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Finn Valley St. Stephens Day 5k Handicap. 26th December 2008:6,000 euro raised at the Finn Valley Boxing Day Handicap. Results... Pictures... more...

Finn Valley St. Stephens Day 5k. 18th December 2008: Poster

Darren Mc Neely in Fukuoka Marathon. 18th December 2008: A reassuring run recently from Darren Mc Neely in the famous Fukuoka marathon in Japan. more...

Ward 2nd Irish Junior Home. 15th December 2008: Ian Ward once again has performed when it rely counts ... Pictures... more...

Hollie Knight Joins Finn Valley AC. 8th December 2008: Hollie Knight is a recent recruit to the ranks of Finn Valley AC ... Pictures... more...

Jason Quigley Homecoming Reception. 8th December 2008: A reception was held Sunday evening for 17 year-old Jason Quigley ... Pictures... more...

National Novice & Juvenile Cross Country, Ballyhaise, Co Cavan. 7th December 2008:Ian Ward once again showed his true class in the National U19 cross country in Ballyhaise, Co Cavan. Pictures... more...

Sportshall Results from Dungloe. 1st December 2008: Results... Pictures... more...

Valley Get Together to Recall Years Gone By. 30th November 2008:Finn Valley AC are currently involved in a project to log in a complete photographic record of the history of the club... Pictures... more...

Donegal Juvenile Teams for National Uneven Ages Cross Country. 27th November 2008:Donegal Juvenile Teams for National Uneven Ages Cross Country In Ballyhaise Co. Cavan on Sunday 7th December 2008. Teams...

The National Inter Counties Tramore Co Waterford. 24th November 2008:Two Finn Valley Athletes selected for the European Cross Country... Teresa McGloin... Juveniles... Pictures... more...

38th Annual Finn Valley Stephens Day 5k. 20th November 2008:The annual Finn Valley ac 5k has seen many different guises over the years and it has continued to grow and grow .. more...

Donegal County Athletics Board Sportshall Competitions. 17th November 2008:Donegal County Athletics Board are running a series of four Sportshall competitions for athletes born 1999,1998,1997 and 1996. more...

Six Finn Valley athletes on International Duty for Ireland. 16th November 2008:Six of our long time servants travelled to Swansea on Friday last to race in the Masters home nations international cross country, between Scotland, Wales, England, & Ireland. Pictures... Report... more...

Finn Valley AC Completely Dominate Ulster Championships. 9th November 2008:Finn Valley AC once again prove their dominance in Ulster athletics, winning medals in 11 out of the 12 events. Individual... Teams... Pictures... more...

Donegal Senior CC. 2nd November 2008: Pictures... Results... Report... more...

Donegal Teams for the National Juvenile Cross Country. 1st November 2008: Donegal Teams for the National Juvenile Cross Country in Tramore, Co Waterford on Sunday 23rd November. PDF...

Committee Meeting. 27th October 2008: A committee meeting will be held in the Finn Valley Centre on Thursday 6th November at 9.00 pm. Agenda ...

A Great Day at the Dublin City Marathon. 27th October 2008: Pictures ... more...

Ulster Juvenile Cross Country Even Ages Jordanstown Belfast. 25th October 2008: Results... Pictures ... more...

Eamonn Giles Honoured. 24th October 2008: Eamonn Giles Honoured at the Milford Civic Building for his contribution to sport in the Milford Area. Pictures ...

International Selection for Finn Valley athletes. 21st October 2008: Gerry Farnham cross country... international Selection... more ...

5th Ulster Cross-Country Championship for Primary Schools. 16th October 2008: The fifth Ulster cross-country championship for Primary Schools, will be held in Fintra, Killybegs at 11 am on Wednesday November 26th 2008. more ...

Cross Country Workshop. 16th October 2008: Details of a Cross Country Workshop on Sunday 19th October 2008, 10.30am-1pm at the Finn Valley Centre. more (PDF)...

Excellent enthusiastic turnout at 37th annual Finn Valley AC AGM. 14th October 2008: more ...

Donegal Uneven Ages and Novice in Killybegs. 12th October 2008: The involvement of family members was really evident in the success of Finn Valley young athletes at underage level over the last few weekends. Pictures... Results... more ...

