Donegal GAA Club Call


Donegal GAA Club Call


The seniors had a good win over Sean MacCumhaills, in the championship on Sunday. The reserves lost their game.

There was no winner of this weeks jackpot of €1750. The numbers drawn were 7-2-6-3-4-1-5 and the €50 winner was Chrissy McLaughlin, Ross Head, Glengad. Next weeks jackpot is €1800. The annual sports day will be on Sunday the 5th of June.

The under 14’s lost out in the Joe McGeady A- final against Naomh Padraig Muff on Sunday night on a scoreline of 3-9 to 2-7. The minor’s beat Naomh Ultan last week 5-15 to 1-7 and are now through to the Division Two County Final against Cloughaneely next Wednesday in Killygordon. . The under 12 boys followed up their previous victory over Buncrana when they beat Burt last Tuesday. . The under 8 boys and girls hosted Carndonagh on Thursday evening with both clubs fielding three boys teams and a girls team on the night. These young players gave a great exhibition of Gaelic football to the home and away fans.

The under 10 girls played Carndonagh on Monday, check Facebook for match result. The under 12 girls had their first win in the Inishowen C competition with a victory away to Urris.


The club would like to thank all the promoters and all who bought lines in our recent successful silver circle with thanks also to SVdeP for the use of the Drop-In Centre. Congrats to all prize winners and the full list of winners are on local shop winners.

The club extends sympathy to John O Dowd, Corcullion, on the death of his brother Tom in Australia and his sister Mary Moran.

There was no winner of the jackpot in last weeks Lotto. The numbers drawn were 1-6-13-24 and there were two match winners who shared the €100 prize. Next weeks jackpot is a massive €5350.


Last weekend the seniors drew with Naomh Columba in the first round to the championship. The game, marked the return of John Doherty to senior championship.

The reserves had an excellent start to the championship with a win over the men from ‘Glen’. Malachy McCann continued with his in form minors. Ryan McElhinney and Conor O’Donnell controlled midfield who between them scored 1-4. . John Cassidy and Owen McColgan were in form also in the cornerback berths and . Ronan Doherty (x) showed his prowess with an impressive 1-2 from half back. This was a great win for Buncrana.

Well done to Liam O’Doherty who came second in the U-14 hurling skills competition on Sunday in Convoy.


The Lotto numbers drawn on the 10/05/2016 were 7-1-6-4-5-2-8-3. Michael Bonner won €60.00. Jackpot this week is €3350.

Well done to the U12 boys who had another good won on Thursday evening in Convoy. Well done to our U14 girls team who had two great victories over McCools on Saturday the 7th and then Ardara on Monday the 9th of May.

Our senior ladies played Moville on Sunday the 15th of May in the shield. Unfortunately an understrength Glenfin team lost on a score of 1-21 to 4-3.

Congratulations to Katy Herron and Yvonne McMonagle who have been selected to represent Ulster in the upcoming Inter-provincial tournament which will be held in Kinnegad on Saturday 21st May.

The seniors lost and the reserves won their championship games against Naomh Muire on Sunday.


Congratulations to u14 lads who made it through to the Northern Division Two final on Friday night after defeating Downings on Friday evening.

The senior men got their league campaign back on track on Saturday evening with an excellent home win against Na Rossa.

The senior ladies continued the winning home wins for the weekend when the defeated the Donegal Gaeltacht champions Glenfin.

The ladies have managed to go through the league shield with a 100% record well done ladies. This Sunday the all county league gets underway and the ladies entertain Termon at home with a 11am throw in.

Finally on Sunday evening the club held the finals of the Joe McGeady Memorial u-14 Inishowen league finals. In two very entertaining games Steelstown and Muff came out on top in the B and A finals respectively. Thanks to everyone for the support and who worked behind the scenes to make the evening go so smoothly.

There was no winner of the weekend lotto jackpot. Th €50 winner was Rosaleen Cole c/o bingo. The numbers drawn were 6,9,10,20. Next week’s jackpot €6,600. Thanks for your continued support and contributions.


