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CLOICH CHEANN FHAOLA: Bh cruinni Cheann Bliana an chumann ar siul D Domhnaigh seo caite agus toghadh na hoifigigh seo a leanas,Uachtarn Sen Ceallaigh,Cathaoirleach Aodh Mac Gairbhe.Leas Chathaoirleach Mairtn O Dugn,Rna Eibhlin Ni Chuireain,Leas Runa Mairtin O Dugn,Cisteoir Maire B Nic Aoidh, Leas Chisteoir Sean O Ceallaigh,O.C.P Carmel N Chuirein,Oifigeach Forbairt,Sen O hEarcn,Oifigeach Na ng Caomhn O Scanlin, Oifigeach Na Gaeilge Donnachadh o Fearraigh,Oifigeach traenla Stiofin Dubhchin,Ionada na imreoir Donnachadh Baoighill,Bainisteoir an fhoireann Sinsear Seosamh Mac Gairbhe.r mbuochas do na daoine sin uilig a chuidigh i rith na bliana.
Minor board A.G.M. will take place this Sunday in the Shamrock at 8:30, parents and anyone willing to help are asked to attend.
There will be a monster bingo this coming saturday in stn Loch ltan at 8:30, €2100 in prizes.The club is also running a draw 1st prize is a 42" T.V. 2nd is €200 and 3rd prize is €100,tickets are priced at €5, available from any committee member.
Indoor continues this Friday night. Please check fixtures with regard to the minor league final v St Eunans.
Beidh dinnar cheann bliana ar suil ar an Luan an 27 Nollaig, ticid €25, mic leinn €20.
dh Mr ar an foireann scr ar an Domhnach i gcondae Fhearmanach.
GAEIL FHANADA: This week's winning numbers were 2, 4, 7,12,19. Bonus 8. No jackpot winner. €100 Patricia Shiels, Fanavolty. €50 Eamonn Clinton, Glassagh. Next week's jackpot is €4100.
Please note that it is now a better time than ever to buy lotto tickets. All tickets will now be retained and entered in a special Christmas draw. So keep doing the weekly lotto and not alone will you be in with a chance of winning the jackpot, but you could also be the winner of one of our Christmas prizes. Lotto tickets are €2 each, or three for €5
The Chritmas Bizaar will be held this Sunday, 12th December. It will take place in the Community Centre, Trialough from 3pm and promises to be a fun filled evening for all the family
Please help our club!
Donations can still be left in Shiels Shop, Fanavolty or with any committee memberWe can only accept new unused items, such as unwanted gifts, tins biscuits & sweets, bottles of wines & spirits, etc. Contact Fiona Shiels if you are interested in baking for the Cake Stall.The support of all our club members would be very much appreciated in this venture.
For further information or collections contact Fiona on 085-1555645or Margaretta on 086-8744405. Best wishes are extended to the Glenties senior team this coming Sunday.
GAEIL LEITIR CEANNAIN: The Annual General Meeting of the Letterkenny Gaels GAA Club will be held in the Community Rooms at the Church of the Irish Martyrs on Friday, December 10. Commencing at 7.30pm. We appeal to parents of all underage players and all adult players and club members to attend this important meeting to review the year past and plan for 2011.
The Letterkenny Gaels Annual presentation dinner dance will take place in the Silver Tassie Hotel on Wednesday the 29th December. Tickets are priced at 25 Euro and orders should be submitted to Sean McBrearty, John McDermott or Jim McGlynn.Tickets will also be available at the AGM.
The Live to Play Road Safety Initiative, local area workshop for club officers, managers, mentors and players, with a special emphasis on the younger players will take place at the St Eunans GAA centre on Wednesday night 8th December at 7.30pm. All club members should attend this important workshop.
Indoor Gaelic Football training for the U6s and U8s continues at the Vestry in St Conals on Friday evening at 6.30pm. New members are always welcome. Calling on girls aged 9 - 14 years.
Letterkenny Gaels are running a winter fitness programme for girls based on Gaelic games. Come along and try a new sport, make friends and keep fit. It's happening in the Vestry Hall, St. Conal's, on Mondays, 7 -8pm (entry €3) and the fun continues every Monday evening. Call 086-0566893 or 086 8163605 for more information.The indoor hurling programme continues at the Aura centre every Thursday evening from 6-7pm. The training is open to all underage hurlers. New members are always welcome. The underage presentation night is now rescheduled for January 8.
