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Buncrana woman wins WAW treasure hunt 13.11.20

DONEGAL County Council in partnership with the Inishowen Development Partnership organised a treasure hunt competition of the Wild Atlantic Way for older people during Social Inclusion Week 2020, as part of the Age Friendly Programme. The two lucky winners were Anna McCallion from Buncrana and John Bonner from Letterkenny.
Left to right: Mairead Cranley, Donegal Age Friendly Programme; Denis Kelly, Inishowen Development Partnership; Anna McCallion, winner and Shauna McClenaghen, Inishowen Development Partnership.
Each of them won a tablet computer and have been offered training on using their new device by Denis Kelly at Inishowen Development Partnership. Neither Anna or John have ever used a tablet before but are looking forward to learning.
The clues were read out each day on the Greg Hughes Show at Highland Radio. John’s granddaughter Kelly Bonner entered each day on behalf of her grandfather. John said: “I enjoyed having to guess the clues each day and I would ring Kelly up with the answers for her to email them on my behalf”.
Anna who has a son living abroad said she was looking forward to learning how to Skype her son with the new device.

The clues and answers were as follows:
• Sounds like a very small deer = Fahan
• Large Irish sweater surrounded by water = Aranmore Island
• Part of a garment and ball game = Slieve League
• Hill for heir to throne = Mountcharles
• Ruby fortified building = Redcastle
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