The lotto counties drawn last week were CE, DN, MN, LS. One person matched 3, Claire McLaughlin Creeslough. Jackpot next week is €4150.

As part of the Healthy Club initiative a Healthy cookery class will be held for teenagers check FB page for Details

The club’s Kelloggs Cul Camp is on from June 27th to July 1st . Book Now Online or morning of camp. Coaches you need to go online ASAP and fill out application form they have to be in by May 20 th. You can find it on Donegalgaa website or

As proud sponsors of the GAA Football All-Ireland Championship, this year SuperValu has donated over 400 juvenile GAA clubs with kits worth over €430k collectively.

Supervalu Ballybofey have chosen St Mary’s as one of the clubs for the Kits For Clubs promotion. :

Every time you spend over €40 on a shopping at SuperValu, Ballybofey, you will get a special receipt at the till. Just put that receipt in the box of the club you want to support.


There was no winner of this weeks jackpot which rolls over to next weeks jackpot of €3,400.

The numbers drawn on Sunday were 5,6,8,9,11. Larry and June had four numbers - 6,8,9,11,24.


The seniors earned a hard fought draw against St Eunan’s last Sunday in senior championship. Hard luck to our under 14s who were defeated in the Division Two semi-final away to Naomh Columba on Friday evening. The under 12s had a good win over Bundoran in their opening match of their Division Two campaign.

There was no winner of the Club Lotto Jackpot so next week’s Jackpot is €4,600 this week’s numbers were: 16, 21, 23 and 28 winners were: €50 Francis Haughey €30 Ronan Diver €20 Connie & Bella Cunningham and J Hegarty.


A big congratulation to all those who competed in WAAR and also to those who helped out in any way, a great day was had by all! All pictures are now available on our Facebook page.

Well done the the senior men who defeated Glenfin on Sunday in the first senior championship match. The reserves were defeated by Glenfin. The senior ladies had an impressive win against Killybegs on Sunday morning.

This week's winning numbers: 5,7,14,18 We had one match 3 winner: Agnes McHugh, Ardcrone. Next weeks jackpot is €1820.


The senior and reserve footballers had no game at the weekend and are fixed to play Naomh Colmcille away on Saturday evening.

Last Sunday evening we hosted our first session in the glass lobby at the Silver Tassie Hotel. This was a great evening with fantastic musicians and singers performing.

Details of the next Oíche na nGael traditional session in the Silver Tassie will be up on the club Facebook and in local media.

The senior ladies played neighbours Glenswilly at the weekend and despite a great display of football the girls lost out to a strong Glen outfit.

Sympathy is extended to Gabrielle McMonagle and family on their recent bereavement.

The Letterkenny Gaels annual 5k Road Race and Fun Run will be held on Tuesday 31st May. This 5k is part of the Donegal Grand Prix Series.

Four of our young hurlers represented the club at the U-14 Hurling skills competition in Convoy at the weekend. The players were Anthony O' Baoghaill, Eoin Keenan, Conal Boyle and Matthew Winters. The lads will be eligible to take part next year as they will still be underage.


D’imir Cloich Cheannfhaola in éadan Aodh Ruadh sa Chraobh Idirmheánach Dé Sathairn seo chaite. Bhí buaidh fhurast ag an fhoireann tacaíochta . Bhí cluiche cruaidh ag na sinsir ó thus go deireadh ach chaill said i ndeireadh na dála 4-8|2-11.

Well done to our minors who had a very convincing win over Naomh Brid / Pettigo in County Minor League Division Two semi-final last week.

The lotto numbers drawn last Wednesday, May 11th, were 5, 7, 8, 10,11, 20. There was no Jackpot winner which now rises to €2600. There were no match 5 winners either. There were 22 match 4 winners. As there were more than four match 4 winners we drew one winner for the €100 prize- and the lucky ticket was Danny McFadden, Shroughan! Congratulations to two of our players Danny Diver and Cathal McGeever who won All-Ireland awards at Feile Scoil Dramaíochta 2016 in Croke Park last week.

