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Nutritionist Thérèse tells us exactly how to fuel up for the Donegal Marathon 3 years ago

Nutritionist Thérèse tells us exactly how to fuel up for the Donegal Marathon

By  •  Health

The Donegal Marathon gets going on Sunday, 20th August 2017, are you ready? Whether you’re taking part this year or doing a long-distance run in the future, take note of these …
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Donegal girls to rediscover the fun of fitness at new roadshow 4 years ago

Donegal girls to rediscover the fun of fitness at new roadshow

The Donegal Youth Council will launch their Sports Recognition for Girls Roadshow in the Aura Leisure Centre, Letterkenny on Wednesday 26th April.

The Roadshow will continue throughout the month …
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Are you ready for the Rundonegal Womens 5K? 4 years ago

Are you ready for the Rundonegal Womens 5K?

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The popular event at 11am at the Finn Valley Centre in Stranorlar has been organised to raise funds for the Brid Carr Ovarian Cancer Research Fund.

The Brid Carr Ovarian …
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Aiveen Lavery: How women can overcome barriers in sport 4 years ago

Aiveen Lavery: How women can overcome barriers in sport

Aiveen Lavery is a Chartered Physiotherapist at JT Physiotherapy and Reformer Pilates, Letterkenny and Derry. Aiveen has always been a keen sportsperson and currently plays for the Derry City Senior …
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Donegal’s fastest girl speeds to a top spot in New York 4 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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Tyler set to take on Swiss challenge with Ireland squad 4 years ago

Tyler set to take on Swiss challenge with Ireland squad

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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! 4 years ago

All training and no celebrations for young Sinead Jennings!

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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 4 years ago

Sinead is Donegal’s Overall Sports Star

By  •  Sport

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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National awards for two Donegal soccer players 4 years ago

National awards for two Donegal soccer players

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Greencastle’s McLaughlin and Milford native Barrett both play for the Dublin-based Peamount United.

Midfielder McLaughlin and striker Barrett have been included in the Team of the Year. Both players were …
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Boxer Donna has plans to be fighting fit again 4 years ago

Boxer Donna has plans to be fighting fit again

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Barr, who lost out in her last Elite venture, in November 2015 when she was narrowly beaten by Lauren Hogan, has recently returned to training following a hand injury.

A …
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Europe calling for top coach Teresa 4 years ago

Europe calling for top coach Teresa

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Teresa said she is excited about the challenges the role will bring at the Great Edinburgh Cross-Country event.

The event, held at Holyrood Park in Edinburgh, consists of four separate events …
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The trailblazing women in Donegal sport 4 years ago

The trailblazing women in Donegal sport

By  •  Sport

When Maggie Farrelly made history earlier this year as the first female to referee a senior inter-county Gaelic football match, she followed a sequence of women from these parts to …
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Women make history in Naomh Colmcille GAA elections 4 years ago

Women make history in Naomh Colmcille GAA elections

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On a week when gender quotas in sporting organisations have been a hot topic, the Naomh Colmcille GAA club has elected its first ever female chairperson.

At its Annual General …
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Donegal women vie for Sportswoman of the Year 4 years ago

Donegal women vie for Sportswoman of the Year

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Rower Sinead Jennings and badminton player Chloe Magee are nominated, as are Paralympian Katie-George Dunlevy and triathlete Aileen Reid, all of whom are either from or have close family links …
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Donegal GAA secretary digs into gender quotas 4 years ago

Donegal GAA secretary digs into gender quotas

By  •  Sport

Women should be welcomed to the world of GAA because they have a big input to offer, but gender quotas should not be enforced just for the sake of it, …
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Winning coach Teresa targets the podium 4 years ago

Winning coach Teresa targets the podium

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Teresa McDaid felt an instant buzz collecting her green uniform in Dublin last week. The Letterkenny AC woman is the manager of the Irish Senior Women and Under-23 Women’s teams for Sunday’s …
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Teen cyclist Shauna races into an exciting New Year 4 years ago

Teen cyclist Shauna races into an exciting New Year

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Shauna is now officially part of Team Jadan Weldtite, the women’s cycle racing team based in Yorkshire, set up in 2014. She is hoping this development can lead to bigger …
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