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A Donegal fisherman won €144,000 from a €15 bet. Killybegs man, John McGilloway, placed a €0.50 each way Lucky 15 on four horses in consecutive races on Tuesday last. The winning run lasted just under 2 hours from a total stake of €15 which won him €144,444 after placing the…

Letterkenny IT has received funding for a large extension to the campus. As part of the National Plans for Institutes of Technology, it includes the construction of a new 5100sqm library and General Education Building which will have a learning resource centre, IT and innovation labs, online learning rooms and…

A Donegal TD has expressed his concerns this evening in relation to reports that the British navy confronted a Killybegs-registered trawler off the Donegal coast. Reports claim the fishing boat was ordered away from Irish fishing waters by the British Navy. Sinn Fein Spokesman on foreign affairs and defence John…

The Killybegs Fishermen’s Organisation says unless a fisheries deal is agreed between Britain and the EU, there will be no trade deal. His comments follow the EU General Affairs Council agreeing this week to uphold the existing two-way access to fishing waters used by UK and EU fishermen prior to…

A midlands North West MEP says more needs to be done for the fishing communities in Donegal. Marie Walsh visited a number of locations in Donegal this week including Killybegs, Ballyshannon and Ireland’s first offshore shared digital workspace on Arranmore. She believes there is a big concern over post brexit…

The Eir telecommunications service has been disrupted at Killybegs today following damage to telephone lines. The accidental damage was caused to the network infrastructure between Mountcharles and Inver. Eir have confirmed this evening that a repair crew are on-site repairing the damage. There is no estimated time as to when…

Gardaí are advising motorists to drive with care and to avoid unnecessary journeys as Storm Ciara intensifies with strong winds and heavy rain with localised flooding as its reported that a lorry has come off the main road near Killybegs. Gardaí are currently at the scene which happened on the…