first_imgSPORT: Nominations have opened today for the 41st Donegal Sports Star Awards. Chairperson Neil Martin is expecting a big entry again and has appealed to sporting organization to get nominating immediately. Mr Martin told Donegal Daily, “2016 has been another big year for Donegal sport locally, nationally and on the world stage.The county has enjoyed many great successes on the team and individual front so it’s very important that those achievements are recognized” Mr Martin said. The Chairperson confirmed that Donegal County Council will once again be the exclusive sponsor of the awards.“We’re delighted that the Council will be providing the financial backing which has been so important to us down the years.”“Chief Executive Seamus Neely has been very happy with the profile that the Donegal Sports Star Awards has given the Council across the county in promoting a healthy lifestyle and honouring those who have been nominated and been successful at our annual function which has gone from strength to strength over the last decade.”There will be at least one new category this year as the Primary Schools will be split with an award for a big school and small school. Flags will be presented to both of these categories as well as the winner of the secondary school award.These flags similar to the Green Flag can then be raised on the grounds of the winning schools. The Hall of Fame winner will be chosen by the committee therefore no nominations will be accepted in this category.Nominations can be done online from the nominations page and emailed to info@donegalsportsstarawards.ie or by completing a simple nomination form, which can be downloaded and posted to Paul McDaid, Post Office, Ramelton.Those not using on-line can simply post their nominations to Paul McDaid, Post Office, Ramelton. A brief summary only of achievements will suffice.Pictorial and DVD footage is also required. For further details visit www.donegalsportsstarawards.ie. The deadline for nominations is Friday, November 25th. The Donegal Sports Star Awards presentation function takes place on Friday, January 27th in the Mount Errigal Hotel.Nominations now open for Donegal Sports Star Awards was last modified: October 24th, 2016 by Mark ForkerShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)last_img

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