Excitement builds as school to celebrate 40th birthday

THE community of Donagh is preparing to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the opening of St Joseph’s Primary School. Celebrations are being held on Saturday 13th April to mark the milestone with a thanksgiving Mass at 6pm in St Patrick’s church, Donagh celebrated by Bishop Larry Duffy.  Afterwards everyone is invited to return to St […]

Sheamus Greene

Push for speed limits to be slashed to 20mph

THE speed of vehicles travelling past rural schools has been a heavily debated issue locally for some time. In areas with limited or no traffic calming measures the speed of vehicles whizzing past playgrounds where pupils are out and about has caused concern. This has previously been brought to the fore at a number of […]

Last ditch effort to save popular village festival

  THE future of a popular summer festival is in jeopardy due to a shortage of volunteers.  The lack of help means that unfortunately, many families hoping to attend next month’s Donagh Summer Festival could be left disappointed.  Donagh Development Association is currently in the midst of attempting to organise their annual summer festival, having […]

GAA denies breaking rules by hosting Sinn Fein meeting

THE GAA in Donagh has denied that a meeting organised by Sinn Fein at St Patrick’s GFC Clubhouse broke the association’s rules that make it clear that the GAA cannot involve itself in any way in party politics. Newly-elected MLA Jemma Dolan chaired the public meeting in Donagh on Tuesday night. Sinn Fein MLAs Sean […]

League programme proceeding apace

The senior county side’s exit from the All-Ireland at the hands of Mayo ihas allowed the authorities a clear run at the domestic programme.

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