Saturday, August 17, 2019
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    Taking off on the Runway for Pieta House!

    A great crowd turned out this morning for the 4th annual Run/Walk 5K at Donegal Airport, the most scenic airport in the world.

    This years the proceeds went to Pieta House. It was great to see so many turn out to support the charity. Many of the Rosses Athletic Group took part.

    The walkers and runners registered at the check in desk before taking off on the runway after 11pm and got a nice morning for it.

    Pauline Sweeney, Manager of the airport along with her team were there to ensure everything went according to plan.

    I took a stroll afterwards in the beautiful Carrickfinn beach and had it all to myself, such a fabulous party of our County.

    Well done to everyone who took part to raise funds for Pieta House.

    Liam McFadden, Denis Forker, Pauline Sweeney and Martin Forker.
    Marie O Donnell, Eilis Doherty and Pauline Sweeney, Manager of Donegal Airport.
    Moya O Donnell and Maureen Harden all set for the 5k walk.
    Desmond Campbell and Mary Friel all registered for the walk.
    Taking the registrations this morning were Sinead Diver, Helen McCready and Leanne Sharkey from the Rosses Athletic Club.
    Grace, Sarah, Erin and Neily Sharkey who took part in the Charity 5K.
    Brendan Delap and Jean McGlinchey.
    Niall McCafferty, Ros Na Run star and Tom Marry.

    Andrea Allen and Edel Maher looking fit this morning!
    James Point, Big Danny and Teague the Milkman!

    Karen Sharkey, Bella Ward, Martin Gallagher and Marie Gallagher.
    Bella Ward with her children, Kayleigh, Emily, Leah and Evan.

    A wee stroll on Carrickfinn beach
    Met these ladies down the road collecting for Bosnia Donegal, Breda, Sarah Jane and Donna.

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