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Saturday 23 September 2023 Dublin: 14°C

# Donegal

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Post-mortems to take place on Daniel and Damien Duffy who died in suspected murder-suicide
It was confirmed that no firearm was used during the incident.
Gardaí investigating as father and son found dead at Donegal home in suspected murder-suicide
Letterkenny councillor Gerry McMonagle, who lives close to the scene, said local people were stunned.
HSE apologises as review finds residents suffered 'sustained sexual abuse' in Donegal facility
Residents were subjected to the abuse by another resident, Brandon.
The report examined allegations that residents were abused by another resident, Brandon, over a prolonged period of time.
The HSE apologises to residents and their families for their "failings in care" at the facility.
An "outdated" medical culture and "a legacy of bullying" in the facility were contributing factors in the abuse, the report found.
Man arrested over 1991 murder of Sinn Féin councillor in Donegal is released
Eddie Fullerton was shot dead by loyalist paramilitaries at his home in Buncrana in May 1991.
All-Ireland winning Donegal defender McGrath retires from inter-county football
The Ardara clubman will not be returning to Declan Bonner’s panel for 2022.
Woman missing from Letterkenny found safe and well
Gardaíthanked the public for their assistance.
Suspended sentence for man who broke into woman's home and sexually assaulted her in bed
Anthony Ferguson broke into the woman’s home in July, 2018.
Simon Coveney: Families to be provided with full report into Donegal care home abuse scandal
The report’s publication has been delayed following a dispute between the HSE, gardaí and the report’s authors.
Kildare, Kilkenny and Monaghan battles part of 15 senior finals on GAA club super Sunday
The Kilkenny hurling and Donegal football finals are the games that will be televised live on TG4.
Dublin football double-header on RTÉ while Kilkenny and Donegal county finals on TG4
Four GAA club matches will be televised live next weekend.
Children protest outside Dáil calling for 100% Mica redress scheme
The children said all they want is to feel safe in their homes.
Mayo football double-header on RTÉ while Donegal and Limerick showdowns on TG4
Four more club matches will be televised live next weekend.
'Not what we signed off on': Mica campaigners unhappy with redress report
The report says the total cost of the remediation scheme could be €3.2 billion.
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.
Explainer: Mica, crumbling blocks and the campaign for 100% redress
Mica redress: Tánaiste says 'it's not the government's money' so 'we must have cost control'
Rainfall warning for three western counties in place until tonight
Rain will turn heavy in Atlantic coastal counties this evening, Met Éireann has said.
Minister for Housing meets with Mica residents to discuss working group report
The householders, in Donegal and Mayo, are seeking 100% redress for their Mica damaged homes.
Mourners asked to leave Covid patient Joe McCarron's funeral for not wearing facemasks
Joe McCarron passed away at Letterkenny University Hospital last week.
Teenage boy missing from Letterkenny since Wednesday
Oscar Ponsonby has been missing since Wednesday.
'Talk is cheap': Irish-Americans confront Taoiseach in New York on mica scandal
Micheál Martin sat down with two Irish-Americans who confronted him on the mica issue.
Family of patient encouraged to leave Donegal hospital criticise group involved and apologise to staff
The patient in question left the hospital following the video but returned by ambulance two days later.
Man (80s) dies after two-vehicle collision in Co Donegal
The incident occurred at Greenbank, Quigley’s Point in Muff at approximately 5.30pm.
Mica protesters gather outside Fianna Fail think-in to call for 100% redress scheme
Fianna Fáil members gathering in Cavan today were met by around 30 protesters from Donegal.
Donegal GAA order county senior final replay after winners use too many subs
Naomh Conaill had defeated Kilcar 4-2 on penalties in the original game.
Penalty shootout decides Donegal football final, Offaly and Laois hurling winners crowned
Naomh Conaill defeated Kilcar in the 2020 Donegal senior decider.
Woman (20s) dies after falling from moving bus and struck by passing vehicle
The injured woman was airlifted by helicopter to Beaumont Hospital where she passed away this evening.
Young girl seriously injured after dog attack in Donegal
The child’s injuries are not believed to be life-threatening.
'The land that transport forgot': Locals say Donegal needs better buses and return of rail
Donegal will continue to rely on cars unless public transport links are improved, locals and campaigners believe.
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.
Number of security officers on Luas temporarily increases by 30% after report on women’s safety
Five big ideas to improve public transport in Ireland
Dublin's Drive for Five continues against Donegal as All-Ireland quarter-finals set in stone
The ladies football picture became clearer over the weekend.
Donegal book All-Ireland quarter-final showdown with five-in-a-row chasing Dublin after win over Kerry
Elsewhere Monaghan defeated Cavan to preserve their senior status for 2022 and condemn their Ulster rivals to a relegation play-off
Donegal man who broke neighbour's jaw and rammed into her house twice has sentence doubled
Leon Kelly tried to escape gardaí by swimming to Tyrone.
Missing Tyrone teenager Arlene Arkinson was killed by convicted child killer, coroner finds
Arlene Arkinson was 15 years old when she disappeared in August 1994 following a night out.
Widow and children of victim in Donegal road crash reach €1m settlement with driver
Margaret McLaughlin’s 38-year-old husband John was the victim of a crash in Co Donegal in 2017.
Man released without charge after being arrested over fatal hit-and-run in Donegal
The incident happened on the N15 at Townparks, Lifford at around 2.45am yesterday.
Man arrested after woman (34) killed in hit-and-run in Donegal
Gardaí arrived on the scene around 2.45am.
Covid-19 infection rate in Ireland's worst-hit area is six times higher than national level
The Donegal town of Buncrana has the highest rate of infection in the country.
Witness appeal as three people hospitalised after collision in Donegal
The collision occurred at approximately 7.05pm yesterday evening at Dunmore in Carrigans.
Donegal signal their intent with Ulster Championship trouncing of Down
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
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.
Larry Donnelly: Donegal takes a strident stand for justice over mica with Boston at its back
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
The government is to establish a working group to iron out the kinks in the State grant scheme, but impacted homeowners are not feeling hopeful.
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.
'We don't have the definitive figure': Housing Minister says number of mica-affected homes could be higher
The Mica controversy explained: Here's why thousands of people took to the streets of Dublin to protest today