COLM MCFADDEN A MAJOR DOUBT FOR DONEGAL SFC QUARTER-FINAL AFTER SUSTAINING ANKLE INJURY

first_imgGAA: Colm McFadden is a major doubt for St Michael’s Donegal SFC quarter-final with Malin on Sunday. McFadden sustained an ankle injury during Eddie Harkin’s side win over Dungloe in the All-County League clash on Sunday.McFadden was superb in their last Donegal SFC outing against Glenfin and scored 1-3 in a brilliant display. McFadden enjoyed a good season for Donegal this term and it was probably his best year since the All-Ireland win in 2012.McFadden revelled in a deeper role than his usual played for Donegal and produced some excellent performances.St Michael’s will be hoping he can regain full fitness ahead of their clash against Malin at O’Donnell Park on Sunday.Malin are buoyant after their sensational away win over Gaoth Dobhair last weekend. Liam Bradley’s men pulled off a shock in Magheragallon and will be relishing the prospect of facing off against St Michael’s this weekend.Malin stunned St Eunan’s at the quarter-final juncture in 2013 and they’ll be hoping they can pull off another shock.COLM MCFADDEN A MAJOR DOUBT FOR DONEGAL SFC QUARTER-FINAL AFTER SUSTAINING ANKLE INJURY was last modified: September 7th, 2015 by Mark ForkerShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:newsSportlast_img read more

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Young Donegal people join Pride 2018 celebrations

first_imgA group of young people from Donegal Youth Service’s BreakOut project have enjoyed a trip to Dublin for important events for Pride 2018. The group attended the launch of the National LGBTI+ Youth Strategy on Friday – the first of its kind in the world.  Saturday saw the group enjoying a special breakfast with other member youth services, hosted by Youth Work Ireland and BelongTo before joining the Dublin Pride celebrations.BreakOut Group at the National LGBTI+ Youth Strategy  BreakOut Project Coordinator Sinead Murray said “Pride was fantastic.  It was great for the young people to witness such celebrations. It also has to be remembered that pride first and foremost is a protest and secondly a celebration. “The young people witnessed speeches from people who started the gay liberation movement in Ireland, such as Senator David Norris and Dr. Mary McAleese, this enlightened them to recognise the struggles that people before them went through to enable them to grow up in the Ireland that we have today.”Tens of thousands of people attended the Pride celebrations again this year. making Pride the second biggest festival in Ireland after St. Patrick’s Day.  Businesses and organisations from around the country took part in the parade, sending a clear message of acceptance, and support to LGBTI+ youth.BreakOut at Dublin Pride 2018BreakOut welcome the historic National LGBTI+ Youth Strategy. It is a three-year action-oriented Strategy and its Mission is to ensure that all LGBTI+ young people are visible, valued and included. The Strategy revolves around three main goals: Goal 1: Create a Safe, Supportive and Inclusive Environment for LGBTI+ young peopleGoal 2: Improve the Mental, Physical and Sexual Health and Wellbeing of the Entire LGBTI+ CommunityGoal 3: Develop the Research and Data Environment to Better Understand the Lives of LGBTI+ Young PeopleBreakOut is a project for young LGBTI people, LGBTI Allies and young people that believe in social justice aged 12-30, and is operated by Donegal Youth Service.  Currently there are groups meeting up regularly in Letterkenny, Ballybofey, Glenties and Moville offering information, training, one-to-one support and guaranteed craic.If you would like to come along and see what it’s all about contact Sinead Murray on 074 91 29630/086 124 7968, pop in to 16-18 Port Road, or find BreakOut on Facebook. Young Donegal people join Pride 2018 celebrations was last modified: July 4th, 2018 by Staff WriterShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:breakoutDonegal Youth Servicepridelast_img read more

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