GALLERY: Young athletes honoured by Finn Valley AC

Awards event brings an end to a busy weekend

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Finn Valley AC completed a busy day at the Finn Valley Centre on Sunday with their annual awards ceremony for young athletes.

Earlier in the day, the club hosted the Donegal Cross Country Championships with events at underage level as well.

Then in the evening it was the turn of the club's young athetes to be acknowledged at the annual awards ceremony. Some 73 youth athletes who won national championship medals were in receipt of club pennants, certificates and gear bags and every other current member also received a momentum.

Club coaches made the presentations and the assembled crowd, the largest ever with over 400 people in attendance, clearly appreciating the ongoing efforts of these same coaches .

It was a night of appreciation and thanks all round which included a moving and impressive display of 2015/ 2016 photographs from Dermot McGranaghan and a presentation by local Community Games reps Orla McGonagle and Ann Slevin to 11 youngsters who had qualified for National Community Games finals.

Refreshments were the order of the day later and the verdict: Another enjoyable night with MC Patsy McGonagle.