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AN CLOCHAN LIATH: Ba iad 4, 12, 13 agus 18 na huimhireacha lotto a tarraingeadh ag deireadh na seachtaine agus agus nior baineadh póta óir an lotto. Bhain na daoine seo leanas €20 an ceann Alan Rodgers Meenmore, Deirdre Walsh Meenacross, Madge O’Donnell Leifin, Anthony Sweeney Meenacross agus Paddy Doherty Glenties. Bhain Madge O’Donnell as Leifin, John Boyle as Burtonport, Patricia Molloy as Glenties, Packie Gallagher as St Crone’s agus Mary Gallagher as Mullaghduff €100 ag an bhingo.
The Moonlight 5k Walk/Run in aid of the Dungloe GAA Minor board will take place on Wednesday (Leap Night) starting at 8pm. The same route as the fun walk/run. Get you High Viz on. Admission is €5 per adult and €2 per minor. Congratulations to the Scor team who qualified for the County Final. Club membership is now due. Registration night will take place in the Rosses Community School on Friday at 8.30pm.
AN TEARMAINN: There will be a meeting for anyone interested in playing on the Senior Ladies team this Saturday at 8pm in the dressing rooms. Contact Hugh Harkin 087-6891967. The winning lotto numbers were 3,12, 14 and 21. No Jackpot winners. Barry Neilis, Emma McMenamin and Brid Boyce matched three numbers and won €30 each.
The club social will be taking place on March 10 in the Lagoon. Tickets are available from any member of the executive. Thanks to all who supported the Mr and Mrs Night in the Lagoon.
AODH RUADH: The monthly club meeting takes place on Thursday in Aras Aoidh Ruaidh at 8.30pm.
The U-16s continued their preparations for the coming season with a good win over a weakened Bundoran side at the seaside resort on Saturday. As part of the St Patrick’s weekend Bord na nÓg are running a special St Patrick’s themed interactive quiz on Friday, March 16, in the Bridgend.
The underage football fixture calendar for 2012 has been announced. It can be accessed under Bord na nÓg on aodhruadh.org.
Underage hurling resumes on Sunday, March 4, at 12 noon at Fr Tierney Park. Aodh Ruadh Ladies wish Orla Gillespie the best of luck, as she lines out for Donegal U-14s in their first league battle against Cavan this Saturday.
ARD A RATHA: Ba iad 3, 12, 15 agus 29 huimhireacha lotto a tarraingeadh ag deireadh na seachtaine agus nior baineadh póta óir an lotto. Bhain na daoine seo leanas €50 an ceann, Susan O’Donnell, Ard na Greine agus Gary McHugh, Narin. Ann McGhee will be taking membership after the match on Sunday at the tea rooms. This Sunday at 2pm we play Donaghmore at 2pm.
We would like to wish Michael Maloney all the best in the Solo Singing Competition of the County Final of Scor na nOg in Glenswilly on Saturday. Registration night takes place on Saturday in the Nesbitt Arms from 7pm - 8.30pm. The Minor Board are hosting a Foundation Course on Saturday in the Dolmen Centre. All participants are asked to be there for 9.30am. Paddy Hegarty and Joe Mc Brearty will run the course on the day.
BUNDORAN: Registration is now due. The registrar Siobhan (McEniff) Govorov will be available at Market Square shopping centre (Supervalu entrance) on Saturday from 12pm-4pm. The club are running a draw with the first prize being a night in Dublin in the Camden Court Hotel with tickets for the March 24 game between All-Ireland Champions Dublin and Donegal in Croke Park. The club are also seeking renewal payments from existing pitchside advertisers and new advertisers – please call Treasurer John McEniff 087-2386250. As a club we would like to wish Diarmuid Spratt the best of luck with the county minor squad and Ashley Mulhern, Mikey McEniff, Peter McGonigle and Gary Clancy with the county U-21s.
CILL CHARTHA: There was no winner of last week’s bingo jackpot and this week it will be €2,100 on 49 numbers. Some of winners were Joan McGuinness €70, Carmel Ellis €140, Michelle McBrearty €100, Margaret Ann McBrearty €100, Christine Cunningham €170, Letty Doherty €60, Bella Cunningham €60.
