Thursday Sep 11
Another false alarm prompts search
Arranmore RNLI crew members, front row, Philip McAuley, Mecanic, Nora Flanagan, Crew, Anthony Kavanagh, Coxswain, back from left, Sean O'Connell, Crew, Finbarr Gallagher, Crew, Jimmy Early 2nd Coxswain. Photo:Valerie O'Sullivan i 1 2 Ian Scott of Malin Head Coast Guard told the Democrat that a report was received at around 10pm of three red flares being set off somewhere between Inis Oirr and Bloody Foreland.
Prestigious nomination for salon
Rossa Danagher from the Rossanos Hair and Beauty Group in Ballyshannon has shaded his opposition by being nominated as a finalist for the Alternative Hair Visionary Awards in London on October 12th. Rossa's obviously made a big impact in London when they selected him as one of only two hairstylists from Ireland to be chosen.
Farmer (53) admits he harassed his ex-wife
Judge Kevin Kilrane told Patrick Rooney that although he admitted the offence he had come into court to inflict further hurt on Jenny Rooney and their two daughters who were with her. Rooney, of Finner, Ballyshannon, admitted one count of harassing Jenny Rooney on a number of occasions in south Donegal between July 28 and September 16 last year.
Ireland's longest serving Cllr. takes the Ice Challenge
Ireland's longest serving Co. Councillor put it up to those who had not yet "answered the call" and took a very chilly drenching today on Bundoran's seafront.
Tom McGrath's 24-hour charity run to Croke Park
A former Fermanagh Gaelic footballer with strong Donegal connections will do a 24-hour run for the Irish Heart Foundation on the eve of the Donegal-Dublin All-Ireland semi-final on the last Sunday of the month.
East Antrim man Joe backs calls for Rory Gallagher statue
Rory Gallagher pictured at a seminar in the YMCA Wellington Place just before his gig in the Ulster Hall in 1979.