Here's a photograph I took of the town, from the Iron bridge, back in 1992. Click on it to see a larger size and a more recent pic I took in 2005. See any changes at all?
|Donegal Town 1992.|
At last Monday night’s awards ceremony the Donegal winners were named as follows; Best Chef: Darren Iddon at Solis Lough Eske castle in Donegal Town, Best Casual Dining; Kealy’s Seafood Restaurant, Greencastle, Overall Best Restaurant, The Mill, Dunfanaghy, Best Customer Service; Harvey’s Point in Donegal Town, Best Gastro Pub, Harry’s Bar, Bridgend, Best Hotel Restaurant; Castlegrove Country Hotel in Letterkenny.And Jimmy Melly of North West Alarms, in Donegal Town, warns about unscrupulous security alarm installers:
... “Unfortunately there is a large number of illegal operators in the county at the moment who are operating without licence.An American lady of African descent who lives in Donegal has Irish citizenship and whom is married to an Irish man, and talks about her experience with racial profiling:
“This industry is very, very strict. We are inspected at least once a year. We were the first company to be licensed when the legislation was introduced. People should know that it is illegal for anyone to install an alarm without a licence.
Speaking on today’s Shaun Doherty Show, she recounted a recent experience when gardai boarded a bus to Dublin and questioned her and another person of colour.
She said it’s ironic that she was travelling to a meeting of a national committee of which she is a member ...