RALLY TO CONTINUE DESPITE CANCELLATION OF STAGE AFTER TRACTOR PROTEST

first_imgThe Donegal International Rally will resume again this morning after organisers were forced to cancel the last stage of the event yesterday.The cancellation came after a protester blocked a roadway in the Knockalla area with a tractor.It is understood the man was interviewed by Gardai at the scene. A stand-off developed and organisers decided it was best to cancel stage 14 duirng yesterday’s second day of rallying.Hundreds of disappointed spectators were forced to abandon the stage at Knockalla which is one of the most popular of the three day event.The Knockalla stage was the scene of one of the most tragic incidents in the rally’s history two years ago when Meath navigator Thomas Maguire was killed.  RALLY TO CONTINUE DESPITE CANCELLATION OF STAGE AFTER TRACTOR PROTEST was last modified: June 17th, 2012 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)last_img

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