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Tuesday 5 December 2023 Dublin: 4°C

# Donegal

This week
3rd December 2023 - 5th December 2023
Four people rescued off the coast of Donegal after boat overturned and began to sink
The Irish Coast Guard were alerted of the incident around 1.30pm this afternoon.
Last week
26th November 2023 - 2nd December 2023
Garda investigation after masked man playing Irish rebel songs threatens Ukrainian refugees
A number of people are seen asking the man to leave the area, but he refuses to go and continues to shout at the premises.
Donegal primary school evacuated after suspected explosive device found
The concern was raised after wires were found at a construction site at the school.
Last month
November 2023
Two people to stand trial at Central Criminal Court in relation to Sliabh Liag cliffs murder
The body of Robert Wilkin, aged in his 60s and originally from Co Tyrone, was found floating in waters off Sliabh Liag on 3 July.
Two teenagers killed in Co Donegal collision named locally
One car was involved in the incident on the R238 at Terrawee at around 12.30am yesterday.
Two teenagers die and another hospitalised following crash in Co Donegal
The incident happened on the R238 at Terrawee, Gleneely at approximately 12.30am.
October 2023
Two men charged after being arrested in Donegal by gardaí investigating alleged human trafficking
They are expected to appear before a special sitting of Ballyshannon District Court at 6.30pm today.
Lonely Planet names Donegal fourth-best region in the world to visit next year
“Its ancient forts, musical traditions and rich heritage of the Irish language make it an immersive experience for the curious visitor.”
Two Latvian men arrested in Donegal by Gardaí investigating alleged human trafficking
Europol officers are currently in Donegal, and have participated in this investigation.
Letterkenny consultants warn of 'service collapse' as they back call for hospital review
It follows a letter signed by 78 Donegal GPs expressing fear for the lives of their patients who attend the LUH emergency department.
Letterkenny hospital apologises for emergency department conditions after 78 GPs raise alarm
A report by
Eoghan Dalton
The group of GPs sent a letter to the Health Minister calling for urgent action at Letterkenny University Hospital.
More than 1,350 lines of enquiries followed by gardaí since fatal Creeslough explosion
10 people, including three children, were killed in the blast at the Applegreen service station on 7 October 2022.
Memorial service planned to mark first anniversary of the Creeslough explosion
Ten people, including three children, were killed in the blast in Creeslough on 7 October, 2022.
This year
Arranmore to host first ever Oireachtas meeting on offshore island amid housing supply concerns
A report is set to recommend that government establishes an approved housing body with a focus on islands.
Three hospitalised after car hits people sitting outside Donegal pub
The incident took place yesterday evening at about 7.50pm.
Man in his mid-40s dies after single vehicle collision in Co Donegal
The collision occurred yesterday morning between 8.30am and 9am at Carrowreagh and the man was pronounced dead at the scene.
Gardaí stand down missing person appeal after man's body recovered at Scottish Port
74-year-old Daniel McLaughlin had been reported missing from his Co Donegal home.
Nothing new in beefed-up GAA backroom teams for McGuinness and Galligan
Dublin and Tipperary carried management teams of 23 in All-Ireland winning year of 2016.
Woman appears in court charged with murder of man found dead at Sliabh Liag cliffs in Donegal
Today, a special sitting of Letterkenny District Court, Nikita Burns was charged with Robert Wilkin’s murder.
Woman (20s) arrested over alleged fatal assault of man in at Sliabh Liag in June
She is currently being detained at a garda station in Donegal under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act 1984.
Six-year government stasis on Donegal planning corruption report borders on farcical
Even if the issue of Mulcahy report seems like one more for political anoraks, planning issues have been a thorn in the side of Irish public life for decades.
19-year-old man dies after single-vehicle collision in Donegal
Another person who was in the car is being treated for non-life threatening injuries.
Gardaí renew appeal for help tracing elderly man from Donegal
He is known to regularly visit Quigley’s Point Village, Derry City and Carndonagh.
Suspected cocaine packages found in Donegal worth an estimated €4 million as search continues
The search and investigation operation involves a number of Garda units alongside Revenue’s Maritime Unit.
Packages of suspected cocaine found on two Donegal beaches
Gardaí are appealing to the public to watch out for any similar packages along the Donegal coast.
Man (60s) dies after car he was travelling in struck ditch in Co Donegal
The incident happened at Tooban on the R238 in Burnfoot at around 4.30pm yesterday afternoon.
Man (38) charged with murder of man whose body was found off Sliabh Liag cliffs in Donegal
Alan Vial was charged with the murder of Robert Wilkin at a special sitting of Ballyshannon Court this afternoon.
Stolen bus recovered in Dublin after it was taken from a Bus Éireann station in Donegal
The bus was stolen from Letterkenny Bus Station around 12.45am on Monday morning and was later recovered in Dublin city.
Man re-arrested over alleged assault at Sliabh Liag sea cliffs last month
The man (30s) was re-arrested this morning according to a statement from An Garda Síochána.
Mica homeowners have 'outstanding concerns' about new scheme, committee told
Homeowners impacted by the mica scandal have told politicians that the updated redress scheme will be inaccessible for many because of the up front costs required.
Body found at Donegal cliffs may be man from Northern Ireland facing drugs charges
It is believed the deceased man may have been due to go on trial over a multi-million euro drug seizure later this year.
Body recovered from the water at Sliabh Liag cliffs in Donegal following assault investigation
Gardai had been investigating reports of an alleged assault in the Killybegs and Sliabh Liag area.
Gardaí liaise with PSNI to locate 'missing' Sliabh Liag victim
Officers are desperate to contact the man’s family in a bid to determine when he was last seen.
Gardaí investigating potential murder in ongoing operation at Sliabh Liag sea cliffs in Donegal
As part of the investigation Gardaí also seized and are examining a blood-splattered car.
Two arrested following alleged assault at Sliabh Liag sea cliffs in Donegal
Sliabh Liag is currently not accessible to the public as the investigation in ongoing.
Missing persons search ongoing in Donegal mountains
A Rescue 118 helicopter has been tasked as part of the search operation.
Manager Aidan O'Rourke set to quit Donegal
“Glad to get to the end of the year,” says stand-in manager.
Tyrone tear up Donegal's season with emphatic win in Ballybofey
Canavan brothers give early sign they will be a tricky prospect in Croke Park.
Donegal or Tyrone - who will step forward with stakes high in Ballybofey?
The Ulste rivals face off in MacCumhaill Park.
McEniff, Harte and McGuinness: The intense nature of Donegal-Tyrone rivalry
Brian McEniff, Jim McGuinness and Mickey Harte kept a northwest derby game one of the most compelling contests.