Lotto Results for weekending the December 5 will be included in next weeks notes. If jackpot is not win next weekend's jackpot will be €4,600.
GLEANN tSUILI: The lotto numbers for this week were 9, 14, 22, 24 and the match three winner was Magaret Anne McDaid. Next week's jackpot is €1,260 and the sellers are Dan McDaid and Peter McConnell. The club have started up an indoor winter underage programme for all underage members, which is taking place in the hall at the clubhouse, Details are available on facebook on the Glenswilly GAA page or by contacting either Paddy McGinty on 086-0233640 or Eddie Crawford on 086-8167305.
The AGM was held in the clubhouse on Friday night and the folllowing officers were elected: Hononary President - John Pat McDaid, Presidents - Fr. Sweeney, Jim Gallagher, Finbarr Glackin, Chairman - Shay Farrell, vice chairman - Paddy McGinty, Secretary - Barry McDaid, Assistant Secretary - Eddie Crawford, Treasurer - Hughie McDaid, Assistant Treasurer - Donal Kelly, PRO - Neil Gallagher, Registrar - Sharon Friel, Senior Board Delegate - Paddy Tinney, Minor Board Delegate, Brendan Walsh, Youth Officer - Gerard McGinty, Oif na Gaeilge - Phelim O'Ludog, Scor Officer - Shay Farrell, Senior team representative - John McFadden. Hall committee - Dietmar Goppert, Neil Gallagher, Charlie Peter McDaid, Margaret Ann McDaid, Karen McHugh, Aisling McDaid. Lotto committee - Margaret Ann McDaid, Stephen McDaid, John McGinley (R), Paddy Tinney. Field committee - Hugh Canning, James Pat McDaid (jr), Stephen McDaid, Denis McGrenra, Eamon Moy, Gary McDaid.
The following managers were elected: Senior - John McGinley and Gary McDaid, Reserve - Brendan Walsh, George Simmons and Johnny McGinley, third team - Adrian Glackin, Martin Gallagher and Mickey McHugh, U-18 - Phelim Molloy, U-16 - Eddie Crawford, U-15 - Dan McDaid and Brendan Walsh, U-14 - Brian McHugh, Noel McDevitt, Johnny McGinley and Gerard McGinty, U-13 - Johnny McGinley, Noel McDevitt, Gerard McGinty and Manus McFadden U-12 - Paddy McConnell, U-10 - Paddy McGinty, U-8 - Gerard McGrenra and Kevin Burke. Congratulations to all who were elected as managers and those elected on various committees, the club look forward to working with you in 2011. The club would like to thank Barry Molloy and John McGinley (R) for their help on the previous committee and congratulate Phelim Molloy, John McFadden and Gerard McGinty on their election to this year's committee.
Also a big thanks to the big crowd who attended the AGM and those who put their names forward for positions and those who counted the votes.
Anyone who wants the club notes to be forwarded to them should e mail the pro on firstname.lastname@example.org. The gym will be available for ladies members only on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays from 8pm on.
GLENFIN: There was no winner in last weeks lotto draw. The winning numbers drawn were 6, 5, 4, 2, 1, 3 and 7. The jackpot now stands at €2250. The sellers for next week will be Jim Quinn (Captain), Paddy O'Conner, Bernie McGlynn, Brendan Carr, Gary Dorrian, John Harkin, Joe P Marley, Maggie Bonner,Kevin McGlynn, Paeder Scanlon, Peter Carlin. Underage training continues at the usual times. The only change is that the U-12s are now training on Mondays. The underage presentation evening that was to be held last Friday night will now take place on Sunday, December 12 from 5pm to 7pm. The guests of honour will be members of the Donegal All-Ireland winning Intermediate team.
The November winners in the clubs Silver Circle draw were €500, Annie B Gallagher; €100, Avonmore Electric; €100, Mickey Moy; €100, Hugh @ Ann McCormack; €100, Peter Carlin; €100, William Coyle. The next draw will be on Tuesday, December 21. This will be a double draw,the Trath na gCeist team will have to wait another week to see if they can progress to the Ulster final as the event that was to take place last weekend had to be cancelled due to the adverse weather,it will now go ahead in Beleek next Sunday at 4pm. The Donegal Yearbook will be available as from next week. It would make an exellent x-mas present, especially with the official opening of Pairc Taobhoige and Ionad Spoirt Ghleann Fhinne that took place earlier in the year included in this year's copy.
