Kildare Ladies PRO, Donal Fitzpatrick honoured

National award for Kildare man

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Kildare Ladies PRO, Donal Fitzpatrick honoured

Donal Fitzpatrick

THE Ladies Gaelic Football Association is pleased to announce the 2018 LGFA Volunteer of the Year award winners.

Administrators, coaches and media are among those honoured across eight categories.

The LGFA scheme, in its second year, recognises winners from 2018, and they include Kildare Ladies PRO, Donal Fitzpatrick who has been recognised for the tremendous work he does on behalf of Ladies football within the county.

A fully merited award for the hard working official.

The award for Coach of The Yeargoes to Jess Brennan of Blessington.

The full list of award winners are: 

·         School Coach of Year – John Kennedy (Glenamaddy, Galway)

·         Youth Coach of the Year – Niamh Fox (Dromin-Athlacca Banogue, Limerick)

·         Journalist of The Year – Darren Kelly (Galway Bay FM)

·         PRO of the Year – Donal Fitzpatrick (Kildare)

·         Committee Officer of The Year – Nora Fealy (Kerry)

·         Coach of The Year – Jess Brennan (Blessington, Wicklow)

·         Overall Volunteer of The Year – Edel Conway (Doonbeg, Clare)

·         Volunteer Hall of Fame – Philip O’Hare (Down & Ulster)