Falcarragh man is key player in San Siro project

A DONEGAL man is leading the €1 billion development of the new San Siro stadium in Milan, Italy. Declan Sharkey from Falcarragh is a Senior Principal and General Manager, Populous Italia, the leading global design and entertainment specialist design practice. Last month, AC Milan and FC Internazionale Milano announced that Populous’ project – named ‘The […]

Relief for Letterkenny man who got Italy winners tattoo

A LETTERKENNY man is celebrating after he placed a €1,000 bet on Italy to win the Euros and even got a winners tattoo on his back in ‘a bulletproof prediction.’ Social media personality ‘MadYock’ from Letterkenny posted a video of the stunt on his YouTube channel ahead of the knockout stages of the tournament, and […]

Donegal is well suited for cycling holidays

MARTIN Birney has spent the past few months exploring the highways and byways of Donegal on a bicycle. A qualified cycling coach, Martin (65) has been putting together cycling holidays in Mallorca, France and Italy for more than twenty years through his company, SportActive. At this time of year, the Ramelton native would usually be […]

‘It still doesn’t feel normal in Italy’

ON Monday, Italy entered Phase 3 of its Covid-19 lockdown easing, with almost all activities reopening including playgrounds, theatres and cinemas. Almost 90 per cent of bars and restaurants are already open, but 60 per cent of hotels remain closed. Letterkenny woman Siobhán Hegarty works as a wedding photographer throughout Umbria and the beautiful central […]