# Donegal

Last week
28th May 2023 - 3rd June 2023
Man killed in Co Donegal workplace accident named as Stephen Montgomery
A local priest who administered the last rites to Stephen said the community was experiencing ‘numbness and shock’.
# Donegal
Man killed in workplace incident while clearing rock in Gaoth Dobhair, Co Donegal
It is understood that the man was operating a digger at the time of the accident.
# Wrap
Cork retain Munster crown as Donegal dethrone Armagh in Ulster
The Rebels defeated Kerry on a scoreline of 5-14 to 2-17.
Last month
May 2023
# UN peacekeeping
Private Seán Rooney to be honoured with posthumous award at UN ceremony
Private Rooney is to be awarded posthumously for his service in Lebanon by the UN security council.
# Rebecca Browne
Tributes paid to woman who died after being struck by a garda car in Donegal yesterday
Rebecca Browne, 21, from the Galliagh area of Derry, was killed in yesterday morning’s collision at Ludden, near Buncrana.
# fatal incident
Young woman killed after being struck by Garda car in Co Donegal named locally
The woman’s body remains at the scene of the incident, which is closed off to allow for a technical examination to take place.
# Mica redress
Defective Concrete Block scheme regulations should be ready 'in the next couple of weeks'
Minister Michael McGrath says he will engage further on the role banks and insurance companies should play.
April 2023
# Wrap
Down heap more pain on Donegal as they advance to Ulster semi-final
Louth and Kildare make progress in Leinster.
# Exit polls
Mid-season heaves: 'When a side loses, the manager is always to blame, it seems'
Donegal have all the pressure this Sunday after Paddy Carr’s mid-season departure.
# a new chapter
'They have taken an emotional battering' - Donegal's new era and McGuinness role in Down
Aidan O’Rourke was supported by Paddy Carr in his decision to take charge of Donegal.
# Donegal
‘I miss my Mammy so much’: Family of Jasmine McMonagle deliver victim impact statements
At a sentencing hearing today, the victim’s mother said that when it came to Richard Burke, ‘the only word that comes to mind is evil’.
Officials to bypass Stormont deadlock to publish review of island's rail network
A report by
Eoghan Dalton
The All-Island Strategic Rail Review is examining how to improve links between the island’s regions and major cities.
The study requires the approval of governments in both jurisdictions due to its 32-county nature.
Draft proposals are understood to involve reviving long-dormant lines - but the plan requires the return of Stormont.
Should the impasse continue in Northern Ireland, transport officials will see whether recently passed legislation will allow the release of the review.
# Departure
Ryan McHugh leaves Donegal panel
Kilcar man has not played all year and has departed the set-up
March 2023
# Taking Charge
Aidan O'Rourke to remain as Donegal interim manager for rest of 2023 season
Paddy Carr stepped down as Donegal boss last week.
# Eviction
'No emergency accommodation offered' to family of eight evicted from rental home in Donegal
The family, which includes six children, are currently staying at a friends house in their spare room until Friday. They have nowhere else lined up to go.
# Five star display
Mayo outgun Donegal in relegation shootout
Michael Moyles’ side built up commanding lead by half-time.
# Reaction
'No suggestion of any misconduct relating to Karl' - Donegal to seek Lacey's return to academy
The county has become embroiled in controversy in recent weeks.
# Exit
Paddy Carr resigns as Donegal senior football manager
Carr took charge of the team five months ago.
# Courts
Gardaí forced entry to Jasmine McMonagle's home after her daughter seen at window, trial hears
The jury were also told how a Garda saw Ms McMonagle’s lifeless body lying in a pool of blood after he looked through a small gap in the curtains.
# Donegal
Mother-of-two Jasmine McMonagle met a 'brutal death', murder trial hears
Richard Burke (32) has pleaded not guilty to the murder of Jasmine McMonagle but guilty to manslaughter.
# Green And Red Rule
Mayo book decider spot with first-ever win in Donegal as relegation looms for hosts
Kevin McStay’s men ran out 1-17 to 0-9 winners.
# Anniversary
Twin sister appeals for information on 46th anniversary of Mary Boyle's disappearance
Boyle disappeared while visiting her grandparents in Ballyshannon, Co Donegal.
# Dominant Dubs
1-3 for star forward Tyrrell as Dublin swat strugglers Donegal aside
Maxi Curran’s side will be relegated if Mayo avoid defeat at home to Galway on Sunday.
# Saturday Night Lights
Armagh bounce back with win over Donegal, Lowry stars in Laois victory
A three-point success at the Athletic Grounds for Kieran McGeeney’s team.
February 2023
# Lidl NFL Division 1
Dominant Cork able to make 14 substitutions against Donegal
Coppinger and Leahy hit two goals each for Rebels.
# honours even
Donegal snatch injury-time equaliser to ensure share of the spoils with Galway
Donegal failed to score in the second-half until the 66th minute as the sides played out a cagey tie.
# Tory Island
'When I saw the ferry I thought - ohhh': The Ukrainians who have made Tory Island home
“When we read about Tory Island and that it only has around 130 people, we thought, ‘wow, this will be interesting’.”
# Treatment Table
Hamstring injury setbacks for key Donegal and Cork forwards
Both Patrick McBrearty and Cathail O’Mahony have been hit with injury blows.
# Gardaí
Gardaí appeal for information ahead of anniversary of murdered man Andrew Allen
Andrew was 24 when he was shot dead at his home in Buncrana in 2012.
# TG4
TG4 confirms its documentary on Creeslough tragedy will air tonight as planned
The father of one of the ten victims has questioned the timing of the documentary, which is due to air tonight.
# Wrap
Tyrone bounce back against Donegal as Meath and Derry triumph
It was a busy afternoon in the Allianz football leagues.
Young fisherman drowns off Donegal coast
The incident happened 70 miles north-west of Arranmore Island.
# Sharpshooters
Kerry edge Donegal by two points in league thriller
Louise Ní Mhuircheartaigh hit 1-8 to propel Kerry to a two-point win in the Lidl NFL Division 1.
# Trucking for Creeslough
Truck run organised by one of the first responders to Creeslough tragedy taking place today
It’s being organised by Colin Kilpatrick, who was one of the first people on the scene the day of the explosion.
January 2023
# Donegal
Trial date set for man accused of murdering mother in house fire
Guenter Lohse will go on trial on 8 April 2024 at the Central Criminal Court.
# creeslough
Together for Creeslough concert an opportunity to 'look forward with hope'
Last night’s concert in Letterkenny began with a reflection to honour the ten people who died in the explosion.
# Bundoran
Man charged after alleged assault of Garda in Donegal
The incident is alleged to have happened on Monday.
# Tune in
7 GAA matches live on TV next weekend as Allianz football league begins
Plenty for GAA fans to get stuck into.
# patrol car
Investigation underway as Garda car discovered on fire outside Co Donegal station
The alarm was raised shortly before 4:15am.
# Letterkenny
Passengers evacuated as Bus Éireann Expressway coach catches fire in Co Donegal
The incident occurred at the Dry Arch Roundabout in Letterkenny yesterday evening.