Cookstown disco deaths: Funerals for teenage victims
Fri, 22 Mar 2019 14:23:14 +0000
The funerals are held for three teens who died after a queue crush outside a St Patrick's Day party.
Birmingham pub bombings: 'Men responsible' named by IRA bomber
Fri, 22 Mar 2019 14:12:29 +0000
A convicted IRA bomber has named four men during inquests into the deaths of 21 victims in 1974.
Shayne Lavery fires Northern Ireland Under 21s to friendly win over Bulgaria
Fri, 22 Mar 2019 14:10:37 +0000
A first-half goal from Everton striker Shayne Lavery gives Northern Ireland Under 21s a 1-0 friendly win over Bulgaria in Spain.
Suspect package 'identical' to UK devices, say Gardaí
Fri, 22 Mar 2019 14:02:52 +0000
The Irish justice minister says the packages are the result of heightened tensions in NI due to Brexit.
Brexit: Departure date pushed back by at least two weeks
Fri, 22 Mar 2019 13:48:03 +0000
Theresa May is given more time to come up with a Brexit solution after talks with EU leaders.
Joleen Corr: Man charged with murder of former partner
Fri, 22 Mar 2019 12:43:51 +0000
Joleen Corr, 27, was severely injured in an assault at her home in Downpatrick in 2016 and died in 2018.
Pro14: Coetzee's return among five Ulster changes for Southern Kings game
Fri, 22 Mar 2019 12:23:25 +0000
Marcell Coetzee's return is among five Ulster changes from the win over Dragons for Saturday's Pro14 game against Southern Kings.
Newtownabbey cash machine: Digger used in ATM theft
Fri, 22 Mar 2019 12:10:35 +0000
Substantial damage is caused to the wall of a bank in County Antrim during the robbery.
Fears Dublin Port’s phasing out of cruise ships would impact NW tourism
Fri, 22 Mar 2019 13:40:28 +0000
There are fears a decision by Dublin Port to phase out the intake of cruise ships will have a devastating impact on tourism in the North West. The number of cruise ships permitted to enter Dublin Port from 2021 onwards will be cut to two per week with turnaround ships prohibited. The CEO of Dublin […]
Nine Til Noon – Listen back to Friday’ Show
Fri, 22 Mar 2019 13:00:09 +0000
The Nine Til Noon with Greg Hughes – Weekday’s 9am – 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 Friday’s show… Your browser does not support the audio element.
Four Harps players in Republic of Ireland Schoolboys squad
Fri, 22 Mar 2019 12:55:50 +0000
Finn Harps have four members of their U19 squad included in the Republic of Ireland Schoolboys side for the first Centenary Shield fixture away to Scotland on next Thursday night, March 28. Lee McLaughlin (Carndonagh Community School); Jack Doherty (Carndonagh Community School); Corey McBride (Carndonagh Community School) and Daragh Ellison (St. Eunan’s College, Letterkenny) will […]
Irish Water issues update on €12 million pipe replacement programme
Fri, 22 Mar 2019 12:40:36 +0000
€12 million is being invested in the replacement and rehabilitation of approximately 40 km of old water mains across the county by Irish Water and Donegal County Council. Irish Water says the works commenced last September, and will be complete by the end of 2019. They say it will reduce bursts, and lessen the loss […]
Night Night North West – Series 2 – Episode 7
Fri, 22 Mar 2019 12:40:10 +0000
In the seventh programme of the second series of Night Night North West recorded at The Twin Towns Library, Tricia Kean reads ‘The Boy who fell off the Mayflower’ written and illustrated by PJ Lynch. Tricia is joined by the pupils of St. Mary’s National School, Stranorlar.
Beef farmers facing “financial ruin” – IFA
Fri, 22 Mar 2019 12:24:01 +0000
The IFA is claiming that some beef farmers are facing financial ruin as a result of the state of cattle prices at the moment. Prices being received by farmers for their cattle are unviable, according to the associations Livestock committee, with Agriculture Minister Michael Creed being urged to insist that the brexit compensation package being […]
Donegal LEO offering special Brexit preparedness workshop
Fri, 22 Mar 2019 12:21:48 +0000
A special workshop for businesses in Donegal who export or import from the UK is to be held next week. The one day event is being organised by the Local Enterprise Office in Donegal who are inviting businesses from all sectors to attend in preparation for Brexit. Businesses in Donegal who are planning on moving […]
Over 1,000 people diagnosed with cancer annually in Donegal
Fri, 22 Mar 2019 12:13:03 +0000
The Irish Cancer Society’s calling on people in Donegal to support Daffodil Day today, pointing out that on average, 1,050 people in the county are diagnosed with cancer each year. Research is a key theme this year, with the society saying Irish women could be the first in the world to trial potential new breast […]
19 people awaiting in-patient beds at LUH
Fri, 22 Mar 2019 10:55:02 +0000
There were 19 people awaiting in-patient beds at Letterkenny University Hospital this morning, two of them on Emergency Department trolleys. That’s a fall of 14 on yesterday’s figure. Nationally, the INMO says there were 468 admitted patients without beds at hospitals across the country, the largest number, 42, at University Hospital Galway.
Speed measures needed outside Tooban School – Murray
Fri, 22 Mar 2019 09:50:06 +0000
Inishowen Councillor Jack Murray, has called for the installation of speed calming measures at St Mura’s National School in Tooban during school hours, after reports of a number of near accidents recently. He says the road there is extremely fast moving and the area experiences heavy traffic during school hours as parents drop off their […]