The Ulster Council have confirmed the fixtures for next months Dr.McKenna Cup.
Donegal will play two of their three section games at home.
On Sunday 3rd January they play host to Down at MacCumhaill Park and then seven days later (Sunday 10th) they welcome St.Mary's to the O'Donnell Park, Letterkenny.
Their only away game will be at Brewster Park in Enniskillen against Rory Gallagher's native county Fermanagh on Wednesday 13th January.
Derry and Tyrone start the year at home against Antrim and Queens on Sunday the 3rd.
The north west counties will clash in a Section A derby on Sunday the 10th at Owenbeg with the concluding games seeing Derry and Tyrone at home on Wednesday the 13th.
The semi finals will be on Sunday 17th and the final is scheduled for Saturday 23rd.
Martin McHugh's Ulster University Jordanstown are away in all three of their fixtures to Monaghan, Cavan and Armagh.
Bank of Ireland Dr. McKenna Cup 2016 Fixtures
Sunday 3rd January: Round 1
Derry V Antrim at Owenbeg
Tyrone V Queens at Healy Park
Donegal V Down at Pairc MacCumhaill
Fermanagh V St Marys at Brewster Park
Armagh V Cavan at Crossmaglen
Monaghan V Ulster University at Clones
Wednesday 7th January: Round 2
Antrim V Queens at QUB Arena
Saturday 9th January: Round 2
Cavan V Ulster University at Kingspan Breffni Park
Sunday 10th January: Round 2
Derry V Tyrone at Owenbeg
Donegal V St Marys at Letterkenny
Down V Fermanagh at Pairc Esler
Monaghan V Armagh at Clones
Wednesday 13th January: Round 3
Derry V Queens at Owenbeg
Tyrone v Antrim at Healy Park
Down V St Marys at Pairc Esler
Fermanagh V Donegal at Brewster Park
Cavan V Monaghan at Kingspan Breffni Park
Armagh V Ulster University at Athletic Grounds
Sunday 17th January: Semi Finals
Section B Winner v Section A Winner
Best Runner-Up v Section C Winner
Saturday 23rd January: Final