The lotto jackpot of €4,900 was won by Marie Doogan, Ballymacfadden. The winning numbers were 9,14,18,24. Sellers for this coming weekend are Keith Cunningham, Declan Gallagher, Neilly Byrne and Sean O’Gara.
CLG Chill Chartha will be hosting fundraising Scrap Saturdays in the GAA grounds in Towney on February 25 and March 3. Anyone who wishes to get rid of scrap metal of any sort can drop it off in Towney between 9am – 4pm on these days.
Good luck to Caroline O’Donnell who represents CLG Chill Chartha in the solo singing section of the Scor County Final, which takes place in Glenswilly this weekend. The reserve team take part in the County Gaeltacht Competition and play St Michael’s this Satuday in Towney at 3pm.
CLOICH CHEANN FHAOLA: Tá ballraíocht ar fáil anois ó Máirtín Ó Dugáin €10 do imreoirí faoi aois, €50 do imreoirí agus €20 do baill eile. The club are taking part in clobber for cash this year and anyone spring cleaning old clothes/shoes blankets can be left at the gym on Friday nights.
The club are interested in taking part in cardiac screening at €45 any player interested should contact a committee member, the club will pay €15 of the cost. Beidh an foireann sinsear agus tacaíochta ag imirt an Chlochán Liath sa chraobh i mbliana.
Ádh mór orthu sin uilig atá ag glacadh pairt sa comórtas scór i nGleann Suilí ag an deireadh seachtaine.
ERNE GAELS: Erne Gaels would like to send deepest sympathy to the McGrath and Maguire families and Keown and McGrane families on their recent bereavements. Congratulations to the Erne Gaels minor team, who started off their season with a win away from home to Derrylin. The minors are away again next Sunday in Derrygonnelly at 12 noon. Erne Gaels have a bye to the quarter-finals of the championship, where they play St Joseph’s, Ederney, at home. A Finance and Development Meeting will take place on Thursday evening at 9pm sharp at the Social and Recreation Centre. The lotto numbers drawn last Monday were 6, 8, 13, and 22. There was no jackpot winner. The lucky dip winners were: Maurice Kane, Mary Lawn, and Raymond Wallace.
FOUR MASTERS: The €50 winners in the Annual Lotto were Derek McGinty, Clarcarricknagun and Peadar McGinty, Drumcliffe. The numbers drawn were 2, 9, 14 and 22. The Bord na nOg Presentation function for underage football, hurling and camogie takes place this Sunday from 5-7pm in Dom’s Pier 1.
Coaching for the U-12 Girls commences next Monday evening from 6-7pm on the all-weather training pitch at Tir Conaill Park. Coaching is open to all girls born 2000 or 2001.The monthly meeting of the Senior Board will take place next Monday night at 8.30 pm in the Abbey.
Any person interested in attending an Umpires Course in Jackson’s Hotel next Wednesday at 7.30pm ontact Eamonn Gorrell 087-6740053 as soon as possible. Adult membership is now due and can be paid to Michael Martin 08-6198905.
GAEIL LEITIR CEANNAIN: Ladies are resuming training on Monday at Woodlands National School. Contact Oisin Cannon on 086-7325955. The underage Northern Board Leagues will shortly get underway with our U-16s opening the campaign with Cloughaneely away. Lotto numbers are 4,9,10 and 11. Match three winner was Sean McCarthy, 12 Rowan Park.
GAOTH DOBHAIR: Go bhfuil banisteoir foireann soisear de dhith ar CLG Ghaoth Dobhair, post foscailte go dtí an deireadh seachtaine. Ba mhaith linn ádh mór a thabhairt do bainistíocht úr an foireann sinsear sin iad Alan Ó Baoid, Deaglan Ó Ceallaigh, Mairtín Ó Baoill agus Tómas Mac Giolla Easbuic.
