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first_imgSponsor Stephen Maguire of with North West 10k Chairperson James Boyle, Breid Lindsay Sales Manager Donegal Creameries (milk sponsor) and Grace Boyle.The North West 10k committee has just confirmed that the Donegal Person of the Year Liam Ó Cuinneagáin will be on the starting gun to officially get the runners underway on Sunday week May 4th in Letterkenny. 10k Chairperson James Boyle said he was delighted that Mr Ó Cuinneagáin, a native of Gleann Cholm Cille will be the special guest to signal the start of Donegal’s biggest charity run and walk.Liam has been the recipient of many awards for his dedication and effort in promoting the Irish language as well as his native Glencolmcille over the years. His work has created much needed employment with a welcome knock-on boost for the local economy. His multi-faceted involvement in the Irish language field was rightly recognized when he was presented with the 2013 ‘Donegal Person of the Year’ at the beginning of March.With huge crowds expected for the North West 10k the committee is encouraging as many people as possible to pre-enter from Tuesday evening of next week at Letterkenny Community Centre.A Portacabin office will be open beside the Centre from 5 to 7 p.m. on Tuesday 29th, Wednesday 30th, Thursday 1st and Friday 2nd while it will be 3 – 6 p.m. on Saturday afternoon.Sponsorship cards are still available from the Letterkenny Chamber to support the two main benefiting charities the Letterkenny Branch of the Dyslexia Association of Ireland and the Conwal Parish Church Restoration Committee. A number of other associated charities will also benefit by their association with the North West 10k. The Chamber office is located at Grand Central Complex, Canal Road opposite the Retail Park (tel number 9124866.A traffic management plan will be in place on the day. There will be some disruption to traffic for a period in the afternoon so motorists and the general public are asked to be patient and cooperate with the instructions of the Gardai and stewards. For further details go to DONEGAL PERSON OF YEAR TO START NORTH-WEST 10K was last modified: April 25th, 2014 by StephenShare 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) Tags:donegalletterkennyNorth West 10klast_img

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