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Saturday 28 January 2023 Dublin: 6°C

# Donegal

This week
22nd January 2023 - 28th January 2023
# Bundoran
Man charged after alleged assault of Garda in Donegal
The incident is alleged to have happened on Monday.
# Tune in
7 GAA matches live on TV next weekend as Allianz football league begins
Plenty for GAA fans to get stuck into.
Last week
15th January 2023 - 28th January 2023
# patrol car
Investigation underway as Garda car discovered on fire outside Co Donegal station
The alarm was raised shortly before 4:15am.
This month
January 2023
# Letterkenny
Passengers evacuated as Bus Éireann Expressway coach catches fire in Co Donegal
The incident occurred at the Dry Arch Roundabout in Letterkenny yesterday evening.
Last month
December 2022
# Sean Rooney
Funeral honours 'national hero' and 'kind and loving' Private Seán Rooney in Dundalk
Seán’s funeral took place in Dundalk this morning before a burial service in Donegal later today.
# Funding
Operational funding of over €21 million announced for five regional airports
Cork will receive the biggest allocation, at just over €10.4 million.
Last year
2022
# Addition
Derry legend Paddy Bradley joins Donegal backroom team
The management set-up is ’90% complete,’ a statement from Donegal GAA confirmed.
# Donegal
Gardaí have concluded their examination of Creeslough blast site
Forensic scientists and engineering experts were examining the site in Donegal since 7 October.
# Goat
'He's not going to be lost for Donegal for too long' - Murphy backed for future county senior role
Former Donegal manager Declan Bonner pays tribute to the retired Michael Murphy, and ponders if a move into management awaits the Glenswilly man.
# Time to go
Donegal All-Ireland winning captain Michael Murphy retires from inter-county football
Murphy captained Donegal to five Ulster senior football titles.
# RIP
Teenager dies after road traffic collision in Letterkenny
The drivers of the two vehicles involved in the collision have been taken to hospital.
# Weather Warning
Status yellow wind warning currently in place across Donegal, Galway and Mayo
Met Éireann warns strong to gale force winds with gusts of to 110km/h are expected.
# creeslough
Businesses affected by Creeslough blast to receive grants to repair damage
Emergency funding is to be made available for firms and community groups affected by the explosion which claimed 10 lives.
# Donegal Delight
'It was my sister who saw it first' - Ireland's latest teenage call-up chasing World Cup dream
19-year-old Peamount United midfielder Erin McLaughlin is in her first senior camp this week.
# Hotseat
Carr-O’Rourke team set to be proposed to take charge of Donegal
A meeting to ratify the new ticket will take place on Monday night.
Voices
Therapist: A reflection on Creeslough and the grief of a community
Mary Spring looks at the grief endured by the people of Creeslough after the explosion.
# Clannad
Founding member of Clannad Noel Duggan dies aged 73
Clannad says Duggan will be ‘forever remembered for his outstanding guitar solos and his love of music’.
Voices
Larry Donnelly: My Boston community and I are praying for the people of Creeslough
Our columnist says he couldn’t focus on anything else all week, as the country and long-distance relatives abroad offer support to the people of Donegal.
# creeslough
'They were always together': Funeral of Robert Garwe and Shauna Flanagan Garwe takes place
The funeral mass for Robert and five-year-old Shauna, the youngest victim of the tragedy, was held this morning.
# Crash
Man (40s) dies following single vehicle collision in Co Donegal
The collision happened just befoer 8am on the R245 at Carrigart.
# Donegal
Funeral services for Creeslough explosion victims Martina Martin and Leona Harper take place
Ten people died in the tragedy in Creeslough on Friday. They ranged in age from five to 59.
# Donegal
People of Creeslough showing great example of solidarity, Higgins says, as funerals take place
The funeral services for James O’Flaherty, Catherine O’Donnell and James Monaghan are taking place today.
# Donegal
UK Labour leader offers condolences to Creeslough families on second day of funerals
Starmer said that Donegal is a special place for his family
# fundraiser
Irish Red Cross fund to support Creeslough community raises €352,000 in first 24 hours
The Irish Red Cross set up the Creaslough Communtity Support Fund, with the support of An Post and Applegreen
# Donegal
'We do not have words to explain it': First funerals for victims of Creeslough explosion take place
Separate funeral masses will be held for Jessica Gallagher (24) and Martin McGill (49) at St Michael’s Church.
# creeslough
'It is prayer and community that is carrying us': Creeslough comes to terms with tragedy
The first funeral for one of the 10 victims is due to take place today.
# creeslough
Creeslough parish priest says community thankful for support during 'tsumani of grief'
The first of the funerals for the ten victims are taking place this week.
# RIP
The lives and loves of the 10 Creeslough locals lost in tragedy
Tributes have been paid to the victims of the explosion, who ranged from the age of five to 59.
# Donegal Tragedy
First at the scene: 'There were people crying for help. We just tore into what we could'
Bernard McGinley talks to The Journal’s Diarmuid Pepper in Creeslough.
# Creeslough tragedy
Vigil for Creeslough victims takes place as tributes continue to pour in
Dozens of people stood in the rain to pay their respects, with several musical tributes.
# community spirit
'Our focus is on being there': The coffee shop helping locals process the Creeslough tragedy
Café owner Siobhan Carr said it has been a huge community effort since Friday.
# Creeslough tragedy
'A nightmare of shock and horror': Bishop reflects on tragic Creeslough explosion
Ten candles have been lit to honour the ten people who lost their lives in Friday’s explosion.
# Creeslough tragedy
Gardaí name the 10 victims of Creeslough explosion
10 people were killed in the explosion in a filling station.
Voices
Creeslough woman: 'Our small community is shell-shocked - we will never be the same again'
Marie Duffy says the whole community is shocked to its core after Friday’s explosion and the tragic loss of so many.
# creeslough
A village - its heart ripped out - struggles to comprehend the scale of tragedy
Locals say there’s no-one in the community who won’t know someone who died in the blast.
AS IT HAPPENED
Death toll from Creeslough tragedy at 10, search for victims now concluded
Emergency services are not expecting any more fatalities from the site, reporters were told.
# Donegal
Gardaí believe that the cause of the Creeslough blast was a 'tragic accident'
Gardaí held a briefing to update the public on their progress at the scene today.
# creeslough
Emergency services to 'work through the night' following Donegal blast
At least three people have been confirmed dead so far.
# creeslough
At least three people have died in Donegal service station explosion as rescue efforts continue
Several people are understood to be trapped under the rubble.
# Tune in
Donegal, Kerry and Dublin GAA club games live on TV next weekend
Plenty for GAA fans to enjoy this weekend.