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Wed, 22 May 2019 16:48:41 +0100

Those responsible for placing the explosive in Londonderry were "completely reckless", say police.

Wed, 22 May 2019 16:37:57 +0100

The shooting happened on Marigold Road in the Darndale area at about 16:00 local time.

Wed, 22 May 2019 16:36:07 +0100

The royal couple are greeted by the new Sinn Féin Lord Mayor of Belfast, John Finucane.

Wed, 22 May 2019 16:03:26 +0100

The company says that a volatile market has forced it to close its factory in Londonderry.

Wed, 22 May 2019 15:56:47 +0100

Down will attempt to overturn Caolan Mooney's suspension after the midfielder was sent off during his side's defeat by Armagh.

Wed, 22 May 2019 15:25:58 +0100

Mother-of-one Natasha Carruthers, 23, died when the car she was travelling in hit a tree.

Wed, 22 May 2019 15:05:34 +0100

Leicester head coach Geordan Murphy is charged with verbally abusing match officials in Tigers' final game of the season against Bath.

Wed, 22 May 2019 14:57:15 +0100

The Sunday Times will not be affected by June's shutdown of The Times' Irish edition.

Donegal News


Wed, 22 May 2019 16:32:46 +0100

Main Evening News, Sport and Obituaries Wednesday May 22nd:

Wed, 22 May 2019 15:35:26 +0100

The Health and Safety Authority is investigating an explosion at a car yard in Letterkenny. Two men have been hospitalised after a fuel container ignited at a premises in the town at 11.30am this morning. Gardaí and the HSA are investigating the workplace incident.

Wed, 22 May 2019 15:02:03 +0100

It’s been confirmed that a Derry Shirt Factory is to close, with the loss of over 30 jobs. The Smyth and Gibson company is based at Victoria Road in the city. The newly elected Mayor of Derry and Strabane has pledged the council’s support. Mayor Michaela Boyle said this afternoon that Council would be working […]

Wed, 22 May 2019 12:48:47 +0100

Its anticipated that the contractor who will be tasked with overseeing the delivery of the Gaoth Dobhair Sewerage Scheme will be appointed in the coming days. The scheme, one of the first of its kind in Ireland will be rolled out on a pilot basis to 50 houses in the Gaoth Dobhair area. Donegal Deputy […]

Wed, 22 May 2019 12:19:55 +0100

Declan Devine has hit out at the league with Derry looking into a six week break before their next home game. A recent hectic schedule has seen the Candystrips play back to back home games and with matches against UCD and Waterford to be called of due to underage uinternationals, it will July 5th before […]

Wed, 22 May 2019 12:00:52 +0100

The Nine Til Noon Show with Greg Hughes – Weekday’s 9am til 12noon Magazine type mid morning chat show providing a forum for listeners to express their concerns on the issues of the day. Listen back to Wednesday’s show… Your browser does not support the audio element.

Wed, 22 May 2019 11:52:00 +0100

The new head of the HSE says he wants to build a culture of delivering within budget. It’s been given a record 16 billion euro in Government funding for this year, after overspending its budget by 600 million euro in 2018. Last week the HSE Director General sent senior health managers a memo warning them […]

Wed, 22 May 2019 11:51:42 +0100

Clones will play host to the Ulster Senior Football Championship semi-final between Armagh and Cavan on Sunday June 2nd. The game will have a 4pm throw-in and will be preceded by the Ulster Camogie final. Ulster Council have also confirmed that Cavan’s Breffni Park will be the venue for the other last-four match in the […]

Wed, 22 May 2019 11:43:15 +0100

The people go to the polls this Friday to elect a new Donegal County Council. On Wednesday we concluded our series of debates concentrating on each of the 6 districts in the Highland Radio Franchise area. We returned to South Inishowen District where 11 candidates are vying for 5 seats. The remaining five candidates took […]

Wed, 22 May 2019 09:22:57 +0100

There were 16 people awaiting in-patient beds at Letterkenny University Hospital this morning, one of them on an Emergency Department trolley. That’s a fall of nine on yesterday’s figure. Nationally, the INMO says there were 465 admitted patients awaiting beds at hospitals across the country, the highest number, 43, at Cork University Hospital.