FOR Donegal playmaker Ryan McHugh, familiar routines evaporated during the Covid-19 pandemic and hoped-for opportunities have given way to uncertainty. Players have been unable to train together for months and there is a mixture of frustration and hope as talk among elite athletes switches to the new season. At this time of year, Donegal would […]
Croke Park groundsman goes back to school in Donegal
ONE of the groundsmen who helped look after the Croke Park pitch ahead of recent All-Ireland Senior Football and Hurling Championship finals is working on a project much closer to home these days. Hughie O’Donnell, who operates his own Groundwork and Landscaping Service in Annagry, is developing a new playing field and running track at […]
Donegal to play its part in Papal visit
Thousands of people from across the Raphoe Diocese planning to travel for the ‘Festival of Families’ in Croke Park on Saturday evening.
Hughie leaves his impression on Croke Park pitch
O’Donnell is part of a group of volunteers who help keep the ‘busiest pitch in the world’, one of the best pitches in the world throughout the year.
Local official to play role in Ladies All-Ireland final
A teacher in Scoil Mhuire, Gleneely, Siobhan lives in Letterkenny but she continues to line out for the Gaeil Fhánada club.
Yes we can – that’s Brendan Devenney’s clear message
Yes we can. That’s the clear message from Donegal legend Brendan Devenney ahead of the big showdown in Croke Park, which is already a sell out.
‘We’re battle hardened but everyone has come through..’
GETTING the chance to watch two Donegal teams winning matches at Croke Park on the same afternoon is a rare privilege.
‘It won’t be hard to lift ourselves for Dubs’ McGrath
Paddy McGrath is one of a new breed of Donegal players who have become accustomed to success but yet his feet remain firmly planted on the ground.
Donegal GAA responds to holiday voucher claims
THE COUNTY board have moved to clarify its position following accusations by Jim McGuinness that members of the squad were still owed holiday vouchers
EMMA RYAN: Ladies finals deserve more recognition
This Sunday brings an end to the GAA inter-county season with the TG4 Ladies All Ireland Final taking place in Croke Park.