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Donegal Woman Author - Chris McNulty


Chris McNulty is a sports writer and founder of Donegal Sport Hub from St Johnston, now based in Letterkenny. He was a nominee for NUJ Sports Journalist of the Year in 2010 and was honoured by the Donegal Boxing Board in 2016.
Latest Posts | By Chris McNulty
Chloe Magee on the demons that haunted her Olympic year 2 years ago

Chloe Magee on the demons that haunted her Olympic year

By  •  Sport

In the run-up to the 2016 Games in Rio, Magee faced immense pressures – of competition, a fear of not making it to Brazil, as well as the financial burdens …
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Donegal’s fastest girl speeds to a top spot in New York 2 years ago

Donegal’s fastest girl speeds to a top spot in New York

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The Donegal schoolgirl won the ‘Ireland’s Fastest Feet’ title in December after coming through the county heats and got the chance to compete at the Millrose Games on Saturday.

Emily …
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Roma called to Ireland squad for Cyprus Cup 2 years ago

Roma called to Ireland squad for Cyprus Cup

By  •  Sport

New Ireland manager Colin Bell confirmed his 20-player squad for the competition yesterday and it includes midfielder McLaughlin, who recently moved to Women’s National League champions Shelbourne.

In the Cyprus …
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Nora Stapleton key to Ireland’s Six Nations triumph 2 years ago

Nora Stapleton key to Ireland’s Six Nations triumph

By  •  Sport

The Irish defeated Italy 27-3 at the Stadio Tommaso Fattori in Rome. After defeating Scotland last week, the Girls in Green secured a second bonus point thanks to Stapleton’s quick-thinking …
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Carndonagh boxer Jessica Clarke to fight in Switzerland 2 years ago

Carndonagh boxer Jessica Clarke to fight in Switzerland

By  •  Sport

A two-time Irish champion, Clarke travels to Frenkendorf, Switzerland as part of a St Brigid’s, Edenderry selection, having been chosen by coach Liam Brereton.

Clarke is up against Elaina Pileggi, …
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Manor’s Ciana Brogan makes a ‘Swift’ move to Sion 2 years ago

Manor’s Ciana Brogan makes a ‘Swift’ move to Sion

By  •  Sport

Hot on the heels of their captures of Amy Boyle-Carr and Lauren Harper, Sion have pounced to sign another talented prospect from the Donegal Women’s League.

Brogan was the Donegal …
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Julianne Herrity reflects on living the ‘American Dream’ 2 years ago

Julianne Herrity reflects on living the ‘American Dream’

By  •  Sport

The 27-year-old from Kiltoy has just returned from two years at Carson-Newman College in Tennessee, where she had a brilliant two years playing colleges football.

Herrity, a former Kilmacrennan Celtic …
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Donegal girl with ‘Ireland’s fastest feet’ is off to New York 2 years ago

Donegal girl with ‘Ireland’s fastest feet’ is off to New York

By  •  Sport

The St Mary’s NS girl will be in action on Saturday at the Armory in Washington Heights after winning ‘Ireland’s Fastest Feet’ in Athlone back in December.

Emily won the …
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History-making weekend for Raphoe’s Chloe Magee 2 years ago

History-making weekend for Raphoe’s Chloe Magee

By  •  Sport

Magee, a three-time Olympian, won the 22nd and 23rd National titles of her career.

Magee has now overhauled Bruce Topping’s haul of 22 titles after another stunning weekend.

Magee has …
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Geraldine McLaughlin seals another win for Donegal ladies 2 years ago

Geraldine McLaughlin seals another win for Donegal ladies

By  •  Sport

Galway 1-12 Donegal 2-10

The Micheál Naughton-managed team are in their first year back in Division 1, but after defeating Armagh last Sunday, they dug deep for another precious two …
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A ‘Lidl’ bit of organising goes a long way for Donegal ladies ace Friel 2 years ago

A ‘Lidl’ bit of organising goes a long way for Donegal ladies ace Friel

By  •  Sport

Friel knows all about the importance of being organised.

She is the store manager at Lidl in Donegal town. Lidl happen to be the sponsors of the Ladies National League …
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Donegal ladies team hoping for another win in Galway 2 years ago

Donegal ladies team hoping for another win in Galway

By  •  Sport

Donegal defeated Armagh by 11 points in Convoy last weekend and go to Tuam on Sunday in high spirits.

Newly-promoted Donegal are back in Division 1 of the Lidl Ladies …
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Mulroy’s Caoimhe Walsh savours her All-Ireland final heroics 2 years ago

Mulroy’s Caoimhe Walsh savours her All-Ireland final heroics

By  •  Sport

Walsh’s two goals helped Mulroy overcame St Peter’s CS from Passage West in Cork – who had beaten Mulroy in the last two finals – to win the FAI Schools …
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Mulroy College girls are All-Ireland champions 2 years ago

Mulroy College girls are All-Ireland champions

By  •  Sport

Mulroy College 2 St Peter’s Community School 1 (after extra time)

It meant a case of third time lucky for the Mulroy girls after two final defeats against St Peter’s, …
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Tyler set to take on Swiss challenge with Ireland squad 2 years ago

Tyler set to take on Swiss challenge with Ireland squad

By  •  Sport

The St Johnston native has been selected on a 20-woman squad by Irish manager Dave Bell.

In Castellon, Ireland will play two friendly internationals against Switzerland, on February 15 and …
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All training and no celebrations for young Sinead Jennings! 2 years ago

All training and no celebrations for young Sinead Jennings!

By  •  Sport

When Sinead Jennings got her Leaving Certificate results, her ‘celebrations’ were rather different from her classmates.

The then-17-year-old from Hawthorn Heights came back from Loreto, Letterkenny with her results, chuffed …
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Sinead is Donegal’s Overall Sports Star 2 years ago

Sinead is Donegal’s Overall Sports Star

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The Letterkenny woman has become the first sportsperson to win the prestigious award for a third time after reaching an Olympic final in August at the 2016 Olympic Games in …
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Nora steps up to Women’s Six Nations squad 2 years ago

Nora steps up to Women’s Six Nations squad

By  •  Sport

Stapleton is the only Donegal representative on the panel chosen by head coach Tom Tierney.

The experienced Old Belvedere and Leinster flyhalf was a member of the Ireland squad that …
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‘Miracle’ moment of schoolbus tragedy averted 2 years ago

‘Miracle’ moment of schoolbus tragedy averted

By  •  News

A busload of schoolchildren had a close brush with death in Killea on Wednesday when a plank of wood and a ladder flew off a passing trailer and through the window. …
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