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  1. Bundoran

    POV check date October 2010 Infobox settlement settlement type Town name Bundoran other name Pad top italic Bun Dobhr in image skyline Bundoranbay.JPG image caption Bundoran seafront motto F ilte, Sl inte ... 0 timezone DST Irish Standard Time IST utc offset DST 1 website URL Bundoran Irish ... bundoran donegal ref History Origins File Bundoran Strand, Co. Donegal.jpg left 240px thumb Tullan Strand Bundoran, or as it is known in Irish language Irish Bun Dobhr in which means the foot of the little water , was, up until over a century ago, two separate villages. Bundoran was the village west ... and Bundoran Railway in 1868, which opened a terminus that it called Bundoran , ref ... distinct communities developed and merged to what are today called Bundoran. The first official record of Bundoran is in a deposition by Hugh Gaskein on May 16, 1653. He was a witness to events during ... of Enniskillen William Cole, Viscount Enniskillen built Bundoran Lodge, his summer home, in 1777 ... to have started a trend amongst his contemporaries as more of them discovered Bundoran and visited it to enjoy ... Catholic church built in 1859. ref Bundoran Public Right of Way 1870 . Dublin Mc Glaghan and Magill ref The Railway The opening of the Enniskillen and Bundoran Railway E&BR in 1868 connected Bundoran with Ireland s growing railway network ref name Hajducki6 and made the town more accessible .... ref Hajducki, op. cit. , page xiii ref In this period Bundoran emerged as one of Ireland s most ... houses were opened around the town and the GNR built the Great Northern Hotel, one of Bundoran s best ... 45 the GNR introduced the Bundoran Express ref name McCutcheon58 cite book last McCutcheon first ... David & Charles isbn 0 7153 4998 8 page 58 ref that linked Dublin and Bundoran via rws Dundalk ... also through trains between Bundoran and Belfast. ref McCutcheon, 1970, page 115 ref The partition .... Henceforth Bundoran s only railway link with the rest of the Irish Free State was via Northern Ireland ...   more details

  1. Enniskillen and Bundoran Railway

    Infobox company name Enniskillen and Bundoran Railway logo successor Great Northern Railway Ireland Great ... and Bundoran Railway E&BR was an Irish gauge RailGauge 63 railway company in north west Ireland. It linked Bundoran and Ballyshannon on the Atlantic coast of County Donegal Donegal with the Londonderry and Enniskillen Railway L&ER at rws Bundoran Junction in County Fermanagh Fermanagh . The line was opened in 1868 and closed in 1957. Development Enniskillen and Bundoran Railway RDT File Pettigoe ... began in 1866 and the section between Bundoran Junction and Bundoran opened in 1868. ref name Hajducki6 ... Bundoran and Enniskillen was about convert 43 mi abbr off . sfn Flanagan 2003 p 19 Bundoran Junction ... as well as southwards to rws Enniskillen and Dundalk. The E&BR renamed itself the Enniskillen, Bundoran ... Railway s main line to the city. A direct link to Sligo would have benefitted not only Bundoran ... from Bundoran to Sligo was delayed, and in 1875 Parliament authorised a rival project, the Sligo, Leitrim ... coast but it was too circuitous to carry much of the passenger traffic to Bundoran, Ballyshannon ... Hajducki 1974 p xiii At first the GNR did not operate through trains between Bundoran and Dublin. However, by 1916 the GNR ran the Great Northern Hotel at Bundoran and was running through coaches that were ... sfn Sprinks 1970 p 25 a fate that would not have befallen the E&BR s proposed line between Bundoran ... five intermediate stations between Bundoran Junction and Bundoran. ref name Hajducki6 7 ref name Dewick59 ... Dewick59 60 and in 1934 it introduced a railcar to serve all stations between Enniskillen and Bundoran ... Bundoran Express , one of Ireland s relatively few named trains. sfn McCutcheon 1970 p 58 It was not a fast ... Dublin Amiens Street station and Bundoran. sfn McCutcheon 1970 p 58 sfn Baker 1972 p 79 The train ... 1942, when the 1700 hrs departure from Bundoran to Belfast reached the border it was detained so ... to Newry . Lines including the Enniskillen and Bundoran, the Dundalk and Enniskillen and the Omagh Enniskillen ...   more details