Well done to our U-14s who are through to Northern final after beating Urris 6-11 to 2-7 at the Centre of Excellence last week.


The club is hosting a Come Cook With Us fundraiser on Friday 27th of May at 8:30pm in the Abbey Hotel. Please come along and support the club. Tickets available from any club executive.

The club are hosting a health awareness evening in the Abbey Hotel ,Donegal Town on Thursday 2nd of June 2016 .

Congratulations to Lily Doherty who represented U14 Four Masters camogie in Feile Skills competition in Burt on Sunday 15th of May. She came first and will go on to represent Donegal in the All Ireland Feile Skills Competition in Dublin, in four weeks time.

Well done to our senior ladies, on achieving a difficult one point win over Gaoth Dobhair on Sunday morning in Tirchonaill Park.

The club would like to wish Kate Keaney the best of luck for the summer ahead as she leaves for America. There was no winner of the lotto jackpot €1000 in week 44 of the 2015/16 season draw held in the Abbey Hotel on Monday the 16th of May. The €25 winners in the lucky dip were Nick Ruck, the Glebe, Phil Conway, Conway’s Newsagents, Kevin Mitchell, Drimark, and May Timoney, Doonan. The numbers drawn were 1, 7, 8 and 13, Congratulation to all winners. The next draw takes place on the 23rd of May.


The seniors lost and the reserves won in the championship away to Malin. The senior ladies hosted Termon B team on Sunday morning but lost.

There was no winner of this week's Lotto. The numbers drawn were 2, 3, 12 and 14. There was three match 3 winners: Terry Brady, JJ Dorrian and Dano Laverty who receive €50 each. This week’s jackpot is a massive €10,000 and Barry Dowd’s team is selling.


The weekly lotto draw took place on Monday 16th May 2016. The numbers drawn were 13, 15, 16 and 25. There was no jackpot winner. Five people matched three numbers and they each receive €20. The winners were Kitty Kelly, Braide, Noel Hannigan, Tober, Margaret O'Hagan, Argary, Trudi McElwee, Springhill and Thomas McGrath, Carrickmore.

Next week’s jackpot will be €1850.


The Seniors and Reserves got their 2016 Championship underway on Sunday in the Park against Kilcar. The seniors drew and the reserves won.

The minor boys footballers lost their county league semi-final to Ardara last week and will have no games now until championship in July.

The U14 hurlers will take on Buncrana in the Co. A League Final this Thursday night with venue tbc. The Minor hurlers had a good win over Aodh Ruadh, last week and will take on Carndonagh in the Minor B League Final this Thursday night, venue also tbc. Congratulations to Paul O’Donnell who won the County U14 Hurling Skills competition and will represent Donegal in Abbottstown in a few weeks’ time.

The U14 Camógs had a good win over Burt on Monday night.

Cúl Camps are now available for booking online and there are more details on the club Facebook page. Dates are: Football Only: July 25th – 29th and Hurling & Camogie only August 8th – 12th.

There were two winners in this week’s Lotto draw that each matched 3 numbers and win €50 each. Sammy Bogan, Wolfe Tone Place and James Friel, Gleann Eadan. The drawn numbers were 1-4-15-24. Next week’s jackpot is €2,525.


There is a senior board meeting on Thursday at 8.30pm in club rooms, Fintra. This week's Kilotto numbers were 2,3,6,27 There was no Jackpot winner. Next week’s Jackpot is at €6,800. There were three match 3 winners, Aisling Murrin, Bernie McTeague, Carricknamohill and Dylan McLaughlin, Parkhead.

After a mostly tit for tat game at the Bridge on Sunday unfortunately St .Michaels came out on top in first of the championship group games. The girls had a great 11-6 to 9-3 win over Naomh Columba. There was a much improved performance from the ladies in Fintra on Sunday morning but unfortunately Naomh Muire secured the win.


There was no lotto jackpot winner last week. The numbers drawn were 7, 9 ,12,19, 20. The €50 winners were Tom Martyn, West End, Bundoran, Monica Millar, 219 Drum Road, Dungiven, Co Derry, Trish Keenan, Castleblaney.

