Gaoth Dobhair GAA club are gearing up for a bumper weekend of football as a number of Donegal’s leading Gaeltacht clubs bid for county Gaeltacht honours at the county finals of Comortas Peil na Gaeltachta.
The hosts, Gaoth Dobhair, along with Ardara, Naomh Conaill, St. Michael’s and Fanad Gaels will battle it out for the senior title. The junior championship is between Gaoth Dobhair, Termon, St. Naul’s and Naomh Columba and in the ladies the meeting of Glenfin and Termon in the decider on Sunday is one of the plum games of the weekend.
There are also junior and intermediate championship action in ladies with Gaoth Dobhair, St. Naul’s, Cloughaneely and Kilcar chasing the junior crown. The intermediate ladies battle is a straight head to head between Ardara and Milford.
Gaoth Dobhair and St. Michael’s are also in the running for the U-15 county title.
The tournament will run over three days - Saturday, Sunday and Bank Holiday Monday. The finals are on Monday with the ladies intermediate final getting the show on the road at 12 noon.
The annual Trath na gCeist and the selection of the Donegal Cailin Gaelach are among the main events of Saturday night’s programme in the clubs house which also includes a Ceili Mor.
Comórtas Peil na Gaeltachta Dún na nGall 2012- Clar
2.00i.n. Faoi 15 - Deisceirt
3.30i.n. Leathcheannais Peil na mBan (Sóisear)
Gaoth Dobhair v Naomh Naille
12.00: Cluiche Ceannais na mBan - Sinsear, An Tearmann v Gleann Fhinne
An Tearmann v Naomh Naille
Gaeil Fhánada v Ard an Ratha
Gaoth Dobhair v Naomh Columba
Gaoth Dobhair v Naomh Conaill
7.30i.n. Cluichí Leathcheannais Peil na mBan Sóisear
Cloich Cheann Fhaola v Cill Chartha
7.00i.n. Ceol le “Na Sinnanigans”
8.00i.n. Comórtas Tráth na gCeist - idir chlubanna
9.00i.n. Comórtas “Cailín Gaelach”- idir chlubanna
9.00i.n. Céilí Mór – ceol le Máirtín Ó Dubhgáin
De Luain, 7 Bealtaine
12.00 Cluiche Ceannais Peil na mBan - Idirmheanach
Ard an Ratha v Baile na nGallóglach
1.30i.n. Cluiche Ceannais Sóisir
3.00i.n. Cluiche Ceannais Sinsir
5.00i.n. Cluiche Ceannais Peil na mBan - Sóisir
6.30i.n. Faoi 15 Gaoth Dobhair v Naomh Micheal