  1. Central Hotel Fire, Bundoran

    Infobox wildfire title Central Hotel Fire image caption location Bundoran , Donegal , Republic of Ireland Ireland cost date 8th August 1980 in Ireland 1980 source electrical fault area burnt landuse fatalities 10 damage Destroyed Central Hotel The Central Hotel Fire, Bundoran was a fire that took place at a popular family owned hotel in the heart of the seaside resort of Bundoran , Co. Donegal in the northwest of Republic of Ireland Ireland . On 8th August 1980 in Ireland 1980 , a fire broke out killing ten people, including both locals and holiday makers. The Tragedy event tragedy featured as part of the RT television series Disasters in summer 2007. The blaze Just after midnight on Friday 8 August 1980, a call was made to the emergency services after a fire had been discovered in a small corridor to the back of the main bar, and going towards the main stair case used by the hotel s guests. The fire broke out at the height of the summer season, with sixty guests, mainly couples and families, booked in on the night while a function was also taking place in the main dance hall of the hotel. Initially, the town s own fire brigade was dispatched, and was to be aided by other units from across the northwest including Ballyshannon , Donegal Town , Killybegs , Letterkenny and Manorhamilton . As panic spread throughout the town, many locals and holiday makers rushed to the hotel in an effort to rescue some of those who had been trapped inside, with people jumping from the upper floors of the building into blankets held by those below. The fire spread rapidly and burned so intensely that cars that had been parked on the street outside it burst into flames. Ambulances were sent from ... throughout the night. ref http 1980 hotel fire.htm Bundoran Fire Brigade ..., Dublin Artane in Dublin. The Bundoran fire has never been commemorated physically, although in the aftermath ... id 68&tscategory id 125 Bundoran Town Council Minutes ref The site of the Central Hotel lay vacant ...   more details

  1. Richie Fitzgerald

    Infobox surfer name Richie Fitzgerald ref http www.c surf team european richie C Skins profile ref image birth name Richard Fitzgerald birth date birth place Co. Donegal , Ireland residence Bundoran height 5 10 178cm weight 168lbs 76kg nickname years active best year sponsors Volkswagen, Billabong, MMD, C Skins, Vans, Northcore major achievements stance Goofy shapers Mark McGuire Power Source Surf Boards quiver favourite waves The Peak, Bundoran favourite maneuvers website URL http Richie Fitzgerald is an Irish people Irish big wave surfing big wave surfer . Surf career He appeared in surfing documentaries such as Joel Conroy s Eye of the Storm 2002 film Eye of the Storm in 2002 ref http surfing 7439 news.htm Surfers Village Bundoran in the Eye of the storm by Declan Browne ref and Step Into Liquid in 2003. In 2009 he co lead with Gabe Davies in Joel Conroy s first featured documentary, Waveriders . Together they tow in surfing tow surfed the biggest swell to have been ridden off the Irish Atlantic Coast. He currently runs the surf coaching academy and Surf World shop in Bundoran with his Australian wife Briohny. ref http lifestyle red bulletin riding green giants waveriders the irish surf film 1810176.html Riding green giants Waveriders, the Irish surf film , Independent , July 7, 2009 ref ref http www.northcore richie fitzgerald northcore ambassador.htm Northcore Europe ref ref http our team Outsider magazine profile ref ref http cast crew richard fitzgerald waveriders cast bio waveriders cast profile ref References Reflist See also http travel 2009 0417 ontheroadwith.html On the road with Richie Fitzgerald http travel 2010 0826 surfbootcamp.html Swell Times Surf Boot Camp by Deirdre Mullins Persondata NAME Fitzgerald, Richie ALTERNATIVE NAMES SHORT DESCRIPTION DATE OF BIRTH PLACE OF BIRTH Co. Donegal , Ireland DATE OF DEA ...   more details

  1. Brian McEniff

    Brian McEniff born on the 1st December, 1942, in Bundoran , County Donegal is known in Ireland as being a successful Gaelic football manager. Early Life Brian s Parents were Mr. John McEniff from Newbliss , County Monaghan , and Elizabeth Begley from Carrickmore , County Tyrone , and were married in Bundoran in 1935. Brian has three brothers P.J. McEniff retired dentist , Se n McEniff Donegal County Councillor and Liam McEniff Doctor , and one sister, Mary McGlynn retired Hotel accountant . From the age of eight or nine my mother had me washing dishes on a biscuit tin at the Holyrood, Brian said in Tribune interview in 2004. why? Why is this relevant? date November 2011 Brian went to Bundoran Primary School. At the age of 12 he attended St. Macarten s College , a boarding school, in Monaghan Town . Following this, at the age of 17, he went to Cathal Burgha Street College in Dublin where he studied Hotel Management for three years. In 1962 he went to Canada in order to gain valuable work experience, and worked for four years in the The Fairmont Royal York Royal York Hotel in Toronto . It was there that he met and married Catherine O Leary, a Cork city Cork natice, and they went on to have three children while living in Canada. Brian returned to Ireland in 1966 and got involved in the Donegal GAA, playing at the Donegal County level, on the same team as the current Donegal County Manager the most senior civil servant with Donegal County Council , Michael McLoone . Brian McEniff and the GAA Brian McEniff is a Gaelic football manager in County Donegal , Ulster , Ireland . His success culminated in 1992 when he led his native Donegal GAA Donegal team to glory at Croke Park in the All ... Awards in 1972 and has won numerous titles with his home club of Bundoran, the famous St. Joseph s combination of Bundoran and Ballyshannon, Donegal and Ulster. He won his last county championship with Bundoran in 1979, which included the late Brendan McHugh and Seamus Reilly, both county representaives ...   more details

