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All club members are asked to help out on Sunday and can they make themselves known to any senior executive member, private message on Facebook or inform Alan Martin, Club Secretary on 0861723899. This is a big day for the county and our club and we are asking for as many people as possible to help out once again.

The reserve footballers continued their impressive league run with another win away to Naomh Muire. The seniors had a tough game and unfortunately lost.

Can all players please return their guess the score cards to their coaches this week.

The Ballybofey and Stranorlar Enterprise Town is on Friday. It opens at 3 pm in the Finn Valley Centre. This is a brilliant way to expose the various businesses, clubs and groups that our locale has to offer. Martin O’Reilly and Frank McGlynn will be in attendance at 6 pm. On Saturday Tyrone Manager Mickey Harte will be in attendance and also members of the Donegal Ladies Football team.

There was no winner of this week's Lotto. The numbers drawn were 8, 16, 24 and 30. There were 3 match 3 winners: Maeve Scully, Noreen McGarrigle, Drumkeen and Sean McGlynn/Natasha Bell, Glenfin all receive €50 each. This week’s jackpot is a massive €10,000 and Eugene Gallagher’s team is selling.


The seniors secured a home victory over Cloughaneely in the league and the reserves got their first win of the season with their win over Cloughaneely.

The lotto numbers for this week are 2-7-4-6-3-5-1. The €50 was ewon by Grace McCarron, Doon with the €20 sellers prize going to Christopher McLaughlin, Auchayclay. Next weeks jackpot is €600.

The under 14 boys beat Convoy last Friday night in the Division One championship and now play away to St. Eunan’s next Friday night. The under 12’s were presented with their medals during the week after winning the Maurice McMenamin B final, they were also away at a tournament in Newry at the weekend. The under 8 girls played Buncrana last Saturday morning and emerged victorious in an exciting game.


The club’s major fundraising golf classic is taking place at Greencastle Golf Club on Saturday the 25th of June. A time sheet is now in operation and you can contact the golf club on 00353749381013 to book your tee off time.

The senior men had a great home victory over Muff. . The u12 boys and u12 girls also had a great victories over Naomh Colmcille and Muff last week.

The club will be running the annual Cul Camp the week commencing the 11th of July to the 15th. Applications can now be done online and the club will be holding a registration day on the 18th of June at the Saturday morning underage training.

Congratulations to the Hegarty sisters who both made it on the ladies team of league and were presented their awards in Croke Park last week. Ciara was awarded the centre half back position and Niamh was awarded the centre half forward position.

Lotto results for Monday 30th May. The numbers drawn were 3,4,19,24. The Jackpot was not won. The €50 winner was Luke McAleer Next week’s Jackpot is €6,900.


The lotto jackpot was not won last week. The numbers drawn were 5-10-18-24. There were four match 3 winners, next weeks jackpot is a massive €5500.

The club extends sympathy to the Harkin, O’Donnell and O’Leary families on their recent sad bereavements.


The Lotto numbers drawn on the 31/05/2016 were 1-2-7-4-3-8-5-6. The jackpot was not won and the jackpot this week is €3500.

Well done to all our U8 and U10 players who took part in a blitz on Saturday against Convoy.

Well done to the U12 boys who had another good won on Monday evening the 30th against Glenswilly.

The U15 Boys team played in the OG Sport finals last Saturday the 28th. They had a great victory over Buncrana but lost out to St Eunan’s.

The senior and reserves played Killybegs on Sunday. The reserves had a very good win. The seniors were under-strength and lost. The third team lost to Glenswilly by two points on Wednesday night the 1st of June.

The senior ladies had a great victory over Carndonagh on Monday the 30th on a score of Glenfin 7-12 Carndonagh 1- 2. Hard luck to the U14 girls who lost to Glenties on Wednesday night.


Rinne Cloich Cheannfhaola an turas fada go Málainn tráthnóna Dé Sathairn. Ar an drochuair, chaill an dá fhoireann.

Campa Samhraidh/Summer Camp - C.L.G Chloich Cheann Fhaola ar an 4ú – 8ú Iúil. Peil Gaelach, Sacair,Cispheil, Súilóidí Nadúra, Éalain,Cluichí agus cuid mhór imeachtaí eile . Aoiseanna: 7 - 12 .

10.r.n – 3 i.n. Táille: €30 páiste amháin, beirt Pháistí €50, triúir nó níos mo as an teaghlach amháin - €70. T Léine san áireamh. Thuilleadh eolas ó Eibhlín ar 0863760815.

