first_imgDonegal’s Ice Road Trekkers return to Letterkenny Denis Ferry, Les O’Donnell and Paul Donerty are greeted by family and friends at Hegarty’s Ford Garage on Sunday evening. Photo:- Clive Wasson Donegal men Denis Ferry and Les O’Donnell – with top photographer Paul Doherty, AKA the Ice Trekkers are back in Donegal.The guys, who completed their incredible 1,000 mile drive through Alaska, driving the Dalton highway and to the frozen arctic ocean some 350 miles north of the arctic circle, arrived back home yesterday. One of the first people to congratulate the guys was former Westlife star Brian McFadden  who retweeted a message through Donegal Daily.Donegal’s Ice Road Trekkers return to Letterkenny Denis Ferry, Les O’Donnell and Paul Donerty are greeted by family and friends at Hegarty’s Ford Garage on Sunday evening. Photo:- Clive WassonLes and Denis undertook the challenge in aid of three local charities – Donegal Hospice, Friends of Letterkenny General Hospital (the COPD unit) and Cairde la Cheilie (friends together supporting people with disability).All monies raised will be given to the charities.Denis, Les and Paul paid for their own flights and accommodation while Hegarty’s Ford Letterkenny are sponsoring both jeeps and all fuel used is sponsored by Top Oil in Bonagee. Other sponsors included PPG Auto paints Letterkenny, Carpet Interiors, Irwin electrical, LK bikes, Pinehill Warehousing and Media Box. Denis and Les have chosen the charities for their own personal reasons. Fundraising will take place from a mix of selling tickets, one for each mile completed.Donegal’s Ice Road Trekkers return to Letterkenny Denis Ferry, Les O’Donnell and Paul Donerty are greeted by family and friends at Hegarty’s Ford Garage on Sunday evening. Photo:- Clive WassonWhen you bought a ticket you were entered into a draw with the winners drawn after an evening of sharing stories, photos and perhaps even video footage of the men’s trek.The event will be held in the Mount Errigal Hotel in Letterkenny on 26 April 2013.THE ICE ROAD TREKKERS RETURN – PICTURE SPECIAL was last modified: April 7th, 2013 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:Ice Road Trekkerslast_img

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