All Donegal GAA games cancelled following Creeslough tragedy 3 months ago

All Donegal GAA games cancelled following Creeslough tragedy

“All Donegal club championship games this weekend are being cancelled."

All GAA games that were due to take place in Donegal this weekend have been cancelled after the Creeslough tragedy.

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Nine people are now confirmed to have died after a huge explosion at a petrol station in County Donegal.

The explosion happened at an Applegreen service station in the village of Creeslough on Friday afternoon.

Donegal Creeslough

Donegal GAA released a statement extending their thoughts and prayers to the community of Creeslough, and confirmed that all adult GAA games this weekend have been postponed as a mark of respect.

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This includes the county senior football final, which was due to be held in Ballybofey on on Sunday with St Eunan’s and Naomh Conaill facing off.

“The extent of fatalities and injuries at the terrible explosion this evening is not yet clear but there is little doubt that a tragedy of epic proportions is unfolding," read the statement.

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“The thoughts and prayers of everyone involved with CLG Dhún na nGall are with the community of Creeslough, the hardworking emergency services and the Gaels of CLG Naomh Micheál at this terrible time.

“All Donegal club championship games this weekend are being cancelled including the four county finals tomorrow afternoon and on Sunday.”