight simulator to a hilltop funicular: These four tourists attractions have been awarded €73 million
# Would You Go?
# Would You Go?

From a flight simulator to a hilltop funicular: These four tourists attractions have been awarded €73 million

Jun 10th 2021, 4:03 PM 30,200 Views 20 Comments

Ireland’s first funicular is planned for Donegal.

# donegal - Wednesday 9 June, 2021

Mica scandal: Minister says devastation of homeowners 'not being ignored' by government
# Grants
# Grants

Mica scandal: Minister says devastation of homeowners 'not being ignored' by government

Jun 9th 2021, 8:24 PM 23,074 Views 32 Comments

Cabinet was told today that 433 people in Donegal have engaged with the scheme so far.

# donegal - Tuesday 1 June, 2021

Online bookings for Covid-19 tests piloted at centres in Dublin and Donegal
# Put To The Test
# Put To The Test

Online bookings for Covid-19 tests piloted at centres in Dublin and Donegal

Jun 1st 2021, 3:23 PM 13,659 Views 3 Comments

The HSE is trialling an online booking system for tests from today.

# donegal - Saturday 29 May, 2021

Donegal and Tyrone secure semi-final slots after dramatic shift in fortunes
# NFL
From The42
# NFL

Donegal and Tyrone secure semi-final slots after dramatic shift in fortunes

May 29th 2021, 9:45 PM 9,734 Views 2 Comments

Armagh and Monaghan are in relegation play-offs following comebacks from their Ulster rivals in tonight’s NFL games.

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