Tirconaill Tribune

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The Tirconaill Tribune
Tirconaill Tribune Logo.JPG
TypeWeekly newspaper
EditorJohn McAteer
HeadquartersLetterkenny, County Donegal
Front page of the Tirconaill Tribune

The Tirconaill Tribune is a local weekly newspaper in County Donegal, Ireland that circulates every Friday. The newspaper's headquarters is in Milford.

In 2008, the Tribune published the Government's decision to end disability allowances for teenagers between the age of 16 and 18. The paper reported that Tánaiste Mary Coughlan had met with concerned constituents and that the Down Syndrome Association had received confirmation of the change. Fine Gael TD Joe McHugh brought a copy of the newspaper to Leinster House to inform his leader Enda Kenny.[1]

Lawrence Donegan's book No News at Throat Lake is a memoir about his year long stay in Creeslough, playing on the local Gaelic football team and working at the Tirconaill Tribune.[2][3]


  1. ^ Miriam Lord's Week - Coughlan lets cat out of bag, The Irish Times. 1 November 2008.
  2. ^ Zibart, Eve (2000). "No News at Throat Lake - review". www.bookpage.com. Penguin. Retrieved February 17, 2016.
  3. ^ Conor, Johnston (September 4, 2015). "15 years on…how has boom and bust changed Lawrence Donegan's Donegal?". www.sluggerotoole.com. Retrieved November 7, 2016.

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