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Monday 30 January 2023 Dublin: 8°C

# Letterkenny

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 year
Teenager dies after road traffic collision in Letterkenny
The drivers of the two vehicles involved in the collision have been taken to hospital.
# Clonmany
Four hospitalised after van ploughs into crowd at Donegal festival
Gardaí have confirmed that the driver of the vehicle suffered a ‘health incident’ just moments before the incident
# garda probe
Donegal councillor defiant over accusations he took colleague's phone during meeting
Gardaí are investigating.
# Letterkenny
Anti-vaccination campaigner arrested in Donegal over incident at Letterkenny Hospital
He was arrested after attending court over a separate alleged incident.
# Last Eight
Letterkenny IT stun UCD with late point to book Sigerson Cup quarter-final place
The Donegal side reached the semi-finals in 2020.
All time
# Letterkenny
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.
# Letterkenny
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.
# Letterkenny
Further improvements needed in gynaecology services at Letterkenny hospital, Hiqa finds
Concerns about gynaecology services at Letterkenny University Hospital were first raised in 2018.
# Missing
Teenage boy missing from Letterkenny since Wednesday
Oscar Ponsonby has been missing since Wednesday.
# Letterkenny
INMO asks Letterkenny hospital to review security after anti-vaccine protesters approach staff
Micheál Martin has branded attempts by people to remove others from hospital as “outageous”.
# Viral Video
Hospital group 'gravely concerned' about Covid patients discharging themselves prematurely
At least two such incidents have occurred at Irish hospitals in recent days.
# Letterkenny
Motorcyclist dies after colliding with jeep and tractor in Co Donegal
The incident happened on the N14 between Dry Arch and Port Road roundabouts yesterday.
# Letterkenny
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.
# mica
Mica scandal: Families to stage protest over 'farcical' State scheme to fix their crumbling homes
Homeowners say the scheme is not accessible to many families because of the additional costs involved.
# Donegal Crash
Woman (30s) seriously injured in single-car crash in Donegal this morning
The woman has since been taken to Letterkenny University Hospital, with Gardaí preserving the scene.
# Donegal
Garda investigation after man attacked, abducted and driven across border
Three men and two women were arrested on Sunday evening in Co Tyrone.
# Letterkenny
Investigation underway to identify organisers of anti-Covid-19 restriction rally in Donegal
Donegal’s 14-day Covid-19 incidence rate is now the highest in the country.
# Dungloe
Remains found on Donegal coast belonged to animal, not human
The remains were found on the coast at Maghery near Dungloe at 6.30pm yesterday.
# Donegal
Man (20s) charged over fatal hit-and-run incident in Letterkenny
The man was discovered at around 4am yesterday morning in the Windyhall area.
# windyhall
Man (20s) arrested after another man killed in hit-and-run incident in Letterkenny
The man was discovered at around 4am this morning in the Windyhall area.
# Letterkenny
Gardaí suspect fires at 5G masts were deliberate after coal found
The 5G masts went on fire at Long Lane and Dr McGinley Road in Letterkenny last night.
# Letterkenny
One man and two women to appear in court following 'significant theft' of jewellery in Donegal
The items stolen included cash and jewellery, and among them was an 18 carat white gold oval yellow sapphire cluster ring.
# Letterkenny
Garda appeal after 12 gold rings and other jewellery stolen in Donegal
The theft happened at a business in Letterkenny last Saturday.
# Letterkenny
Gardaí appeal for witnesses after car crash in Donegal last night
A man in his 30s was taken to hospital with serious injuries after the incident.
# Letterkenny
Investigation after couple film themselves drinking and playing with ouija board in hospital roof
In the video, the woman can be seen with a bloody face after she cut herself while gaining access to the area.
# Donegal
Pensioner who lived less than mile from local hospital died after hour-long wait for ambulance
Margaret Callaghan died just hours after being released from Letterkenny University Hospital in January 2018.
# Coast Guard
10 people airlifted to hospital after getting into difficulty swimming off Donegal coast
Five other people were also rescued this afternoon.
# Bus Eireann
Donegal wheelchair user left without accessible bus to Dublin despite booking five days in advance
Bus Éireann has since apologised and compensated the family, which had to pay for a taxi to the capital.
# Freedom of Information
Conscientious objection prevents full rollout of abortion services in several maternity hospitals
The Health Department said it will be asking the HSE to fully implement abortion services in all maternity hospitals and units by September.
# Letterkenny
Break-in at medical records centre behind discovery of personal files in Donegal park
The HSE has admitted that the discovery of medical files in a park in Donegal in June happened after a break-in to a medical centre.
# Letterkenny
Funeral of councillor Manus Kelly takes place in Donegal
The 41-year-old died in a crash while taking part in the Donegal International Rally.
# Letterkenny
41 people arrested on second night of Donegal Rally
The arrests were made between 5pm on Saturday and 7am this morning.
# Donegal
Public asked to help find missing teenage boy
Jamie O’Neill has been missing from Letterkenny for two days.
# Aura Leisure Centre
Three children hospitalised after suspected chemical leak at Letterkenny swimming pool
The conditions of those affected is not believed to be life threatening.
# Letterkenny
Three men arrested as part of investigation into organised crime gang
A large amount of fraud paraphernalia was found at the property in Co Donegal.
# Dungloe
Woman killed and child (6) injured after Donegal car crash
The incident happened on the Chapel Road, Dungloe Donegal at around 6.30pm this evening.
Witness appeal after two men seriously assaulted in two separate attacks in Letterkenny
Gardaí believe that both incidents may be linked and may have the same assailants.
# Negligence
Family receive €12,500 settlement after 'medical debris' left in infant's throat following surgery
The child’s mother said she brought the case to ensure something like this does not happen to anyone else.
# Donegal
Garda awarded €4k compensation after girlfriend's brother headbutted him outside nightclub
Garda Smith had been a month off work, primarily due to the embarrassment the incident had caused.