Donegal GAA awards banquet in Letterkenny this evening

Karl Lacey will be among the Donegal 2012 All-Ireland heroes that will be honoured by Donegal GAA at their annual banquet and awards night in Letterkenny’s Mount Errigal Hotel this evening.

The Four Masters great and former Footballer of the Year, who announced his retirement from intercounty football at the end of the 2017 campaign, will be one of five players from the 2012 panel recognised.

Naomh Brid’s David Walsh, Glenswilly’s Neil Gallagher, St Eunan’s Rory Kavanagh and St Michael’s Christy Toye will also be honoured.

Kilcar’s Mark McHugh will be presented with the Gradam Shéamuis Mhic Géidigh after being voted the Player of the Year in the Donegal Senior Championship, while Kilcar will be presented with the Senior Club of the Year award.

There will be another Kilcar award winner as Patrick McBrearty is named the Donegal Senior Player of the year.

The full list of award recipients is outlined below:

Senior Player Paddy McBrearty Cill Chartha

Hurler Davin Flynn

Grounds Naomh Muire Lower Rosses

Senior Club Cill Chartha

Intermediate Milford

Junior Naomh Colmcille

Lady Footballer Yvonne McMonagle Glenfin

Gaeltacht An Clochan Liath

Non Gaeltacht Robert Emmetts

Service to Culture Award Patricia O Connor Glenfin

Lifetime achievement Con O Donail Moville

Referee Award Tony Gallagher (Red Hughs)

Handball Club Award Aodh Ruadh Ballyshannon

Special Merit Award C.L.G Setanta