  1. Clogherbog

    Clogherbog is a townland situated on the south west side of Boho in County Fermanagh , Northern Ireland . It contains the sub townlands of Carrickrory, Lough Nacloyduff, Loughanquin, Loughnamanfin and Tullylaur. ref name BohoHeritage cite book title Boho Heritage A treasure trove of history and lore author Boho Heritage Organisation publisher Nicholson & Bass Ltd, Mallusk, Northern Ireland editors Edel Bannon, Louise Mclaughlin, Cecilia Flanagan year 2009 isbn 978 0 9560607 0 9 pages 246 ref The area is notable for the discovered remnants of ancient civilisations, including an Iron Age wooden cauldron ref cite book last Lanigan Wood first H. year 2003 title Prehistory of Fermanagh stone age hunters to saints and scholars publisher Fermanagh District Council location Enniskillen isbn 0 9540727 1 5 ref and the lettered cave at Lough Nacloyduff the lake of the dark caverns , which contains primitive inscriptions. ref name BohoHeritage The origins of this cave have been speculated on since a visit by William Wakeman in 1850. ref cite book last Wakeman first William F. title Lough Erne, Enniskillen, Belleek, Ballyshannon, and Bundoran with Routes from Dublin to Enniskillen and Bundoran, by Rail or Steamboat publisher Mullany, John location Dublin year 1870 page 125 url http stream lougherneennisk00wakegoog page n139 mode 1up accessdate 2011 02 12 ref ref cite journal last Wakeman first William Francis title On the inscribed cavern at Lough Nacloyduff, Parish of Bohoe, Co. Fermanagh. With 1 plate journal Proceedings of the Royal Irish Academy series 1 volume X pages 327 329 year 1866 9 ref Other features include the Mass rock which is inscribed with the date of 1777 and the Lake of the Fair Woman lang ga Loch na mban fionn which is the subject of an old tale. ref name BohoHeritage See also List of townlands in County Fermanagh References reflist 2 coord 54.349 7.796 display title region GB scale 50000 County Fermanagh Category Townlands in County Fermanagh ...   more details

  1. Aodh Ruadh

    File Aodh ruadh crest.gif thumb right 200px Aodh Ruadh C.L.G are a GAA club based in the town of Ballyshannon in County Donegal . They are one of the most successful teams in the county having won the Donegal Senior Championship 12 times. Aodh Ruadh formed one half of the St. Josephs team with Bundoran who won 7 County Championships and an Ulster Club Championship so far the only Donegal team to achieve this feat. Aodh Ruadh have produced many notable inter county players including members of the 1992 All Ireland Final winners Gary Walsh, Brian Murray and Sylvester Maguire and three inclusions on the Donegal team of the millennium in Pauric McShea, Martin Carney and Michael McLoone. The club colors are Green and White and they play their home games in the Father Tierney Park. External links http Official site Category Gaelic football clubs in County Donegal ...   more details

  1. Donegal Bay

    File Donegal Bay.PNG 300px right Donegal Bay B Dh n na nGall in Irish language Irish is an inlet or bay in the northwest of Ireland . Three Counties of Ireland counties &ndash County Donegal Donegal to the north and west, County Leitrim Leitrim and County Sligo Sligo to the south &ndash have shorelines on the bay, which is bounded on the west by the Atlantic Ocean . The town of Donegal and the River Eske lie at the head of the bay. Donegal Bay is Ireland s largest bay, and also contains Ulster s highest and Europe s sixth highest sea cliff s at Slieve League , which tower 1972  ft 601  m above sea level . Donegal Bay s beach es have some of Europe s finest surfing , caused by a combination by a direct west facing location and the funnel shape of Donegal Bay the westerlies of the Atlantic Ocean get funnelled into a relatively small area , which increases the size of the swell . Rossnowlagh and Bundoran are recognised by the European surfing community as among Ireland s finest surf beaches with good facilities and excellent water quality . Towns on the Bay File Donegalbaycloseup.png right thumb 350px Donegal Bay on Ireland s west coast Ballyshannon Bundoran Coolmore Donegal Killybegs Mountcharles Mullaghmore, County Sligo Mullaghmore Rossnowlagh Tullaghan Rivers that empty into the bay River Drowes between Bundoran and Tullaghan River Erne at Ballyshannon River Eske at Donegal Town Islands in the bay Isle of St Ernan Belle s Isle Rotten Island Geographical coordinates Latitude 54 40 N 54.67 Longitude 9 04 W 9.07 NWS buoy 62093 M4 External links http Donegal Bay Visitors site http station page.php?station 62093 Donegal Bay Weather Buoy References http products inc productdetails.cfm product key 35 Slieve League cliffs coord 54 32 N 8 30 W region IE type waterbody scale 500000 display title Category Bays of County Donegal Category Bays of County Sligo Category Landforms of County Leitrim Donegal geo ...   more details

