By Frank Craig Packie Bonner has paid tribute to the ten people who died following the explosion at an Applegreen service station in Creeslough last Friday afternoon. Speaking on Wednesday morning, the Republic of Ireland and Glasgow Celtic legend said he still can’t fully comprehend that such a devastating tragedy has visited Donegal’s doorstep. Advertisement […]
A Letterkenny resident who started charting his favourite places in Donegal five years ago has pulled them all together in a huge map. Colin ‘Colly’ Farrell’s colourful creation has just gone on display in the Silver Tassie, the first place to make it on to the impressive trail. Colly, who is originally from Dublin but […]
PACKIE Bonner’s penalty save at the Italia ’90 World Cup has been voted the favourite Irish moment ever, according to a new survey. One in five people (21 per cent) of those who took part voted for the Burtonport native’s save against Romania. Advertisement Other favourite moments included the vote to legalise same-sex marriage in […]
FORMER Republic of Ireland goalkeeper and Burtonport native Packie Bonner has teamed up with Tourism Ireland to promote Donegal in Scotland. Packie travelled over to Glasgow recently as part of a delegation which included representatives from Donegal Tourism, Abbey Hotel, The Central Hotel, The Nesbitt Arms Hotel, Mount Errigal Hotel, Arnolds Hotel, Villa Rose Hotel, […]
The book looks at the experiences and achievement levels of Irish-born football migrants to Britain and further afield.
They will be presented with the Tip O’Neill Irish Diaspora Award at a special ceremony on Friday, October 20.
REPUBLIC of Ireland and Celtic legend Packie Bonner has made a heartfelt appeal to the people of Donegal, Derry and the Northwest to come out and fill the terraces of Maginn Park for the charity game between Finn Harps and Derry City (kick-off 8.00) on Friday night in aid of the Inishowen flood relief fund. […]
“I still reminisce about and miss home – there was no better environment to be brought up in as a young man, you appreciate it when you go away.”
ARDARA’S Anthony Molloy is to be given the Freedom of Donegal this evening.
Chris McNulty speaks to Na Rossa secretary Pat Boyle, who was first elected to the position in 1982