From Switzerland to Finn Valley with Valley athletes. 6th October 2008: It was a hectic week at Finn Valley with some 1500 athletes out on various days in schools and county AAI competition. more ...

Annual General Meeting. 6th October 2008: The Annual General Meeting of Finn Valley A.C. will be held in the Finn Valley Centre on Monday 13th October at 8.00 pm. more ...

Finn Valley Awards Night 2007-2008. 5th October 2008: Pictures ... more ...

Donegal Even Ages and Masters Cross Country. 5th October 2008: Pictures ... Results ... more ...

Primary School Cross Country. 3rd October 2008: The numbers were bigger than ever, the weather was fine and organisation was first class... Pictures ... Results ... more ...

Athletics Ireland launch new Athletics Leader Course. 3rd October 2008: Intro (PDF)... Calendar (PDF)... Application (PDF)...

8th Annual Invitational Cross Country. 1st October 2008: The 8th annual Finn Valley secondary school cross country proved to be the biggest ... Pictures ... Results ... more ...

Finn Valley Awards Night 2007-2008. 30th September 2008: The club hold their awards night on Sunday October 5th. Awards List (PDF)... more ...

Busy week ahead at Finn Valley. 28th September 2008: Its all systems go for a busy period of cross country at Finn Valley this week. more ...

Mooathon 2008. 28th September 2008: Results (PDF)...

Teresa McGloin Continues to Improve. 22nd September 2008: Teresa ... Club News ... more ...

Ladies 3K Race/Walk. 22nd September 2008: Letterkenny Women's Centre announce the Donegal Ladies 3k Race/Walk more ...

Donegal 5k Road Championship 2008. 21st September 2008: Results (PDF)... Pictures ...

Finn Valley Fixture List October 2008 - September 2009. 17th September 2008: PDF... HTML...

Track Upgrade. 15th September 2008: Despite all the inclement weather the upgrade of the Finn Valley AC jumps and throws areas has been completed. Pictures ... more ...

Moville 10k. 8th September 2008: Results (PDF) ...

Back to training at Finn Valley. 7th September 2008: Schools are back, the summer is over, the olympics but a glorious memory. So it's back to training for the entire Valley squads. more ...

Finn Valley AC Membership 2008-2009. 3rd September 2008: Application Form (Word Doc) ...

Core Strength Work Shop. 3rd September 2008: Details of a core strength and conditioning workshop organised for Saturday 27th September. The course is aimed at coaches/PE Teachers and Athletes and is limited to 25 applicants. Information1 (PDF) ... Information2 (PDF) ... ApplicationForm (DOC) ...

Good turnout at Ballyare 10k. 30th August 2008: Some 140 walkers and runners turned out for the annual Ballyare 10k. Results (PDF) ... Pictures ... more ...

2008 Secondary & Primary Schools Cross Country Events. 29th August 2008: Details of the 8th Secondary Schools Level Cross Country and 10th Annual Primary Schools 2008 Cross-Country events to be held at the Finn Valley on 1st October and 3rd October respectively. Secondary Schools (PDF) ... Primary Schools (PDF) ...

Patsy's Welcome Home Reception at the Finn Valley Centre. 28th August 2008: Pictures ...

Arainn Mhor 5K. 27th August 2008: Arainn Mhor is planning to hold a 5K fun run on the island on the 30th August to help raise funds for the island community centre. Arainn Mhor Bulletin Board Website

Dessie's Run in Derry. 26th August 2008: Teresa Mc Gloin continued what has been a summer of continued improvement as she won Tuesday nights Dessie's run in Derry. Results (PDF) ...

Beijing Diary Number 13. 25th August 2008: It's all over the day after the night before. The Beijing Games comes to a close as spectacularly as it began. more ...

Brocagh 4 Mile. 22nd August 2008: Results (PDF) ... Pictures ...

Beijing Diary Number 12. 22nd August 2008: Days of contrast. Yesterday, an aggressive performance from Olive Loughnane in the 20k walk ... more ...

Beijing Diary Number 11. 20th August 2008: "That's what we do baby" - the words of Usain Bolt as he really went for it just now in the stadium and broke Michael Johnsons record. more ...

