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first_imgA Donegal fishermen has taken a break from the rigours of his craft by posting a ‘selfie’ of himself with the M5 weather buoy.Martin Doherty from Mullaghduff works on the well-known fishing trawler the Western Viking. He has spent over twenty years working at sea and has seen many changes in the industry since his days as a greenhorn.He now has the benefits of modern technology to keep him in contact with his family and of course his friends on Facebook!He posted this snap (above) of him with the M5 weather buoy earlier this evening.The Irish Weather Buoy Network is designed to improve weather forecasts and safety at sea around Ireland. The buoy network provides vital data for weather forecasts, shipping bulletins, gale and swell warnings as well as data for general public information and research.The weather was calm at sea today for Doherty and his Western Viking colleagues and he reckons the data they’re receiving suggest were in for a good spell of weather on the mainland.  ‘SELFIE’ LOVING DONEGAL FISHERMAN IS SOME BUOY! was last modified: August 25th, 2015 by Mark ForkerShare 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:newslast_img read more

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first_imgA Garda car was set alight during an attack at Carndonagh Garda station overnight.It is understood that an accelerant was used to set alight the patrol car just after 9.30pm.No arrests have yet been made and a motive for the attack has yet to be confirmed. Nobody was hurt during the incident which took place at the station which is located just outside the town.Local county councillor Albert Doherty said it was a callous act.“It is a dastardly act and something we don’t want connected to the town.“The night itself, although it was Halloween, was relatively quiet apart from this incident. “Somebody somewhere must have seen something and I would appeal to anybody with information to contact the Gardai,” he said.Anyone with information is asked to contact Carndonagh Garda Station on 074 937 4109.Outrage after Garda car torched outside local station was last modified: November 2nd, 2017 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:blazeCarndonagh Garda stationdonegalfirepatrol carset alightlast_img read more

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