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An Post Rás arrives in Buncrana tomorrow

The An Post Rás kicked off on Sunday, and stage four of the top sporting event will stop off in Inishowen tomorrow.

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Success for Scoil Mhuire students at national awards

Students from Scoil Mhuire Buncrana have scooped a top prize in the SEAI One Good Idea awards.

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Leo Veradkar T.D. and Joe McHugh T.D.meet with Finn Gael Member from Inishowen Mickey Doherty  on Friday night in Gweedore  Photo Brian McDaid

Minister McHugh is backing Varadkar for leadership

Minister and Donegal TD Joe McHugh has announced he is backing Social Protection Minister Leo Varadkar to be the next Taoiseach.

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Calling all buskers! It’s time for Summer Jamm

Calling all buskers! It’s time for Summer Jamm

As Summer Jamm returns to Strabane next month, festival organisers are reminding performers and musicians that they could be in with a chance of winning up to £1,000 in a busking competition on Saturday, June 10.

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Councillors condemn illegal dumping

Inishowen councillors have condemned continued illegal dumping at Tuesday’s meeting of the Inishowen Municipal District.

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The Foyle ferry in service during the summer of 2016. (File pic)

Foyle Ferry tender set to close at noon today

The re-issued tender for the Foyle Ferry service is set to close at noon today, but Inishowen councillors have expressed their concerns over the funding of the service.

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‘Groundhog Day’ for school campus

‘Groundhog Day’ for school campus

An Inishowen councillor has confirmed that a seventh landowner in Buncrana has been approached to sell land to accommodate the proposed three school campus, potentially delaying the project further.

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Niamh is An Post Rás queen 2017

Niamh is An Post Rás queen 2017

An Post Rás is set to return to Buncrana this month, and the 2017 queen has been announced.

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The Urris hill fire on Monday. Photo by Emmet Curran & Adam Rory Porter at Windy Day Media.

Gorse fires are brought under control

The Donegal Fire Service has confirmed that as of 5pm on Wednesday, there were no wild fires burning in the county.

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Danielle’s family thank public for information

Danielle’s family thank public for information

The solicitor for the family of murdered Buncrana woman Danielle McLaughlin has extended thanks to those who provided information following a recent media appeal.

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Resident ‘outraged’ at OPW flood defence decision

Resident ‘outraged’ at OPW flood defence decision

A homeowner in a Burnfoot housing estate has said he is “outraged” that the construction of flood defences in Burnfoot is “not viable.”

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Minister supports Lyme’s campaign

Minister supports Lyme’s campaign

A Donegal TD has put his weight behind a campaign being led by Lyme’s Disease sufferers in the county.

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Mourners carry the coffin of 18 year-old Nathan Farrell, from St Marys Church Cockhill, following Requiem Mass yesterday, for burial in the nearby Cockhill cemetery. DER1817GS032

Buncrana Parish Priest issues warning to drivers - it’s time to ‘wake up!’

A Buncrana priest has told mourners at the funeral of one of last weekend’s crash victims, that it was time for ALL drivers to ‘wake up’ following yet another road tragedy in the Inishowen area.

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€250k lotto ticket sold in Moville on Bank Holiday Monday - make sure to check your ticket

€250k lotto ticket sold in Moville on Bank Holiday Monday - make sure to check your ticket

The residents of Moville have today woken up to the exciting news that a winning €250,000 Lotto Plus 2 top prize in Wednesday night’s Lotto draw was sold in the picturesque coastal town on the Inishowen peninsula.

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A car is removed from the scene of Saturday's early morning crash in Inishowen in which two teenagers were killed.

Crash victims to be laid to rest this week

The funerals of the two young Buncrana teenagers tragically killed in a car crash early on Saturday morning will take place tomorrow and Thursday.

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"Enigimatic from Scoil Mhuire Secondary School, Buncrana, modelled and designed by Mariusz Malon wins Bank of Ireland's Junk Kouture pictured with Laura Lynch -Head of consumer segments at the 3 Arena,Dublin.  Pic Brian McEvoy No Repro Fee  BANK OF IRELAND JUNK KOUTURE ROCKS 3ARENA  Enigimatic has been crowned the winner of the Bank of Ireland Junk Kouture competition for 2017  After months of preparation and planning, there were tears of joy in the 3Arena tonight as Engimatic was crowned the winner of Bank of Ireland Junk Kouture 2017 at the seventh annual final.  Enigimatic from Scoil Mhuire Secondary School, Buncrana, modelled and designed by Mariusz Malon with an ingenious use of an old trampoline, a broken chandelier and an old carpet maker was proclaimed the overall winner of the prestigious Kouture competition

Buncrana student is crowned Junk Kouture 2017 winner

A Buncrana student was last night crowned the winner of recycled fashion competition Junk Kouture.

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International plea for help over Danielle

International plea for help over Danielle

The legal team behind the ‘Truth For Danielle’ campaign has launched an international plea for assistance following the murder of Danielle McLaughlin in India last month.

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The monks from the Pema Tsal Sakya monastery who are currently in Goa, pictured at te Ajanta Ellora Caves

Special service to be held in Goa for Danielle

A group of Buddhist monks will conduct a special prayer service in Goa, India tomorrow, to mark one month since the murder of Buncrana woman Danielle McLaughlin.

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Minister agrees meeting over funding for ferries

The Minister of State for Tourism has agreed to meet with a cross party delegation from Donegal County Council, in relation to state funding for both the Foyle and Swilly Ferries.

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Garda� can now stop and test motorists they suspect of driving under the influence of drugs.

Gardaí can now test motorists for drugs at the roadside

Gardaí can now test motorists whom they suspect of driving under the influence of drugs at the roadside.

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