There was no gaelic last weekend for the U8s or U10s due to First Holy Communion in the Parish.The U8s have an away Blitz this weekend and the U10s have training at 11am in Gaelic Park.

Both teams travelled to Dungloe on Saturday evening last in the Championship and both games had similar patterns with strong first half displays followed by dissapointing second half performances

The ladies of Realt Rua were defeated by Robert Emmets on Sunday morning last in Gaelic Park.Despite an excellent second half display they lost out on a 3-13 1-12 scoreline.

The Bord na nOg would like to thank Waterworld for their kind sponsorship of new jerseys for the U10 squad.

This year’s Cul Camp will take place on July 18th -July 22nd in Gaelic Park with Noel Carr once again as co-ordinator . Registration forms are now available from News & Views, The Tourist Office and Noel.You can also register online


The ladies had a fantastic win against Cloughaneely on Sunday morning, in Pairc Na nGael.

Both our men's teams were in championship action at the weekend away to Buncrana. The reserves were beaten by a good Buncrana team while the seniors came away with a draw.

The u14 boys had a great win over our neighbours Kilcar on Friday night, they then followed it up with a brilliant win against Naomh Mhuire in the divisional final.


There was no winner of this week lotto jackpot. The numbers drawn were 3-6-13-23 and the €50s went to Michael Cannon, Station Road and Aoife Gallagher, Kilcar Next week’s Jackpot will be €6,400.

Naomh Conaill would like to thank Robert Farrell who done the Waar challenge last week and his money raised is going to Naomh Conaill minor board.

The club would like to thank Kevin, Paul from CCP ltd Glenties for the sponsorship of the new scoreboard at the football field.

The senior and reserve had two great victories over Termon in the Michael Murphy Sports Championship group D on Saturday night.

Congratulations to the U14s who won the Southern League final on Monday beating Aodh Ruadh 3-8 to 3-6.

The minor’s defeated St Michaels 6-12 to 4-12 in the county league semi-final last Wednesday.


Both teams were at home to Killybegs in the Championship on Sunday last and both got their campaigns off to a good start with good victories.

There was no jackpot winner in the Mini Lotto on Sunday night last. The numbers drawn were 1,2,3,7,13,16. This weeks Jackpot be €2200. Seven people matched 5 and their names were drawn. The winner of the €100 was Amy Griffin, Massinass Creeslough.

Congratulations to the under 14 team on winning the league final after a great team performance. Also thanks to Rose’s Kitchen for the food after the game.

Commiserations to the minor team who were defeated by Naomh Conaill in the County League semi final in Leterkenny on Wednesday evening last.

Og sport takes place at the Bridge on this Sunday May 22nd for under 15’s, beginning at around 10.30am any queries please contact Manus on 087 6470532.


The seniors lost to Moville in last weekends league game. The final score line does not reflect the performance of the lads as they led for long periods of the game.

The club would like to congratulate senior footballer Carl McHugh and his team Plymouth as they have reached the Division Two play-off final which takes place in Wembley on Monday 30th May.

The lotto draw took place last Monday evening in the hall. The jackpot of €2900 was not won. The numbers drawn on the night were 3,9,12 and 13. Two lucky dips receive €50 Mickey J Gallagher, Dirlaught and Brid McGinty, Fintown. Next weeks jackpot now stands at €2950.


If any of you are interested in the youth / future of Gaeil Fhánada, please attend a meeting next Thursday evening 19th May at 7.30p.m.

This important meeting takes place in the Resource Centre, Rossnakill. It is very important that we get a good turnout of parents and anyone who is interested in the youth of our parish.

The U-14 boys were unfortunate last Friday where they were defeated by a stronger St Michaels. Great team effort boys, we’re proud of you all!

The lotto numbers drawn last week were 02, 08, 14, 19, 20. Bonus no. drawn was 17. No jackpot winner. The €100 winner was James Gallagher, Rathmullan and the €50 was won by Kate Sweeney, Tullyconnell. Next week’s jackpot will be €1,200.