Beijing Diary Number 10. 18th August 2008: Managing a sports team when all is going well is the place to be but the other side was the last 2 days. more ...

Beijing Diary Number 9. 17th August 2008: Just back in from marathon. What a happy enjoyable experience it was for Pauline Curley. And Usain Bolt breaks the record. Pictures ... more ...

Beijing Diary Number 8. 16th August 2008: The weather is the topic everywhere. Here it's such a pleasant surprise not anything like we dreaded. more ...

Milford 5k. 16th August 2008: Results (PDF) ...

Beijing Diary Number 7. 13th August 2008: Let the action begin. Just picked up the start lists for Friday's competition and only then do you realise the enormity of the challenge event on event. more ...

Beijing Diary Number 6. 11th August 2008: Last day in Japan. Training complete for today. Just had a table quiz and now rattle out a few thoughts before heading tomorrow morning to the big Smoke -- Beijing. more ...

Danny McDaid 15k. 11th August 2008: Results (PDF) ...

Carlin strikes gold at National Masters. 10th August 2008: Kieran Carlin returned to excellent form when winning the national masters 1500m title in Tullamore. Pictures ... more ...

Beijing Diary Number 5. 9th August 2008: Its 9pm Saturday night just in the door having watched a fireworks display immediately in front of our hotel to celebrate their annual Summer festival here in Matsue. more ...

Beijing Diary Number 4. 8th August 2008: The Beijing Olympic games will begin later tonight with literally a big bang, fireworks that is, as the Chinese launch a spectacular opening ceremony. more ...

Beijing Diary Number 3. 6th August 2008: It's interesting to note the daily routine of a training camp pre a major championship. more ...

Beijing Diary Number 2. 5th August 2008: And finally the plane touched down in Izumo having spent the night in an airport hotel in Tokyo. more ...

Killybegs 5K. 5th August 2008: Results. [400kb]

Kieran Carlin at Crystal Palace. 4th August 2008: Pictures ...

Beijing Diary Number 1. 2nd August 2008: One World One Dream is the olympic motto and I arrived into the cauldron of heat and humitity that is Beijing today, August 2. more ...

Ramelton 5K. 2nd August 2008: Results.

Dungloe 5K. 30th July 2008: Results.

Drumhall 5K. 26th July 2008: Results.

Burtonport 5K. 23nd July 2008: Results.

Doyle grabs silver in National Senior. 22nd July 2008: Brian Doyle in National 400m final. This weekends National League Final. Patsy Heading to Beijing. more ...

Emer and Gerry O'Doherty meet Sir Alex Ferguson and Alan Wells. 21th July 2008: pictures ...

Ireland's Olympians. 18th July 2008: Ireland's Olympians is an RTE TV Sport project, produced in co-operation with the Olympic Council of Ireland and the Irish Sports Council. A TV series, and an accompanying book, it offers a rare insight into the lives and minds of Olympians, past and present. Website. Watch The Shows.

2008 Irish Olympic Team Briefing. 17th July 2008: The Irish Sports Council's 2008 Irish Olympic Team Briefing. pdf.

League Final Positions. 16th July 2008: Position of Valley teams as they enter the League Final. Tables.

AboutOlympics Website. 14th July 2008: A comprehensive website that may be of interest to our visitors. AboutOlympics.co.uk

Michael Penrose Silver in Tullamore. 14th July 2008: The story this weekend was the medal performance of Michael Penrose. more ...

Rathmullan 5K Road Results. 9th July 2008: Results and Pictures. more ...

Juvenile Track And Field Championships. 6th July 2008: On Sunday in Antrim a new generation of Finn Valley athletes excelled. more ...

Teresa McGloin's Third Straight Victory. 4th July 2008: Friday nights Finn Valley 5k win has put Teresa McGloin on three straight victories in a row. more ...

International exposure for Valley. 3rd July 2008: more ...

International Schools vest for Convoy athlete. 30th June 2008: Pauric Mc Laughlin is the only Donegal athlete in the Irish Schools track and field team ... more ...

