Pat Gibson, a former student at St. Eunan's College in Letterkenny, won the Champion of Champions series final of BBC's Mastermind in a programme broadcast on Friday night.
Pat was born in Galway in 1962 but moved to Letterkenny with his family in the early 1970s. His father, Eddie, served as chief executive of the Donegal Vocational Education Committee.
A long-time resident of the United Kingdom, Pat has represented England in the European Quizzing Championships for many years. He is a panellist on the BBC quiz show Eggheads, and last week became the World Quiz Champion 2010. In 2005 he won on the popular programme, Who Wants to be a Millionaire?
Pat holds an engineering degree from University College Galway.