NA DUNAIBH: Beidh an cruinniu cinnbliana ar siul ins an chlubtheach ar an Domhnach seo chugainn 12u Nollaig ag 6 i.n. agus ta failte mor roimh guine. Iarrtar ar na baill na foirmeacha ainmniuchain a lionadh amach agus chuir arias chuig Maire Mac Eiteagain no Seaghan Mac Laifeartaigh.
Ar an aoine seo chugainn beidh gradaim na bliana ag Bord Na nOg agus ta suil again go mbeidh slua mor i lathair don ocaid tabhachta seo.
Beidh an damhsa & dinneir bliantiuil ar siul in Ostan Chuan Na nDunaibh ar an Cheadaoin 29u Nollaig agus tan a ticeidi ar fail o choiste an chlub @ €25 an ticeid.
Torthai an Mini-Lotto don Luan 6u Nollaig. Uimhreacha: 7-12-19-21. Ni raibh buaiteoir den phot oir agus bhi beirt le tri uimhir, Pol Mac Giolla Bhride, Cluain tSalach agus Gerry Bryceland, Baile Na nGalloglach agus ta €75 an duine bainnte acu. Ni raibh buaiteori don beile do bheirt agus bhain Cormac Breathnach, Carraig Airt an buideal uisce beatha. Duais dioltora - Maghnas Mac Phaidin. Beidh an tarraingt ar an Luan seo chugainn 13u Nollaig i dTeach Tabhairne An Ghleann agus beidh €5600 ar fail ins an phota oir. Ticeidi €2 ar fail o baill an fhochumann agus i siopa agus tithe tabhairne eagsula sa cheanntair.
Bingo mar is gnach san ionad oiche Shathairn ag a 9 a chlog agus beidh failte mhor roimh gach duine.
NAOMH ADHAMHNAIN: What a Night! They will be talking about this one for a long time to come! Well done to all the dancers that took part in ‘Strictly Come Dancing' last Friday night in the Mount Errigal Hotel. The guys and dolls put on a fantastic show for the very large crowd that braved the freezing weather to attend. While Danielle Fay and Eddie Blake took home the winners' trophies, every couple put on a truly spectacular show so thanks to them all for taking part.
Thanks also to all our sponsors, particularly our main sponsors: Bank of Ireland, The Glencar Inn and 4 Lanterns Subs. And to everyone that helped out on the night, your help is much appreciated.
The Minor League Division One Final was once again a victim of the weather and will be re-fixed again.
Congratulations to Paddy McGowan and Conor Gibbons who were on the winning DCU first year League winning team. Both lads got on the score sheet in the victory over Jordanstown last weekend. Paddy also had the distinction of captaining the team.
The Minor Board AGM takes place this Thursday night, December 9, at 7pm. The venue has been changed from the clubhouse to the Mount Errigal Hotel. Please be on time. Details of the new officer board will be included in next week's notes. The Minor Board Presentation Night takes place in the Silver Tassie Hotel on Friday, January 7. Full details will be announced shortly and all Northern Board and County medals will be presented on the night.
The Senior Board AGM will take place on Thursday, January 13 at 7pm in the clubhouse. Anyone that wants to upgrade their coaching skills or simply take the Foundation Course is asked to contact Club Coaching Officer, Jim Clarke asap on 086-3131550.
Our Annual Christmas Bag Pack in Tesco will take place on Saturday and Sunday, December 18 and 19 from 12 noon to 6pm each day. Volunteers can e-mail Paul McGovern with their availability to help out on these very busy days.
The Lotto numbers for last week were 3-5-15-17 and there was no winner of the jackpot. Six winners matched 3 numbers and win €20 each: Chris Malseed, c/o The Cottage (Adrian); John Connor, Downings (Adrian); Liam O'Donnell, Fernhill; Patch Curran, Manor; Pauric Ryan, College Farm Rd. and Eamon McDermott, Carrycawley (all cards). Winnings can be collected from Blake's Bar. If you know any of this week's winners please let them know.
NAOMH MHUIRE: The numbers drawn in the weekly lotto were 2, 4, 21 and 24. There was no outright winner. Consolation prizes went to Leah N Dhigh, Mn na Craoibhe and Margaret Sharkey, Mullaghderg. The Jackpot is currently at €980.
