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#Glenties

From The42 'Jim McGuinness introduced me to the panel and said, ‘He’ll be playing for the next 20 years'' Looking Back

'Jim McGuinness introduced me to the panel and said, ‘He’ll be playing for the next 20 years''

As Naomh Conaill prepare for Sunday’s Ulster final, Leo McLoone reflects on his career with the Glenties club.

From TheJournal.ie Calls for Josepha Madigan to give fuller account of her part in ‘swing-gate’ Maria Bailey

Calls for Josepha Madigan to give fuller account of her part in ‘swing-gate’

Minister Bruton says Madigan has no further questions to answer in relation to case.

From TheJournal.ie Boris Johnson in Downing Street 'quite rightly raises enormous fears', says Micheál Martin Hold On To Your Hats

Boris Johnson in Downing Street 'quite rightly raises enormous fears', says Micheál Martin

Martin said the last time Johnson was in Ireland, he didn’t show the ‘slightest level of understanding’ about the the Good Friday Agreement.

From TheJournal.ie AIB chair says he wouldn't hire a candidate with the 'uncombed hair' and 'racist language' of Boris Johnson Non Committal Business Language

AIB chair says he wouldn't hire a candidate with the 'uncombed hair' and 'racist language' of Boris Johnson

AIB chairman Richard Pym said he would be abandoning “non-committal business-person language”. And he did.

From TheJournal.ie Man to be charged with murder of ex-Sinn Féin official and IRA/MI5 double-agent Denis Donaldson Glenties

Man to be charged with murder of ex-Sinn Féin official and IRA/MI5 double-agent Denis Donaldson

Donaldson was killed months after admitting that he had worked as an M15 agent for over 20 years.

From TheJournal.ie Joe Mulholland defends MacGill Summer School against 'male, pale and stale' accusations after sexism storm Gender Balance

Joe Mulholland defends MacGill Summer School against 'male, pale and stale' accusations after sexism storm

The summer school is due to kick off this weekend.

From TheJournal.ie Covert surveillance sees fish enforcers crack down on illegal salmon netting in Donegal Inishbeg Island

Covert surveillance sees fish enforcers crack down on illegal salmon netting in Donegal

Inland Fisheries Ireland has seized 1,100 yards of illegal salmon drift nets off Inishbeg Island.

From TheJournal.ie After controversy, MacGill Summer School confirms list of names for 8th Ref and gender panels Controversy

After controversy, MacGill Summer School confirms list of names for 8th Ref and gender panels

High-profile campaigners from the Yes and No campaigns are amongst those taking part.

From TheJournal.ie MacGill Summer School to hold session on why it hasn't embraced gender balance following controversy New Session

MacGill Summer School to hold session on why it hasn't embraced gender balance following controversy

The Director of MacGill said, “We are determined to do all that we can to redress this imbalance”.

From TheJournal.ie 'In total shock': Donegal woman dies while on holiday in Thailand Glenties

'In total shock': Donegal woman dies while on holiday in Thailand

It is understood Louise Furey died after falling from a balcony.

From TheJournal.ie Donegal nightclub to open on Christmas night despite objections from gardaí and locals Special Licence

Donegal nightclub to open on Christmas night despite objections from gardaí and locals

Up to 1,600 people are expected to attend the Limelight nightclub in Glenties.

From TheJournal.ie Ireland 'shouldn't go down US route of splitting security and policing' Policing

Ireland 'shouldn't go down US route of splitting security and policing'

The chair of the Future of Policing Commission said splitting security and policing systems might not be the answer to tackling terrorism.

From TheJournal.ie A post-Brexit trip to Belfast to buy a new TV will mean you'll pay duty plus VAT, says TD Brexit Tax

A post-Brexit trip to Belfast to buy a new TV will mean you'll pay duty plus VAT, says TD

Pearse Doherty said there will be big tax implications if the customs union ends.

From TheJournal.ie Fine Gael minister says left-wing policies would "break this country" Rise Of The Left

Fine Gael minister says left-wing policies would "break this country"

Paschal Donohoe said that a ‘social disorder’ has prevailed since the 2008 economic collapse.

From TheJournal.ie Don't worry, Paschal has found the money to refund your water charges Baby I Got Your Money

Don't worry, Paschal has found the money to refund your water charges

Paschal Donohoe has identified an under-spend across all departments of €300 million.

From TheJournal.ie These are the most expensive and cheapest areas for renting in Ireland Rent Index

These are the most expensive and cheapest areas for renting in Ireland

The top five areas with the most expensive rents are all located in on the southern side of Dublin.

From TheJournal.ie Pensioner (80) dies in Donegal house fire RIP

Pensioner (80) dies in Donegal house fire

The incident happened in the townland of Glaiseach Bheag.

From TheJournal.ie The great Donegal postal voting scam of 1985 Donegal Dodginess

The great Donegal postal voting scam of 1985

An enormous scam to rig postal voting in the north-western county took place. Fortunately, the scammers weren’t all that subtle…

From TheJournal.ie Here are 9 things we learned from the Electric Picnic of politics MacGill

Here are 9 things we learned from the Electric Picnic of politics

Where do politicos, academics and Oireachtas nerds spend their summer holidays? In Glenties of course…

From TheJournal.ie 'I was offered class A drugs, but I was never offered the chance to volunteer' MacGill

'I was offered class A drugs, but I was never offered the chance to volunteer'

The MacGill Summer School has been discussing the causes of young people’s apathy towards politics.