  1. Pettigo

    2011 Once a thriving market village on the Enniskillen and Bundoran Railway , the village suffered ... station The Enniskillen and Bundoran Railway opened from rws Bundoran Junction on the Londonderry and Enniskillen ... 2007 11 22 format PDF ref It was extended Bundoran , Co. Donegal in 1868 ref Hajducki, 1974, maps ... railway station Dublin Amiens Street , Enniskillen , Belleek , Ballyshannon and Bundoran . 30 men kept ... the nearby Pettigo Market Yard. The railway also carried visitors to the developing seaside resort of Bundoran ... The return fare from Pettigo to Bundoran in 1866 was 3rd class 1 sd shilling , 2nd class 1s and 6 sd ... made the GNR close nearly all of its cross border lines, including the Bundoran branch, on 1 October ...   more details

  1. Donegal Senior Football Championship

    Infobox GAA championship main image name Donegal Senior Football Championship first 1920 firstwin Bundoran sponsors RT Raidi na Gaeltachta irish Craobh Peil Sinsear Dh n na nGall current Glenswilly currentordinal 1 super st most Gaoth Dobhair GAA Gaoth Dobhair mostordinal 14 The Donegal Senior Football Club Championship or the RT Raidi na Gaeltachta Donegal SFC is an annual Gaelic Athletic Association club competition between the top Donegal Clubs. The winners qualify to represent their county in the Ulster Senior Club Football Championship and in turn, go on to the All Ireland Senior Club Football Championship . In recent years the final has been played at MacCumhail Park in Ballybofey Top winners class wikitable style background sihttp w index.php?title Carlow Senior Club Football Championship&action editlver style background silver Team style background silver Winner style background silver Winning Years 1 Gaoth Dobhair GAA Gaoth Dobhair Gweedore 14 1935, 1938, 1941, 1944, 1945, 1946, 1947, 1949, 1953, 1954, 1955, 1961, 2002, 2006 2 Aodh Ruadh Ballyshannon 12 1929, 1932, 1937, 1939, 1942, 1943, 1951, 1986, 1987, 1994, 1997, 1998 Naomh Adhamhn n St. Eunan s GAA St Eunan s , Letterkenny 12 1948, 1956, 1960, 1967, 1969, 1972, 1983, 1999, 2001, 2007, 2008, 2009 3 Dungloe GAA An Clochan Liath Dungloe 7 1930, 1931, 1933, 1936, 1940, 1957, 1958 Naomh I saef St. Joseph s, Bundoran Ballyshannon 7 1956, 1968, 1970, 1973, 1974, 1975, 1976 4 Killybegs GAA Na Cealla ... Kilcar 5 1925, 1980, 1985, 1989, 1993 6 Bun Dobhr in Bundoran 3 1920, 1934, 1979 Four Masters, Donegal ... 1980 Kilcar GAA Kilcar 1 13 Ardara 0 08 1979 Bundoran 0 09 MacCumhaills 1 05 1978 Naomh Columba 1 ... 4 2 1936 Dungloe GAA Dungloe 2 8 Ardara 2 2 1935 Gaoth Dobhair GAA Gaoth Dobhair 2 8 Bundoran 0 3 1934 Bundoran 1 5 Dungloe GAA Dungloe 0 4 1933 Dungloe GAA Dungloe 3 2 Bundoran 1 3 1932 Ballyshannon ... Points Glenties 1921 No final 1920 Bundoran 2 4 Killygordon 1 2 External links http ...   more details