Ghlac Róise Nic Gairbheith páirt sna babhtaí ceannais i craobh na hÉireann ar an droch ur níor éirí leí ar an ocaid seo. Tá an fhó-chumann iontach brodúil astí, comh mhaith ia a d’éirigh leí sa chomortais. Any queries, please call Joe Blair on 087-1379701.
MILFORD: Lotto numbers were 15, 16, 22 and 23. No winner. One match three gets €70. John McGettigan, Rosgarrow. Tickets are now on sale for the club’s Easter draw and we would urge all club members to get involved in selling the tickets as this is the main fundraising event.
NA CEALLA BEAGA: The Killotto numbers were 2, 3, 15 and 29. Seamus Gillespie, Killybegs, got three numbers and €60.There was no winner of Bingo Jackpot. Consolation prizes went to Alex McGinley. Next week’s Jackpot will be €2,350 on 51 calls.
Killybegs are playing Castleblayney in the Ulster Senior league on Sunday at 2pm in Drumquin. Club Membership is now due. You can pay Rita Nolan or Kathleen McCabe. Any person interested in doing an Award One course, please contact coaching officer Joe McBrearty. A course for all umpires will take place in Jackson’s on Wednesday at 7.30pm. Contact Pat Walsh 087-9142748.
Na Cealla Beaga GAA host Strictly Come Dancing 2012 in the Blue Haven on Sat 24th March. Tickets are priced at €20 each and are selling fast. Tickets will be on sale at Bingo in the Forestors Hall on Monday 27th Feb and in Super Valu on Sat 3rd March 11.30-3.30. Limited tickets are also available at reception in the new Niall Mor Centre. Please contact Sarah Tully 086 3311733 or Fionnuala Cunningham 087 4175410 for ticket info.
NAOMH ADHAMHNAIN: The Annual Presentation Night takes place Friday at 7.30pm in the Old Orchard Inn. To get tickets contact Paul McGovern 086-8114151, Anne Forde 086-8342449 or the Orchard Inn. Well done to the senior hurlers on securing another big win in the Ulster Hurling League on Saturday, defeating Carrick by 2-12 to 0-2. They have a free weekend this week.
Ádh mór ar na hiomaitheoirí go léir as an chlub atá ag glacadh páirt i gCraobh Cheannais na Contae de Scór Sinsir i nGleann t-Súilí oíche Shatharn ag toiseacht ag 7:30i.n. All club members should cheer on entrants ay the county final of Scór Sinsir this Saturday in Glenswilly.
There were four winners that matched three numbers in this week’s Lotto draw. They win €25 each. The numbers drawn were 8, 11, 16 and 21 and the winners are Patricia O’Brien, Ballybofey; Lorna McDaid, Ramelton (both Adrian); Edward Cassidy, Ballyraine, and John Coleman, The Fairways.
We offer our condolences to Patsy Lafferty and family on their bereavement.
NAOMH COLUMBA: The club will hold a Scrap Saturday metal collection event on Saturday, March 24. Club membership is now being sold, and is priced as per last year. Níor bhaineadh lotto na seachtaine seo caite. Ba iad na huimhreacha a piocadh amach ná 2, 8, 23 and 27. Cuireadh duaiseanna aitheantais chuig na daoine seo a leanas: James Gallagher, Ard Patrick, Glenties; Rosie O’Gara, Mín na Croise; Joe Haughey, Teileann; Ciara McGuire, An Caiseal; Liam Ó Ellis, Durrow.
NAOMH BRID: Our seniors suffered defeat against Warrenpoint on Sunday afternooon in Ballyshannon on a scoreline of 2-12 to 1-8. Two first half goals left Warrenpoint in control at the break but confidence can be taken from a better second half performance. The seniors play away this weekend to Strabane with throw-in time of 2pm.
Good luck to club players Declan McCafferty, Jamie Dorrian and Aine Duffy and everyone who is involved in the St Ernan’s NS ‘Strictly Come Dancing’ on Saturday night in the Abbey Hotel.
