April 21, 2024

Jim McGuinness has been named as the brand new Donegal GAA senior workforce supervisor.

The Glenties man was ratified at this night’s swiftly organized county board assembly at Donegal GAA headquarters in Convoy.

The-50 yr outdated is joined by each Neil McGee and Colm McFadden in his backroom workforce.

The deal is for 3 years with an choice of a fourth yr.

Luke Barrett may also be a part of the backroom workforce.

The previous Donegal midfielder was not on the assembly this night.

McGuinness is to take over from the outgoing Aidan O’Rourke who stepped in earlier this season following the sudden departure of Paddy Carr.

The person who famously guided Donegal to their final All-Eire success in 2012 was on many individuals’s wish-list as a future supervisor.

A spokesperson for the Donegal GAA mentioned: “Donegal GAA is delighted to announce the appointment of Jim McGuinness as Senior Soccer workforce supervisor, following a gathering of Donegal County Committee. That is an thrilling time for all Donegal GAA Supporters and Donegal individuals at residence and overseas.

“CLG Dhún na nGall want Jim, his backroom workforce, and the gamers each success for the longer term. The time period might be for 3 years with an choice for a fourth.”

A 5 individual committee which included Donegal GAA legends Anthony Molloy and Martin McHugh had been put in place to assist discover a new supervisor.

It’s understood that committee met with McGuinness in current days and he confirmed a willingness to return again to the managerial fold.

McGuinness named new Donegal supervisor in three yr deal was final modified: August twenty second, 2023 by Workers Author