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Wednesday 8 February 2023 Dublin: 4°C

# Killybegs

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# Killybegs
Woman (60s) dies after being struck by van in Killybegs, Co Donegal
Gardaí are appealing for witnesses.
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# Patrick J Kelly
Supreme Court quashes decision to dismiss harbour master following Minister's complaints
The court held that former Minister Mary Coughlan’s presence at Cabinet resulted in the decision being tainted by objective bias.
# brexit deal
'It's the closure of coastal communities': One in four fishermen will lose their job under this Brexit deal, TDs told
Dublin Bay prawns – our second most valuable fishery – is set to hemorrhage €7 million post-Brexit.
# Brexit
'We won't accept this': Post-Brexit trade agreement disappoints Irish fishing industry
Meanwhile, business groups are cautiously optimistic about the deal
# drowning deaths
Two men drown in separate incidents over the weekend
The incidents occurred in Dun Laoghaire and Killybegs.
# toffee crisp
'No bullshit, all business': Seamus Coleman's path from Killybegs to another major milestone
It’s a big moment for the Republic of Ireland captain tonight as he reaches 200 top-flight appearances.
# dredging
'Highly irresponsible': Dumping of almost 100,000 tonnes of silt in Donegal bay criticised
The move will cause €50 million worth of damage and threaten 150 jobs, said the Irish Farmers Association.
# Killybegs
Body of elderly man reported missing yesterday found in Donegal
It is understood that foul play is not suspected in the death of Patrick Ward.
# Killybegs
Toxic fumes from decaying fish contributed to the deaths of two fishermen
A report into the deaths is calling for greater awareness of the toxicity of organic decay, which it says isn’t widely known.
# Grassroots
From Killybegs to Saint-Denis: charting Seamus Coleman's rise to the top
In the second of a three-part series, we track the Everton defender’s rise from humble beginnings at St Catherine’s in Donegal.
# Donegal
Two men arrested after gardaí give chase to filling station robbers
The men were detained by gardaí as they tried to escape on foot.
# Killybegs
Bus with 22 tourists on board crashes in Donegal
None of the tourists were injured in the crash.
# Donegal
Galway fisherman dies after becoming overcome by fumes on trawler
A second man remains in a critical condition.
# celtic mist
In search of dolphins aboard Charlie Haughey's old yacht
The Irish Whale and Dolphin Group are making the most of the fine weather today, as they set off on their mission to survey the dolphin population in the North West
# Killybegs
Irish teen dies in tragic accident in Spain
Ryan O’Shea (19) was on a family holiday when he died.
# Catch of the day
Donegal catch: €35m facility planned for Killybegs
New Donegal facility announced as industry urged to set its sights higher.
# super stag
What are Paul Rudd and Peter Dinklage doing in Donegal?
Photos of the lads in Killybegs are popping up online.
# donegolazo
Seamus Coleman piledriver breaks the deadlock for Everton
# Donegal
Authorities investigate potential fish discarding aboard 14,000 tonne Dutch vessel
The ship, which is the largest ever detained by the Naval Service, will remain in port in Killybegs while the investigation takes place.
# famous face
Seamus Coleman was at the Glenswilly-Killybegs game today
The Irish soccer player will have been disappointed at the outcome of this afternoon’s match.
# famous face
Killybegs to be cheered on by Seamus Coleman as they chase county title
The Donegal club are aiming to end a 17 year-wait without a county senior title.
# fish fight
Coveney opposes EU plans on mackerel quotas
The European Commission is attempting to end a dispute with Iceland and the Faroe Islands over fishing rights in the north-east Atlantic.
# Local Fan
VIDEO: Seamus Coleman celebrates Killybegs county semi-final win
The Irish international was supporting his Donegal GAA club last Sunday.
# Jobswatch
Up to 158 jobs to be created in seafood industry with 250 more lined up for Killybegs
The Minister for Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Simon Coveney is looking to create the jobs over a three year period across the country’s seafood processing industry and in the Donegal region.