Moya Doherty named Donegal Person of the Year

first_img Moya Doherty has been named as the Donegal Person of the Year. The co-founder of ‘Riverdance’ will be presented with the coveted award in Dublin on March 7.Ms Doherty, is a native of Pettigo but grew up in Dungloe.She succeeds Liam Ó Cuinneagáin from Glencolmcille. She follows in the footsteps of people such as actor Sean McGinley, Packie Bonner, Daniel O’Donnell, Jim McGuinness and Brian McEniff who have won the award. Members of the Donegal Association in Dublin who organise the event made the announcement at the Mansion House. Ms Doherty, was recently appointed as the Chairperson of the new RTE Board. As well as her achievements with Riverdance, Ms Doherty was a founding member of radio station Today FM.She is married to fellow Riverdance entrepreneur John McColgan. Donegal retains 14 Blue Flags, Lisfannon is not restored Moya Doherty named Donegal Person of the Year Facebook Google+ Twitter By News Highland – January 27, 2015 Pinterest Gardai investigate Castlefinn burglary Today is the 30th anniversary of Eddie Fullerton’s murder Facebook Hospitalisations rise as Donnelly suggests masks will stay ’til autumncenter_img Andrew McGinley says his children are getting him through life RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Pinterest WhatsApp Homepage BannerNews Previous articleMcMahon one of five to leave Tyrone panelNext articleSnow and ice warning issued for Co Donegal News Highland Google+ Twitter Disruption to cancer service will increase mortality – Oncologist WhatsApplast_img