Killarney in Could is synonymous with the largest event in Irish Pool; certainly, with over 700 gamers entered this yr, it has now change into one of many greatest participation occasions in any sport.
Donegal gamers from throughout the county have been engaged in qualifier occasions all year long, and are trying ahead to setting off on the lengthy journey to Kerry subsequent week (seventeenth to twenty first Could).
With such huge numbers, success is way from assured, however Donegal gamers have had some excellent achievements in the previous couple of outings, not least a crew double in the principle males’s and women’ occasions and an unprecedented singles double for Dungloe siblings Shaun Sharkey and Helena Melly.
This yr we’ve got 4 males’s groups, a women’ crew, two beneath 23 groups, and two over 50’s groups, which is an enormous illustration for the county of just about sixty gamers.
The Beneath-23 A crew, specifically, is a really thrilling proposition. Ronan Whyte is the highest ranked participant within the nation at this age group. Sean Devenney has had a glut of victories since deciding so as to add pool to his cuesports repertoire. Daniel McHugh represented Eire on the latest European Championships in Malta, and Joe Chambers is jetting off to Morocco later within the yr to don the Irish waistcoat on the World Championships.
Loads of onerous work has led up up to now, each throughout the Affiliation and externally, because of the assistance of native companies.
Particular point out should go to McGinley’s Bar and Central Bar, Letterkenny for his or her very beneficiant sponsorships all year long.
Donegal all set for All-Eire Pool Championships was final modified: Could ninth, 2023 by