RTE's Ireland's Olympians warms us up for Beijing. 29th June 2008: "Ireland's Olympians", the RTE TV Series, starts Monday, June 30, at 7.30pm on RTE2, and runs for five weeks ... more ...

Finn Valley 5k. 26th June 2008: Results ... pictures ... more ...

Richard Simms the Finn Valley man who manages the fastest man in the world Usain Bolt. 25th June 2008: more ...

Club and County records at National League Round 2. 24th June 2008: New county record for the hammer of 37.74 metres for Clive Heapes ... Kathleen Merrit takes new club record of 24.15 metres ... more ...

Valley teams in national finals. 17th June 2008: The national AAI league qualification closed on Sunday in Santry with both Finn Valley teams achieving final spots ... In the Ulster senior champs at Antrim on Saturday a silver for Nicola Alcorn and a bronze for Aoife Whelan in the walk ... Rosaleen Mc Gonagle's 60th Birthday Party ... more ...

Valley athlete chases Olympic spot. 12th June 2008: Brian Doyle, Finn Valley, is in the Irish 4 x 4 start team ... more ...

Sun continues to shine for Valley athletes. 10th June 2008: Antrim was the venue over last weekend for the Ulster AAI 14-19 age championships ... report ... more ...

Pictures and results at: Pictures and Results.

Ulster and N.I. Under Age Championships. 8th June 2008: Results and pictures from Ulster and N.I. Under Age Championships Days 1 and 2. more ...

Donegal 5k. 7th June 2008: Results

Valley Women in Mini-Marathon. 5th June 2008: Teresa Mc Gloin 8th in 37.51 and Kay Byrne takes O45 in 40.31 ... Results ... pictures ... more ...

Valley youngsters excel on home ground. 3rd June 2008: The AAI Ulster 10--13 championships took place on Sunday morning at Finn Valley ... Report ... Pictures ... more ...

Ian Ward Strikes Gold in KitKat All Ireland Schools Track and Field Championships. 2nd June 2008: Ian Ward wins 1500-m in 3:56:64. Report ... Results ... pictures ... more ...

KitKat All Ireland Schools Track and Field Championships. 31st May 2008: Ian Ward wins 1500-m in 3:56:64. Results available at ... AAI website.

Massive turnout for Primary school athletics finals at Finn Valley. 28th May 2008: St. Mary's, Stranorlar; Cashel, Glencolmcille; and Annagry are the Donegal athletics primary school champions for 2008 ... pictures ... results ... more ...

Busy week for Finn Valley AC. 26th May 2008: The Finn Valley complex will be particularly busy this week as Wednesday sees the culmination of the primary schools athletics. We expect to have 1000 children competing. Start time 11am. more ...

Hickey, Clark and Langan Letterkenny Inter-firms 2008. 21st May 2008: Results.

Busy time for Valley athletes. 19th May 2008: Track and field season in full swing ... Results of AAI league round 1 ... more ...

Finn Valley Area Primary Schools Athletics. 14th May 2008: The beautiful weather added to the enjoyment of the annual Finn Valley area primary school athletics ... pictures ... more ...

Relay medals for Valley squads. 11th May 2008: Two Valley squads made the journey to Irishtown, Dublin to participate in events on Saturday evening ... more ...

Results of Donegal Track and Field League Round 1. 14th May 2008: Results.

Relay medals for Valley squads. 11th May 2008: Two Valley squads made the journey to Irishtown, Dublin to participate in events on Saturday evening ... more ...

NI and ULSTER AGE GROUP CHAMPIONSHIPS. 12th May 2008: NI and ULSTER AGE GROUP CHAMPIONSHIPS anounced for June 7th and 8th. Entry Form.

Updated Fixtures List. 5th May 2008: Fixtures List Updated. Events.

North West 10k. 5th May 2008: Results of North West 10k. Clean sweep for Valley men: Holian, Carlin, McNeely. Results and Pictures ...

Buncrana 5k. 2nd May 2008: Furey Insurances Buncrana 5k announced for Wed. 28th May. Poster (PDF). A race in the Donegal Athletics Board Brian McCormick Sports and Leisure Mizuno Grand Prix 2008.

