‘Donegal is in my heart’ says golf star McGinley

PAUL McGinley says the ‘Irish Legends’ event which returns to Downings this month is about creating a situation “where everyone is a winner”. The sports star will be granted the freedom of Donegal on August 15 for his efforts promoting the county as a premiere golfing destination. Speaking to the Donegal News, he said his “deep affinity” for the area […]

Duffy and McFadden to take centre stage at Irish Legends celebrity series

Keith Duffy and Brian McFadden are set to join some of the biggest names in sport and showbiz as they compete in next month’s Celebrity Series event at the famous Old Tom Morris links at the Rosapenna Hotel & Golf Resort. The event, presented by the McGinley Foundation, is set to take place on Tuesday, […]

Festival planned for Downings during golf tournament

A WEEK long festival of events is set to held in Downings this summer to coincide with the return of the Irish Legends Golf Tournament. The Irish Legends Golf Tournament presented by The Paul McGinley Foundation is being held in the Rosapenna Hotel and Golf Resort from August 16 to 20 with a major festival planned to coincide […]

Hoping to ‘putt’ Dunfanaghy on the US map

A teenage golfer who grew up playing in Dunfanaghy will be swinging his clubs in the United States next year after securing a college scholarship. Luke Kelly is from Belfast but has played for Dunfanaghy Golf Club since he was ten. The now 18-year-old has been offered a four-year scholarship at Oakland University in Michigan […]

Bill Murray putts Donegal on the map

ACTOR and comedian Bill Murray stepped out of character to enjoy a few rounds of golf in Donegal this week. The Ghostbusters and Caddyshack star is filming a new season of golf series The Links Life, to air on YouTube and other streaming platforms. On the 70-year-old’s radar for the travel documentary is Portsalon, Cruit […]

Launch of St Eunan’s Golf Classic

Brian McElhinney, Professional Golfer, Europro Tour player, and Rory Kavanagh, St Eunan’s player, All Ireland Medal Winner 2012 and GAA Pundit for Sky at last week’s launch of the St Eunan’s Golf Classic which is set to take place in Barnhill, Letterkenny on May 20. Also included is Siobhan Grant, Grant Connections and her son […]