Saturday, August 02, 2008

News!

Sorry for the lack of posts, but here's various news headlines from the past week:

Sea Sessions bring music fest to Bundoran, Co Donegal in September:
http://www.globalsurfnews.com/news.asp?Id_news=35349
We promise to ‘wet’ your appetite with an eclectic line-up to include Asian Dub Foundation, Kila, Republic of Loose, David Kitt, DJ Donal Dineen, Juno Falls, Stewart Agnew, Belle and Sebastian DJ set and many more ...

Calls for halt to Lough Swilly mussel dredging:
http://www.irishtimes.com/newspaper/ireland/2008/0723/1216740957331.html
Coastwatch co-ordinator and marine biologist, said the organisation is seeking a review of the decision to authorise the work by a 150-foot mussel dredger, believed to be transferring mussel seed from Lough Swilly to Lough Foyle.

Jobs in the construction trade are at risk:
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/uk_news/northern_ireland/foyle_and_west/7521296.stm
There has been a 78% drop in the number of new homes being built in County Donegal compared to a year ago.

Finn Harps director Patsy McGowan steps down:
http://www.nwipp-newspapers.com/DN/free/298678447371832.php
FORMER Finn Harps manager and club director Patsy McGowan has once again severed his links with the Ballybofey club - this time for good.

A Donegal Town man get's in trouble with the Gardi in Galway!
http://www.galwayadvertiser.ie/content/index.php?aid=13051

Highland radio has been purchased:
http://www.rte.ie/business/2008/0725/communicorp.html
A company owned by the Rabbitt family has completed the purchase of Highland Radio in Donegal from Denis O'Brien's Communicorp Group

Sorry I'm so busy but more news snippets to follow! :)

1 comment:

Mick T. said...

More info about the Sea Sessions here:
http://www.seasessions.com/