European Medal Winner David McCarthy visits Tir Chonaill AC

Tuesday, 21 July 2009


Last week, David McCarthy, was a bronze medal winner in the 5,000m at the 'European Under 23 Track and Field Championships' in Kaunas, Lithunia. Tonight he was a very welcome visitor at a Tir Chonaill AC training session in Donegal Town.


David, from West Waterford AC and currently on an athletics scholarship in the USA is visiting his uncle Richard and family at Lough Eske. David was high in his praise for the new extensive Tir Chonaill training facility at the Abbey Vocational School. He completed a warm up with a group of young athletes and finished with a thirty minutes easy run on the new track.


Tir Chonaill, Vice Chairman, Paul O'Gara, prior to making a small presentation, welcomed and thanked David for visiting the Tir Chonaill Club. He congratulated him on his fine achievement at the European Championships, wished him well in his future athletics career.


David McCarthy with Tír Chonaill Training Group




L-R: Richard McCarthy, Michelle Harvey & David McCarthy