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Gardaí investigate fatal Donegal crash
GARDAÍ are investigating a fatal single vehicle collision that
occurred on the N15 road at Cashelnavene, Ballybofey on Monday,
December 3rd, at approximately 11:15pm.
A man in his late 20s, the sole occupant of a van, collided with a
vacant house. The driver was pronounced dead at the scene. His
remains have been removed to Letterkenny University Hospital. The
road currently remains closed for a garda technical examination and
diversions are in place.
Gardaí are appealing for anyone who may have witnessed the incident
or anyone who was travelling in the area between 10:30pm and 11:30pm
on 3rd December 2018 to contact Letterkenny Garda Station on 074 91
The big Derry to London flight giveaway
Regional airline Flybmi is running their biggest ever giveaway
of 20 return tickets from City of Derry Airport to London Stansted.
People will have a chance to take part in a treasure hunt in Derry
to find one of 20 return tickets which will be hidden in four
locations around the city.
Visit www.flybmi.com for clues
and details of where to find the tickets. The first clues will go
live from Friday, 7th December, 2018. Tickets will be placed in each
of the four locations around the city on Tuesday, 11th December,
between 12noon and 4pm. Simply use the clues on the Flybmi websites
to find them.
€450,000 awarded to three Donegal Projects
Three new Donegal projects have been awarded €450,000 by the
Donegal Local Action Group under the LEADER Rural Development
The three projects include the development of an astroturf pitch in
Kilmacrennan, the promotion of tourism in north Donegal through the
development of glamping facilities in Creeslough and the
establishment of a sailing charter service at Malin Head to add to
the tourism offering in the area.
To date 97 projects in Donegal have been approved LEADER funding
under the current programme with a total value of €4.3m.
Gardaí investigate fire at Moville hotel
Gardaí are investigating the circumstances surrounding a fire that
occurred at the Caiseal Mara Hotel on Foyle Street, Moville this
morning the 25th of November 2018 at approximately 4:30am. One male
in his 50s was taken to Letterkenny University Hospital for
treatment and there has been extensive damage to the premises.
Gardaí are appealing for witnesses, anyone with information or
anyone that was in the area that may have seen suspicious activity
around Foyle Street this morning prior or after the fire, to contact
Buncrana Garda Station on 074 93 20540.
The Caiseal Mara Hotel has been earmarked as a Direct Provision
centre to house 100 asylum seekers. The first intake of residents
were due to take up accommodation at the seaside hotel early next
Spraoi agus Spórt need your vote 23.11.18
Spraoi agus Spórt in Carndonagh are being nominated for the Charity
Impact Awards 2018. The awards celebrate the positive impact
community, voluntary and charitable organisations are making in
people’s lives across the. Spraoi agus Spórt is a social enterprise
providing excellent social, recreational and educational activities
for the community which are focused on family development and which
bring social, recreational and economic benefits to the Inishowen area.
To vote click here .
O'Neills Foyle Cup 2019 13.11.18
Entries are now being taken for the O'Neills Foyle Cup which
will be held from 22-27 of July 2019 at multiple venues throughout
Derry and the North West including Donegal. Organisers are expecting
in excess of 400 entries and would appreciate if teams intending to
entry could download and forward their entry form well in advance of
closing date of December 31 2018.
Over the past few years top quality pro teams from America, Canada,
England, Scotland, France, Germany, Finland, Sweden and Ireland have
competed in the tournament
Forms can be downloaded from the
O'Neills Foyle Cup website. For further details contact Michael
Hutton on 048 71 359734 or email
Emergency training exercise at City of Derry Airport
On Wednesday 7th November 2018, City of Derry Airport is holding
an emergency training exercise in partnership with the PSNI, NIFRS,
Western Trust, NIR, Red Cross, NIAS, UU and NWRC. The exercise will
commence at 17:00hrs and will end at 22:00hrs.
The purpose of the exercise is to test the airports emergency &
safety capability. The public can be assured that emergency services
will not be affected during this time.
We thank the public in advance of this exercise for their
co-operation, with disruption to the public being kept to a minimum.
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