Sunday, August 24, 2008

News!

Some pics of the bay in 1987:
http://victorianweb.org/places/ireland/donegal.html

New Irish dance show, called the Rising Step is on in Letterkenny:
http://www.oceanfm.ie/onair/donegalnews.php?articleid=000003364
Its curtain-up for Donegal native and former principal dancer with Riverdance Michael Patrick Gallagher tonight as his new show opens in Letterkenny.

'The Rising Step' is a new Irish dance show produced and directed by Michael himself.

All dancers in the show Donegal or Derry based with one of featured dancers being Donegal Town girl, Deirdre O'Reilly.

The show will run at An GrianĂ¡n Theatre throughout the month of August.

Feckin' Rain causing floods!
http://www.highlandradio.com/news.php?articleid=000002543

The fastest man in the world has a Donegal Coach:
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/uk_news/northern_ireland/7571436.stm
He is the fastest man in the world at both 100 and 200 metres and a double Olympic gold medallist.

But the Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt has relied on Irish support on his way to the top of the world.

His agent is Donegal man Ricky Simms, who hails from Milford and is a graduate of the University of Ulster at Jordanstown.


More here:
http://www.nwipp-newspapers.com/dn/free/302023332400790.php

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