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Donegal Fire service are battling a gorse fire near Killybegs. The fire is by the R263 road, in the townland of Largy. Four fire engines are in attendendance who are being assisted by a Coillte helicopter. Director of Emergency Service with Donegal County Council, Garry Martin is currently at the…

The CEO of the Killybegs Fishermen’s Organisation is warning that up to two thousand jobs could be lost in the fishing and processing industry due to the impact of the post-Brexit trade deal. The agreement between the EU and UK kicked in from January – but it’s now been overwhelmingly…

The government is being called on to provide the funding to enable improvements costing tens of millions of euro at Killybegs Harbour to go ahead. The works needed have been highlighted in a consultants’ report and are believed to cost about €65m. Donegal Fianna Fail Councillor Micheal Naughton has been…

Killybegs Coast Guard had an unusual rescue after a dog fell off a cliff edge near Portnoo yesterday afternoon. After having been tasked by Malin Head Coastguard, the Killybegs crew arrived on scene and set up their climbing system, bringing the dog to safely from the shoreline below a cliff…

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…