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