DONEGAL NEWS IN BRIEF…DONEGAL NEWS IN BRIEF

first_imgROAD DEATH: Latisha Galbrade, 93, died at Letterkenny General this morning as a result of injuries she received in a car crash near Moyle, Newtowncunningham, last Sunday evening.STAB MYSTERY: GARDAI are investigating why a man stabbed in the Glencar area of Letterkenny hasn’t made a complaint. The man received 40 stitches after the incident last Friday, gardai confirmed.FRAUD CRACKDOWN: More than €3M in social welfare payments have been saved in Donegal in the past seven months after investigations. COPPER COPPER WARNING: Gardai have warned owners of empty properties throughout the county that thieves are targeting them to steal copper cylinders and pipes from hot presses.9/11 CONCERT: A Boston band with a Donegal frontman has been invited to play at the tenth anniversary NYPD 9/11 concert in New York.Devri is a rock-trad outfit whose lead singer-guitarist is Declan Houton from Malin.GENETICALLY MODIFIED CARS: Gardai are cracking down on modified cars which do not have insurance to match.MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING: Finn Valley College will open its new building on Monday. BROUGHT TO BOOK: A superb new book – Ballyshannon: Genealogy & History – by Anthony Begley, has been launched.THREE-AIRY HENRYS: They sing airs better than no-one else and this Saturday the three Henry Girls are the star turn at the Aislann Kilcar as part of the Donegal Sessions.MISSING THE TARGET: Donegal Target Club has been refused planning permission for a shooting range at the Cavan Upper quarry Killygordon. Local people had objected to the plan.THAT’S CAT: There has been a huge increase in the number of wild or feral stray cats in the county, animal welfare reps have confirmed.SOMETHING GEORGIAN: The Ramelton Georgian Society is planning to spend €200,000 restoring the ‘House on the Brae’ building in the town. The building has stood in the town since 1818. POTHOLES (NO 3,122): People living in the Raphoe area have joined forces to lobby the council to fix 127 potholes on the Castlefin road.AND FINALLY…..CAN I HAVE TWO BEERS PLEASE? Fed up speaking VERY LOUDLY in English to the locals when you’re on holiday in Spain. Fear not. Help is at hand. The Central Library in Letterkenny is holding free Spanish classes every Thursday at 6.30pm (for an hour) from September 15 to October 20.DONEGAL NEWS IN BRIEF…DONEGAL NEWS IN BRIEF was last modified: September 2nd, 2011 by BrendaShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)Tags:Donegal news in brieflast_img