The lotto numbers drawn on June 1st were 1 3 6 7 13 17. We had no match 6 winners so jackpot rises to €2,750. We had two match 5 winners who win €50 each, Eamonn McGarvey, (London) and Aisling Cunningham, Killybegs.

Well done to our U-10 team who travelled to Ardara on Monday to take part in a tournament. They played a blinder and came home Shield winners. On behalf of all at the club we would like to wish those members/players sitting their Junior/Leaving cert the best of luck over the next couple of weeks.


B'iad 1, 11, 20 agus 23 a huimhireacha a lotto a tarraingíodh ag deireadh na seachtaine agus níor baineadh póta óir an lotto. Beidh €2700 sa phóta óir don seachtain seo.

Bhain na daoine seo leanas €20 an ceann: Hughie O'Donnell, Chapel Rd; Mary Gallagher, Sheskinarone; John Ward, The Diamond, Mary Gallagher, The Diamond agus Anita Doherty, Glenties.

Club 200 winners for the month of June are as follows. €1000 - Kevin and La Gallagher, €500 - Rosaleen O'Donnell, €300 - Joseph McGowan, €100 - Denis Brennan and Rita Byrne.

Congratulations to Jordan Saville on winning gold at the Bristol Box cup in England over the weekend.

The u12 boys travelled to Newry on Saturday to take part in a blitz. They topped their group and played Kilcullen of Kildare in the final. They had a great team performance all round but unfortunately lost out in the end. Well done to all players, management and parents who helped out on the day for representing the club so well.


This week's Kilotto numbers were 5,10,13,18. There was no jackpot winner. Next weeks jackpot is €6,950. There were six match 3 winners. They were Martin Carr, Firbregas, Máiread Gallagher, Cummins Hill, Dermot (Slua) Boyle, Brid McGuinness, Conlin Road, Neil McGinley Meenacharvey, Aileen Henry, Parkhead. They each win €20.

The reserves lost to Glenfin in the league on Sunday and the seniors defeated Glenfin.

Anyone interested in attending a child protection workshop please contact Sarah Tully on 086-3311733, places are limited. Please forward a copy of your Garda Vetting letters to Sarah Tully ASAP.

Best wishes to Hugh McFadden and Eoghan Ban Gallagher against Fermanagh at the weekend in the Ulster championship.


There was no Jackpot winner this week. The winning numbers were 6 11 12 14 17. The €50 winners were Eishla McGoldrick, Drumquin, Co Tyrone, Jim Gilmartin, The Ross, Bundoran, Shane and Shauna McKenna, Carrickroe, Co Monaghan.

Cosgroves Supervalu kits for kids promotion is currently running in the store and we ask that everyone get behind the club in supporting this great promotion which will be of great benefit to the kids.

Gaelic Park hosted a very enjoyable u-8s blitz on Saturday afternoon with visiting teams from Naomh Columba and Naomh Ultan. The success of the day owes a lot the young footballers but also to their mentors, the referees Pat and Ryan Walsh, Kevin Cassidy, Mary McGowan and Cathy Daly, who organised food and the pitches and to the generosity of the parents who provided a great array of sandwiches, pancakes, tortillas and goodies.

The U10s travel to Dunkineely on Saturday to compete in a Blitz .

The U14s have now completed their league schedule and now await to see if they are placed in another competition.

Big thank you to Eclipse Cinemas for their kind sponsorship of new jerseys for the girls U16 team. The u-16 ladies train at a new time of the u14s, there is no 16s training on Mondays for the moment.

Also a word of thanks to everyone who contributed and helped out with the bag packing in Supervalu last Saturday. The Reserves produced another battling display on Sunday but lost out to a late goal to Termon. The Seniors secured their second home victory in a row with an excellent team performance to defeat Termon .


The Rory Gallagher festival might have been in progress, but the big action in Ballyshannon on Saturday evening was in Father Tierney Park where Aodh Ruadh had the place rocking with a dominant performance to see off a game Naomh Ultan outfit and make it nine wins in nine games in Division Three.

The reserves made it two wins on the bounce with a good win over Naomh Ultan.

The under 12s had two good games against St Naul's last Wednesday, with 28 players used on the night. The reserve team did very well but were behind by a point at the final whistle.

