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Bád Eddie: 'Race against time' to save Donegal shipwreck

A rescue plan is put in place for the wreck of a fishing vessel washed up at a Donegal beach in the 1970s.
Tags: News, Donegal

McGinley backs new Legends Tour at Rosapenna: "It's taking the dynamic of the AT&T or Dunhill Links Pro-Am and turning that into a tour"

Legends Mark James, Paul Lawrie, Paul McGinley and Ian Woosnam pose with Mark Aspland and Ryan Howsam at Wentworth Paul McGinley will go back to his roots next summer and bring the groundbreaking new Legends Tour format to Donegal when Rosapenna's Old Tom Morris links hosts a seniors event in August.The Legends Tour is the new name for the Staysure T...
Tags: Europe, Sport, Golf, Paul Mcginley, European Tour, Sky, Mauritius, Darren Clarke, Wentworth, PAUL, Ryan, Casey, Lahinch, Donegal, Tom Morris, Paul Lawrie

Donegal locals campaign to turn beached boat into work of art

Fishing vessel Bád Eddie has become a tourist attraction since being abandoned on a Gweedore beach in 1977The fishing boat came ashore for minor repairs at Magheraclogher beach near Bunbeg in 1977 but the repairs never happened and Bád Eddie – Eddie’s Boat, in Irish – never left.It stayed wedged in the sand, abandoned to the elements in this windswept patch of County Donegal on Ireland’s Atlantic coast. Continue reading...
Tags: Art, Europe, Atlantic, Ireland, Art and design, Eddie, Donegal, County Donegal, Magheraclogher, Bunbeg, Bád Eddie

All Ireland Finals of AIG Junior Cup and Pierce Purcell facing delay

Declan Corcoran (Athlone) reacts to his putt on the 19th green in the semi final of the Pierce Purcell Shield at the 2018 AIG Cups and Shields Finals at Thurles Golf Club. Picture by Pat Cashman The Golfing Union of Ireland may have to move the date for the All Ireland Finals of the AIG Junior Cup and Pierce Purcell Shield following delays to the prov...
Tags: Sport, Aig, Ireland, Golf, GUI, Leinster, Kildare, Donegal, Amateur golf, Pat Cashman, Pierce Purcell Shield, AIG Pierce Purcell Shield, Pierce Purcell, Thurles Golf Club Picture, Donegal Golf Club, Declan Corcoran Athlone

Donegal crash: Mullan family funeral hears there are 'no words and no answers'

Geraldine Mullan tells mourners that her children were found in each other's arms after fatal crash.
Tags: News, Donegal, Mullan, Geraldine Mullan

Donegal crash: Mourners hear of horrendous tragedy

Funeral takes place for three members of one family who died when their car plunged into Lough Foyle.
Tags: News, Donegal

Donegal crash: 'Sobs of the mum could be heard above the silence'

A priest talks about the horror of a crash that claimed three members of one family in County Donegal.
Tags: News, Donegal

Donegal: Father and two children die as car enters Lough Foyle

The family's car skidded off a road and plunged into Lough Foyle at Quigley's Point in County Donegal.
Tags: News, Donegal, Quigley, Lough Foyle

Donegal: Father and two children die as car enters water

The family's car skidded off a road and plunged into water at Quigleys Point in County Donegal.
Tags: News, Donegal, Quigleys Point

Donegal: Man and two children die as car enters water

The car skidded off a road and plunged into water in Donegal, Gardaí say.
Tags: News, Donegal, Donegal Gardaí

Yates, Hurley and Dallat set for Alps Tour return

Naas’ Jonathan Yates Jonathan Yates and Gary Hurley head the Irish challengers hoping to follow in the footsteps of Brendan McCarroll and European Tour star Matt Wallace in this week's Gosser Open in Austria. The event, which is celebrating its 28th staging, marks the return to action on the Alps Tour after a six-month break with a full field of 144 ...
Tags: Sport, Austria, Golf, Ladies European Tour, Wallace, Donegal, Naas, Matt Wallace, Alps Tour, Gary Hurley, Emma Spitz, Dallat, Martin WIEGELE, Simon Bryan, Brendan McCarroll, Barry Lane

Naomh Conaill: Donegal champions suspend activity pending a Covid-19 test result

Donegal football champions Naomh Conaill become the latest GAA club to suspend activity as they await a Covid-19 test result.
Tags: News, Donegal, GAA, Naomh Conaill

