Landmark Donegal hotel fails to attract buyer at auction

first_imgOne of Donegal’s best-known hotels has failed to find a new owner at auction.An Ostan, Gaoth Dobhair, went under the hammer at at AllSops auction in Dublin with a knock-down reserve price of €590,000.However, the hotel failed to attract any bidders. The 32 bedroom hotel, which has its own leisure centre, sits on a stunning site of 76 acres at Bunbeg.The property also comes with 6 holiday apartments overlooking the North Atlantic Ocean.When it was opened the hotel was a hugely popular venue for weddings and other functions because of its stunning location.There were hopes that if the hotel is re-opened, it would bring a much-needed jobs boost back into the area. Landmark Donegal hotel fails to attract buyer at auction was last modified: December 14th, 2016 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

DONEGAL MAN PLANS NEW CAR AFTER WINNING STREAK BONANZA

first_imgA CO Donegal plans to splash out on a new car and pay off some bills after scooping €49,200 on the Winning Streak TV Gameshow at the weekendThomas Monaghan from Lettercran, Pettigo, won the cash on Saturday evening.He is pictured here at the presentation of winning cheques were from left: Gerri Maye, Gameshow host; Thomas Monaghan, winning participant;Nigel Scully,Head of Sales, The National Lottery; Fidelma O’Riordan, The National The selling agent from Gallaghers Post Office, Main Street, Pettigo, Co. Donegal and Marty Whelan, Gameshow host. Thomas was born and bred in Donegal and his late wife was from Co. Tyrone. They lived in New York for 25 years and returned home to Donegal in 1979.They had one son who is also called Thomas. He is retired for the NY Police Department.Thomas drove a bus in New York for 23 years and retired in 1978. He buys several Scratch Cards every week.Thomas says he would like to change his car and pay some bills. DONEGAL MAN PLANS NEW CAR AFTER WINNING STREAK BONANZA was last modified: April 16th, 2012 by BrendaShare 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