The past week saw the under 14s girls topping the Southern section courtesy of a wall over against MacCumhaill's and a 2-10 to 0-4 win against Bundoran. These results see Aodh Ruadh placed in the A championship section. The under 12s entertained a strong Killybegs outfit in Fr Tierney Park last Tuesday. The first game saw Aodh Ruadh emerge 7-12 to 1-2 winners. The second game was a good, evenly fought contest. It was level at 0-9 to 3-0 at halftime, but the girls turned in a brilliant display in the second half against the wind to win 3-14 to 5-3. This was a real 25 girl performance with every player making a big contribution. The panel was Lucy Barden, Ciara Caldwell, Cara Davitt, Hannah Gallagher, Evelyn Rose Gallagher, Lucy Gallagher, Niamh Gallagher, Ciara Gillespie, Áine Hill, Caoimhe Hughes-O'Brien, Niamh Hughes, Megan Kane, Annie Keon, Rhiana Masterson Burrows, Lucy McGlynn, Aoibhínn McGarrigle, Emily McHugh, Lauren McHugh, Emer O'Brien, Katie O'Brien, Clodagh O'Connor, Shauna O'Mahoney, Rachel Patton, Cora Rooney and Fódhla Sheerin. Many thanks to Patricia Mc Shea-Hill, Orla McGlynn, Paul Gillespie, Marty Kane and Sylvester Maguire for their help with the team on the day.

The under 14 hurlers lost to Setanta in the Division 2 League final.

Well done to Creevy NS, who won the Cumann na mBunscol county final on Thursday and Gaelscoil Éirne who came second in the county on the same day.

There was no winner of last week's lotto jackpot of €4,800. The winning numbers drawn were 1, 2, 4, 5, 8 and 13. In the lucky dip €20 went to Eddie Murphy, Scotstown, Monaghan; McKee family Ballyshannon; Ray Granaghan, Station Road; Jim Kane, Cluain Barron; and Kate Portman, Ashfield Drive, Belleek. Next draw is on Sunday with a Jackpot of €4,900.


The U-10 boys had a great day in the Ardara blitz, on Monday. They lost to The A team lost their first game to Glenswilly and then went onto beat McCumhaills, Naomh Padraig, and Gaoth Dobhair before losing to Cloughaneley in the shield final.

The B team beat Glenswillly in their first game before they lost out to McCumhaills. They then went on to beat St Nauls and Glenswilly before they overcoming Buncrana in the final.

The U12 girls had a busy month of May. They recorded wins over Naomh Columba and St Nauls and lost to Aodh Ruadh and Killybegs. T

There was no winner of the lotto jackpot €1300 in week 47 of the 2015/16 season draw held on Monday the 6th of May. The €25 winners in the lucky dip were Donal Mc Mullin, Care of the post office, Noel Ward, Druminin, Des D, C/o Michael Kelly Jnr, and Eamonn Timoney, Castle Street. The numbers drawn were 1, 8, 12 and 19, Congratulation to all winners. The next draw takes place on the 13th of June.


Congratulations to Martin Doherty, Martin Regan and the senior team on winning the Comortas Peile Na Gaeltachta in Ballyvourney Co Cork last weekend. They beat An Ghaeltacht from Kerry in the final.

There was no winner of this week Lotto; the numbers drawn out were 9-13-16-27 and the 2x€50 went to Kathy Gildea ,Sheskinatinny and Valerie Carr, Kilcar. Next week’s Jackpot will be €6,800.

Well done to our U-12 team who performed very well in Newry at the annual Newry Mitchels Tournament. Although they failed to reach the knockout stages of the competition, they played some wonderful football. Also, big congratulations to Mark McDevitt who was one of seven players nominated as one of the Players of the tournament.


Well done to the seniors after another home victory at the weekend this time overcoming the challenge of St Mary's Convoy.

Our under 12s are in great form also with another win this time away to Bundoran.

The lotto draw took place last Monday evening in the hall. No jackpot winner on the night. Numbers drawn were 2,6,15 and 22. The two lucky dips winners receive €50 each. They were Ann Molloy Fintown and Mary McDaid Cloughwally. Next weeks jackpot now sits at €3,100.

Congratulations to all our under age who celebrated their Confirmation at the weekend.

All patrons that have ordered tickets for the game should of received them by now. If not contact Pat Boyle asap.

Congratulations to neighbours Naomh Conaill on winning the All-Ireland Gaeltacht title at the weekend in Cork.


