Donegal GAA Updates

Donegal GAA Updates
p Membership of the Donegal Supporters Club can now be obtained by contacting any of the members of the committee; the rates are Adults E20 Juveniles E10 and a Family membership of E50.

p Membership of the Donegal Supporters Club can now be obtained by contacting any of the members of the committee; the rates are Adults E20 Juveniles E10 and a Family membership of E50.

p The Donegal G.A.A. Supporters Club would like to remind all Donegal followers that tickets for the Daniel O’ Donnell concert in the Great Northern Hotel are selling fast so you are advised to reserve your tickets immediately. Daniel will be in Concert with Mary Duff on Wednesday August 7th and tickets are available direct from the hotel. Tel: 071-9841204 or email

Any enquiries to Edward Molloy @ 0 87 6674499

p The Donegal GAA Supporters Club are holding a Golf Classic in Rosapenna Golf Club on Saturday 20th July. €200 per team. Tee or Hole €100

p Draw tickets in aid of the Donegal Senior footballers training fund are now on sale, tickets are E5 each or three for E10, Draw will take place on Friday 19th July in Sean McCumhaills Gaa Centre, Ist prize is E1000. plus two tickets to both All Ireland Hurling and Football finals.

p Donegal Jersey Cards are now widely available throughout the county, only E3

a line, all profits going the Donegal Senior footballers training fund.

p Coaching News

U-15 blitz will be held on Saturday 27th July when Donegal will take on Tyrone and Down, training has commenced for both Northern and Southern squads.

Our U-16 team are also out on Saturday 27th July in Cookstown, they must win this blitz to qualify for Buncrana Cup semi final, they are grouped with Fermanagh/ Down and if they win their section they will play the winners of the Monaghan / Antrim / Armagh section

The under seventeen squad have qualified in their competition,

Congratulations to all those who competed in the Skills competition recently, 1st was Conor Cunningham Killybegs, 2nd Shane McDevitt, Glenswilly, 3rd Sean O Neill, Malin

p GPA Camp

A very successful GPA camp was held in Ballybofey last week with the best attendance in Ireland with 94 players taking part. The camp was led by Michael Murphy ably assisted by a number of our senior county players.

p Peter O’Keeffe cup

We hope to run a hurling tournament in Aodh Rua Ballyshannon on Saturday 20th of July

p Cúrsa Cuimhneáchain Sheamúis de Faoite 2013

Beidh an cúrsa ar siúil ‘sna Dúnaibh o 22iú go dtí 27iú Iúil. Seachtain Gaeilge na Dunaibh will celebrate its 25th anniversary in 2013 commencing Monday 22nd July. The course itself is for members of C.L.G. who wish to learn or improve their Irish and is free of charge. This five day course also includes Irish cultural activities such as Céilí Dancing, Music and various lectures. Brochures/application forms will be available at the July County Board Meeting and I would encourage club members to avail of the opportunity..

p Press Evening

A Press evening in advance of the Ulster Final will be held in Jacksons Hotel on Tuesday 9th July at 9pm, the draw for the RTE Radio na Gaeltachta senior quarter finals and the relegation play offs will also be held at the press night.

p Congratulations to Aodh Rua, Ballyshannon, on winning the Hurling League.

p Clg Dhun na nGall would like to congratulate London on reaching the Connacht


A p ny Clubs interested in doing a Defibulator Course, minimum numbers for this course are eight people at a cost of E24 each, if interested please contact Niall Erskine with preferred dates.

p Declan Bonnar has been selected as Donegal minor team manager for 2014,

Maxi Curran has also been selected as Donegal under twenty one manager for 2014.

p Child Awareness Courses
Clubs who wish to have the above Course carried out in their Club area should contact the County Administrator Noreen Doherty.