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  Farmers have taken to the streets in towns across the country today for a nationwide rally.   The events were organised by the Irish Farmers Association.   Rallies have got underway in Ballymote and Raphoe shortly after 11 am this morning   They highlighted the importance of farming to…

The IFA is being strongly criticised for staging rallies at locations in the North West today to highlight the importance of farmers to the local economy.   The Irish Farmers Association is staging the ‘day of action’ in towns across the country.   The IFA says they have particular concerns…

UPDATE: Leitrim IFA have confirmed they will not be taking part in the planned rallies. The Irish Farmers Association has today confirmed the locations across the North West for their rallies tomorrow which are aimed to highlight the importance of farming to the local economy.   The various rallies will…

Farmers from across the North West are expected to take part in a number of rallies on Friday to highlight the importance of farming to the rural economy.   A rally is being provisionally planned for Ballymote in Sligo at 11 a.m. at the same time farmers in Donegal will…

Gardai in Donegal have arrested a man after following an alleged discharge of a firearm in the Raphoe area.   It’s understood that event took place yesterday morning.   The man in his 50s was arrested and is being detained at Letterkenny Garda Station.   No one was injured the…

Raphoe in Co. Donegal has claimed its third National Lottery win – this year. Barclay’s Newsagents sold last night’s winning Lotto Plus 1 ticket worth €1m. The latest win comes on the back of two wins in the town worth half a million euro and 98-thousand euro earlier in the…

Gardai are examining a possible link between a burglary and robbery in Co Donegal. A pub in Donegal Town and a bookies in Raphoe have been broken into in the past ten days. Staff at the Boylesports Bookmakers in Raphoe were held at gunpoint last Friday evening just after 9pm.…