Jockey Oisín Orr was named the overall Donegal Sports Start of the Year winner at a virtual ceremony on Friday night.
the flat racing circuit in Ireland with 39 wins.
23-year-old Orr has a growing reputation in flat racing, recording 39 race wins in 2020.
A landmark success came last September when he won his first Grade 1 race the Irish St Ledger on board 7/1 shot Search For A Song for trainer Dermot Weld.
The pandemic restrictions meant the awards ceremony moved online for the first time in its 45 year history – with the number of prize categories reduced to `12.
Former Finn Harps and Sligo Rovers manager Patsy McGowan was inducted into the Hall of Fame for his contribution to soccer in Donegal.
The full list of prizewinners is as follows:
OVERALL DONEGAL SPORTS STAR 2020
Oisín Orr, Rathmullan.
Clonmany Tug of War Team
St Bernadette’s Special School, Letterkenny
St Eunan’s College, Letterkenny
HALL OF FAME
Patsy McGowan, Finn Harps
Kevin McLaughlin, Clonmany Tug of War Team
BRENDAN MCDAID MEMORIAL SPECIAL ACHIEVEMENT
Siobhán Coyle, Gaeil Fhánada
Rhys Irwin, Kilmacrennan
Mickey McCann, Donegal hurling manager
Danny McGonigle, Clonmany
Adrienne Gallen, Lifford Strabane Athletics Club.