North Donegal Macra in basketball
NORTH Donegal Macra na
Feirme women's team recently represented their
county at the National Dairy Council Basketball
Twenty six teams from around the country took part
in the day-long event held at the University of
Pictured at the Macra na Feirme
All-Ireland Basketball finals are members of North
Donegal Macra na Feirme. From left are Victoria
Parke, Siobhan Coll, Maire Ni Fhearraigh, Aoife
Doherty, Karen Monigle, Gillian Parke and Kieran
O'Dowd, Macra national president.
However, it was
Durrow-Abbeyleix Macra, Co Laois, who took the top
prize in the women's competition.
Tullamore Macra, Co Offaly, won top honours for the
Macra na Feirme national president Kieran O’Dowd
said: “Well done to all the teams who took part.
Basketball continues to be a popular sport in Macra
– building team spirit; improving fitness and
providing a social outlet. Being active is crucial
for health and wellbeing and Macra, along with the
National Dairy Council, are keen to emphasise the
benefits of both exercise and healthy eating."