  1. R280 road

    Infobox road country IRL type R route 280 length km 74 destinations County Donegal Bundoran Starts in Town Centre and passes under the N15 road Ireland N15 County Leitrim Kinlock R281 road R281 Largydonnell Glenade Manorhamilton R282 road R282 N16 road Ireland N16 R287 road R287 Killarga R289 Drumkeeran R200 road R200 County Sligo Mountallen R285 road R285 Crosses the River Shannon County Leitrim R208 road R208 R207 road R207 Leitrim, County Leitrim Leitrim R284 road R284 R209 road R209 R299 Carrick on Shannon terminates at the N4 road Ireland N4 The R280 road is a regional road in Republic of Ireland Ireland linking Bundoran in County Donegal in the north to Carrick on Shannon in County Leitrim . En route it passes through Kinlough , Manorhamilton , Drumkeeran and Leitrim, County Leitrim Leitrim village . The road is convert 74 km mi abbr on long. imagemap Image R280road.jpg 380px thumb left The R280 near Leitrim village Clickable click a sign to go to its destination article desc none poly 80 196 70 364 766 378 768 288 400 272 418 200 Manorhamilton poly 96 416 76 494 80 586 764 592 762 516 774 496 790 494 802 416 Drumkeeran poly 120 642 90 704 106 726 104 802 108 806 400 810 400 728 422 640 Sligo poly 112 864 92 936 106 950 102 1030 682 1028 684 946 734 936 748 874 734 858 Dromahair imagemap See also Roads in Ireland National primary road National secondary road References http upload general 7617 0.pdf Roads Act 1993 Classification of Regional Roads Order 2006 Department of Transport Ireland Department of Transport Roads in Ireland Category Regional roads in the Republic of Ireland Category Roads in County Donegal Category Roads in County Leitrim Category Roads in County Sligo ...   more details

  1. N15 road (Ireland)

    Erne on a viaduct. Bundoran , southwest of Ballyshannon, marks the last town in County Donegal that the N15 passes by it enters County Leitrim directly west of Bundoran the bypass passes south of the town ...   more details

  1. Irish North Western Railway

    with the INW. ref name Hajducki15 Hajducki, 1974, map 15 ref In 1868 the Enniskillen and Bundoran Railway opened between rws Bundoran Junction and rws Bundoran , ref name Hajducki7 ref name Hajducki6 ...   more details

  1. Ulster Railways

    Ulster Railways , present and past, include Northern Ireland Railways , formerly Ulster Transport Authority Heritage railways List of heritage railways in Northern Ireland Former railway companies Annaghmore Turf Railway Ballycastle Railway Belfast and County Down Railway and its constituents Belfast, Hollywood and Bangor Railway Downpatrick, Dundrum and Newcastle Railway Belfast and Northern Counties Railway and its constituents Belfast and Ballymena Railway Ballymena, Ballymoney, Coleraine and Portrush Junction Railway Ballymena, Cushendall and Red Bay Railway Ballymena and Larne Railway Carrickfergus and Larne Railway Derry Central Railway Draperstown Railway Londonderry and Coleraine Railway Limavady and Dungiven Railway Portstewart Tramway Belfast Harbour Commissioners Belfast Street Tramways Bessbrook and Newry Tramway Carnlough Lime Company City of Derry Tramways County Donegal Railways Joint Committee and its constituents Donegal Railway Finn Valley Railway Strabane and Letterkenny Railway West Donegal Railway Clogher Valley Railway Castlederg and Victoria Bridge Railway Dundalk, Newry and Greenore Railway Giant s Causeway Tramway Giant s Causeway, Portrush and Bush Valley Railway & Tramway Glenariff Iron Ore and Harbour Company Glenanne and Loughgilly Tramway Great Northern Railway Ireland and its constituents in Ulster Banbridge, Lisburn and Belfast Railway Banbridge, Newry, Dublin and Belfast Junction Railway Belfast Central Railway Castleblayney, Keady and Armagh Railway Dublin and Antrim Junction Railway Dublin and Belfast Junction Railway Dundalk and Enniskillen Railway Enniskillen and Bundoran Railway Irish North Western Railway Londonderry and Enniskillen Railway Newry and Armagh Railway Newry, Warrenpoint and Rostrevor Railway Northern Railway of Ireland Portadown, Dungannon and Omagh Railway Town of Newry Connecting Railway Ulster Railway Londonderry Port and Harbour Commissioners Londonderry and Lough Swilly Railway and its constituents Burtonport ...   more details

  1. List of closed railway stations in Ireland: I

    noinclude The list of closed railway stations in Ireland includes the following. Year of passenger closure is given if known. Stations reopened as Heritage railway s continue to be included in this list and some have been linked. Some stations have been reopened to passenger traffic. Some lines are still in use for freight and mineral traffic. List of closed railway stations in Ireland by letter class wikitable sortable Station br Town, unless in station name County Rail company Year closed noinclude Illies Halt railway station Illies Halt existence doubtfull Inch railway station Inch County Wexford Wexford 1964 Inchicore railway station Inchicore existence doubtfull Inchicore Works Halt railway station Inchicore Works Halt ref Staff platform for railway works ref County Dublin Dublin Great Southern & Western Railway GS&W Inch Road railway station Inch Road 1948 Innishannon Road railway station Innishannon Road ref Renamed Curranure Innishannon Road 1851 1854. ref County Cork Cork, Bandon and South Coast Railway Cork, Bandon and South Coast 1891 Inniskeen railway station Inniskean County Monaghan Monaghan 1957 Inny Junction railway station Inny Junction 1941 Inver railway station Inver 1960 Irvinestown railway station Irvinestown 1957 Irvinestown railway station Irvinestown ref Opened as Lowtherstown Road , renamed Irvinestown 1861, Irvinestown Road 1863, Bundoran Junction 1866 ref 1957 Islandeady railway station Islandeady County Mayo Mayo 1963 Island Road railway station Island Road County Sligo Sligo 1963 noinclude add new entries above this tag Notes and references reflist Category Disused railway stations in Ireland List I Category Lists of railway stations in Ireland Clo noinclude ...   more details

