first_imgAn unusual visitor paid the penalty on a visit to a Co Donegal school.The frightened fox just seconds before it was released from the football net at Errigal College.The normally canny fox found himself trapped in a football net when he visited Errigal College in Letterkenny.The frightened animal was noticed by pupils and staff at the school yesterday morning. A plan of action was hatched in a bid to return the fox back to the wilds.Teacher Michael McMenamin and pupil Ciaran Cleary had to exercise caution as the frightened fox was snapping.The lads eventually managed to free the tangled animal from the netting using a snips.Teacher Hugo Dorrian said it was a case of teacher and pupils coming together to “out-fox” the creature. “It did cause a bit of excitement for a while but the lads had to be careful because the fox was snapping.“When they eventually managed to free him, he took off like a shot through the fields.‘Thankfully it wasn’t hurt and he can live to play football on the Errigal College football field another day,” laughed Hugo.Errigal College in Letterkenny. UNUSUAL VISITOR IS OUT-FOXED DURING VISIT TO DONEGAL SCHOOL was last modified: October 1st, 2014 by StephenShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:donegalerrigal collegefoxletterkennytrappedlast_img read more

Be A Bruce With Monty Python For Charity

first_imgA new charity auction is giving you a chance to be a “Bruce” with Monty Python!Video: A Once in Lifetime “Selfie” – Monty Python’s “Charity Bruce”The lucky winner of this prize will get the opportunity to rub shoulders with the much loved stars of Monty Python and enjoy a guest appearance during their fantastic Monty Python Live (mostly) show at the O2 Arena on Friday18th July 2014. You will feature in The Bruces sketch as a “Bruce” and be on stage with one of the world’s finest ever comedy groups; this really is a money can’t buy prize.All proceeds from the auction will go to music therapy charity Nordoff Robbins.The five surviving members of the comedy group – John Cleese, Terry Gilliam, Terry Jones, Eric Idle and Michael Palin – have reunited for the last ever time for a run of 10 live shows at London’s O2 Arena. This will be the first time they have performed together live on stage since 1980, at the Hollywood Bowl, and 40 years after they last appeared on stage in the UK, at the Theatre Royal, Drury Lane. The show will see a combination of new material and fan favourites and you can be a part of it.This truly is a unique and unforgettable experience, so make sure you bid now to join the stars of Monty Python in the most hotly anticipated comedy tour of 2014. The prize winner will also be given two tickets to the show, so you can bring a guest who will have the chance to only enjoy this fantastic show but also witness you take to the stage!To take part in the auction, click here.last_img read more