Gaeil Fhánada Cúl Camp will take place this year from July 25th to 29th.

Could we encourage everyone to book on time so that the correct amount of gear can be ordered. All children of primary school age are welcome to take part. Application forms have now arrived and will be given out through schools in the next week or so. Also available from Fiona Shiels.

Comhghairdeas do na páistí a rinne a gCéad Comaoineach Dé Sathairn seo caite i Séipéal Fán an Bhualtaigh ag a 12i.n.

All at Gaeil Fhánada are heartbroken this week at the death of one of the club’s greatest supporters Bridie Reilly (Una). Deepest condolences to Joe and family, Maureen, John and extended families. Ar dheis Dé go raibh a n-anam dhílis.


The monthly club meeting will take place on Monday 23rd May at 9pm in the Clubhouse. The club are holding a ‘Come Dine with Me’ event on Saturday 11th June.. If you’re interested in hosting, please contact Joe Brennan 0871202900; Mary Coughlan 086 8330202 or any club executive. There will be a social night in O’Neills Bar, Drimarone to round off the evening.

The senior ladies continued their winning streak on Sunday last beating Glenties 2.12 -0.9. Well done ladies.

If anyone has any unwanted clothing please use our Recycling facility at Club grounds.


The lotto numbers drawn last week were 6,1,5,2,8,7,4,3. One winner matched 3 numbers, Donal Callaghan Ballyarl who won €50. Next weeks Jackpot is €1,550.

We are having a Junior Strictly Come Dancing in Jackson's Hotel Ballybofey on Saturday the 20th of August. Dancing classes will be starting soon in the Clubhouse. Any boys and girls between the ages of 12 and 18 who wish to take part please PM the facebook page with your name and contact number ASAP.


Torthaí lotto ó oíche Luain is chuaigh thart. Na huimhreacha a tarraingíodh ná: 3 9 13 agus 28. Char bhain duine ar bith an pota óir agus cha raibh ach an duine amháin leis na trí uimhir agus b’í sin Maria Ní Bhuaidhe, Dún Dubháin Íochtarach, agus gheobhann sise an €150. B’í Karen Bn Mhic Giolla Bhríde, Leargán Riabhach, a bhain an duais tinrimh, sin an buidéal fíona agus b’í Cáitríona Nic Laifeartaigh, an Baile Úr a fuair duais an díoltóra. Beidh an tarraingt Dé Luain seo chugainn sa Síbín Ceoil agus €10,000 atá sa phota óir.

Tá an cumann i mbun a gcuid ullmhúcháin don turas fada go Baile Mhúirne, Co. Chorcaí, áit a mbeidh siad páirteach i ngrád na sóisir de Chomórtas Peile na Gaeltachta deireadh seachtaine na cincíse. Beidh siad ag súil go bhfanfaidh achan pheileadóir saor ó ghortaithe idir an dá linn.

Our U-8’s will have their first blitz of the year on Friday evening at 6pm in Milford.

Comhghairdeas le Ross Ó Cuilinn agus Rónán Ó Gallchóir atá roghnaithe do ghrúpa forbartha (development squad) na Contae faoi-15 don bhliain amach romhainn.

Naomh Brid

There was no overall winner of this week’s Lotto draw which was held in the Bay Bush Bar, Ballintra. The jackpot now stands at £1800. The numbers drawn were 3, 4, 18, 19, and 23. £25 winners were Sheila Mullaney, Thomas McGarrigle, Hannah Brittion, and Donal McDaid. Next’s draw will be held in 7 Arches Bar, Laghey, on Monday 23rd May.

Our Senior and reserve teams were at home to Burt in the Intermediate championship,our reserve team got off to a great start with a convincing win. There were good performances from Pauric Gormley, Richard Walsh, James Walsh, Gerard Martin and Sean Rooney who scored 2-2 from play.The senior team left it very late to snatch the draw in a very close match that went down to the very last kick of the game, a point from Paul McGrory. There was good displays from Miceal Travers, David Walsh and Paul McGrory.

