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Chef Neven Maguire cooks for the kids of Donegal's GAA Bord na nÓg in Donegal Town

Award winning Irish Chef Neven Maguire comes to Donegal Town this week to help the local Four Masters G.A.A Clubs's Bord na nÓg (under-age players division) in their fundraising efforts. The club are based in Donegal town and cater for Footballer & Hurlers players at U8, U10 and U12. The Nursery provides coaching for U6 in Hurling, Camogie and Football in the local pitch at TirConnell Park.

Neven will be demonstrating a selection of Christmas recipes and giving some tips and tricks on how to plan your Christmas Dinner in advance so that the big day turns out to be a smooth and peaceful one!

Neven Maguire cooks for the kids of Donegal's GAA Bord na nÓg in Donegal Town
Neven will use a range of local Donegal artisan food products on the night of the demonstration and will be assisted on the stage by Community Chef Brian McDermott from Moville, who is one of Ireland's leading demonstration chefs. Brian specialises in educating people on how to eat a healthier diet. All those attending the evening will receive a recipe booklet containing a selection of delicious recipes from Neven’s new cookbook.

All-Star winning Donegal goalkeeper Paul Durcan
Neven will also be joined in the kitchen on the stage of the famous Abbey Hotel by Donegal All-Ireland medal winner and All-Star goalkeeper, Paul Durcan who has volunteered to help, or was roped in to help depending on who you ask! Paul (28) was born in Donegal Town and has a great affinity for Bord na nÓg as he rose through the young footballing ranks at the Four Masters Club, alongside the two other local players, Karl Lacey and Barry Dunnion, winning numerous under-age titles along the way.

Tickets are available from the Four Masters GAA club and on the Door
The evening is being accompanied by a showcase of some of the areas finest local food produce including wine tastings, the members of the Leghowney Country Market & McGettigan & Sons award winning sausages. Doors will open at 6.00 pm and people are welcome to come early to visit the many delights available on the stands including an opportunity to select and sample the perfect Christmas Day Wine and much much more. 

There will also be a number of raffle prizes with Neven kindly providing the ultimate prize - a Voucher for Dinner, Bed & Breakfast for 2 people at his award winning MacNean House and Restaurant. Other prizes include a weekend break sponsored by the Abbey Hotel, exclusive meal vouchers and luxurious Christmas hampers. 

The All-Ireland winning Donegal team will be bringing the Sam Maguire Cup 
This promises to be a great night with an opportunity also to meet another Maguire….. Sam Maguire and some more of the Donegal All-Ireland winning players. Tickets available from the Abbey Hotel Reception, Bord na nÓg committee members or any manager of the under-age teams.

The demonstration will be held on Wednesday November 7th. Tickets are €20 and doors open at 6pm with Neven's demonstration starting at 8pm.
Zack

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It is written & curated by Zack Gallagher, Donegal Town, Co Donegal, Ireland.

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