DONEGAL ATHLETES COMPLETE DUBLIN HALF MARATHON WHICH WAS MARRED BY TRAGEDY

first_imgPaul Devine.Conor Gallagher.Conor Sharkey.Conal Creagh.Christy Murray.ATHLETICS: Donegal athletes completed the SSE Dublin half-marathon in Phoenix Park over the weekend – but the event was marred by tragedy.23 year-old John McHugh from Belvedere, Dublin collapsed and died during the race which took place on Saturday.The talented sportsman and artist had only recently graduated from NUI Maynooth with a First Class Honours in BSc Industrial and Product design. Sadly, despite the valiant efforts of the St John’s Ambulance Service who attended to Mr McHugh at the scene – he was then transferred to Connolly Hospital but was pronounced dead shorty after arrival.It is believed he suffered a ‘cardiac event’ close to the finishing line.The Donegal athletes pictured above completed the half-marathon and eagle eyed photographer Joe Boland was on hand to capture them in action.Conal Creagh, Christy Murray, Conor Gallagher, Conor Sharkey and Paul Devine all performed superbly at the event.   DONEGAL ATHLETES COMPLETE DUBLIN HALF MARATHON WHICH WAS MARRED BY TRAGEDY was last modified: September 21st, 2015 by Mark ForkerShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:athleticsSportlast_img

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