NAOMH CONAILL: There was no winner of this weeks lotto. The numbers drawn were 1,13,19 and 24. Two prizes of €50 went to Thomas Donaghue and Charles McCarron, Brockagh, Dungloe. The fifth draw in the 200 club: 1st prize €500 P Bonner, Derryloughan. Five prizes of €100 each - David Kelch, Narin Road; Olivia Hegarty, Mullantyboyle; John Timoney, Fintown; Michael Glynn, Loughcrillan and Marie Carr, Narin.
Umpires’ course in Jackson’s Hotel on Wednesday at 7.30pm. Contact Patsy Furey.
Membership is now due. Good luck to Eoin Waide and Leo McLoone, are members of UUJ, and to Cathal Ellis of DCU who are in the Sigerson Cup semi-final.
NAOMH MHUIRE: There will be a level one course taking place in Dungloe gym on the weekends of March 23/24 and March 30/31. Please contact Gary. The Junior Gaeltacht got under way last weekend with the reserves losing to Termon seniors. John Gillespie of Gillespie Engineering has donated a set of kit bags to the senior side for their year ahead in Division Two.
Comhghairdeas to Rosie McGarvey, daughter of our Chairperson Cormac, who represented Donegal and CLG Gaoth Dobhair at the All-Ireland Scor na nOg finals in Castlebar at the weekend. The Healthy Living program is going very well. Lotto jackpot was €1,100. No jackpot or match three winner. Numbers were 1, 13, 23 and 24.
NAOMH ULTAN: Royal Flush Draw results were 5, 8, 15 and 17. No winner. Consolation prizes went to Caroline Murrin, Sarah McCloskey and Katie McMenamin. Membership for the forthcoming season can be paid as of now. The 25 Card Drive continues every Thursday in Mary Murrin’s Bar at 9pm. The two vacant managerial positions are the U-14 team and the reserves. Please contact Stephaine Kyles on 087-6307570. The talent competition “Dunkineely’s Got Talent” kicked off last Friday. Eliminations this week.
NA ROSSA: The club are holding a pub quiz on Friday, March 2, in TGC Doochary at 9pm. A sponsored walk /run will take place the following day leaving Paddy Elliott’s . Time to be confirmed. Lotto numbers drawn were 2, 11, 14 and 26. No jackpot winner. Two lucky dips recieve €50 each Packie Gallagher, Corr, and Mary Rose Elliott, Meenagowan.
Na Rossa and the Leitir defibrillator group are holding an ECG screening test in the hall on Saturday, March 31. The normal cost of this is €45 but Na Rossa and the Leitir defib committees are subsidising this by paying €15 for every local person. Contact Packie McDyre on 087-9074216.
RED HUGH’S: There was one winner of this week’s lotto draw. The winner was Jean Kelly and she receives €50. The winner of the 100+ Club draw this week was Paul Bradley and he receives €100.
The Jackie Noonan U-16 tournament was held on Sunday afternoon and hosts Red Hughs played McCumhaill’s in the final. The final score was Red Hughs 1-12 McCumhaills 1-5. Membership can be paid to club Registrar Denis McGill 086-3194326.
The club would like to thank all our sponsors, horse sellers and buyers for their support of our recent Night at the Races. Thanks to Stephen, Joe and Andy for their work on the night and the Lantern Inn for hosting the night.
ROBERT EMMET’S: There was no winners in last week’s club lotto draw. Our U6 coaching programme is into its second week in St Mary’s hall and it will be ongoing indoors for the next five weeks. All children who were born in 2006/2007 are welcome to come along with the coaching starting at 10.30 am. Our U10’s is up running into its second week also and is taking place down at the pitch each Saturday with all children asked to turn up at 10.45am. This is for children born in the years 2002/2003. Our schools coaching programme is up and running with five club coaches and a county board coach involved in providing coaching to almost 400 children in St Mary’s, St Safan’s, Liscooley and Ballylast national schools each Friday and this will be ongoing for the remainder of 2012. The AGM is coming shortly and if there is anyone interested in any posts text your name and number to 086-1694494.
SEAN MACCUMHAILL’S: Congratulations to our senior hurlers and footballers who both had impressive wins in the Ulster League at the weekend. Our footballers are away to Bredagh from Down on Sunday. Anyone wishing to travel, contact Peter for the supporters bus.
