Photo of Director of the Irish Coast Guard Chris Reynolds and Vice Admiral Anne-Francois de Saint-Salvy, Prefecture for the Atlantic Region and the Director of the French Coast Guard.
Director of the Irish Coast Guard Chris Reynolds and Vice Admiral Anne-Francois de Saint-Salvy, Prefecture for the Atlantic Region and the Director of the French Coast Guard this morning signed an important agreement in Dublin on co-operation regarding Search and Rescue services.
The agreement further strengthens Irish and French co-operation for search and rescues services in the respective search and rescue regions.
Representatives of the Board of Údarás na Gaeltachta have met the Fianna Fáil Leader Micheál Martin and Fianna Fáil TDs Éamon Ó Cuív and Micheál Kitt at Leinster House today to discuss the Government’s decision to remove the democratic elections to the Board of Údarás na Gaeltachta.
The meeting was attended by Senator Brian Ó Domhnaill, Councillor Seán Ó Tuirisc and Val Hanley, who represented the other Fianna Fáil board members of Údarás na Gaeltachta. They voiced their serious concerns about the future of Údarás following the Government’s decision last week to remove the power from the people to elect those who run the agency. Read more
Shauna Ward in action recently
5 Donegal surfers have been selected for the Irish Surf team to represent the country when the European Surfing Championships “Eurosurf”, supported by Fáilte Ireland, happen in Bundoran, from September 23rd until October 3rd this year.
Ronan Oertzen, 20, Shauna Ward, 24, Darragh McCarter, 25 and Richie Fitzgerald, 36 all from Bundoran and Easkey Britton, 25, from Rossnowlagh competed in a series of selection events in early 2011 in order to secure a place on the Irish national surf team. Read more