01 Feb 2012 - Tír Chonaill AC Celebrates an Outstanding 2011

The function room in Donegal Towns Central Hotel was packed on Sunday Evening when Tír Chonaill AC celebrated the numerous 2011 club achievements. Prior to making presentations, club Chairman Paul O'Gara, highlighted a number of achievements and thanked various individuals and groups that worked tirelessly throughout the year ensuring that the club was successful on a number of fronts. He congratulated and thanked all the athletes- juvenile, seniors and masters - who weekly train and compete successfully all over Ireland and farther afield.

 

Tír Chonaill club members won a unprecedented number of National Titles during 2011 .He thanked the coaches, the administrators and the the generous and supportive club sponsors. He had a special word of thanks for Cara Pharmacy, the clubs main sponsor. Awards were presented to the following athletes.

 

Senior Female - Mary McLoone,

Senior Male - Paul Ward

Overall Female - Kate McGowan,

Overall Male - Karl Griffin

Sprints Female - Kelly McGrory

Sprints Male - Christopher O'Loughlin

Jumps Female - Hannah Campbell

Jumps Male - Christopher Doherty

Throws Female - Chloe Masterson

Throws Male - Thomas McGowan

Middle Distance Female - Sarah Timoney,

Middle Distance Male - Daniel Gallagher

Coaches Award Female - Ciara Crawford,

Coaches Award Male - Mark Boyle

Coach of the Year - Eamon Harvey

Club person of the Year - Anne McGowan

 

Awards were also presented to the nine girls who were part of winning and National Record U15 and 16 relay teams, All Ireland and Ulster medal winners.

 

Anne McGowan - Club Person of the Year

 

Chloe Masterson - Female Throws

 

Christopher Doherty - Male Jumps

 

Christopher O'Loughlin - Male Sprints

 

Ciara Crawford - Coaches Choice

 

Daniel Gallagher - Male Middle Distance

 

Eamon Harvey - Coach of theYear

 

Hannah Campbell - Femal Jumps

 

Karl Griffin - Male Athlete of the year

 

Kate Mc Gowan - Female Athlete of the Year

 

Kelly McGrory - Female Sprints

 

Mark Boyle - Coaches Choice

 

Relay Medal Winners

 

Sarah Timoney - Female Middle Distance

 

Thomas McGowan - Male Throws