Readers like you keep news free for everyone.

More than 5,000 readers have already pitched in to keep free access to The Journal.

For the price of one cup of coffee each week you can help keep paywalls away.

Support us today
Not now
Thursday 28 September 2023 Dublin: 12°C

# Letterkenny

This year
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 seriously injured after assault in Co Donegal
An investigation into the assault is ongoing.
Truck run organised by one of the first responders to Creeslough tragedy taking place today
It’s being organised by Colin Kilpatrick, who was one of the first people on the scene the day of the explosion.
Together for Creeslough concert an opportunity to 'look forward with hope'
Last night’s concert in Letterkenny began with a reflection to honour the ten people who died in the explosion.
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.
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
Donegal councillor defiant over accusations he took colleague's phone during meeting
Gardaí are investigating.
Anti-vaccination campaigner arrested in Donegal over incident at Letterkenny Hospital
He was arrested after attending court over a separate alleged incident.
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
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.
Further improvements needed in gynaecology services at Letterkenny hospital, Hiqa finds
Concerns about gynaecology services at Letterkenny University Hospital were first raised in 2018.
Teenage boy missing from Letterkenny since Wednesday
Oscar Ponsonby has been missing since Wednesday.
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”.
Hospital group 'gravely concerned' about Covid patients discharging themselves prematurely
At least two such incidents have occurred at Irish hospitals in recent days.
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.
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 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.
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.
Garda investigation after man attacked, abducted and driven across border
Three men and two women were arrested on Sunday evening in Co Tyrone.
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.
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.
Man (20s) charged over fatal hit-and-run incident in Letterkenny
The man was discovered at around 4am yesterday morning in the Windyhall area.
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.
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.
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.
Garda appeal after 12 gold rings and other jewellery stolen in Donegal
The theft happened at a business in Letterkenny last Saturday.
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.
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.
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.
10 people airlifted to hospital after getting into difficulty swimming off Donegal coast
Five other people were also rescued this afternoon.
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.
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.
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.
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.
41 people arrested on second night of Donegal Rally
The arrests were made between 5pm on Saturday and 7am this morning.
Public asked to help find missing teenage boy
Jamie O’Neill has been missing from Letterkenny for two days.
Three children hospitalised after suspected chemical leak at Letterkenny swimming pool
The conditions of those affected is not believed to be life threatening.
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.