first_imgWe learned this week that Joseph Duffy doesn’t fear anyone – not even Conor McGregor!Once again it was a very busy news-week across Donegal with the Donegal Rally creating plenty of headlines – mostly for all the right reasons.Here we take a sideways look at what other things that had people chatting from Ballybofey to Buncrana and beyond.1. We learned that despite the superb organisation and genuine rally fans, there are always a few who don’t really care about motorsport. Some of them appeared at Letterkenny District Court on Monday morning.2. It may be 2015 but the sight of a ‘Union’ flag is still a dividing issue for many in Donegal after the owner of Arnold’s Hotel in Dunfanaghy found out. 3. The announcement that Donegal is to get 15 new Garda vehicles throughout 2015 was widely welcomed and it appears that we will ned every one of them.4. We learned that mountaineer Jason Black isn’t a diva as he takes the Bus Eireann coach to Dublin with all his bags to begin his three month adventure to conquer K2.5. If you are a keen shopper you can snap up your very own shopping zone after Letterkenny Retail Park was put on the market by Bank of Ireland for several million euro.6. More than 600 runners and walkers took part in the Glenswilly 5k with many once again exclaiming the event offers the best buns in Donegal! Take a bow those tea ladies. 7. We learned that if you don’t succeed, try and try again. Just ask rally driver Manus Kelly.8. Donegal UFC fighter Joseph Duffy proved he is afraid of nobody after he offered to fight the Notorious Conor McGregor after his original opponent Aldo broke a rib. Go Joe!9. We found out what will be in the many Donegal GAA fans’ Christmas stockings after Jim McGuinness revealed he is to release a book ‘Until Victory Always’ later in the year.10. We also found out just why Michael Murphy is regarded as the best footballer in the country by former Tyrone legend Peter Canavan. Oh wait….that’s one for next week’s list!THAT FRIDAY FEELING – 10 THINGS WE LEARNED IN DONEGAL THIS WEEK was last modified: June 26th, 2015 by StephenShare 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)last_img

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