Club Notes for Friday 1st January 2016

posted 15 Jan 2016, 11:01 by Eamonn Kiernan

Sympathy: Dromard GAA would like to extend its sympathy to Margaret McEntire and her sister Roseleen and the extended McEntire and Briody Families on the death of Noel Briody in Alaska, USA. The Club also sends its sympathy to the Courtney family, Drumlish, on the sad passing of Maureen Courtney.

Happy Christmas: Dromard GAA would like to wish all our members, players and supporters a happy Christmas and prosperous 2016.

Lotto draw: The numbers Drawn for Monday the 21st December were: 6, 8, 19, 23. There was no Jackpot winner. The €20 prizes went to: Padraig Maguire, Nora Dowling, G. Mc Donnell, John Carragher, Elisha Brady, Niall Fox, Latin School, Irine Parker, Jim Cor, Paul Dobson and the seller’s prize was won by Gerry Mimnagh. The Jackpot is now €9,500 so get your tickets at Moyne Stores, Gortamone Stores, Corrigans Gala Store or the Clubhouse. Thanks again to all who play our lotto either weekly or subscribe on an annual basis, it is very much appreciated.

Congratulations: There were two marriage celebrations in the parish in the parish in recent weeks. Congratulations to senior player Francis McGee, Edenmore, on his recent marriage to Ruth Kilgallon, Longford. The Club would like to wish Ruth and Francis health and happiness in the years ahead.  The Club sends its good wishes also to Fiona Kiernan, Ballyduffy, on her recent marriage to Niall Reilly, Beaghmore, Carrigallen.

Underage Management 2016: An underage preseason sub-committee will be starting up shortly to kick off reviewing underage team coaches for next year. We aim to have a least 3 to 5 people involved in each team. If you would like to get involved in any way either in coaching, administration or just helping out please contact Paul on 087 2482055. We hope to build on this year’s success and continue the good work from last year.

Slimming World: Nicola’s Slimming World in Memorial Hall, Arvagh, would like to wish all her members a happy Christmas and peaceful New Year. Slimming World classes take place every Wednesday at 5.30pm and 7.30pm in the hall.

Mental Health: The GAA is currently rolling out a new program called 'Sport your Mind'. This is an educational initiative delivered over two evenings offering foundational information on Youth Mental Health to Parents, Coaches and Young People and Suicide Alertness Training to Parents & Coaches. Dromard GAA will be booking dates for this course for early 2016 and all coaches involved in under age teams will be asked to attend. If you are interested in attending please contact the club Health and Wellness Officer , Mary O’Reilly on 0868158899 or Vice Chairman Dermot Reilly 0866041980.