Man sentenced to seven years for 'depraved' abuse of nephew

Man sentenced to seven years for 'depraved' abuse of nephew

The man, who cannot be named to protect his victim's identity, appeared at Letterkenny Circuit Court in Co Donegal.

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Donegal Gardaí warn parents they will 'act accordingly' if they find young children playing alone on street

Donegal Gardaí warn parents they will 'act accordingly' if they find young children playing alone on street

Gardaí in Co. Donegal have warned parents that they will "act accordingly" if they find young children playing alone on the street.

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Court hears man threatened to kill garda and her husband and made 'offensive' phonecalls to four others

Court hears man threatened to kill garda and her husband and made 'offensive' phonecalls to four others

A man has appeared in court charged with threatening to kill a female garda and her husband and making grossly offensive telephone calls to four different female ...

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'Today is a good day for nature in Ireland' - Govt opts to not extend hedge-cutting into birds' nesting period

The Government has decided not to allow hedge-cutting in August saving the lives of thousands of birds.

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Court hears runner followed woman into toilet and sexually assaulted her

Court hears runner followed woman into toilet and sexually assaulted her

A well-known ultra-marathon runner followed a woman into a toilet in a Co Donegal pub and sexually assaulted her.

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One arrested after €30k worth of drugs seized in Donegal

Members of the drugs unit based in Letterkenny carried out the raid.

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This quaint Donegal cottage has a huge surprise in its garden

A traditional Donegal cottage has been put up for sale with one very unique selling point...

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Records centre break-in led to medical files being found on the street, HSE admits

Records centre break-in led to medical files being found on the street, HSE admits

A number of other letters and files were also found in separate incidents over a number of weeks.

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Gardaí investigating 'deliberate attack' which left man with blade embedded in his side

Gardaí investigating 'deliberate attack' which left man with blade embedded in his side

A man was left with a blade embedded in his side after 'bumping' into some youths in broad daylight in Co Donegal.

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Man to be charged with murder of SF member and British agent Denis Donaldson in Donegal

Man to be charged with murder of SF member and British agent Denis Donaldson in Donegal

A man is to be charged with the murder of former Sinn Féin member and British agent Denis Donaldson.

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Woman appears in court on 40 alleged sex abuse charges

Woman appears in court on 40 alleged sex abuse charges

The offences are alleged to have happened between 1986 and 1989 at various locations across Donegal.

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Man who died in quad bike accident in Co Donegal named

A man has been killed after he was thrown from his quad bike in Co Donegal.

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Two lighthouse cottages for sale in Donegal for less than the cost of a one bedroom apartment

A rare chance to own not one but TWO lighthouse keeper's cottages on your own stunning island off Co Donegal has come up.

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Days after hospital files found in park, another patient claims hers was recently found outside flats

Days after hospital files found in park, another patient claims hers was recently found outside flats

A woman being treated for cancer has become the latest victim of a spate of dumped medical files in Co. Donegal.

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Investigation launched after personal medical files dumped in a park

Investigation launched after personal medical files dumped in a park

An investigation has been launched after personal medical files were found dumped in a Co Donegal park.

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Man injured in reported explosion in Donegal

Man injured in reported explosion in Donegal

One man has been taken to hospital following a reported explosion at a Co Donegal car yard.

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Gardaí hunt for 13-year-old mugger after attack on two children that lasted 10 minutes

Gardaí hunt for 13-year-old mugger after attack on two children that lasted 10 minutes

Gardaí are searching for a 13-year-old mugger who attacked two young boys and demanded money from them.

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Rare book returned to Donegal library 82 years after it was borrowed

Rare book returned to Donegal library 82 years after it was borrowed

A rare book has been returned to a Co Donegal library - 82 years after it was borrowed!

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Man missing since Friday spotted in Donegal

Man missing since Friday spotted in Donegal

The family of a man who has been missing for almost a week have appealed to the public to report any sighting of him after he was spotted in Co Donegal.

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Diver dies following incident off Donegal coast

Diver dies following incident off Donegal coast

The man is in his 30s but it is not yet known whether he is a local resident.

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Jury acquits farmer accused of breaking neighbour's cheekbone in row over straying cow

Jury acquits farmer accused of breaking neighbour's cheekbone in row over straying cow

A farmer accused of breaking his neighbour's cheekbone in a row over a straying cow has been found not guilty.

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Young man spared jail thanks to character reference by garda whose car he rammed

Young man spared jail thanks to character reference by garda whose car he rammed

A young man who side-rammed a Garda patrol car at 100kmph causing €4,500 of damage has been saved from going to jail by the Garda he tried to drive off the ...

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Farmer accused of assault claims neighbour's farm animals are constantly overrunning his land

Farmer accused of assault claims neighbour's farm animals are constantly overrunning his land

A farmer accused of breaking the cheekbone of his neighbour in a row over a straying cow claims his land is constantly being overrun by cows, horses, sheep and even ...

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Donegal man whose best friend died in collision escapes jail after plea from family

Donegal man whose best friend died in collision escapes jail after plea from family

A Judge has listened to the pleas of a tragic family who asked him not to jail the man whose driving led to the death of their son in a car crash in Co. Donegal.

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WATCH: Five-year-old boy walks along 190m high mountain ridge in DonegalThis story is enriched with multi-media content

WATCH: Five-year-old boy walks along 190m high mountain ridge in Donegal

A five-year-old boy has conquered one of Ireland's most terrifying sea stacks.

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Man arrested in connection with Donegal gorse fires

Man arrested in connection with Donegal gorse fires

A man has been arrested in relation to a massive gorse fire in Co Donegal.

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Fisherman hospitalised following incident on crabbing vessel off Donegal coast

Fisherman hospitalised following incident on crabbing vessel off Donegal coast

A fisherman has been hospitalised after being injured on a crabbing vessel off the coast of Donegal.

