Thursday, October 02, 2008

News!

Sorry for the lack of postings recently, I was home for a week at the start of September and since I got back to work I've been wile busy. Here's a summary of news from the start of Sept:
The Sandhouse Hotel in Rossnowlagh is on the market:
http://www.independent.ie/business/commercial-property/co-donegal-hotel-for-sale-1468159.html

An Addiction Counsellor claims alcoholism in Donegal will reach chronic levels:
http://www.highlandradio.com/news.php?articleid=000002696

75 doctors get a combined $22 million Euro General Medical Services scheme:
http://www.highlandradio.com/news.php?articleid=000002688

Donegal women going to Belfast for mammograms:
http://www.irishtimes.com/newspaper/ireland/2008/0918/1221599468407.html
http://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/news/health/irish-women-flock-north-to-beat-hse-breasttest-delays-13975693.html
And a lot of controversy over the fact people in Donegal need to go so far for cancer treatment:
http://www.derryjournal.com/inishowen/39Inishowen-women-will-die39-.4508136.jp

Some lad from Big Brother was partying in the county:
http://www.showbizireland.com/news/september08/16-dale-goes-wild-in-donegal.shtml

There's a band in Amerika called Donegal X-Press:
http://www.irishabroad.com/news/irish-voice/entertainment/Articles/donegal-xpress-100908.aspx

And a Donegal man from Letterkenny is the new head of eBay Ireland:
http://www.rte.ie/business/2008/0919/ebay.html

The Golden Grill in Letterkenny is seeking bankruptcy protection:
http://www.sbpost.ie/post/pages/p/story.aspx-qqqt=IRELAND-qqqm=news-qqqid=35715-qqqx=1.asp

And a fair bit of controversy over the Shell pipe laying ship:
http://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/news/local-national/shell-to-sea-protesters-paddle-out-to-hand-over-letter-13966675.html
http://www.donegalpost.com/2008/09/10/shell-ship-sails-away-and-then-comes-back/
http://www.rte.ie/news/2008/0918/corrib.html

Did you know there's Buffalo in Gweedore?
http://www.independent.ie/national-news/the-plains-of-gweedore--where-the-buffalo-roam-1467347.html

And finally, none of the major news outlets took advantage of the way the headline could be phrased for this next story so here goes:
Drinking water needs to be boiled in Muff!
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/uk_news/northern_ireland/foyle_and_west/7625379.stm

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