GARTAN’S Anna Gallagher has dazzled the audience in one of the main roles in a concert performance of Evita. Anna, a primary school teacher in Termon, played one of three Eva Perons in the National Concert Hall in Dublin recently. The National Symphony Orchestra partnered with Irish Youth Musical for the concert performance which was produced by […]
New Director Appointed to Donegal ETB’s OTEC
Donegal ETB has appointed Marty McCann as the new Director of its Outdoor Education and Training Centre (OETC) in Gartan. Gartan OETC is the ETB’s 87 acre estate nestled in the heart of Co Donegal. In 2021 almost 4,300 students benefited from a wide range of outdoor education and training programmes there. Advertisement Marty has […]
Gartan girls dipping their toes in new swimwear venture
GARTAN sisters Áine Boyle and Sally Anne Sherry have launched a sustainable swimwear company creating swimsuits from regenerated nylon. Áine and Sally Anne grew up swimming with the Swilly Seals and both worked in the old Letterkenny Leisure Centre in their teenage years. “We would have swam four to five days a week as kids […]
‘I couldn’t get it right when I was dancing’
IN March 2017, Charlie Boyle received news that almost nothing can prepare you for – he was told that he had motor neurone disease (MND). It kills a third of those who have it within a year, rising to a half by the end of year two, with no known cure. MND is often referred […]
Gartan woman takes time off school bus run for the Irish cause
A YOUNG Donegal athlete will rub shoulders with an Olympic medallist when the European triathlon calendar arrives in Turkey and the iconic and historic Istanbul this weekend.
Off to France for all expenses paid skiing experience
TWO Donegal Outdoor Activity Instructors fly to France next week for in an all, expense paid, two-month working holiday.
Spectator injured in incident at Donegal International Rally
A rally spectator was taken to Letterkenny General Hospital after being injured an incident on Special Stage 12, Gartan 1, of the Donegal International Rally.
Rally fever hits Donegal
UPWARDS on 60,000 motorsport enthusiasts are expected to converge on Donegal this weekend for the 2013 Donegal International Rally.
A different beat for Heads of State drummer Colin Montgomery
A YOUNG artists who grew up in the vicinity of the late artist Derek Hill’s homestead in Gartan officially opens his third solo exhibition in Letterkenny tomorrow (Friday).
VIDEO: ‘These Times’ are looking good for The Heads of State
ONE of Donegal’s most popular bands will release their eagerly-awaited new EP of original material in Ballybofey next week.