From TheJournal.ie Sorry Michael: Spending watchdog still thinks Noonan should cut €2bn in the budget MacGill

Sorry Michael: Spending watchdog still thinks Noonan should cut €2bn in the budget

Economic figures warned Michael Noonan that the hard slog is not over at the MacGill Summer School tonight.

From TheJournal.ie This top civil servant wants to talk about making it easier to sack public sector workers MacGill

This top civil servant wants to talk about making it easier to sack public sector workers

Robert Watt has admitted it is easier to sack workers in the private sector than it is in the public sector.

From TheJournal.ie Mary Coughlan: A lot of people would like me to go back into politics - but I'm not sure Fianna Fáil

Mary Coughlan: A lot of people would like me to go back into politics - but I'm not sure

Coughlan also admitted this morning that a lot of people thought she was out of her depth as Tánaiste.

From TheJournal.ie Commissioner: The guards are damaged and hurting - but we aren't broken MacGill

Commissioner: The guards are damaged and hurting - but we aren't broken

Acting garda commissioner Noirín O’Sullivan has been speaking at the MacGill Summer school in Glenties this evening.

From TheJournal.ie 'If I was Minister for Finance I would meet Donald Trump - but not on his terms' MacGill

'If I was Minister for Finance I would meet Donald Trump - but not on his terms'

Michael Noonan’s rendezvous with ‘The Donald’ in May was criticised at MacGill this afternoon.

From TheJournal.ie 'We are on the cusp of a government without Fianna Fáil or Fine Gael' MacGill

'We are on the cusp of a government without Fianna Fáil or Fine Gael'

Lucinda Creighton has said that the window of opportunity for a new political movement is closing.

From TheJournal.ie Stephen Donnelly: Nobody takes the Dáil seriously... including TDs MacGill

Stephen Donnelly: Nobody takes the Dáil seriously... including TDs

The independent TD says he has no regrets about quitting the banking inquiry last month.

From TheJournal.ie Michael McDowell doesn't think much of the government's plans to reform the guards MacGill

Michael McDowell doesn't think much of the government's plans to reform the guards

The former justice minister has been speaking at the MacGill Summer School in Glenties tonight.

From TheJournal.ie Frank Flannery: Fine Gael's local election campaign was one of the worst I ever saw Frankly Speaking

Frank Flannery: Fine Gael's local election campaign was one of the worst I ever saw

The former Rehab chief and Fine Gael strategist has been speaking at the MacGill Summer School in Donegal.

From TheJournal.ie It may be all over, but they're still talking about the Garth Brooks saga in Donegal Make It Stop

It may be all over, but they're still talking about the Garth Brooks saga in Donegal

The MacGill Summer School heard a bit of Garth chat this morning…

From TheJournal.ie 'A feature of our calamities in Ireland is that we keep repeating them' MacGill

'A feature of our calamities in Ireland is that we keep repeating them'

The MacGill Summer School has been discussing how to restore trust and credibility in our institutions.

From TheJournal.ie Joan Burton: Above all else, the Israelis need to stand back from their actions in Gaza Viable Ceasefire

Joan Burton: Above all else, the Israelis need to stand back from their actions in Gaza

The Tánaiste said that “viable ceasefire” is needed in the Middle East after a weekend of violence.

From TheJournal.ie The political version of the Electric Picnic is happening in a small Donegal village all this week Nerdathon

The political version of the Electric Picnic is happening in a small Donegal village all this week

Glenties plays host to the 34th annual MacGill Summer School all week.

From TheJournal.ie Family of murdered spy Denis Donaldson accuse gardaí of delaying death inquest The Troubles

Family of murdered spy Denis Donaldson accuse gardaí of delaying death inquest

Donaldson worked for Sinn Féin in the Northern Ireland Assembly in Stormont before being outed as an MI5 agent in 2005 and later shot dead.

From TheJournal.ie Martin: Taoiseach's political reform claims are 'transparently ridiculous' Political Reform

Martin: Taoiseach's political reform claims are 'transparently ridiculous'

Micheál Martin has proposed a series of radical reforms if Fianna Fáil was in government at the MacGill Summer School in the Glenties tonight.

From TheJournal.ie Driver seriously injured after his van hits a ditch in Donegal Donegal

Driver seriously injured after his van hits a ditch in Donegal

The crash happened near Gweedore this afternoon.

From TheJournal.ie Husband of former Tánaiste Mary Coughlan passes away R.I.P.

Husband of former Tánaiste Mary Coughlan passes away

David Charlton, 48, had been suffering from cancer.

From TheJournal.ie Mary Lou McDonald: "Austerity will not cure the deficit" MacGill

Mary Lou McDonald: "Austerity will not cure the deficit"

Speaking at the MacGill Summer School, McDonald said that the Government’s action plan on jobs ticks all the boxes – bar creating jobs.

From TheJournal.ie Corruption and the Catholic Church up for discussion at MacGill Summer School Talk It Out

Corruption and the Catholic Church up for discussion at MacGill Summer School

Government ministers, journalists and academics will be speaking at the 32nd MacGill Summer School which starts tonight in Donegal.

From TheJournal.ie Enda Kenny announces 'radical' changes to welfare Welfare

Enda Kenny announces 'radical' changes to welfare

The Taoiseach also warned of further spending cuts, saying we can “no longer afford” certain services.

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