Letterkenny’s Danny Mooney (26) and Finn Valley’s Dempsey McGuigan (20) are on the Northern Ireland team for this year’s Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.

The two Donegal based athletes will be participating in the Athletics section. Danny Mooney will be taking part in the Men’s 800m and the Men’s 1500m, while Dempsey McGuigan, who recently came second in the Men’s National Hammer Title in the GloHealth Track and Field event, will be taking part in the Men’s Hammer Throw.

The opening ceremony takes place at 8.00pm tonight at Celtic Park with around one-and-a-half-billion people expected to tune in, and the games will get underway tomorrow, July 24th, until August 3rd.

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