GAA star pitches for success with
DONEGAL GAA football
captain Michael Murphy is hoping to emulate his huge
success on the pitch when he opens the doors of a
new sports shop this week.
Murphy and team mate Neil Gallagher are teaming up
with Michael Murphy Sports and Leisure - their new
store located at Station Roundabout, Letterkenny.
The state-of-the-art outlet offers a wide range of
leading brands across almost 7,000 sq feet of retail
Donegal GAA football captain Michael
A custom-built golf
section will include the north westís only golf
simulator; in-house professional and a footwear
section with a gait analysis machine to ensure each
customer gets a perfectly tailored fit.
All the leading sports brands will be on sale in the
"Running a sports shop is something that I always
had in the back of my mind, so when this opportunity
presented itself, I couldnít let it pass," the GAA
"I asked Neil Gallagher to come on board as a
director of the company, as Iíve known him for many
years and heís the first person I thought of when
the opportunity arose. While itís good to be up and
running, our primary focus for the moment is the All
Ireland semi-final, so weíre concentrating all of
our energy and attention on that." The shop will
open its doors for the first time this Friday,
August 15, at 10am.