Friday, August 31, 2007

News!

Body found in Letterkenny is missing man from Dungloe:
http://www.rte.ie/news/2007/0830/letterkenny.html?rss

Donegal kids taking places in Derry schools from Derry kids?
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/uk_news/northern_ireland/6969396.stm
They claim children from County Donegal have secured places at grammar schools at the expense of local children. The two families said their daughters were offered places at St Cecilia's College in Derry and then had the offers withdrawn.


Efforts to stop dog poop on Donegal beaches:
http://www.oceanfm.ie/onair/donegalnews.php?articleid=000001762
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/uk_news/northern_ireland/6966434.stm
Dog owners at a number of beaches in County Donegal are to be given free poop scoops over concerns about fouling in popular tourist areas ...

Poop scoops are to be distributed free of charge at blue flag beaches at Rosnowlagh, Fintra, Murvagh and Narin... Donegal county council's waste awareness officer, Suzanne Tinney, said dog fouling on beaches is the equivalent of littering which is subject to a fine of €125.

Tourist temporarily stranded in Donegal Town after thiefs siphon diesel from their bus:
http://www.oceanfm.ie/onair/donegalnews.php?articleid=000001763
A group of English tourists visiting Donegal were forced to change their holiday plans today after 30 gallons of diesel was siphoned from their coach overnight ... The vehicle was parked in a regular parking bay at the pier in Donegal Town. Local Gardai confirmed the matter had been reported to them, the cost of replacing the fuel was estimated at €150 ...

The group, comprised predominantly of pensioners from Manchester, Leeds and Sheffield, are on a four day National Holidays package to the North West ...
Today, they'll enjoy the attractions of Donegal Town on foot....

Mooner back in Donegal?
http://www.highlandradio.com/news.php?articleid=000000877
There is speculation that the Donegal teenager released on bail from prison in Senegal may have returned home to Dunfanaghy. Patrick Devine was released on bail last Friday after spending nearly a month in prison following his arrest on 27th of July for mooning in a public place.

Mamography service for Donegal?
http://www.highlandradio.com/news.php?articleid=000000870
A spokesperson for the North West Wellness Committee says they hope to have a new mamography unit up and running in Letterkenny by early 2008.

Danny O'Donnell "stripes" for charity:
http://www.independent.ie/national-news/topless-of-the-pops-daniel-strips-for-charity-1067858.html
The Donegal crooner fufilled thousands of female fantasies by shedding his threads . Over 700 people attended the event which was held to raise funds to bring community breast screening to the Donegal region. The contest was the opening event in a planned series of fundraisers with a €500,000 target to build a cancer clinic in Co Donegal.

I know he's a wile nice fella, but I almost wish he was in Sengal at the time. ;)

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