Restrictions in place on Derry’s Foyle Bridge as winds intensify

first_img Pinterest By News Highland – March 9, 2015 Due to high winds the Foyle Bridge in Derry has been closed to high sided vehicles and a 30 MPH speed limit has been put in place for other vehicles using the bridge.The restrictions are being implemented as a Met Eireann Orange Status Weather Alert remains in place for Donegal and other North West counties, warning of gusts of up to 130 kph this afternoon. Facebook Homepage BannerNews Previous articleHarps expecting a tough night in GalwayNext articleLand League calls for adjournment of repossession cases in Letterkenny after 24 hour postponement News Highland Donegal retains 14 Blue Flags, Lisfannon is not restored Gardai investigate deaths of two horses on the N56 Restrictions in place on Derry’s Foyle Bridge as winds intensify Today is the 30th anniversary of Eddie Fullerton’s murder Twitter Andrew McGinley says his children are getting him through life center_img RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Gardai investigate Castlefinn burglary Facebook Pinterest LUH still not ready to restore IT systems WhatsApp Google+ Google+ WhatsApp Twitterlast_img read more

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Excessive use of handbrake led to crash that killed young mother and daughter

first_img Twitter Excessive use of handbrake led to crash that killed young mother and daughter RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Facebook Google+ Andrew McGinley says his children are getting him through life Pinterest By News Highland – March 4, 2011 WhatsApp An inquest has heard how a teenage mother and her daughter died in a two vehicle collision when a tyre burst in Letterkenny in Co Donegal in 2008.Excessive use of the handbrake, including handbrake turns or dohnuts, by driver Christopher Hanlon, contributed to an accident which killed his 16-year-old girlfriend Kerry Anne Meehan and their three-month-old baby daughter Neisha in June 2008.The three had been in the Toyota car when the tyre blew out and caused it to crash into an oncoming 4×4 at Tullygay in Letterkenny.Meehan was pronounced dead at the scene whilst the baby later died of her head injuries at Letterkenny Hospital.The Garda who inspected both vehicles in the crash said the rear tyres of the Toyota were worn in patches as a result of excessive handbrake use .Christopher Hanlon was sentenced to 240 hours community service last November after he pleaded guilty to dangerous driving which caused the death of his girlfriend and baby daughter. Twitter Google+center_img Disruption to cancer service will increase mortality – Oncologist Facebook Previous articleAppeal hearing begins of 3 people guilty of murdering Jim McFaddenNext articleMayor of Donegal will not travel to US for St Patricks Day News Highland Pinterest Today is the 30th anniversary of Eddie Fullerton’s murder Donegal retains 14 Blue Flags, Lisfannon is not restored News Gardai investigate deaths of two horses on the N56 WhatsApp Gardai investigate Castlefinn burglary last_img read more

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