The Final Whistle podcast 24/11/2022

From playing soccer with Newcastle and Sunderland – to three cruciate ligament injuries – to being the country’s Player of the Year in women’s gaelic football. Donegal’s Niamh McLaughlin shares her remarkable backstory.

Former GAA President Liam O’Neill pays tribute to the late Sean McCague – and makes a fresh appeal to Leitrim supporters to take part in the county’s online GAA survey, which aims to chart the future direction of gaelic games in the county.


We visit the Sligo primary school whose pupils are playing to walk 5000 kilometres between them to raise money for a new school pitch.

Plus – Dromore West Athlete Keelin Kilrehill is on the Ireland team once again for next month’s European Cross Country Championships in Italy.  He’ll assess their chances of retaining the junior men’s team gold they won in Dublin 11 months ago.