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Student became alcoholic after sexual assault by man who gave him a lift home from disco, court told

Student became alcoholic after sexual assault by man who gave him a lift home from disco, court told

A young student has revealed how he has become an alcoholic and has tried to take his own life after he was sexually abused by a man after a disco.

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2.1 magnitude earthquake recorded in Donegal

2.1 magnitude earthquake recorded in Donegal

Another minor earthquake has been recorded in County Donegal overnight.

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Daniel O'Donnell Visitor Centre closes down after seven years

Daniel O'Donnell Visitor Centre closes down after seven years

Daniel O'Donnell fans have been left shocked following the announcement that his visitor centre in Co. Donegal is to close.

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Restaurant owner stole €16,000 and lost it on two horses

Restaurant owner stole €16,000 and lost it on two horses

A restaurant owner stole more than €16,000 from his ex-girlfriend and put the money on two horses at a local betting shop.

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Gardaí carry out house-to-house enquiries as speculation mounts over Donegal gorse fire

Gardaí carry out house-to-house enquiries as speculation mounts over Donegal gorse fire

Gardaí have issued an appeal for witnesses amidst local speculation that yesterday's huge wildfires in Co Donegal may have been started deliberately.

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Donegal leisure centre issues apology to parents of children recovering in hospital after pool incident

Donegal leisure centre issues apology to parents of children recovering in hospital after pool incident

Management at a leading leisure centre chain has apologised to parents of sick children in Co Donegal after they wrongly claimed they had made a full recovery and ...

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Donegal bus driver had 49 faults with his vehicle

Donegal bus driver had 49 faults with his vehicle

A bus driver who collected dozens of schoolchildren each day had 49 defects on his vehicle — seven of which were classed as dangerous.

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Two houses destroyed in west Donegal fire

Two houses destroyed in west Donegal fire

Two houses have been destroyed as dozens of firefighters try to tackle a massive gorse fire in West Donegal today.

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Two men refused bail as they appear in court on forgery charges following Donegal raid

Two men refused bail as they appear in court on forgery charges following Donegal raid

Two men have been remanded in custody after Gardaí raided a house in Co Donegal and found a range of stolen passports, false identity cards and stolen driving ...

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Student returns from US charged in connection with death of cyclist in Donegal

Student returns from US charged in connection with death of cyclist in Donegal

Cyclist Noel McDermott was killed when he was struck by a car at Ardsbeg, Gortahork on January 26, 2018.

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Woman charged with stealing €20,000 from 83-year-old pensioner

Woman charged with stealing €20,000 from 83-year-old pensioner

A woman has appeared in court charged with the theft of €20,000 from an 83-year-old woman.

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Gardaí in Co Donegal on high alert amid recent ATM robberies

Gardaí in Co Donegal on high alert amid recent ATM robberies

Officers fear the robberies are being carried out by a gang who could use them to steal ATMs from the county.

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Donegal gardaí pay tribute to colleague Robbie McCallion on 10th anniversary

Donegal gardaí pay tribute to colleague Robbie McCallion on 10th anniversary

Donegal gardaí have paid a touching tribute to their tragic colleague Robbie McCallion on the 10th anniversary of his death.

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Solicitor finds adjournment request by Senator who wrongly claimed expenses 'galling'

Solicitor finds adjournment request by Senator who wrongly claimed expenses 'galling'

A solicitor has said he found a court application by a Senator's legal team to be "galling" after he again failed to provide the court with a detailed statement ...

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West Cork fisherman's body found off Donegal coast

West Cork fisherman's body found off Donegal coast

Latest:A fisherman whose body was recovered from the shoreline at Killybegs in Co Donegal today was originally from Co Cork.

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'I thought Irish Water took over that?' asks judge as boy gets €20k damages from council over gully fall

'I thought Irish Water took over that?' asks judge as boy gets €20k damages from council over gully fall

A child who tripped over a gully near his home and broke his arm in two places has been awarded €20,000 damages.

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Paedophile priest Eugene Greene dies in Cork

One of Ireland’s most notorious paedophile priests has died. Eugene Greene, who pleaded guilty to 40 counts of sexual assault on 26 children in Donegal between ...

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Mother makes impassioned plea over alcohol misuse as men charged in New York over death of son

Mother makes impassioned plea over alcohol misuse as men charged in New York over death of son

Two young men have been charged in connection with the death of a 19-year-old Irishman in America.

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Man thought unmarked Garda car in pursuit with siren and flashing blue light was people out to get him, court hears

Man thought unmarked Garda car in pursuit with siren and flashing blue light was people out to get him, court hears

A man who led Gardaí on a high-speed chase before pulling up outside a Garda station claims he thought undercover officers were other people out to get him.

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Donegal woman, 70s, has bog assault conviction overturned

Donegal woman, 70s, has bog assault conviction overturned

A pensioner who had been found guilty of attacking a man with a stick in a row over turf on a Donegal bog has had her conviction overturned.

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Masked men break into Donegal family home

Masked men break into Donegal family home

Four masked and armed men broke into a house in Donegal and threatened the occupants.

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Judge instructs Donegal Senator who wrongly claimed expenses to be 'more forthcoming' with details of his means

Judge instructs Donegal Senator who wrongly claimed expenses to be 'more forthcoming' with details of his means

A Judge has told a Donegal Senator that he must provide a more detailed statement of his means after he appeared in court on foot of an instalment order application. ...

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Donegal boy, 14, appears in court charged with kicking and pulling hair of  girl, 12

Donegal boy, 14, appears in court charged with kicking and pulling hair of girl, 12

A boy has appeared in court charged with assault after he allegedly kicked a 12-year-old girl and pulled her hair.

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