Picture Special: Shay Given honoured as Donegal Person of the Year 2017

first_imgProud Lifford man and international football star Shay Given has been named Donegal Person of the Year for 2017.The announcement took place in The Black Door Piano Bar on Harcourt Street in Dublin on Friday, and he will be inaugurated as the Donegal Person of the Year at a lavish gala on the 3rd of March at the Ballsbridge Hotel.Shay says that he is delighted with the title, and vows to spend the next twelve months promoting his home county in any way he can. “This is such a huge honour. I’ve always been so proud of my roots and my home county, my family, my friends and all of the wonderful people from Donegal,” he says. Pictures by Dublin Donegal Association.Committee members with Shay Given and his partner Rebecca GibsonCróna NiDhonaill, Elaine Caffrey, Shay Given, Siobhan Shovlin, Marian Caffrey and Peggy StringerElaine Caffrey, Shay Given and Hugh HarkinHugh Harkin, Liam McDermott and Finín Mac a BhairdHugh Harkin, Shay Given and Stephen McCahillHugh Harkin, Shay Given, Rebecca Gibson, Marietta and Stephen McCahill and Elaine CaffreyHugh Harkin, Shay Given, Rebecca Gibson, Stephen McCahill and Elaine CaffreyJames Breslin and Brian KennyJamesie O Donnell and friends enjoying the nightKevin McFadden, Marian Caffrey, Paddy McGill and Lochlainn HarteMarian Caffey, Martin McGettigan, Kathleen Sheerin and Mark McGettiganNeil Kelly, Paddy McGlynn and Eddie BoylePaul Shovlin and Neil KellySeamus Neely, Shay Given and Mayor of Donegal Gerry McMonagleShay Given with Áine and Michael ReganShay Given with the Mayor of Donegal Gerry McMonagleShay with his partner Rebecca and his dad Seamus2017 Donegal Person of the Year Shay GivenAdmiring the scroll…Aine Ní Chuireann and Cróna Ní DhonaillBrian McGill and Shay GivenShay Given with his partner Rebecca GibsonPicture Special: Shay Given honoured as Donegal Person of the Year 2017 was last modified: January 21st, 2018 by Elaine McCalligShare 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:Donegal Person of the YearShay Givenlast_img read more