Molloy memoir hits shelves this week

By Harry Walsh DONEGAL All-Ireland winning captain Anthony Molloy has written a new book about his career which culminated in winning the Sam Maguire Cup in 1992. The book ‘Anthony Molloy, A Memoir on Life, Glory and Demons’, which was co-written by Donegal News sports journalist Frank Craig, will be launched in the Blue Haven […]

Creeslough remains in our prayers – Bonner

By Frank Craig Packie Bonner has paid tribute to the ten people who died following the explosion at an Applegreen service station in Creeslough last Friday afternoon. Speaking on Wednesday morning, the Republic of Ireland and Glasgow Celtic legend said he still can’t fully comprehend that such a devastating tragedy has visited Donegal’s doorstep. Advertisement […]

Neil was unique, the complete package – McGuinness

By Frank Craig The dust is only settling this week on the avalanche of plaudits for Neill McGee following his inter-county retirement. But it’s perhaps fitting that Jim McGuinness should have the final and, even, definite word on Gaoth Dobhair’s man of granite. Advertisement In an exclusive Q&A with the Donegal News, Donegal’s 2012 All-Ireland […]

This could go right to wire – Langan

By Frank Craig Michael Langan says it will be fascinating to see just how Kilcar try to go about their business against champions St Eunan’s in MacCumhaill Park on Saturday night. The county star believes the energy and directness of the Towney outfit is something that has the potential to drag the Letterkenny men out […]

McGee checks out

By Frank Craig Neil McGee has decided to bring the curtain down on his glittering Donegal career. Just weeks shy of his 37th birthday, the Gaoth Dobhair powerhouse bows out with a record 195 appearances under his belt. Advertisement But it will be his undeniable contribution to a golden period in Donegal’s history, where five […]

Gaeil Fhanada pursuing ‘sledging’ matter

By Frank Craig Ghaeil Fhánada have decided to bring their ‘sledging’ grievance from last Sunday night’s IFC semi-final loss to Naomh Columba to the Donegal Competitions Controls Committee (CCC). An allegation of what Gaeil Fhánada describe as ‘profound verbal abuse’ has been made against a Naomh Columba player who they say targeted one of their […]

CCC await referee’s report following fracas

The Donegal Competitions Controls Committee will await referee Val Murray’s report from last night’s IFC semi-final clash between Naomh Columba and Gaeil Fhánada before deciding what approach to take to ugly scenes that marred the ending of the game. The Glen men won through to the decider following a 4-11 to 2-9 victory at MacCumhaill […]

Donegal at an ‘advanced’ stage in boss hunt

By Frank Craig Donegal’s search for a new senior football boss is nearing its conclusion but it may take a wee while longer than anticipated to get it over the line. The Donegal News has learned that the three-person committee in charge with identifying Declan Bonner’s successor have narrowed their hunt down to what are […]

Boyle has real concerns as boss hunt continues

By Frank Craig Manus Boyle says the appointment of the next Donegal senior football boss has to have the overall welfare of the game, within the county, at its fulcrum. The 1992 legend has warned that quick fixes or marquee outside names will only lead Donegal further down what he believes is an already wayward […]

Major Donegal managerial development

By Frank Craig Donegal’s bid to find its new senior football team boss has been dealt a huge blow with the news that Malachy O’Rourke has ruled himself out of the running. The Donegal News understands that the former Fermangh and Monaghan manager isn’t interested in succeeding Declan Bonner at the helm for the 2023 […]