Council gives Finn Harps 20,000 euro towards debt

Donegal County Council has agreed to allocate €20,000 to Finn Harps this evening, effectively saving the club from going out of business.

Cllr Martin Harley and Cllr Barry O'Neill met with the Finn Harps board at the weekend with the club asking if the local authority would help with funding.]

Finn Harps must raise a total of €48,000 by December  21st in order to meet a series of financial commitments so that the club is able to meet the criteria t gain a licence to compete in Division One of the Airtricity League next season.

Highland Radio has learnt that Finn Harps has already raised half of the  remaining €28,000 and are optomistic of raising the remainder through a series of functions.