TRAGIC CHURCHILL BOY WAS DUE TO START LAST YEAR OF PRIMARY SCHOOL

first_imgThe young boy killed in a tragic farm accident in Kerrykeel yesterday has been named locally as Jamie Toner.Jamie, 11, was the much-loved son of Roisin and James Toner of Cruckraw, Churchill and brother of Lynn.A fifth class pupil at Stramore National School in Glendowan, Jamie died following an accident at his uncle’s farm in Glenvar around lunchtime yesterday. It is believed Jamie may have become trapped under a tractor while silage was being collected.He was rushed to Letterkenny General Hospital where surgeons battled to save his life but he died a short time laterThere was a huge outpouring of grief in both communities of Kerrykeel and Churchill/Glenswilly where the late boy’s mother Roisin (nee Friel) and dad James are from.Jamie was a very popular figure in the local community and was a keen member of the local youth club. A member of the parent’s committee at Stramore NS said everyone was in shock at Jamie’s sudden and tragic death.“He was a lovely young fella and everyone is just in shock and are numb by what has happened.“He was due to go into sixth class this year. Now there will be one less pupil coming back in September and that will be very hard for the kids and the teachers to accept. It’s just awful.“Our thoughts and prayers are with James, Roisin and Lynn and all the family at this time,” she said. TRAGIC CHURCHILL BOY WAS DUE TO START LAST YEAR OF PRIMARY SCHOOL was last modified: July 15th, 2012 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:ChurchillJames and Roisin TonerJamie TonerStramore NSlast_img read more

DDTV: EARAGAIL ARTS FESTIVAL BRING BACK THE DRIVE-IN AT ARDS FOREST PARK

first_imgEaragail Arts Festival has partnered with Belfast Film Festival to bring back the extremely popular Drive-In at Ards Forest Park.Taking place over two nights, The Drive-In presents family adventure classic The Goonies on Thursday, 24th July. The screening on Friday, 25th July is the horror film Evil Dead 2, which was decided by members of the public who voted for their preferred film on the Earagail Arts Festival Facebook page.Gates open from 7.30pm each night, with the film starting at 10.00pm. €25 per car (max 5 people per car).Paul Brown, Festival Director told Donegal Daily, “It’s been three years since the last Drive-In at Ards Forest Park and such has been the demand for these great family events that we’re bringing back two nights of drive-in movies in the beautiful surroundings of Ards Forest Park.“We’re grateful to Belfast Film Festival for partnering with us on this very special event. Damien Connor of the Belfast Film Festival said, “It’s great to team up with EAF for the first time, we like what they do and are very pleased to be part of their festival.“Like us, they love to show films to people in unusual and exciting locations, giving the audience a different cinematic experience.Places are allocated on a first come first served basis.Patrons should note that FM radio is essential – if the car radio does not receive an FM frequency signal, drivers should bring a portable radio with them to be able to receive the film dialogue to their car.Access only to car park via main park entrance from 7.30pm. (follow signs N56 to / from Letterkenny / Dunfanaghy).No vans permitted and MPVs, 4x4s and Jeeps will be parked at the rear of the car park to ensure visibility of the screen from smaller vehicles. Earagail Arts Festival asks that all patrons co-operate fully with stewards and staff and respect the ecology of the park by using bins and waste disposal provided.For full details on the Earagail Arts programme visit www.eaf.ie Earagail Arts Festival is funded by The Arts Council of Ireland, Fáilte Ireland and Donegal County Council.DDTV: EARAGAIL ARTS FESTIVAL BRING BACK THE DRIVE-IN AT ARDS FOREST PARK was last modified: June 25th, 2014 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:Ards ForestBusinessDrive-InEaragail Arts FestivalEntertainmentnewslast_img read more