Waving to the Great Mapmaker in the Sky

All over the world, people are writing messages and symbols on the land that can only be seen from above.These messages are not for God, but for our fellow humans – pilots, balloonists, or an abstract Mapmaker in the Sky.Non-symbolic communication with the heavens can be traced back to a cartographic innovation by Da Vinci. Da Vinci's satellite map In Minnesota, there's a forest shaped like Minnesota. You wouldn't know it when you're near it, or even in it; you can only see it when you're fly...
Tags: Maps, England, Texas, Minnesota, Trees, Nasa, Austin, Innovation, Northern Ireland, Argentina, Houston, Derry, Nazca Lines, Mickey Mouse, Orlando Florida, Da Vinci

Nazi planned UK invasion via Donegal

A BBC documentary investigates why Nazi scholar Dr Ludwig Mühlhausen was in the Donegal Gaeltacht.
Tags: UK, News, Bbc, Donegal, Ludwig Mühlhausen

Caldwell in British Masters mix as UK Swing tees off

David Law of Scotland plays his tee shot on the 16th hole during Day 1 of the Betfred British Masters at Close House Golf Club on July 22, 2020 in Newcastle upon Tyne, England. (Photo by Andrew Redington/Getty Images) Spending part of the lockdown enjoying the beauties of Rosapenna—even without golf—did Jonny Caldwell little harm as he opened with a f...
Tags: UK, Scotland, Sport, Italy, Newcastle, Golf, Lee Westwood, European Tour, Caldwell, Donegal, David Law, Pablo Larrazabal, Eddie Pepperell, Gavin Moynihan, Cormac Sharvin, Oliver Fisher

Purcell edges out Mehaffey and Walsh in €10,000 Shootout at The K Club

Conor Purcell, winner of the BMW Irish Golfer Shootout at The K Club. Picture by Pat Cashman Portmarnock’s Conor Purcell fired a five-under-par 67 to capture the €2,500 top prize in the €10,000 Irish Golfer Shootout supported by BMW & Modest! Golf.The former Walker Cup player won by one stroke from two of Ireland’s leading amateur stars — Arizona Stat...
Tags: Sport, Ireland, Golf, Paul Mcginley, European Tour, Bmw, Wake Forest, Arizona State University, Walsh, Tim Rice, Auburn University, EVN, Kilkenny, Donegal, LPGA, Purcell

Revised GUI fixtures as 2020 Championships and Inter-Club events resume

Adrian Morrow (Portmarnock) bunkered at the 9th hole in the final round of the 2016 Irish Seniors Amateur Close Championship at Tralee Golf Club. Picture by Pat Cashman The Golfing Union of Ireland has issued a number of revisions to its fixtures for 2020 as plans continue for the resumption of championship and inter-club activity at the end of July. ...
Tags: Sport, Aig, Golf, Leinster, Connacht, Killeen, Killarney, Donegal, Mahony, Amateur golf, Millicent, Pat Cashman, Golfing Union of Ireland, Jimmy Bruen, Inter Club, Fermoy

Donegal suspected human remains found to be from animal

Police searched the coastline after the discovery of what was initially suspected to be human remains.
Tags: News, Donegal

Donegal: Searches continue after discovery of human remains

The human remains were found on the coast at Maghery, near Dungloe on Thursday.
Tags: News, Donegal, Maghery, Dungloe

Lough Keel: 'British father and son' recovered from Donegal lake

An Irish police investigation into the deaths at Lough Keel, near Termon, is under way.
Tags: News, Donegal, Lough Keel, Termon

Lough Keel: Search for two people missing in Donegal lake

Irish Coast Guard rescue helicopter 118 is involved in the operation in Lough Keel.
Tags: News, Donegal, Irish Coast Guard, Lough

GUI green lights inter-club events; Jimmy Bruen and Pierce Purcell run as fourballs

Castlebar's Dave Walsh leads the charge at the 18th green after victory in the final of the AIG Jimmy Bruen at Carton House. Picture by Pat Cashman GUI clubs have voted in favour of a limited schedule of inter-club competitions and events in 2020 though it remains to be seen if All-Ireland competitions will run to completion or concluded at provincial...
Tags: Sport, Aig, Golf, GUI, Connacht, Donegal, All Ireland, Dave Walsh, Amateur golf, K Club, Carton House, Castlebar, Jimmy Bruen, Inter Club, AIG Pierce Purcell Shield, AIG Jimmy Bruen Shield

Martin O'Neill objects to planning application for youth football ground in Donegal

