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North Donegal Macra in basketball final 30.03.15

NORTH Donegal Macra na Feirme women's team recently represented their county at the National Dairy Council Basketball All-Ireland finals.
Twenty six teams from around the country took part in the day-long event held at the University of Limerick.
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 men.
Macra na Feirme national president Kieran ODowd 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."
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