  1. Preservation development

    , beginning with the 2,300 acre 931 ha Bundoran Farm, in Charlottesville, Virginia . Relationship ... tool for managing exurban growth. References references External links http Bundoran ...   more details

  1. Liam MacDaid

    Infobox bishopstyles name Joseph Duffy dipstyle The Most Reverend offstyle Your Lordship relstyle Bishop deathstyle not applicable The Most Reverend The Most Rev. Dr. Liam Se n MacDaid born 19 July 1945 , Doctor of Divinity D.D. , is the Roman Catholic Catholic Bishop of Clogher Lord Bishop of Clogher . ref http news services bulletin news 25525.php?index 25525&lang en Press Office of the Holy See ref He previously served as Chancellor ecclesiastical Chancellor of the Curia Roman Catholic Church Diocesan curia diocese . Early life and career Bishop MacDaid was born in Bundoran , County Donegal , part of the Diocese of Clogher Roman Catholic Diocese of Clogher . His family home was at the corner of the West End and Shamble Lane, where now stands The Marine Bar. Having completed his studies at St Macartan s College in Monaghan and St Patrick s College, Maynooth , he was ordained on 15 June 1969. Following his ordination he received a Diploma in Higher Education and began teaching at St. Macartan s College. He served as President of the College from 1981 1989. He has a keen interest in Gaelic games and was a former player with the then St Joseph s Gaelic Athletic Association G.A.A. club in his native Bundoran Ballyshannon parish. He also featured on some Donegal GAA Donegal teams in the early 1970s. MacDaid was Chairman of the Council of Priests of Clogher Diocese from 1989 until 1996. In 1993, after three years of pastoral experience in the parish of Fivemiletown Brookeborough in County Fermanagh , he was appointed as Diocesan Secretary and Chancellor of the Diocese, with additional pastoral responsibility for the parish of Tyholland , County Monaghan . On 27 February 2002 he was appointed Monsignor Chaplain of His Holiness by Pope John Paul II . Bishop of Clogher On 6 May 2010, The Right Reverend The Rt. Rev. Dr. Liam Monsignor MacDaid as he was Style manner of address styled at the time was appointed as the Bishop elect of Clogher, replacing Joseph Duff ...   more details

  1. Sligo, Leitrim and Northern Counties Railway

    Infobox company name Sligo, Leitrim and Northern Counties Railway logo fate dissolved foundation 1875 defunct 1957 location city Enniskillen location country Ireland area served County Cavan Co. Cavan , County Fermanagh Co. Fermanagh , County Leitrim Co. Leitrim , County Sligo Co. Sligo industry railway The Sligo, Leitrim and Northern Counties Railway SL&NCR was an Irish gauge RailGauge 63 railway in counties County Cavan Cavan , County Fermanagh Fermanagh , County Leitrim Leitrim and County Sligo Sligo in north west Ireland. History Sligo, Leitrim and Northern Counties Railway RDT From the time that the Londonderry and Enniskillen Railway L&ER was completed in 1859 there was a number of proposals to connect the line with Sligo. ref name Sprinks7 Sprinks, 1970, page 7 ref A Londonderry, Enniskillen and Sligo Railway was proposed that would have run west from rws Enniskillen via Manorhamilton direct to Sligo. ref name Sprinks7 ref name Sprinks8 Sprinks, 1970, page 8 ref The Enniskillen and Bundoran Railway E&BR was incorporated in 1862, was opened from rws Bundoran Junction on the L&ER to Bundoran on the Atlantic coast in 1868 and had Parliamentary powers to continue from Bundoran to Sligo, but failed to do so. ref name Sprinks8 The SL&NCR Company was incorporated in 1875, and its construction started at a junction with the Great Northern Railway Ireland Great Northern Railway GNR at Enniskillen and proceeded westwards. The E&BR accepted defeat and in 1878 Parliament passed an Act allowing it to abandon its commitment to extend to Sligo from Bundoran. ref name Sprinks8 The SL&NCR adopted as its company seal a picture of two steam locomotives colliding, with one derailed and the other remaining on the track. ref name Sprinks8 This commemorated the SL&NCR s success in reaching Sligo and the E&BR s failure to do the same. ref name Sprinks8 The SL&NCR opened as far as rws Belcoo in 1879, ref name Hajducki6 Hajducki, 1974, map 6 ref rws Manorhamilton in 1880, ref name Haj ...   more details

