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Friday 24 March 2023 Dublin: 9°C

# Inishowen

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# Inishowen
Irish Water halts Lough Foyle sewage plant investigation works due to protests from locals
The company said it is postponing the works for the safety of its contractors.
# Protest
Donegal domestic violence centre calls for increased funding to stave off closure
Lifeline Inishowen protested outside the Dáil today.
# mica action group
'Get out now. It's not safe': Family of five forced to abandon home a week before Christmas
The Crumlishs are one of thousands of homeowners affected by defective blocks in Co Donegal.
# Flood damage
'You have to see it to understand the scale of the damage': Leo Varadkar travels to flood-hit Donegal
Speaking to RTÉ News from Inishowen, Co Donegal, Varadkar said the damage in the area had to be seen to be believed.
# Inishowen
'More help is needed on the ground': Soldiers to be sent in to aid Donegal flood relief efforts
The government has offered financial assistance to those affected by flooding in their homes.
# from above
Take a drone tour of this ancient hillfort in Donegal
See Grianán of Aileach as you’ve never seen it before.
# Donegal
Petrol station owner and wife attacked by men carrying batons
The owner and his wife were taken to hospital with non-life threatening injuries.
# Inishowen
'Satanic' attacks made on three churches in Donegal
‘Satanic’ symbols were drawn on the church’s altar cloth, it was discovered last Monday.
# unsound homes
Houses 'crumbling around families' because of defective bricks
The homeowners in Donegal want redress.
# Donegal
Post-mortem of Donegal couple set to take place this morning
The Inishowen community shocked by the grim discovery.
# Aurora Borealis
A hint of the Northern Lights in Donegal last night
Nice view sham.
# Donegal
“It’s not looking good”… Inishowen locals scramble to refloat weakened baby porpoise [pics]
The one-metre long calf was found by local man Anthony Craig as he was out walking his dog…
# Aurora Borealis
Want to see the Northern Lights in Ireland? Here's what to do
Here’s a guide to what sites to check to see whether or not you have a chance of spotting the Aurora Borealis over Ireland.
# splash
Photos: Buncrana's beautiful storm
A Donegal photographer took on the elements to bring us these amazing photos of Buncrana pier.
# Light up
Northern Lights are still stunning in Donegal
Adam Rory Porter continues scanning the skies over Inishowen for aurora borealis.
# northern lights
PICS: Stunning Aurora Borealis over Inishowen, Co Donegal
We thought you could all do with a bit of a pick-me-up this morning. Will this do?
# Rescue
Three fishermen rescued after boat sinks off Inishowen peninsula
The men were airlifted by the coast guard and brought to hospital.
# Buncrana
Man released without charge after questioning over pensioner burglary
The man had been arrested on Tuesday evening in connection with the assault of 96-year-old Margaret Lilly.
# goodwill
Credit Union account set up to help pensioner recoup stolen cash
The account was opened in the wake of last Saturday’s attack on 96-year-old Margaret Lilly.
Voices
Column: How my home is welcoming people back from around the world
People from Inishowen, Co Donegal are now in more than 80 countries. Here’s how we’re bringing them back for The Gathering, writes John Collins.
# Killer whales
Orca whales filmed off Donegal coast
The pod of orca whales spotted off Donegal yesterday are thought to be visitors from the Scottish coast.
# GAA
Croke Park should be a beginning for teams in the spotlight today
Whatever about Wexford, but for Longford, Wicklow and Fermanagh today’s finals cannot be about one day out at HQ.
# Starting XVs
GAA throw-in: here's how they'll line out in the National Hurling League this weekend
There are so many changes to the teams, you’ll be glad we collected them all in one place for you.
# Spitfire
Wreckage of WWII Spitfire raised from Donegal bog
An American pilot was aboard the Spitfire when it came down in a Donegal bog. He bailed out from the plane, but it has remained beneath the surface for 70 years.
# Crash
Tragic Faces: 8 road death victims
Faces of the seven pals and the 66-year-old pensioner who died in a car crash in Donegal on Sunday night.