An article was published yesterday concerning the termination payments being made to former Deputy Pat the Cope Gallagher, this piece was first published in the Irish Times edition of Thursday 13th February.
The Irish Times newspaper has now acknowledged that the article they published was inaccurate and totally incorrect in terms of content and substance.
They have apologised to Pat the Cope Gallagher and they regret the stress caused to him and his wife Ann.
Donegal Daily regretfully used this article from the Irish Times newspaper and we now acknowledge that the substance and content of the article was inaccurate.
We wish join with the Irish Times in expressing our regret to Pat the Cope Gallagher and his wife Ann for allowing this article to appear on Donegal Daily.