Tirconaill AC. 2nd May 2008: Our friends at Tirconaill AC have a new website ... Tirconaill AC Website. Other Links.

Juvenile Track and Field Championships. 1st May 2008: Donageal Athletics Board Juvenile Track and Field Championships on May 10th at Letterkenny Danny Mc Daid Tartan Track. Programme of Events.

County Championships for Under 10 to Under 13. 1st May 2008: County Athletics Championships for Under 10 to Under 13 announced for 22nd May. Programme of Events. Programme of Events, part 2.

Two Valley officials on AAI board. 28th April 2008: Valley club chairman Patsy Mc Gonagle was elected to the chair of High Performance ... Neil Martin was installed as the Ulster representative ... more ...

Ulster U10 and U12, June 1st. 25th April 2008: Ulster U10 and U12 Championships announced for June 1st at Finn Valley Regulations.
Schedule of events.

Valley at Athenry and University championships. 21st April 2008: There were medal performances for two Finn Valley athletes at opposite ends of the spectrum over the weekend with Nicola Alcorn finishing 3rd in the University track and field ... Jim Hynes takes bronze in national road 10k ... more ...

New history pictures added. 19th April 2008: Webmaster has finally got round to adding and indexing history pictures that he has been sitting on for a few years ... 1984
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Valley Masters gain silver with late surge at road relays. 14th April 2008: The Finn Valley masters men squad of Dominic Bonner, Jon Creane and Kieran Carlin came with a last leg push to grasp the silver medals in the AAI road relay championships at Raheny on Sunday ... more ...

National medals for Valley in Nenagh. 7th April 2008: The AAI indoor underage championships in Nenagh were the focus for a small number of Finn Valley athletes last weekend ... more ...

Furey Insurances 5K Series. 7th April 2008: Furey Insurances 5K Series launched ... more ...

Lost shoe can't stop Bekele. 31st March 2008: On Sunday March 30th in the World cross-country championships at Holyrood Park, Edinburgh, an Ethiopian athlete named Kenenisa Bekele became the greatest cross-country athlete ever. more ...

38th Annual Area Primary Schools Athletics Challenge. 27th March 2008: 38th Annual Area Primary Schools Athletics Challenge announced for 13th and 14th May ... programme of events ... more ...

36th Annual Area Primary Schools. 27th March 2008: 37th Annual Primary Schools Challenge announced for 28th May. Programme of Events.

From Donaghmore N.S. to the world championships. 24th March 2008: ... the athletics career of Ian Ward of Liscooley, began at Donaghmore National School ... more ...

Oatfield Sweets Easter 3K. 24th March 2008: Oatfield Sweets Easter 3K. Results. Results.

Valley youngsters impress at Magherafelt Juvenile Indoors. 17th March 2008: ... victories for Oisin Gallen in long jump, Kyle Long, high jump, Blaithnaid Patton, high jump, and medal performances from Jonathan Carlin, Caoimhe Mc Menamin, Shannon Mc Laughlin, Georgie Kelly, and Gavin Mc Laughlin ... more ....

Point Construction Letterkenny St. Patrick's Day 5K. 17th March 2008: Point Construction Letterkenny St. Patrick's Day 5K. Results. Pictures. more ...

Ulster and Northern Ireland Juvenile Indoor Championships. 16th March 2008: Ulster and Northern Ireland Juvenile Indoor Championships Meadowbank Indoor Arena, Magherafelt 15th March 2008. Results. Ulster Athletics Website.

Ward wins Bronze for Royal and Prior. 11th March 2008: Ian Ward had an early morning start for Loughrea to take in Irish Schools cross-country championships ... more ....

Donegal Athletics Board Grand Prix 2008. 7th March 2008: Donegal Athletics Board Brian McCormick Sports and Leisure Mizuno Grand Prix 2008 Fixture List announced ... Events

Woodie's DIY AA Inter Club Cross Country Championships. 2nd March 2008: Ian Ward third in Junior. Junior Ladies Miss Bronze medals on count back ... more ....



First Aid Course. 28th February 2008: Finn Valley AC with the support of Donegal Sports Partnership delivered a first aid course ... more ....

Ryan Mc Daid Letterkenny Institute of Technology Scholarship. 26th February 2008: more ....

