McDonagh, who spent final season with English Nationwide League facet Halifax City, joins Cove on a one-year deal.
The Dublin-born ahead began his profession at Nottingham Forest and got here by way of the identical youth system as Aston Villa defender Matty Money and Scotland worldwide Oli Burke.
Cove Rangers have made Irish striker Gerry McDonagh their first signing of the Jim McIntyre period on the Balmoral Stadium.
Whereas on the Metropolis Floor, he had mortgage spells at Wrexham, Cambridge and Tranmere Rovers.
He joined the under-23 squad at Barnsley in 2018 however left with out making a senior look after making a mortgage transfer to Aldershot everlasting.
Since 2020 McDonagh has been with Tamworth, Halifax and Kettering, together with his take care of the Shaymen expiring earlier this month.
He scored one objective in 13 video games for Halifax final season and added two in seven throughout his mortgage spell at Kettering.
McDonagh is the primary signing made by new supervisor McIntyre, who took the reins on the newly-promoted Championship membership in June.
He’s eager to strengthen the Cove squad, with solely three outfield gamers named on the bench for Stuart McKenzie’s testimonial towards Dunfermline final weekend.
Cove have captain Mitch Megginson and Rory McAllister as the opposite strikers on their books.