Museum wants objects and memorabilia for ‘sporting heroes’ exhibition


The USA rowing team which competed in the 1900 Parish Olympics and included William Carr from Castlefinn.

DONEGAL County Museum needs your help with a forthcoming exhibition on various Donegal sporting heroes.

The exhibition, which opens in early September, will look at a wide variety of sports, including Gaelic games, soccer, water sports, motor sports, athletics, boxing, martial arts, Community Games, surfing, golf, badminton, rugby, cricket, Paralympics, Special Olympics, shooting, hockey, tug of war and many more.


“We are looking to borrow sporting objects and memorabilia relating to the sports in which the participants have competed at a National or International levels only,” said museum curator, Ms Caroline Carr.

If you can help, please contact Ms Carr on 074 9124613 or email

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