DOLPHINS AND PLUMS – MAKING THE MOST OF DONEGAL’S LATE AUTUMNAL WEATHER!

first_imgBren Whelan caught this dolphin on camera off Malin Head yesterday.The Christmas adverts may already be on the television.But the unusually mild weather for November has turned nature on its head in Donegal.Mother nature is acting very peculiarly in Ireland’s most beautiful county. For a start, Enda Craig has plums.Enda Craig is enjoying his second batch of plums!In fact the Moville man is on his second batch of delicious plums this Autumn.And in another display of what is usually Summer behaviour, a pod of more than 20 dolphins are still putting on great jumping displays off Malin Head.Well-known wildlife photographer Bren Whelan (whose work featured on BBC 2 last night!) caught some great shots of the creatures. So the warning signs are all there.Just don’t go running out for your surf board and speedos on Christmas Day!DOLPHINS AND PLUMS – MAKING THE MOST OF DONEGAL’S LATE AUTUMNAL WEATHER! was last modified: November 6th, 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 read more

WE’RE COUNTING ‘THE MINUTES’ DOWN TO BEO’S LATEST PROJECT

first_imgAre your teenagers complaining they have nothing to do in Donegal this summer?We can’t sort the summer but we can sort tomorrow at least.BEO – the transition year grouping of a number of Letterkenny secondary schools have a range a band workshop and concert at the Regional Cultural Centre in Letterkenny. The project is part of the Earagail Arts Festival and lasts almost the entire day.Not only will it be a practical workshop in music and sound-checking, but it also features some of Ireland’s top bands including The Minutes and The Dirty 9s.The Dirty 9s will kick off the day with a workshop in modern music and Irish which will last for 45 minutes.This will be followed at 2.30pm by a soundcheck demonstration by The Minutes. And at 6pm the gig itself kicks off proper with no less than SEVEN bands on the bill.As well as The Minutes and The Dirty 9s, the rest of the line-up includes Don’t Lean Back, Jamaican Vampires, Tasty, Please Don’t Feed The Bassist and More Than Conquerors.If you can get a ticket from organisers today it will cost you a ridiculous €5 and on the night it costs an equally reasonable €10.All moody teenagers, especially those who claim they have nothing to do all summer, are invited.Ends WE’RE COUNTING ‘THE MINUTES’ DOWN TO BEO’S LATEST PROJECT was last modified: July 13th, 2011 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)Tags:BeoTHE DIRTY 9STHE MINUTESlast_img read more