The senior and reserve return to league action on Sunday home to Downings.

Important executive meeting on Friday night 20th May at 8pm.

Sympathy to the McGowan and Martin families on their recent bereavements.


For the next few weeks the underage teams will train in Errigal College, close to the hospital at Windyhall. The following are the training times for the various underage groups:

U6s - Wednesdays - 6.30pm to 7.30pm

U8s - Saturdays - 1pm

U10s - Mondays - 6.30pm to 7.30pm

U11s - Fridays - 6.15pm to 7.30pm

U12 (girls) will train at the training pitch on Wednesdays at 6.15pm to 7.15pm.

Can ALL players please stay off the main pitch until further notice. Alternate arrangements have been made for all teams' training schedules.

The winner of last week's club lotto was Elaine Wilkin of Kellogg who matched 3 numbers. The winning numbers were 4,6,15 and 17.

Glenswilly Ladies had a good win on Sunday against a young Letterkenny Gaels team.

Their next game is away to Mac Cumhaills on Sunday morning. Time yet to be confirmed.

This weekend, Sunday 22nd, the Reserves play Glenties at 1.30pm in Glenties and the Senior follows at 3.00pm.

The 3rd team play Glenties on Saturday evening at 7.00pm this match may be rescheduled due to the pitch closure to Glenties.

The U14 girls play Naomh Mhuire away on Monday the 23rd May.

The club has confirmed that the annual 5k will take place on Tuesday, June 21st.

The Club is holding a Table Quiz in Callaghans on Friday 27th May. Teams of 4, entry €20.00. Everyone is encouraged to support.


The reserve team played one of their best games of the year, and were unfortunate not to at least share the points in their opening round of the Championship against Naomh Conaill in Glenties on Saturday last. The seniors lost out after losing Ricky Gallagher to badly broken collar bone. He is wished a speedy recovery.

Up this week is Gaoth Dobhair in Machaire Gathlán, with throw in at 1.30 and 3.00 for the reserves and seniors.

We sympathise with the Gallagher family, Gartan, on the death of Ellen on Monday. Bernard and Deirdre both donned the maroon and white, while Ricky, Anna and Barry currently play with the club. Suaimhneas síoraí dá hanam uasal.

The draw will take place on Saturday 18th June, which is 4 weeks from Saturday. We would ask every player and parent to give a couple of evenings over the next 4 weeks to help us sell tickets.

Last week's draw took place in Nora's. This week's draw will take place in McClafferty’s, with Don Gallagher and Bernard Gallagher co-ordinating, and a jackpot of €1,400.

Ladies: Well done to the Juniors who were away to Mac Cumhaills on Sunday played a game of outstanding football and left victorious.

Good luck to Mya Alcorn, Eimear Alcorn and also to Ciara McGarvey and Sarah Kho and their county u14 team mates and management in their Ulster A Final this Sunday against Cavan in Ederney at 2 pm in Ederney

Our U12 boys travelled to Downings last Wednesday and recorded a fine victory over a young Downings team.

We're going to the Newry Mitchell's tournament on Saturday June 2nd, all details be given out on Wednesday after match, any queries, call Paddy on 08721752

Congrats to our U14 boys who won the NRB Division 1 league title last Friday night. In a game that had all the good things about Gaelic football, huge quality and commitment, superb scores from both teams, great goalkeeping from both goalkeepers and supporters fom both clubs showing their appreciation to both sides, a fantastic occasion. Jamie Grant and Aaron Gallagher had the honour of collecting the trophy, well done boys. Gaoth Dobhair were worthy finalists and led by 2.02 – 0.01 after 15 minutes but these boys did not panic and produced a fantastic 45 minutes and added another medal to their already considerable collection. Next up it’s a County Semi Final against Aodh Rua Ballyshannon with date and time to be confirmed.

Congrats to Ryan Mc Fadden, Conor Mc fadden and Caolan Gallagher who have been selected for the NRB U16 panel for 2016. This Sunday our U15s will take part in the Og Sport qualifiers with 7 other clubs in Dunfanaghy.