Retired principal takes on Dublin marathon test

Former Principal of Coláiste Ailigh, Micheál Ó Giobúin should be living a life of rest and relaxation following his recent retirement. Instead, he has been putting himself through the paces by running the Dublin Marathon last Sunday. The seed was planted three years ago following a conversation with his daughter Niamh, although he applied, Covid-19 […]

Epic challenge sees Gerard run a marathon every week

FOR most people running a single marathon is a daunting prospect. But imagine doing one every week for a year. That is the task Lifford man Gerard Campbell set himself, all in the name of the LauraLynn Children’s Hospice. Gerard told the Donegal News he was inspired to embark on his gruelling journey by television […]

Finished half-marathon after being unable to walk

A PENSIONER from Kilmacrennan who was unable to walk two years ago after being struck down with rare nerve damage which affected his feet successfully completed the Donegal Half-Marathon on Sunday. James Doherty (76) had to learn how to walk again after an operation had a devastating affect on his motor skills. But the retired […]