Special Guests

Over the years, the Donegal Sports Star Awards Committee has been blessed with the calibre of Special Guests that have attended our banquet. Our first ever guest, was Olympian Ronnie Delaney with World Champion & Olympic Bronze Medallist Rob Heffernan being our guest for the 2019 awards.

Chairperson Grace Boyle making a presentation to special guest Rob Heffernan at the 2019 banquet. Also pictured are the Chief Executive and Cathaoirleach, Seamus Neely and Nicholas Crossan of the sole sponsors Donegal County Council

Champion Jump Jockey Ruby Walsh was our guest for the 2018 awards pictured above receiving a presentation from Chairperson Grace Boyle at the banquet.

World Snooker Champion Ken Doherty was the guest for the 2017 awards.

For 2016, it was the turn of our very own Patsy McGonagle, Irish Olympic Team Manager.

Maeve Kyle, O.B.E., three time Olympian was our guest for the 2015 awards.

For 2014, RTE’s Sean O’Rourke was our guest.