Monday, July 16, 2007

News

West Donegal needs better bus service:
http://www.highlandradio.com/news.php?articleid=000000664

I heard people complaing that after Bus Eireann bought McGeehans that the services McGeehans used to run have been cut back, plus the quick route to Dublin via Pettigo was dropped.

Dolphins washed ashore in North Donegal and in Northern Ireland:
http://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/news/local-national/article2759300.ece
I reckon the oceans and seas are getting so polluted that we're making the fish and the large ocean mammals ill.

Man working at a fruit&veg stand near the Derry Border killed in hit&run:
http://www.highlandradio.com/news.php?articleid=000000670
http://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/breaking-news/ireland/article2763639.ece

15 year old girl from Belfast found dead in a flat in Ballintra:
http://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/breaking-news/ireland/article2771220.ece
http://www.rte.ie/news/2007/0715/donegal1.html
http://www.breakingnews.ie/ireland/mhkfsnkfkfcw/rss2/

12 year old rescused by the coast guard after her rubber raft drifts 1km of Bundoran beach:
http://www.rte.ie/news/2007/0715/donegal.html
http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/northern_ireland/6899883.stm

Maybe some new air routes from Carrickfin Airport:
http://www.letterkennypost.com/2007/07/12/new-donegal-air-routes-possible/

Ulster-Scots Festival:
http://www.highlandradio.com/news.php?articleid=000000673

Big crowds for the Parade at Rossnowlagh, and Government Ministers surprised that the Orange Lodge are reluctant to ask for offical assistance in organising the event:
http://www.irishabroad.com/news/irish-voice/news/OrangeOrderWantsNoHelp120707.aspx

Here's a pic I took down when I was home in June, it's by big Pier at Mountcharles:
Boat on Mountcharles Pier

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