Letterkenny businessman Brendan McGlynn is well-known throughout the county as an estate agent and the owner of the Quiet Moment cafes. Here he outlines what he loves about Donegal including his own chef’s homemade scones!
What is your favourite place in Donegal and why?
Dunfanaghy is my favourite place in Donegal. There’s always a good holiday atmosphere it has the full package.
If you could change one thing about Donegal what would it be?
I would have a motorways from Letterkenny to Dublin and Belfast.
Who is the one person in Donegal that you look up to and why?
It has to be my mother Kay over the years she has helped to stay positive for the future even in these tough times.
Daniel O’Donnell or Packie Bonner?
What has been Donegal’s proudest moment in recent years?
It has to be the winning Ulster Championship back to back.
What was Donegal’s saddest moment?
The deaths off the O’Donnell family and their babysitter in the fire tragedy in 1986 in ard o’Donnell. I will never forget that day.
What is your favourite Donegal-made product?
It has to be homemade scones from my own chefs in the quiet moment.
Who is Donegal’s greatest ambassador around the world and why?
I’m sure its Daniel o’Donnell he’s well up there anyway.
Who is Donegal’s most successful businessperson in your opinion?
Any business person that still has his business open in this recessionary climate
Who is your favourite Donegal sportsperson of all time?
Charlie Collins for his input and knowledge of all sports in donegal all over the years especially local gaa and soccer
What is your favourite Donegal restaurant?
Pats on the Square – a great family restaurant very well run and great food .
Donegal’s golden eagles or basking sharks?
Your nomination for Donegal’s most stylish person?
I would nominate Frankie monaghan for the best dressed man in donegal .
What is your favourite Donegal saying or expression?
Will Donegal win the All Ireland this year?
We’re looking good to go all the way time will tell.
What is your favourite Donegal food?
Four lanterns chicken dinner box tasty.
Is there anything that really annoys you about Donegal or its people?
Our obsession with the weather.
If you had a million euro to spend on improving something in Donegal, what would it be?
I would connect main street with the new retail park with one main link.as promised by the council.