Gavin Carlin. 26th February 2008: Finn Valley club member Gavin Carlin now playing youth football with West Bromwich Albion in England ... more ....

Ward races to victory for Royal and Prior. 25th February 2008: Report ... weekly roundup ... more ....

Results and Pictures.

Nestle Kitkat Ulster Schools Cross-country Championships. 22nd February 2008: Results ... pictures ... more ....

Finn Valley Masters Champions. 22nd February 2008: Table of Finn Valley Masters Champions. more (PDF)...

Ulster cross-country championships at Antrim. 18th February 2008: Report ... results ... pictures ... more ....

Hugo Duggan retirement. 16th February 2008: Report ... picture ... more ....

Ulster/Athletics Northern Ireland Regional Squad Days. 12th February 2008: The young athletes of the Ulster-N.Ireland (North West and South Regional Squads) will meet this weekend Sat 16th and Sun 17th February ... more ....

Valley respond brillantly to retain national title. 11th February 2008: Valley masters men retain title in Wexford ... pictures ... results more ....

Swimming pool and World Cross-country. 5th February 2008: The update on the swimming pool is that it's moving to the construction design stage and discussions are about to begin about electrics and heating infrastructure and the planning of temporary changing and storage during construction. Contract documents are being prepared.

Mark Connolly wants to emphasis that there are five places still left on the bus travelling to Edinburgh for world cross-country. Leaving Valley Sat. returning Sunday post the race. List on Valley board if you wish to reserve place. Cost to cover bus, boat, and accommodation is 120 euros.

Ulster Indoors Entry Forms. 5th February 2008: Ulster Indoors February 23rd and March 15th ... Entry Form.

Athletics Northern Ireland Website.

B Championships at Finnvalley. 3rd February 2008: B Championships at Finnvalley 3rd February 2008 ... pictures ... results ... report ... more ....

Donegal to lure world's elite. 29th January 2008: Donegal yesterday became the first county in the country to officially launch a campaign to be a pre Olympic training location for the 2012 Games that take place in London ... more ....

Bonner, Stewart, and Penrose strike gold at the Odyssey. 28th January 2008: Three promising young Finn Valley athletes: Mark Bonner, 800m, Jodie Stewart, Shot, and Madeline Penrose, walk, had impressive performances to win ... pictures ... more ....

Donegal Teams for Inter-county Relays. 27th January 2008: Donegal Teams for Inter-county Relays on 3rd February announced ... more ....

Donegal as Olympic Training Venue. 24th January 2008: Promotional brochure launched. Brochure(PDF).

Cross-country relays. 24th January 2008: Final reminder. National B cross-country and inter-county cross-country relays at Finn Valley on Sun Feb 3rd. Enter with AAI direct.

North West coaching at Valley. 20th January 2008: The first coaching day of 2008 was held for the regional squad today Sunday and was again a tremendous success led by development officer Eamon Harvey and attended by Ulster President Maeve Kyle ... more ...

Double Win in Derry for Valley in Ulster and N.I. Junior, Intermediate and Masters Cross-country. 20th January 2008: Breda Mc Ginty led Finn Valley to an Ulster junior and intermediate team double at Gransha, Derry on Saturday afternoon ... results ... pictures ... more ...

Finn Valley Face the Challenge of 2008. 16th January 2008: Finn Valley athletes returned from Portugal training camp ... more ...

Finn Valley Athletes in the Algarve. 7th January 2008: ... report ... pictures ... more ...

Sportshall Competitions. 5th January 2008: ... second of a series of FUN Sporthall Competitions on Saturday 12th January. U 10 and U 12. Abbey Vocational Club Gym, Start time 11am ... more (PDF) ...

Juvenile Cross-country Trials. 5th January 2008: ... a trial will be held for the selection of Juvenile under 12 and 14 Inter-county cross country relay teams on Thursday evening the 24th January at 6.30pm at the Finn Valley Centre ... more (PDF) ...

Home page archive for 2007. : Includes late 2006. 2007 archive.

Home page archive for 2006. : 2006 archive.

History and archive. : History and home page archive 2001-2005 available at ... History.