Advertisement

Donegal farmer to swap his wellies for stilettos

martin mc-1

BY HARRY WALSH
TWELVE years have passed since Martin McGuinness left behind the bright lights of London and immersed himself in rural life following the death of his father Frank.

Having been left the family farm in Meenarillagh, three miles outside Ardara, Martin (48) cast aside the stilettos and flamboyant frocks, replacing them with wellington boots and dungarees.

Now the drag queen and female impersonator has decided that it’s time for Miss Scarlett Rose, the glamorous drag persona of Martin McGuinness, to take to the stage in Dublin.

Advertisement

“I was stuck in a rut. I’ve given farming my best shot since I came home from London, but now it’s time to concentrate on me and doing something that I’m good at. There’s no time for regrets.

For the full story don’t miss Friday’s edition of the Donegal News.

A native of Gweedore, Mgr Gillespie works for the Congregation for the Clergy in Rome while he is also...

The novel idea of raising much-needed funds struck a chord with the U16 management team and training was deferred...

Pilates is a low impact body conditioning exercise programme which gives patients the strength and confidence to get into...

Top
Advertisement

Donegal News is published by North West of Ireland Printing & Publishing Company Limited, trading as North-West News Group.
Registered in Northern Ireland, No. R0000576. St. Anne's Court, Letterkenny, County Donegal, Ireland