The Annual ‘Night at the Races' will be held in Sharkey's Lounge, Annagry on December 28th.
Horses and Jockeys €20 each from any committee member.
The Minor Board held their AGM on Sunday. The following board was elected; Chairman - Gary Boyle, Secretary - Declan Martin, Treasurer- Senior AGM, PRO - Michael Logue, Registrar - Declan Martin, Co-ordinator - Gary Boyle, Reg Delegates - Anne Marie Boyle and Declan Martin.
Naomh Mhuire Under-Age Managers for 2011 are U-8s - Donal O'Searcaigh, Brid Doherty, Paul McFadden, Ita Boyle and mentors; U-10s - Joe Glynn, Charlie Boyle, Michael McFadden and mentors, U-12s - To be announced, U-14s - Owenie Mc Garvey, Kevin White; U-16s - Gary Boyle, Sean McFadden, Timmy McBride and U-18s - Declan Martin, Kevin White.RED HUGHS: Lotto - Eamon Byrne and Carl Scanlon won €50 each in the lotto with the sequence 5-6-3-1. Next week's jackpot is €600. The +100 club winner was No. 60, Stephen Browne and he wins 100. The December meal voucher was won by No. 25, Karol Gallen.
Over 160 people enjoyed a fantastic night at the dinner dance in Jackson's Hotel on Saturday the 27th with the music provided by Idle Hands. Thanks to Kieran for the music! Thanks to everyone who contributed to a great night!
The following are the results of the Dinner/Dance +100 club Monster Draw: 1st (€1,000) - Liam Kelly, 2nd (€500) - Liam Doherty, Mounthall, 3rd (€100) - Mickey Gallagher, Meenlougher. Winners in the special raffle were: 1st: Carvery lunch for two in Jackson's - Kathy Kelly, 2nd: Bottle of Champagne - Caoimhe Browne, Beeches, 3rd: Bottle of Wine - Frank McMenamin, 4th: Bottle of Wine - Monena Bradley.
The following awards were given out by the men: Joint Senior Players of the Year - PJ Gallagher/Carl Scanlon; Reserve Player of the Year - Gerard Gallagher; Young Player of the Year - Thomas McMenamin; Minor Player of the Year - Aaron Bradley. The Hall of Fame was won by Cecil Nixon and Club Man of the Year was awarded to Eamon Kelly.
The ladies board presented the following awards: Joint Senior Player - Tina McMenamin and Amanda Sweeney; Young Player - Christina McMenamin and appreciation awards were made to managers Gerard McColgan and Gerard Melaugh, to Charlie & Alice Doherty for all their help throughout the year and to Rory Harvey for his work as PRO. Maurice ‘Hovis' O'Donnell also received special recognition on the night.
The Club AGM situation with the weather will be monitored and a decision will be made closer to the time. The club are hosting the Red Hughs Monster Bazaar on Sunday the 12th of December in the Cross Hall at 5pm. Everyone is welcome and there are some fantastic prizes up for grabs!
Club Meeting - A very important meeting will take place in the club house at 9pm on Tuesday. All welcome.
ROBERT EMMETS: The club would like to thank all who helped to make their recent fundrising draw the great success it was. To all our dedicated sellers, who braved the elements and travelled the county and outside it, over a two-month spell.
We are sincerely thankful and appreciative. Sincere thanks also to all who bought tickets and for the hospitality and generosity that was afforded to our sellers where ever they went. A special word of thanks to the sponsors namely, Holmes Travell C Finn, Mc Glynns Restaurent C Finn, Mc Brides Corner Bar C Finn, Murrays Pharmacy C Finn, Crawfords Tiles,Bathrooms and Woodflooring Dungorman C Finn, Harkins fireplaces Ballybogan Lifford, Dalys Service Station Lifford, Mc Carron Butchers Raphoe, Donagheys Motor Homes L Kenny, Global Recycling Killygordon, Kavanagh Supervalu B Bofey, Top Oil Liscooly & L Kenny Westport Wood Hotel, Pattersons Kitchen & furniture The Haw Lifford. Villa Rose Hotel B Bofey, Clonleigh Co-op Cfinn, Reynolds of Raphoe, Todays Extra C Finn, The Car People B Bofey, Williards B & B Bundoran, Mc Namee Construction C Finn, Lynchs Tavern C Finn, Modern Dry Cleaners C Finn, Lifford Credit Union, Multi-crete Precast Concrete K Gordon, John Byrne Computer care D loop, Castlefinn Cabs C Finn, Clancys Foodstore C Finn, Manna Design C Finn, Kenny McGlinchey Auto repairs Ballybun, Mc Granaghans Foodstore C Finn, B & S Credit Union and Vincent Lafferty / Fergal Tinney,
In these difficult times for businesses, we really do appreciate your support, without which, the draw would not have been the success it was, and in return we encourage and urge the community to support local businesses. Congratulations to all our prize winners and again sincere thanks to everyone for your support.
