Search on for next Donegal Person
of the Year
THE search is on for
the next Donegal Person of the Year to replace
incumbent honouree, the top hotelier Deirdre McGlone
of Harvey's Point.
The Donegal Association has announced that the
closing date for receipt of nominations is November
Any individual or any group may nominate a person –
the main criteria being that the person nominated
should have made a significant contribution to the
promotion of the county at local, national, or
Nominations should set out the reasons for the
nomination and include supporting documentation and
endorsements from individuals and groups.
Donegal Association chairperson
Elaine Caffrey and president Hugh Harkin pictured at
the association's 2016 annual general meeting.
Meanwhile, the Donegal
Association has held its AGM at which Elaine Caffrey
from Carrigart was re-elected chairperson.
During her report, Ms Caffrey paid tribute to the
late Charlie McGinley who passed away during the
year. "Charlie served the association with pride and
dedication over the years and he is greatly missed
by the association," said a spokesperson.
Creeslough native Hugh Harkin stays on as president
of the Donegal Association with which he has been
associated for many years.
Pictured at the recent Donegal
Association AGM are Aine Regan, Kathleen Sheerin and
Inishowen members on
the committee include vice-chairperson Peter Coyle
from Carndonagh and general committee member Peggy
Stringer, also from Carndonagh.
Nomination forms for Donegal Person of the Year can
be downloaded from the
www.donegalassociation.ie or by request from The
Secretary, Donegal Association, c/o Teachers Club,
36 Parnell Square, Dublin 1.