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Saturday next will be a very special day for the community of Carrick in south Donegal. At 4pm the official opening will take place of Clós Súgartha Chois Abhainn or Riverside Playground. Covid-19 restrictions will be in place. The opening will be a proud achievement for the area as planning…

Naomh Eoin are through to the Connacht junior club hurling championship final after a 0-17 to 1-11 win over holders Carrick Hurling in Markievicz park on Monday. Naomh Eoin led 0-11 to 0-6 points at the interval but an early second half goal from James McNabola cut the Sligo side’s…

Hopes of 40 new jobs in Carrick, in South West Donegal, have been dashed. It’s after those planning to build a new craft whiskey distillery in the village having decided to move to Ardara instead. It’s now believed nine jobs that exist already at a gin distillery in Carrick will…

Calry/St Joseph’s are through to a seventh consecutive Connacht Junior Championship final. A 4-13 to 0-6 defeat of Leitrim champions Carrick Hurling yesterday, means that the Sligo champions will face Galway side Sylane in the decider next Saturday at the Connacht GAA Centre at 2pm.

Two National schools in Donegal are to receive funding from the Department of Education. SN na Carraige in Carrick and St. Peter’s National School in Mountcharles has been given funding to carry out necessary improvements. SN na Carraige will use the funds for electrical work while St. Peter’s will carry…

An Bord Pleanala has upheld a decision to grant planning permission for a new whiskey distillery in the Carrick area in south west Donegal. The project will involve the construction of a distillery, lab, visitor centre, museum and car-parking area. The Sliabh Liag Distillery applied for planning last April, it…

Gardai are seeking the public’s help in tracing the whereabouts of a 25 year old man missing from County Leitrim. Dariusz Wieslaw Kawecki has been missing from his home at Carrigallen, since midday on Friday the 16th of December. Dariusz is described as 6 foot 4 inches in height, of…