Donegal people caught up in New Zealand earthquake

first_img WhatsApp The Prime Minister of New Zealand says the death toll from an earthquake in the city of Christchurch may rise.65 people have so far been confirmed dead, but up to 200 are still trapped under the rubble of collapsed buildings.Because the quake struck at lunchtime, the streets and shops were crowded. Mary Dunne – who is originally from Letterkenny – is living in Christchurch.Her home has been destroyed by the earthquake.She was explaining what happened when her area was hit by another aftershock:[podcast]http://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/02/11maryquake.mp3[/podcast]Patrick McGowen, from Ballybofey,has been recounted how he was involved in the rescue operation. He outlined his efforts to save the life of a man injured in the earthquake:[podcast]http://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/02/mcgow1quakepm.mp3[/podcast] Twitter HSE warns of ‘widespread cancellations’ of appointments next week Pinterest Pinterest Google+ Donegal people caught up in New Zealand earthquake Google+ Man arrested in Derry on suspicion of drugs and criminal property offences released Twitter Dail to vote later on extending emergency Covid powers center_img Dail hears questions over design, funding and operation of Mica redress scheme WhatsApp Facebook By News Highland – February 22, 2011 Facebook PSNI and Gardai urged to investigate Adams’ claims he sheltered on-the-run suspect in Donegal RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Newsx Adverts Previous articleSoccer – Given Out Of Republic’s March QualifierNext articleConservation group responds to permission for Glenties windfarm News Highland Man arrested on suspicion of drugs and criminal property offences in Derrylast_img read more