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Homecoming celebration for Eddie Doran

posted 24 Sep 2013, 04:55 by Achill Gaa   [ updated 25 Sep 2013, 01:32 ]

Achill GAA will host a homecoming event to welcome our All Ireland Winning footballer Eddie Doran on Wednesday 25th September at around 8pm in Davitt Park. Please show your support and welcome home our young star. There will be plenty bonfires alight to welcome him home!!! 

Update: It is hoped that Eddie will be met by a convoy in Newport tomorrow evening at 6.15pm. There will be a parade via Tonragee and Currane arriving at Davitt Park at approximately 7.30pm/8pm where members of the Achill GAA and Bord Na nÓg club will address the crowd to welcome Eddie home on behalf of Achill GAA and community of Achill.   

This will be proceeded by a parade through the island starting in Achill Sound via Shraheens, Derreens, Cloughmore, Dooega, Saula, Cashel, Bunacurry, Dookinella, Keel, Dooagh, Dugort, The Valley and arriving at Eddie’s village of Dooniver. There will be refreshments provided in the Dooniver Community Rooms after. 

See below for video of Eddie and the team arriving at the City West Hotel with the Tom Markham Cup...

YouTube Video