Body of woman (30s) discovered in house in Letterkenny

Gardai have initiated an inquiry after a young woman’s body was discovered at a residence in Co Donegal. The lady, in her 30s, was discovered at a residence in Letterkenny at about 6 p.m. on Friday. Garda and emergency services both responded to the site after receiving reports of the woman’s death. The residence where … Read more

Man dies following single vehicle collision in Co Donegal

A man has been killed this morning in Co Donegal in a single-vehicle collision. The crash occurred soon before 8 a.m. on the R245 near Carrigart. The Garda and emergency services were sent to the location. The driver and sole occupant of the car, a guy in his 40s, died as a result of his … Read more

Tributes paid to Creeslough explosion victims as several are named locally overnight

Tributes have been paid to the ten people who died in an explosion at a service station in Donegal, with several victims being named locally overnight. Talented teenage rugby player Leona Harper; Jessica Gallagher, who was understood to have been in her early 20s; shop worker Martina Martin; Catherine O’Donnell and her son James; and … Read more

Overnight water restrictions imposed in several areas of Cork, Donegal, and Galway

Water restrictions are being imposed because of the heat wave to prevent a drought. Irish Water has introduced overnight shutdowns on water supply in parts of West Cork, Kerry, Galway, and Donegal – with more on the way. Water supplies to homes in Stranorlar and Ballybofey, both in County Donegal, will be lowered from 10 … Read more

Financial services firm FinTrU creates 300 jobs in Donegal

Regulatory technology solutions provider FinTrU announced the creation of three hundred jobs in Co. Donegal over the next five years. The company, which has its headquarters in Belfast, plans to establish a European delivery centre in Letterkenny. The company, which specialises in KYC, compliance, legal, risk and control, and operations, designs technology-enabled solutions for investment … Read more

Indian-origin student Hari Pranavam wins award at international science and technology fair in Hong Kong

Indian-origin Donegal student Hari Pranavam claimed an overall grand prize at this year’s Hong Kong Global Youth Science and Technology Bowl (GYSTB). Grace Ní Ifearnáin from Tralee also won her first-place category award at international sci-tech competition in Hong Kong. Two SciFest projects represented Ireland at the virtual Hong Kong Global Youth Science and Technology … Read more