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New Donegal Ladies Aston Range Now Available

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The new Donegal Ladies Aston Range is now available in-store. We’ve a great selection of sizes for juniors and ladies. Add a splash of colour this season…. Dún na nGall abú!


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Gear Up for Club Matches

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We’re proud sponsors of the Donegal Club Championships and players can choose from a wide selection of football boots, club gear, gloves, mouth guards, compression gear and everything they need to be Championship-ready. We also stock a great range of club gear in-store and online so supporters can get kitted out in their club colours. Here’s a selection of gear available for Letterkenny Gaels, Glenswilly, St. Michael’s, Cloughaneeley, Fanad Gaels and Milford:


O'Neills St. Michael's GAA Polo Shirt (Red/Navy/White) - RRP €43.00


O'Neills Cloughaneeley GAA Darwin SZ Top - RRP €55.00


Milford GAA Bobble Hat (Navy/Sky Blue) – RRP €15.00


O'Neills Letterkenny Gaels GAA Side Zip Top (Maroon/White) – RRP €55.00



O'Neills Fanad Gaels GAA Jersey (Blue/White) – RRP €50.00


O'Neills Glenswilly Jersey 2017 (Adults) – RRP €50.00

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Youth Player of the Week

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We're delighted to be partnering with the Letterkenny Post to celebrate Donegal's finest young players every week. Well done to Fintan Hasson of Illistrin FC who was this week's Youth Player of the Week....

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Gear Up for the US Masters at Michael Murphy Sports and Leisure

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Irish golf star Rory McIlroy will be hoping to don the famous green jacket in Augusta this weekend at the US Masters Golf Tournament. With just a few days until the Master’s gets underway, on Thursday 6th April our expert team at the golf centre has pulled together their ‘Top Seven Golf Picks’ for this summer:  

Lyle & Scott SS Golf Polo Shirt (Blue) – Now €39.00 (was €49.00)

The Lyle & Scott plain polo shirt is simply never out of style. Perfectly styled for on or off the golf course, it’s made from 100% Cotton and is designed to offer maximum comfort and freedom of movement during play.



TaylorMade 2016 Lite Stand Bag (Grey/Green) - €169.00

This TaylorMade 2016 Lite Stand Bag is ideal for the long summer days allowing you to walk lighter for longer. Buy it here




 Callaway XR Steelhead Irons (4-PW) - €749.00

These Callaway Steelhead XR Irons is where a signature shape meets breakthrough performance with industry-leading, next generation 360 Face Cup. They deliver the finest combination ever of speed, forgiveness, distance and control in a Callaway iron. With our customised service, we can help every golfer find the perfect set for them.


Callaway Speed Regime 3 - €45.00

These Callaway Speed Regime 3 golf balls offer optimized aerodynamic performance and more distance for Tour-level speeds. The soft urethane cover delivers Tour-level control and an incredibly soft feel. The superior spin separation regulates spin and control, increases ball speed and maximizes distance. Check out the full range of golf balls here


FootJoy Junior HyperFlex (Navy/Green) - €69.00

These FootJoy Junior golf shoes are perfect for the junior golfer. They’re water and slip resistant and the full collar lining provides superior comfort to ensure your foot remains comfortable and still.


Izzo Swami 4000+ Golf GPS - €189.00

Distance technology is great for perfecting your game and the Izzo Swami 4000+ is ideal for accurate distances to front, centre and back of the greens.  You can also get exact distances to hazards and doglegs. It’s the perfect tool to help manage your way around even the most difficult courses and the battery lasts for up to two rounds.

Titleist Umbrella (Black/White) - €49.00

Our golf experts in the golf centre at Michael Murphy Sports and Leisure highly recommend investing in a good umbrella and this Titleist Umbrella offers great coverage. Its unique double canopy design prevents the umbrella from inverting during windy gusts and its lighter weight than comparably sized ordinary umbrellas makes it ideal for those four hour rounds.


We stock a great golf range in the shop, which includes a custom-built golf section complete with a state-of-the-art golf simulator. Our customers can purchase from a wide variety of golf shoes, clubs, bags, clothing and accessories from all the leading brands including Titleist, Taylor-Made, Callaway, Wilson, Nike, Adidas, Galvin Green and Srixon. Call in-store to find out more.

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Kerry GAA Legend Kieran Donaghy Visits Michael Murphy Sports

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Kerry GAA legend, Kieran Donaghy was in Donegal over the weekend for the National League Basketball Finals in Letterkenny Institute of Technology and it was a pleasure to welcome him in-store. Kieran recently launched his own book and he did a Meet & Greet and Book Signing with a number of with fans. See all the pics here....

