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President McAleese congratulates Brian Friel, Donegal person of the Year

first_img Google+ Facebook Twitter President McAleese congratulates Brian Friel, Donegal person of the Year Twitter By News Highland – March 7, 2011 News Pinterest Facebook Man arrested on suspicion of drugs and criminal property offences in Derry Google+ WhatsAppcenter_img 75 positive cases of Covid confirmed in North Main Evening News, Sport and Obituaries Tuesday May 25th Pinterest Hundreds attended a weekend function to mark Bran Friel being named Donegal Person of the Year.The legendary playwright, who was named Donegal Person of the Year 2010 at a ceremony in The Burlinton Hotel in Dublin at the weekend outlined to the estimated 650 guests that a flush of pride that lasted for three days when he was told he would be honoured.Nobel prize winners Seamus Heaney and John Hume were in attendence while a message from President Mary McAlesee was read to the audience.Brian Friel, a Tyrone native has lived in Donegal for 44 years and was educated in Derry.He thanked the Donegal Association for the honour, stating it was a “very big event” for him. Previous articleDonegal petrol prices edge towards 1.50 a litreNext articlePolice appeal after Derry house shooting News Highland 365 additional cases of Covid-19 in Republic WhatsApp RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Further drop in people receiving PUP in Donegal Gardai continue to investigate Kilmacrennan firelast_img read more

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