Monday, April 02, 2007

Real news!

Donegal Town mother appeals for drivers to slow down
http://www.oceanfm.ie/onair/donegalnews.php?articleid=000001237

Donegal cheapest for houses:
http://www.highlandradio.com/news.php?articleid=000000272
A leading estate agency says the low house prices in Donegal should make the county more attractive to incoming industry. A study by Lisney shows that Donegal is the cheapest county in Ireland in which to by a house, while Dublin remains the most expensive, with prices there nearly double compared to this county.

Er, where exactly are these cheap houses?

Men on trial for (sexual) assualt on girl:
http://www.oceanfm.ie/onair/donegalnews.php?articleid=000001252
Six men are to be returned for trial to Donegal Town Circuit Court next month on charges of sex assaults on an under-age girl. ... One of the accused, who faces five unrelated charges, was also ordered to sign on three times weekly at Donegal Town Garda station and to reside at his mother's address. The six men were each given 14 days to notify the DPP of any alibi who might form part of their defence. They are due before the next sitting of the Circuit Court in Donegal Town at the end of May.

New Novel based around Donegal (and the border):
http://itsacrime.typepad.com/its_a_crime_or_a_mystery/2007/04/coming_later_in.html

Donegal man, Shaun Gallagher, is leading the "Rookie" class in the FIA Junior World Rally Championship:
http://www.topspeed.com/racing/wrc/wrc-news-and-rumors/jwrc-shaun-gallagher-rally-portugal-leg-two-summary-ar31235.html

The Waterboys played in the Mount Errigal in Letterkenny:
http://www.flickr.com/photos/davemitchell/sets/72157600029413966/
Thanks to PJ for the pics.

Ballyshannon By-pass Bridge:
Ballyshannon Bypass
By Leppre on Flickr

Lough Eske Castle Redevelopment:
Lough Eske Castle with the new hotel emerging behind it.

By Pitmatic on Flickr.

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