  1. Londonderry and Enniskillen Railway

    . In 1868 the Enniskillen and Bundoran Railway opened, linking the Atlantic Coast towns of Bundoran and Ballyshannon with the L&ER at rws Bundoran Junction . ref name Hajducki7 Operation and takeover ...   more details

  1. Naomh Conaill GAC

    , but defeat to Bundoran meant the wait would have to continue. The following year the club had some revenge against Bundoran by beating them to the 1962 Minor title by a score of 2 3 to 0 1. The club ... team of Ballyshannon and Bundoran . Following 1965, the club had to wait until 1968 to contest another ... victory for the senior team over Bundoran. Another shield division 2 title was added in 1992. As well ... 13 Na Gleannta 2 6 1958 U 16 Championship Gweedore 1 4 Na Gleannta 0 3 1961 U 16 Championship Bundoran 0 8 Na Gleannta 0 1 1962 Minor Championship Na Gleannta 2 3 Bundoran 0 1 1963 Minor Championship ... Naomh Conaill 3 9 2 3 Buncrana 2 3 2 3 1990 Intermediate Championship Naomh Conaill 2 12 Bundoran 2 ... Division 5 county final Malin 1 9 Naomh Conaill 1 6 2009 Minor A1 division league Bundoran 2 9 Naomh ...   more details

  1. Niederanven

    Refimprove date December 2007 Infobox Luxembourg commune name Niederanven luxname Nidderaanwen map Map Niederanven.PNG arms Coat of arms niederanven luxbrg.png LAU2 11005 canton Luxembourg district Luxembourg website http Niederanven lang lb Nidderaanwen is a Communes of Luxembourg commune and town in Luxembourg . Its population is 5,440 and it is located north east of Luxembourg city Luxembourg City , adjacent to the Luxembourg Findel International Airport which lies in Sandweiler . Overview As of 2001 , the town of Niederanven, which lies in the north east of the commune, has a population of 1,476. Other towns within the commune include Ernster , Hostert, Niederanven Hostert , Oberanven , Rameldange , Senningen , Senningerberg , and Waldhof . The A1 road Luxembourg A1 and the N1 roadways intersect in Niederanven. International relations See also List of twin towns and sister cities in Luxembourg Twin towns Sister cities Niederanven is a founding member of the Douzelage , a unique town twinning association of 24 towns across the European Union . This active town twinning began in 1991 and there are regular events, such as a produce market from each of the other countries and festivals. ref name Douzelage cite web url http title Home publisher accessdate 2009 10 21 ref ref name DouzelageMembers cite web url http index.php?id 15 title Member Towns publisher accessdate 2009 10 21 ref Discussions regarding membership are also in hand with three further towns Agros, Cyprus Agros in Cyprus , kofja Loka in Slovenia , and Tryavna in Bulgaria . columns list 4 flagicon Spain Altea , Spain 1991 flagicon Germany Bad K tzting , Germany 1991 flagicon Italy Bellagio , Italy 1991 flagicon Ireland Bundoran , Republic of Ireland Ireland 1991 flagicon France Granville, Manche Granville , France 1991 flagicon Denmark Holstebro , Denmark 1991 flagicon B ...   more details

  1. Tow-in surfing

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  1. Tullaghan

    Unreferenced date December 2009 Infobox settlement name Tullaghan other name pad top italic An Tulach n settlement type Town image skyline image caption pushpin map Ireland pushpin label position right pushpin map caption Location in Ireland coordinates display inline,title coordinates region IE subdivision type Country subdivision name Republic of Ireland Ireland subdivision type1 Provinces of Ireland Province subdivision name1 Connacht subdivision type3 Counties of Ireland County subdivision name3 County Leitrim established title established date unit pref Metric area footnotes area total km2 population as of 2002 population footnotes population total population density km2 auto timezone1 West European Time WET utc offset1 0 timezone1 DST Irish Standard Time IST Western European Summer Time WEST utc offset1 DST 1 latd 54.4683 longd 8.3311 coordinates format dms coordinates type dim 100000 region IE elevation footnotes elevation m 1 blank name Irish grid reference system Irish Grid Reference blank info iem4ibx G785578 website footnotes File Leitrimtullaghan.JPG thumb 220px left Tullaghan, County Leitrim. Tullaghan Irish place name An Tulach n is the most northernly village in County Leitrim , It is in the parish of Kinlough and Glenade and is located in the Manorhamilton electoral area. Republic of Ireland Ireland . Due to extensive property development, fueled by tax breaks, it has now mushroomed in size. The village had a population of 520 in 2002 and had grown to 764 by 2006. It has a high cross located on the roadside of the N15. Local folklore says that it was carried from the sea to its present site by men over 500 years ago. St Patricks Well is located approx 3kms west from the village on the coast road past St Patricks church. In January 2012 a 15ft whale was washed up on the coast of Tullaghan. It is situated on the 3  km long coastline of County Leitrim , on the N15 road Ireland N15 road between Sligo town Sligo , County Sligo 35  km and Bundoran ...   more details

