‘Báire na Fola’, a lost book by famous Irish author Séamus Ó Grianna, is to be launched at a special event in Áislann Rann na Feirste this Saturday from 7pm. Handwritten notes by the now deceased author were found in an attic in Dublin two years ago have been edited by Professor Nollaig Mac Congáil, […]
Croke Park groundsman goes back to school in Donegal
ONE of the groundsmen who helped look after the Croke Park pitch ahead of recent All-Ireland Senior Football and Hurling Championship finals is working on a project much closer to home these days. Hughie O’Donnell, who operates his own Groundwork and Landscaping Service in Annagry, is developing a new playing field and running track at […]
Donegal nurse becomes the ‘face’ of the NHS
“It’s frightening for them and all they have to look at for reassurance are the eyes behind the mask”
Men injured in Annagry explosion
Fire crews from Dungloe and Gweedore, ambulance crews from Dungloe and Gardai rushed to the scene just before 6pm yesterday evening.
West Donegal athletes get ready for the Ireland Games
Rónán Ó Coirbín, Gaoth Dobhair, Peter Doogan, Gortahork and Patrick Gallagher, Annagry will take part in the Bocce competition at the Ireland Games.
Age is no barrier for a true Rosses bandsman
Initially known as Ghandi’s Band they joined forced with the local Hibernian Band to form the Annagry Fife and Drum Band back in the 1950s.
Car engine was purring for a very good reason
Five-month-old cat, which has been renamed Lucky, had just been found trapped in a car engine when the mechanic lifted the bonnet to start his work.
Hughie leaves his impression on Croke Park pitch
O’Donnell is part of a group of volunteers who help keep the ‘busiest pitch in the world’, one of the best pitches in the world throughout the year.
Three from one west Donegal club for Special Olympics
Rónán Ó Coirbín, Gaoth Dobhair, Peter Doogan, Gortahork and Patrick Gallagher, Annagry has been selected on Team Ulster for next year’s National Games
GPS brainwave helps Donegal man find his way in world
A DONEGAL entrepreneur who started a business in Australia to supplement his income stream has watched it grow into a global business opportunity. Owen McGarvey from Rannamona, Annagry, left Ireland in 2006 for New Zealand, but by 2009 had set-up shop in Brisbane, Australia with his wife Michelle. Less than two years ago the couple […]