Creeslough Support

Creeslough support remembering those who lost their lives.
Ards Forest Park Holy Well

This is a dedicated page for the people of Creeslough and the surrounding areas who may need help in the aftermath of the tragedy of 2022 when we lost 10 people. The page is to help support families and those affected by the tragedy in the community of Creeslough.

Remembering the people who lost their lives in the Creeslough tragedy.

🕯Jessica Gallagher (24), Robert Garwe (50) and his daughter Shauna Flanagan (5), Leona Harper (14), Hughie Kelly (59) Catherine O Donnell (39) and her son James Monaghan (13), Martina Martin (49), Martin McGill (49), James O’Flaherty (49)

Creeslough Tragedy Response Leaflet November 2022.

Support services

HSE counselling

The HSE support line is open 9am to 5 pm. Talk to a counsellor over the phone 087 140 5138.

Text 50808 for text chat support.

Telephone helpline for HSE counselling support

Public Consult

Creeslough Community Action are looking to host a public consult to gather ideas on how best to approach funding and future plans.

Following the meeting held recently by The Red Cross regarding Creeslough Community  Fund, the Creeslough Community Association will facilitate a meeting for members of the public and all local organisations in Massinass Community Centre.

The purpose of the meeting was to give people a chance to put forward their suggestions.

Public meeting: Thursday 1st December, 7pm. Mas

Donegal County Council Community Officer

A representative from Donegal County Council will be available for council related queries.


Tel: 074 9153900.

Humanitarian support

Ex-gratia emergency humanitarian support now available for businesses and volunteer groups to apply for loss of funds due to the Creeslough Tragedy. The scheme is run by the Irish government.

The closing date has now passed ( 13th January 2023.)

For further information, visit the Red Cross website. Or download the form below to apply for a small business or volunteer group application.

Download form.

Meet with the Red Cross

Meet with the Red Cross.

One to one in Brennan’s pharmacy. Rear entrance, private room.

THURSDAYS during the day.

Tel: 086 235 8749.

Tragedy Response Key Support Information

Download this sheet and share.

Support Services In the Area

Children and Youth Services

Donegal Youth Services will be offering one to one support for those who are effected by the tragedy. Contact Creeslough Youth Club or Donegal Youth Services for further information.

Tragedy Response for Creeslough

Accord relationship counselling

Accord, who have offices in Letterkenny and Carndonagh, are offering relationship counselling sessions. Email or telephone: 074 9122218 to book.