  1. Douzelage

    File Flag of Europe.svg thumb right Flag of the European Union . The Douzelage is a town twinning association with one town from each of the member states of the European Union . ref name Douzelage cite web url http title Home publisher accessdate 2009 10 21 ref The name is a combination of the French words douze for twelve and jumelage for twinning and stands for the twelve founder members, one for each European Union member state in 1991, when the Douzelage Charter was signed in Granville, Manche Granville , in France. ref name Douzelage Although the membership of the EU, and of the association, has grown, the name Douzelage has been kept unchanged.. ref name Douzelage Aims and organisation The aims of the Douzelage are to promote and foster the spirit of Europe and to establish among others educational, economic, tourist, sporting and cultural links between the towns for the mutual benefit of the inhabitants thereof. Douzelage is chaired by a president and two vice presidents, all elected for a period of three years. The official language used is English, partially also French. ref name Douzelage The Douzelage movement received European recognition in 1993 when it was honoured by the European Commission with the http comm towntwinning best best en.html Golden Stars of Twinning .. ref name Douzelage Members The original 12 founder members were flagicon Spain Altea , Spain flagicon Germany Bad K tzting , Germany flagicon Italy Bellagio , Italy flagicon Ireland Bundoran , Republic of Ireland Ireland flagicon France Granville, Manche Granville , France flagicon Denmark Holstebro , Denmark flagicon Belgium Houffalize , Belgium flagicon Netherlands Meerssen , the Netherlands flagicon Luxembourg Niederanven , Luxembourg flagicon Greece Preveza , Greece flagicon Portugal Sesimbra , Portugal flagicon UK Sherborne , United Kingdom Towns that joined later are flagicon Finland Karkkila , Finland 1997 flagicon Sw ...   more details

  1. Harvest Storm

    Infobox Album See Wikipedia WikiProject Albums Name Harvest Storm Type Album Artist Altan band Altan Cover Harvest Storm.jpg Released 1992 Recorded September October 1991 Genre Celtic music Celtic Length 45 42 Label Green Linnet Records Green Linnet Producer P.J. Curtis Last album The Red Crow 1990 This album Harvest Storm 1992 Next album Island Angel 1993 Album ratings rev1 Allmusic rev1Score Rating 4.5 5 ref Allmusic class album id r102822 first Rick last Anderson ref rev2 rev2Score Harvest Storm is the third studio album by Altan band Altan , released in 1992 on the Green Linnet Records Green Linnet label. Track listing All titles arranged by Altan. Pretty Peg New Ships A Sailing The Bird s Nest The Man From Bundoran reels 3 37 D nal Agus M rag The New Rigged Ship song and reel 4 27 King of the Pipers jig 3 08 S amus O Shanahan s Walking in Liffey Street jigs 2 33 Mo Choill song 4 10 The Snowy Path slip jig 2 12 Drowsy Maggie Rakish Paddy Harvest Storm reels 2 57 S Do Mhaimeo song 2 50 McFarley s Mill Na M id reels 2 25 The Rosses Highlands highlands 2 58 A Nobleman s Wedding song 6 35 Bog An Lochain Margaree Reel The Humours of Westport strathspey and reels 3 34 Dobbin s Flowery Vale slow air and reel 4 20 All titles are traditional except the following S amus O Shanahan s Walking in Liffey Street composed by Paul O Shaughnessy The Snowy Path composed by Mark Kelly Harvest Storm composed by Frankie Kennedy and Mair ad N Mhaonaigh Personnel Mair ad N Mhaonaigh Fiddle , vocals Frankie Kennedy Flute , Tin whistle whistle , vocals backing Ciaran Tourish Fiddle, whistle, vocals backing Paul O Shaughnessy Fiddle Ciar n Curran Bouzouki , bouzouki guitar Mark Kelly Guitar, vocals backing D ith Sproule Guitar on The Rosses Highlands , vocals backing Guest musicians Frieda Gray Irish stepdance Dancing on Mill na M id Tommy Hayes Bodhr n , bass bodhr n, percussion , jaw harp D nal Lunny Musical keyboard Keyboards , bass bodhr n on D nal Agus M rag Liam Maonla Di ...   more details

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