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Donegal U-21 Footballer Niall O'Donnell Gears Up for Ulster Championship with MMS

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We were delighted to welcome Donegal U-21 footballer, Niall O'Donnell in-store to get kitted out ahead of Donegal's clash against Tyrone in the Ulster Quarter Final Championships. Pictured is Niall collecting his new #Adidas football boots. 



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Mother’s Day Gift Guide

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Mother’s Day is just around the corner (Sunday, 26th March) and if you haven’t already picked out the perfect gift, now is the time. Michael Murphy Sports and Leisure has a great range of gift ideas and we can help you find the perfect gift to show how much you really care this year. Check out our ultimate gift guide to Mother’s Day 2017: 

Donegal Conall 17 Full Zip Hooded Performance Jacket – RRP €50.00

If your mum’s a GAA fan, then she’ll love the Donegal Conall 17 Full Zip Hooded Performance Jacket. It’s comfortable, stylish and warm – ideal for those blustery days when she’s cheering on Donegal and attending club games! Buy it here


Running Shoes

Michael Murphy Sports and Leisure has the largest shoe collection in the northwest, offering a great selection of running shoes for mums. We love these Under Armour Micro G Limitless TR 2 runners (RRP €80.00) and we’re sure your mum will too. They offer structure and support without adding bulk. Check out the full range of  women’s running shoes here


Under Armour Tech™ 1/2 Zip - Twist (Pink) – RRP €45.00

This Under Armour Tech™ is perfect for mums who are always on the run. It has a generous and relaxed fit along with incredible all-day comfort fabric, making it ideal for mums on the move. It also offers an anti-odour technology, keeping your gear fresher, for longer. Buy it now


Adidas Adipower TR (White/Purple) – Now Only €75.00 (was €99.00)

For the golfing mum, Michael Murphy Sports and Leisure offers a great range of gift ideas. Treat her to a new pair of  golf shoes; these Adidas Adipower TR (White/Purple)  have been specifically-designed to be wider in the forefoot for improved fit, feel and overall comfort. Buy them here



1000 Mile Trainer Liner Women’s Sock - €12.00

Your mum will thank you for these 1000 Mile socks if she’s a running fanatic. The inner layer wicks away moisture from the skin helping to keep the foot dry and the combination of fibres and top venting helps to maintain a comfortable temperature, with arch bracing offering additional support. Buy them here.  


Hi-Tec Altitude Sport I Waterproof Women's Hiking Boots (Charcoal/Viola) – Now Only €60 (was €85.00)

If your mum is a fan of the outdoors and loves to go hiking, then these pair of hiking boots could be perfect for her. These Hi-Tec Altitude Sport I Waterproof walking boots are the ultimate in lightweight and waterproof sport hiking performance footwear. They provide long term comfort and cushioning. Buy them here


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Official Donegal Supporters' Pack

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Former Donegal county footballer Neil Gallagher will be Donegal's number one supporter this summer and we were delighted to welcome him in-store last week to launch our new ‘Donegal Supporters' Pack’.

Arriving just in time for St. Patrick’s Day, our pack comes with a Donegal drawstring bag and includes everything you need to get kitted out in your county colours this season. The supporters' pack includes the official O’Neill’s Donegal jersey, famous Donegal bobble hat, and a Donegal flag, wristband, pen and keyring. Jerseys can be signed and the pack can be shipped worldwide, making it the ideal gift for anyone from Donegal (or with Donegal roots) who is living abroad. Packs can be purchased without a jersey from €25 and can be customised for men, women and children. Order yours today in-store or online.

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Buncrana Golf Club Wins Donegal Golfer of the Year

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There was a great turnout last month for the second annual ‘Donegal Golfer of the Year- Par 3 Challenge’. The in-store event pitted Donegal’s best golfers against each other in a Closest to the Pin Par 3 Challenge and the winner of the challenge was Buncrana Golf Club member, Matthew McDermott.
Matthew won the competition with a shot of 5ft 6inches from the hole and he received a set of custom fitted Callaway Golf Europe irons for his winning effort.Huge thanks to each of the clubs who participated in the event, clubs were well represented with members from Ballyliffin, Otway, Letterkenny, Portsalon, Rosapenna, Ballybofey and Stranorlor, Cloughaneely, Cruit Island, Gweedore, Redcastle, Northwest and Buncrana.

We’re looking forward to next year already….

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Celebrating #The Toughest with a British and Irish Lions Jersey Signed by Shane Williams to Giveaway

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We were delighted to welcome Welsh International Rugby player into the MMS team as part of RTE documentary #TheToughest. Shane togged out with Michael's club Glenswilly, while Michael travelled to France to train with rugby side Clermont Auvergne. If you missed this show first time around, make sure to catch it on The Player.

To celebrate having Shane Williams join the MMS team, we have a British and Irish Lions jersey signed by the Welsh international to giveaway...





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