Twin Towns pool will help realise regional sports centre ambition – Mc Gonagle

The first sod has been turned this afternoon at the site of the long awaited Twin Towns swimming pool.

Junior Tourism and Sports Minister Michael Ring was at the Finn Valley Leisure Centre for the function.

He'll also visit the site of the new Finn Harps Football Club Stadium, and carry out functions in Convoy, Fintown, Ballyshannon and Bundoran.

Mr Ring acknowledged this is the end of a long saga..........

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Ireland's Olympic Athletics Team Manager Patsy Mc Gonagle has been instrumental in the campaign to have the pool finished as part of a wider programme to boost sports facilities in the Twin Towns.

He says it's a very important day..........

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