Castlefin lad crowned Young Mastermind Champ

Sue Doherty

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Sue Doherty

An 11-year-old sports fan from Liscooley, near Castlefin, has seen off intense competition from hundreds of young competitors, made it to the final five, and emerged victorious in the TV3 Young Mastermind Final last night.

An 11-year-old sports fan from Liscooley, near Castlefin, has seen off intense competition from hundreds of young competitors, made it to the final five, and emerged victorious in the TV3 Young Mastermind Final last night.

A delighted Jack Meenan told the Donegal Democrat: “I’m delighted but it hasn’t really sunk in yet. I’m just loooking forward to bringing the trophy back home and letting all my friends and family see it. They’ve all been great throughout the competition, really excited for me and very, very supportive.”

His Mum Edel said: “Myself and my husband Derek are thrilled for Jack and so proud of him. Everything he’s done, he’s done it himself. He’s interested in so many things and such a talented boy. We’re delighted for him.”

Read more in today’s Donegal Democrat and Donegal People’s Press.