RTÉ Raidió na Gaeltachta presenter and sports commentator Damien Ó Dónaill has been nominate for a prestigious award.
An tOireachtas announced the shortlist for the Rising Star of the Year Award, one of the award categories in their annual Irish Language Media Awards.
Ó Dónaill is one of the people listed – alongside Niamh Ní Chróinín (Raidió RíRá / RTÉ Raidió na Gaeltachta / Spin1038), Ciara Ní É (Blogger), Doireann Ní Ghlacáin (Fleadh TV, TG4) and Eoghan Ó Loideáin (Dochreidte Gan Dabt, TG4).
Sláine Ní Chathalláin, RTÉ Raidió na Gaeltachta, was voted Young Rising Star of the Year in 2017.
In 2013, Damien won the RTÉ Raidio na Gaeltachta/GAA commentary competition.
The Rannafast man succeeded the late Seamus Mac Geidigh as the voice of Donegal GAA on Rna
The Rising Star Award is determined by public vote. Voting lines are now open and will close at midday on Tuesday, 30 October 2018. Texts cost €1.00/£1.00. “
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