Nominees for the Leitrim Sports Star Awards 2017

The Leitrim Sports Star Awards will take place on November 24th in Lough Rynn Castle Hotel.  Tickets can be purchased by calling Leitrim Sports Partnership on 071 9650498.  We are delighted to announce the nominees as follows:

Sports Individual Junior:
1. Dillon Beirne
2. Muireann Devaney
3. Matthew Earley
4. Áine Lyons
5. Niall Morahan

Sports Individual Senior:
1. Ailbhe Clancy
2. Donnacha Holmes
3. Dympna Kelly
4. Eanna Madden
5. Liam Moreton
6. Siobhan Murtagh
7. Gerard O’Donnell

Juvenile Team of the Year:
1. Carrick Area U10 Community Games Team
2. Glencar/Manor U13 Boys Team
3. Leitrim U16 Hurling Team
4. Leitrim Ladies U14 Team
5. St. Clare’s C.S. 1st Year Soccer Team

Team of the Year:
1. Leitrim Juniors Team
2. Leitrim Senior Hurling Team
3. Mohill G.A.A. Senior Team
4. St. Joseph’s Ladies Senior Team

Best Sports School:
1. Aughnasheelin N.S.
2. Largy N.S.
3. Scoil Mhuire, Carrick on Shannon

Volunteer of the Year
1. Martin Cunniffe
2. Dennis Doonan
3. Marie Honeyman
4. Eileen Maxwell
5. Ann McGloin

Special Achievement Awards
1. Michael Cornyn
2. Melvin Gaels – Gaelic 4 Girls
3. Melvin Gaels – Gaelic 4 Mothers and Others
4. Martin McHugh
5. Dennis Doonan

Club of the Year
1. Carrick on Shannon Gymnastic Club
2. Drumshanbo Athletic Club
3. Drumsna Boxing Club
4. Lough Key Triathlon Club

Leitrim Observer Unsung Hero WINNER – John Kavanagh & Sinead McKeon

Hall of Fame WINNER – Maeve Quinn

Leitrim’s Sports Person of the Year 2017.The winner to be announced on the night!

The winner of the Leitrim Sports Person of the Year Award has been chosen from one of the above shortlisted nominees. Congratulations to each and every one on being nominated for a Leitrim Sports Star Award, your dedication and hard work in sport is being recognised.
Each winner will receive a specially handcrafted award presented by each of our generous sponsors.

A special night of celebration is planned by Leitrim Sports Partnership with a 4 course meal being served, followed by the awards and special guests.

Our special guest on the night will be Former Ireland Rugby International Eric Elwood

Should anyone wish to come along to support the nominees and enjoy what promises to be an excellent night of celebration you can purchase a ticket for € 40 online at or by calling Leitrim Sports Partnership on 071 9650498 or emailing us on

We would like to take this opportunity to thank our sponsors for their generous support – Leitrim County Council, The Landmark Hotel, Aura Leitrim Leisure, Leitrim County Enterprise Fund , Lough Rynn Castle Estate & Gardens, First Aid Aware Kinlough, Leitrim Physiotherapy, Newtowngore Engineering and DPS Printing.