Our Ladies Board will run their very popular Annual Quiz night in McBride's Corner Bar on Thursday night, December 23. A good night's entertainment is assured and again patrons can expect some great prizes and a very attractive raffle. Given the successful year the Ladies had, a bumper crowd is expected and a light hearted atmosphere will prevail. The Donegal G.A.A. Annual will be available next week, in time for Christmas. Some Club gear in various sizes is available at reduced prices and would be ideal as a Christmas present.
SEAN MACCUMHAILL'S: The AGM of the MacCumhaill Minor Board took place last week. All managers gave very positive feedback on the year's activities and how their teams had progressed throughout the year. Thanks were given to the outgoing committee members and Chairman Gary Gallen for their hard work, dedication and commitment during their term of office. A new committee was formed at the end of the proceedings with John Burke elected as the new Minor Board Chairman. The new committee wish all the underage teams a sporting and successful 2011.
Due to recent inclement conditions we have been experiencing recently, training for the following has not taken place but weather permitting we will be back at training soon. All managers will contact the relevant teams etc when training with dates/days of when training will be resuming.
Girls Gaelic Training: Training for girls U-10 Gaelic takes place every Wednesday afternoon from 4.45pm -5.45pm. Boys Gaelic Training: Training for U-8s takes place every Wednesday evening from 5.50pm-6.50pm.
U-10s takes place every Wednesday evening from 6.50pm-7.50pm. Training for U-12s takes place every Friday from 6pm-7pm. Training for U-13s takes place every Friday from 7pm-8pm.
After an extremely successful introduction to the MacCumhaill's camogie, training will now cease until the New Year. The managers and coaches would like to take this opportunity to wish all the girls and their families a Very Happy Christmas and a Peaceful New Year. We look forward to seeing you all again in 2011.
The AGM of Sean MacCumhaill CLG will take place in the clubhouse on Friday, December 10 at 7.30pm sharp.
Bingo this Sunday in the Finn Suite at Jacksons Hotel at 8.30pm. Prizes: €1,650. Jackpot €7,500
The MacCumhaill's Clubhouse is open on Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Everyone is welcome.
All club notes to be in by Sunday Evening Please.Contact Helen on 085-7686372.
ST MARY'S: There was no lotto draw this week as the Bingo was cancelled due to the weather conditions.
Looking for an ideal Christmas present? Then why not purchase some of the club gear that is available e.g. tracksuits, hoodies, rain jackets, polo shirts, club bags. To order contact Oliver 087 9090376 or Stephani 087 7618831
The club's dinner dance will take place on Saturday, January 29 in Jackson's Hotel Ballybofey.
The club find themselves in the unique position of having the presidents of both the ladies and men's GAA in attendance at the dinner dance - Christie Cooney and Pat Quill. Music on the night by The Beef Steak Dancers. Tickets €30 and available form any committee member. The club's AGM will take place on Sunday, January 2 at 5pm.
The presentations will take place for underage boys and girls on Saturday, December 11 at 11am in the clubhouse. Guest of Honour is Yvonne Mc Monagle, Donegal Ladies All Ireland winner, All Star winner and Ulster player of the year.
ST MICHAEL'S: There was no Jackpot winner in the St. Michael's GAA Club Mini Lotto on Sunday night last. The numbers drawn were 2,3,10,13,14,18, there were no match 5 winners, six people matched 4 and their names were drawn, the winner of the €100 was Grace Ann O'Doherty Greenhill. This week's Jackpot will be €2000.
The Senior Board Agm will take place this Saturday Dec 11th at 6pm in the club house, Everyone welcome. The Club extends our sympathies to the Sheridan family Ballyboes on the sad passing of Dan recently.