All set for Fr Mick's Night of Appreciation

Silver Tassie to play host to a night of football nostalgia

Diarmaid Doherty

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All set for Fr Mick's Night of Appreciation

Fr Michael Sweeney

Tickets are still on sale for Friday night's appreciation event for Fr. Michael Sweeney.
The Night of Appreciation and Reunion will take place in Letterkenny's Silver Tassie Hotel, beginning at 8.30pm.
It will celebrate the life in football of Fr. Michael (better known as Fr. Mick), through his involvement with a host of sides including Fanad United and the school teams of PCC Falcarragh.
Fr. Mick managed countless teams over the years, a number of sides at PCC Falcarragh went all the way to All Ireland glory.
He was also in charge at Fanad United for a number of seasons, during which time the club celebrated Ulster Senior League success as well as FAI Youth and Intermediate Cup titles.
A large number of players from those teams will be in attendance at Friday night's event.
MC at the event will be local sports journalist Chris Ashmore. Tickets, priced at €30, are on sale at the Silver Tassie, and can be purchased on the night.