Anti-traveller image slammed
Members of the travelling community in Letterkenny have slammed a sign which was put on the door of a local café. The local travelling community held a protest outside Café Magnolia on Thursday last. However café owner Alison Carter said she denied being racist or anti-traveller. She said that all people were welcome in her café but anybody who misbehaved would be “chucked out of here.”
Inquest – 30 years after woman died
An inquest into the death of a Donegal Town woman has been held – 30 years after she died. Jean Morrow, 38, of Clar, died in January 1991. However because the death was not registered, no inquest was held. Pathologist Dr David Barry told Letterkenny coroner’s court that death was due to an overdose of barbiturates after Mrs Morrow took 90 sleeping pills.
Case involving Senator adjourned
The case involving two men alleged of assaulting Fianna Fail Senator Brian O’Domhnaill has been adjourned to allow for Gardai to contact the DPP about the case. There were objections in court by solicitors Paudge Dorrian and Jacqui Sharkey that their clients accounts of events had not been investigated. Two men Cathal O’Donovan, from London and Jim Sharkey from Bayside, New York are charged with assaulting Senator O’Domhnaill on August 22nd last.
War memorial to open
The Inishowen War Memorial is to open next Sunday, June 26th at Fort Dunree – 93 years after the First World War ended.