BBC News | Northern Ireland | Foyle and West


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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Fri, 22 Mar 2019 12:10:35 +0000

Substantial damage is caused to the wall of a bank in County Antrim during the robbery.

Donegal News


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 […]

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.

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 […]

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 […]

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.

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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.

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 […]