OVER & OUT: A LIFFORD Celtic player faces a year out of local soccer after pushing the referee during a Donegal League match with Kilmacrennan Celtic. The Ballybofey official abandoned the game at Letterkenny Community Centre after half an hour because of the incident. Players found guilty of assaulting referees face a minimum 12 month ban. The player has since apologised.
JOBS DELIVERED: More than 80 jobs have been created in Killybegs since the launch of a scheme aimed at creating positions in the support industries for the fishing industry. An official announcement on the success is expected next week.
PUMPED UP: The threat by the ESB to cut off power to the sewage system in parts of Letterkenny has been lifted. The company has shelved the bill after a meeting with Letterkenny Town Council.
TOP DOG: The Donegal Association in Dublin is seeking nominations for the Donegal Person of the Year Award for 2012. The closing date is Wednesday, November 30th. Forms are available from here www.donegalassociation.ie, or by writing to The Donegal Association, The Teachers Club, Parnell Square, Dublin 1, or contact Sorcha Ní Dhomhnaill at 087 9184072.
GET ME OUT OF HERE: Bundoran independent councillor Florence Doherty has called for the town’s council to be dissolved. “It’s not fit for purpose and is a waste of money,” she said.
TESC-NO: Tesco is facing objections to its plans for a petrol station at its Letterkenny store from Eddie Tobin, the owner of a service station on the Port Road. Tesco makes more money per head of population in Ireland every year than in any other country.
FACELIFT: Buncrana Town Council is hoping to get funding to give the town’s Main Street a facelift. The council wants to win gold at next year’s Tidy Towns competition.
ARDARA’S GOT TALENT: Ardara GAA club is organising an ‘Ardara’s Got Talent’ competition on Saturday week, November 26. Tickets are on sale at Diver’s Newsagents and at the venue itself, the Nesbitt Arms Hotel.Tags: