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Finn Harps snap up player from Shamrock Rovers in advance of first home game

Finn Harps have snapped up a rising young star from Shamrock Rovers.

Sean Boyd is coming to Harps on loan until July.

He joined Shamrock Rovers U19s for the 2014/15 season and finished the campaign as top goalscorer. His performances ensured it was only a matter of time before he ...

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EA Sports League Cup draw: Finn Harps get a bye - Cockhill Celtic drawn away

Finn Harps have been given a bye in the first round of the EA Sports League Cup while Ulster Senior League champions Cockhill Celtic, who are once again in the competition, must make the trip to the midlands for their opening round game with First Division Longford Town.

The Premier ...

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Free entry for children at Finn Park - Harps face champions Dundalk in first home Premier League game

Finn Harps kick-off their home games in the 2019 SSE Airtricity League Premier Division this Friday against champions Dundalk.

It's a tough opener for Harps.

But the club is hoping that the Ballybofey venue will be rocking for the big occasion.

Back in 2016, Harps - who had ...

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Video: Goal of the season contender - see why Donegal player has been named in Aussie Rules 'Team of the Week'

Donegal's Yvonne Bonner has been named in the Australian Football League Women's (AFLW) 'Team of the Week'.

Her team, Greater Western Sydney Giants have lost their three opening games in the league campaign.

But the former Donegal and Glenfin star is certainly making an impression in ...

2019-02-19 12:28 open_in_new
Donegal man scoops €45,000 in National Lottery Winning Streak TV game show

A Donegal man who could barely get over his shock of getting selected to appear on Winning Streak has won himself a cool €45,000 on the National Lottery Winning Streak TV game show on RTÉ One last Saturday.

Gerard Muldoon from Killygordon, Donegal scooped €20,000 in cash on a night ...

2019-02-19 12:28 open_in_new
Online entries open for RunDonegal Women's 5k - proceeds to Ovarian Cancer Research Fund

Online entries are now open for one of the biggest fundraising 5ks in the north-west.

The proceeds from the 2019 RunDonegal Women's 5K – hosted by Finn Valley AC on Sunday, March 31st - will go to the Brid Carr Ovarian Cancer Research Fund.

Brid Carr, who was a native of ...

2019-02-19 09:19 open_in_new
English and Lecky selected for Irish team for European Indoor Championships

Mark English and Sommer Lecky have been included on a 16- strong Irish team for the European Indoor Athletics Championships in Glasgow on March 1-3.

The team will be led by a strong quartet in Phil Healy (Bandon), Ciara Mageean (UCD), Mark English (UCD), and Thomas Barr (Ferrybank). There ...

2019-02-18 18:37 open_in_new
That was close! See how Harps' new signing hits the post in opening league clash with Bohs

One of Finn Harps' new arrivals almost scored on his competitive debut for the club.

Ex-Longford Town player Daniel O'Reilly connected with a first  half free from Gareth Harkin but his well-timed header smacked off the foot of the post.

The moment was captured by Press Record ...

2019-02-18 16:31 open_in_new
Brilliant Greencastle are national champions after great win over Passage in Women's FAI Under-18 Cup Final

Greencastle have won the Women's FAI Under-18 Cup.

This afternoon they defeated Passage FC 5-0 in the decider at Home Farm's ground in Dublin.

Two first half goals from Megan Havlin set them on the way to victory.

Having defeated Home Farm 3-0 in the semi-final, Greencastle ...

2019-02-17 20:34 open_in_new
See the race - English holds on for victory to win National Senior Indoor 800 metres title

Donegal's Mark English won his sixth National Senior Indoor title in Abbottstown today at the Irish Life National Senior Indoor Championships.

The Letterkenny man ran a time of 1:51.77 to take the honours in the 800 metres final.

However, on the final straight by Zak Curran from ...

2019-02-17 19:31 open_in_new
Donegal passengers hit by cancellation of flights between Derry and London as Flybmi files for administration

Donegal passengers have been among those inconvenienced by the cancellation of flights between City of Derry Airport and London Stansted.

Troubled airline Flybmi announced over the weekend that it was filing for administration.

The airline operates two return flights six days a week ...

2019-02-17 19:31 open_in_new
Donegal lose to Wicklow in National Hurling League Division 2B - and a relegation play-off now looks a real possibility

Donegal have been beaten again in Division 2B of the Allianz National Hurling League.

This afternoon, at O'Donnell Park in Letterkenny, it finished:

Donegal 0-15, Wicklow 2-13.

This defeat means that Donegal are likely to end up in a relegation play-off, although they will need ...

2019-02-17 18:28 open_in_new
Yvonne Bonner could be one of the finds of the season in Australia

Donegal's Yvonne Bonner is being heralded as one of the finds of the season down under despite the fact that her side have lost their three of their opening games in this season's Australian Football League Women (AFLW).

In their latest game the Greater Western Sydney Giants lost by 29 ...

2019-02-17 00:37 open_in_new
Super Summer jumps high to win another national title

Finn Valley's Sommer Lecky won gold in the High Jump with a 1.86m jump, equalling the Irish U23 & Junior record, at the Irish Life Health National Indoor Championships at the Sport Ireland National Indoor Arena today.

Brendan Boyce won silver in the 5k walk in a time of ...

2019-02-16 23:34 open_in_new
Huge turnout of over 1,200 for Dash for Diddler 5k fundraiser - see the full results

There was a massive turnout of 1,200 runners, joggers and walkers in Newtowncunningham this morning for the Dash for Diddler 5k to raise funds for local man Paul 'Diddler' Dillon who is battling against a debilitating illness.

Paul has been a popular member of Lifford Strabane ...

2019-02-16 22:31 open_in_new
Gaoth Dobhair lose out to Corofin in All-Ireland Club SFC semi-fina

Gaoth Dobhair's dream of reaching an AIB All-Ireland Club SFC Final are over.

This afternoon they were beaten by Corofin before a crowd of 5,109 in Carrick-on-Shannon.

It finished: Corofin 2-13, Gaoth Dobhair 1-12.

The Galway and Connacht champions led by 2-7 to 1-5 at half ...

2019-02-16 17:16 open_in_new
TV goal: see the goal scored by a Donegal player that shocked Dundalk on opening day of the season

A Donegal Town player was the toast of Sligo Rovers this weekend.

Jack Keaney blasted home a free to fire Sligo Rovers ahead against Dundalk at Oriel Park as the new League of Ireland season got underway.

The goal was captured live on RTÉ Two who broadcast the game.

But ...

2019-02-16 03:37 open_in_new
Finn Harps lose out narrowly to Bohemians as new season begins

Bohemians 1, Finn Harps 0

Finn Harps have not won at Dalymount Park since 1999 when the legendary Jonathan Speak got the only goal of the game.

Harps' poor record at the Dublin venue continued tonight as they lost their opening game in the new Airtricity League Premier Division game ...

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Auction for Three-Bedroom Donegal House Taking Place Later this Month

A three-bedroom semi-detached house in Donegal will be sold by auction later this month. The home is No 17 Carolina Park in Letterkenny and has an AMV (Advised Minimum Value) of €130,000.

The house is located in a very popular and mature development that is just off the Ramelton Road. ...

2019-02-15 20:17 open_in_new
McMahon and Jordan confirmed as Sinn Féin candidates for Donegal Municipal District

Current sitting Sinn Féin Councillor Noel Jordan and former Bundoran Town Councillor Michael McMahon have officially been confirmed as the party’s picks to contest this year’s Local Elections for the Donegal Municipal District (MD).

The pair was formally selected to go forward as ...

2019-02-15 15:01 open_in_new
Substantial Four-Bedroom Detached Home in Donegal Being Sold by Auction Later this Month

A substantial house with four bedrooms and four bathrooms is being sold at auction at the end of the month.

The address of the house is Lettermore, Drumkeen, which is just off the N13 between Letterkenny and Ballybofey. It is in a rural setting on an elevated, one-acre site with ...

2019-02-15 15:01 open_in_new