Sports podcast returns

After a lengthy break, our sports team have returned with their sport podcast.

In this episode, Damian, Gerard and Caoimhinn discuss the new Inishowen League soccer season, the addition of a 7th team to the Ulster Senior League, and they also sing the praises of Dundalk FC manager Stephen Kenny.

What’s the local link to Stephen Kenny, we hear you ask? Well, the Dubliner has lived in Fahan for many years.

And Gerard reckons Kenny would make a great Republic of Ireland manager when Martin O’Neill steps down…

John Gerard McLaughlin and his shadow keelan Doherty

Glengead’s John Gerard McLaughlin is shadowed by Carn’s Keelan Doherty


Ahead of a big Gaelic football weekend, the lads touch on Moville’s Division 4 league title win and Buncrana’s promotion to Division 2.

Aidan McLaughlin during Friday's game. Photo Evan Logan

Naomh Pádraig’s Aidan McLaughlin pictured during Muff’s Junior quarter final victory over Urris.

But mostly they’re previewing the big championship games with Malin v Dungloe in the Donegal senior football championship quarter final (Sunday, 2.30pm); Burt versus Cloughaneely in the intermediate quarter (Saturday 1pm); and Muff’s Friday night Junior semi final clash with Red Hugh’s in Convoy (8pm).


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Damian Dowds

Damian studied at NUI Maynooth and worked with Intel Ireland on graduation. Followings stints as a civil servant in Leinster House, and with magazine publisher Ashville Media, he returned to Inishowen to set up the Inishowen Independent in 2007.