Former Republic of Ireland manager Martin O'Neill attempts to block the development of a football ground for a youth team in Donegal.
Tags: News, Martin O Neill, Donegal, Former Republic of Ireland

Red Hugh: Spanish dig for the bones of 'Fighting Prince of Donegal'

The Irish chieftain was buried in the same Spanish chapel as Christopher Columbus.
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‘Stay In, Stay Safe And Save Lives’: 9-Year-Old Honorary Police Sergeant Urges Social Distancing

DONEGAL, Ireland (CBS Local) — A young Irish boy’s advice for people to maintain social distancing amid the coronavirus pandemic is resonating around the world. Jack Beattie, 9, of Donegal is an honorary sergeant of the Irish National Police Service, otherwise known as Garda Síochána Donegal, meaning “Guardians of the Peace.” Beattie, who suffers from osteogenesis imperfecta, also known as brittle bone disease, was given his uniform two years ago, according to RTÉ Ireland. Thanks to the Little B...
Tags: Ireland, Offbeat, Dublin, Jack, Garda, Donegal, Local TV, Beattie, Donegal Ireland, Talkers, Coronavirus, Jack Beattie, Irish National Police Service, Garda Síochána Donegal, Little Blue Heroes Foundation, Facebook Beattie

Officials: Two Dead, Two Injured After Rollover Vehicle Crash In Citrus Heights

CITRUS HEIGHTS (CBS13) — Two people died in a rollover vehicle crash in Citrus Heights Thursday evening, officials said. The crash happened near Auburn Boulevard and Donegal Drive. Citrus Heights police say an SUV and a pickup truck collided head-on. One vehicle reportedly went across the lanes of traffic. Police say two other people were transported to an area hospital with unknown injuries. Citrus Heights police responded to the scene alongside Metro firefighters. Police have closed Auburn Roa...
Tags: News, Sacramento, Fatal Crash, Metro, Donegal, Auburn Boulevard, Citrus Heights News, MetroFire, GreenbackLn, Donegal Drive Citrus Heights, Greenback Lane to Charwood Lane Drivers

Officials: Two Dead After Rollover Vehicle Crash In Citrus Heights

CITRUS HEIGHTS (CBS13) — Two people died in a rollover vehicle crash in Citrus Heights Thursday evening, officials said. The crash happened near Auburn Boulevard and Donegal Drive. It’s unclear how many vehicles were involved in the crash and if there were any other injuries. Citrus Heights police responded to the scene alongside Metro firefighters. Police have closed the road at Greenback Lane and Auburn Boulevard as well as Auburn Boulevard at Charwood Lane. Drivers are asked to avoid the area...
Tags: News, Sacramento, Fatal Crash, Metro, Donegal, Greenback Lane, Auburn Boulevard, Citrus Heights News, MetroFire, Donegal Drive, Charwood Lane Drivers, GreenbackLn

Coronavirus: 'Stay away' from Donegal holiday homes

Anyone thinking of crossing the Irish border to holiday at Easter has been asked to think again
Tags: News, Easter, Donegal

Tara Mills & Declan Harvey to host Radio Ulster Drive

Television news presenter Tara Mills and former Radio 1 journalist Declan Harvey are to take over BBC Radio Ulster’s drive time news programme. Tara has been a familiar face on BBC Northern Ireland for many years as a BBC Newsline presenter and reporter. Declan joined BBC Northern Ireland three years ago after working as a news journalist for BBC Radio 1’s Newsbeat. Adam Smyth, Head of BBC News, NI, says: “Tara and Declan are great broadcasters and seasoned journalists. They will breathe ne...
Tags: UK, London, Bbc, People, Radio, United States, Northern Ireland, Belfast, LBC, Station, Stephen Lawrence, BBC World Service, BBC Radio, Newsday, Donegal, BBC News NI

Sea stack climbing

“You’re aware that every move could be your last. But you know you’re going to be okay.” That’s how Iain Miller describes the most difficult ascents he’s accomplished of the eerily beautiful sea stacks that grace Ireland’s treacherous Atlantic coast. Miller has climbed more than 100 sea stacks, over 60 of them on first ascents — making him the world’s most accomplished climber of the strange and mesmerizing rock formations. Miller first started climbing in his native Orkney Islands, a rugged...
Tags: Travel, Scotland, Atlantic, Ireland, Miller, All, Atlantic Coast, Mara, Donegal, Orkney Islands, Wild Atlantic, Iain Miller, northwest Ireland, Atlantic Way, Cnoc, Owey Island