Our U-16’s were beaten in the final of the Jackie Noonan Tournament by hosts Red Hughs.
Registration is now due. Please contact Stephen Lynch. There were no winners of the lotto this week. Numbers were 8, 19, 21 and 24. There were two match three winners. Each receives €75 -
Jim McNamee and Margaret McHugh. Any person wishing to take out an Advert in the programme for Donegal’s National League Games against Cork and Armagh, please contact Peter, Eugene or Alan.
ST MICHAEL’S: Club membership is now due and should be paid to register Neil McGinley and can also be paid in the Creeslough and Dunfanaghy Post Office. Good Luck to Antoin McFadden and Martin McElhinney who are in the Dublin City University squad for their semi final against Jordanstown on Friday in the semi final of the Sigerson Cup. Well done to Antoin McFadden who was on the DCU team that won the O’Byrne Cup last weekend. There was no jackpot winner in the club’s Mini Lotto on Sunday night last. The numbers drawn were 6, 7, 13, 14, 17, 18 the match five winner was Danny Martin Lafferty, Creeslough, who won €100. This week’s jackpot will be €5,100. The two winners of the €75 on the snowball game were Tommy Gallagher, Fanmore, and Mary Coll, Ballyboes, Falcarragh.
ST NAUL’S: We extend our sincere sympathy to the family and friends of the late Paddy Conaghan, our club president, who passed away on Monday. Ar dhéis Dé go raibh a Anam Dilís.
There was no winner of last weekend’s Slotto jackpot, winner of €80 for nearest to correct sequence was Courtney McInern, Turrishill. The sequence drawn was 1, 4,7, 6, 3, 5 and 2. This weekend’s jackpot will be €580.
Club membership is due for renewal and can be paid to any member of the club executive. There will be registration for all age groups in ladies football this Friday evening in the clubhouse at 7.30pm followed by a meeting at 8pm. The February club meetings are this Monday night, the minor board meeting is at 8pm and the senior is at 9pm.
TIR CHONAILL GAELS: The club makes its annual trip to the Cheltenham festival on March 13. Anyone wishing to go can do so by contacting Adrian at the club on 07813943364 or 02088643494 . The club are starting a ladies football this season. Please contact Carol McNicholas on 07967583418 or Stephen Mc Loughlin on 07788 723922.
Lotto numbers were 4, 6, 9 and 10. No jackpot winners, £25 lucky dip winners, Raymond Sweeney, c/o Tom O’Connor, Teresa Cunningham, Gloria, c/o British Queen bar, Michael Breslin, c/o The Office bar. Tir Chonaill Gaels will be taking part in this years St Patricks Day Parade. All children must be accompanied by an adult.
MILFORD: This week’s lotto number’s were 15-16-22-23. No winner. One match three gets €70. John McGettigan, Rosgarrow. Next week’s jackpot is €3540.
Tickets are now on sale for the club’s annual Easter draw and we would urge all club members to get involved in selling the ticket’s as this is the main fundraising event for the club each year.
GAEIL FHANADA: Lotto Reaults: Numbers drawn: 4, 6, 9, 10, 18 Bonus 8. No jackpot winner. €100 JJ and Peggy. €50 Shelly McFadden, Milford. Next weeks jackpot €3700.
Membership forms are available from any committee member and must be returned to club registrar Margaretta McConigley by Friday 9th of March
U14 and U16 girls training on Saturday mornings from 10.00-11.00 in Trialough. Training will be outdoors, weather permitting. Please bring boots and runners.
Training for the senior and minor ladies teams on Saturday morning in Trialough from 11.00 - 12.00.
Monthly committee meeting in The Fanad Lodge on Thursday 1st March at 8.30pm.
Anyone wishing to tender for the washing, storage and mending of team jerseys, please contact Catherine Coyle before Wednesday 29th February on 0749159594 or 0876663458.
Next under 8 training on Sunday 4th March in Rossnakill Resource Centre at 12.15pm sharp. New players always welcome. Please bring own waterbottle and €1 for the use of hall. For more info contact Martin on 9163472.