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Johnston's legendary car reappears

The song Johnston’s Motor Car was made famous by The Dubliners and is a humorous look at actual events in Donegal during 1921, a particularly tumultuous period in our history.

It is amazing that, almost a century later, the remains of what is believed to be the vehicle in question have been found partially buried under a turf stack outside Letterkenny.

Businessman Cathal McHugh deserves considerable credit for his efforts in tracking down what is left of the legendary car after all these years.

It must be expected that, after the verification process is completed, the artefact will be placed on permanent display in a museum.

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