The club are holding a ‘Come Dine with Me’ this Saturday 11th June.. We are asking for people to host friends and supporters at a cost of €20 each. This is one of the Club’s main fundraisers. If you’re interested in participating, please contact Joe Brennan 087 1202900; Mary Coughlan 086 8330202 or any club executive. There will be a social night in O’Neills Bar, Drimarone to round off the evening. A very enjoyable night is guaranteed!!

Minor Board: Meeting will take place in the Clubhouse on Tuesday 14th June at 9pm.

Good luck to all our members who are sitting Junior and Leaving Certificate exams!

Gaeil Fhánada

This is the final week to get your hands on one of our Euro 2016 prediction sheets. The interest has been excellent so far. If you want to enter, please either contact one of our players/committee members or you can collect a form from any shop/pub in Fanad.

Sellers: Tickets are due this Thursday 09th June, so please ensure you drop your quota to the Fanad Lodge or any of our senior players!

Our annual Schools Sports Day will be next Tuesday June 14th. As always we would be grateful for any volunteers on the day - anyone who would like to help in anyway please contact Bridie Doherty or Margaretta McConigle, either by text or facebook message, thanks. All helpers to be at Tria Loch at 8.45a.m. on Tuesday morning please.

Numbers drawn were 02, 04, 05,12, 18. Bonus 05. €100 winner Paul Coyle, Ballyhiernan. €50 winner Lorna McDaid, Ramelton. Rachel and Declan on duty. Next week’s Jackpot is €600. Come on support our club!

No Senior game this weekend, our Reserves play catch up game away to N. Colmcille, day and time to be confirmed.

Well Done to Odhran Shiels who played half back for the County Minors against Antrim last Sunday evening, and also to Eoghan Carr who is also part of the squad. They now play Monaghan in the Ulster Semi- final in 3 weeks time.

Senior & Minors Ladies: Training this Sunday morning at 10.30a.m. Our next game is on the 26th June against Glenswilly.

Ádh mór chuig foireann an Condae an deireadh seachtaine seo chugainn nuair atá siad ag imirt Fearmanach i mBaile Feich.

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

Comhghairdeas mhór le C.L.G Na nDúnaibh, bhí bua iontach agaibh i mBaile Bhúirne i gComórtas Peil na Gaeltachta! Bain sult as!

St. Michael’s

Good Luck to the St. Michael’s players and the rest of the Donegal Team and management in the Ulster Senior Quarter Final against Fermanagh in Ballybofey this Sunday.

Both senior and reserves are due to play Naomh Conaill in Glenties on this Saturday 11th June with the throw ins at 6pm and 7.30pm.

There was no jackpot winner in the St. Michael’s Mini Lotto on Sunday night last. The numbers drawn were 1,6,7,9,13,14. Three people matched 5 Noel McLaughlin Dublin who very kindly donated his winnings back to the club.The other match 5 winners were Patsy Pat Gallagher Meenlaragh and Sheila Coyle Casey Dunfanaghy who won €35 each. This weeks Jackpot be €2350.

The €100 on the 5th Game at the Bingo Session in Dunfanaghy on Sunday night last was shared by Anne Lafferty Creeslough and Margaret Ann O’Reilly Cahelmore, the €100 on the 10th Game was shared by Nellie McFadden Falcarragh and Patsy Pat Gallagher Meenlaragh.

Please note that this Months 50 Club Draw will take place at the Bingo Session in Creeslough on this Sunday night the 12th June.

Under 8’s: We had a good Blitz at home at the Bridge with Milford and Robert Emmetts visiting last Saturday. The Under 8’s are due to play Lettereknny Gaels on Saturday June 18th. More details later.

Under 10’s are now scheduled to play Letterkenny Gaels on Saturday 18th June.

Cul Camps are now available for booking online. St. Michaels is on from the 25th to the 29th July at the Bridge.

Naomh Muire

Naomh Muire continued their recent run of collecting points which is slowly moving them off the bottom of the league table.

Naomh Muire will host a Cúl Camp from the 27th June - 1st July. This Camp is for Primary school children aged between 6 to 13 years old. The camp will run from 10am until 2.30pm each day. For more details, please see our Facebook page or the Cúl Camps website

This week's winning numbers: 2,4,5,8. We had 8 match 3 winners; Owenie McGarvey, Cathal Gallagher, N F Hannaford, Benny Gillespie, Mickey Point Gallagher, Darren Sweeney, Edward Sweeney and Mary-Ellen Sweeney. Next week’s jackpot is €2060, remember if you're not in you can't win!! Play our weekly club Lotto online at:

Naomh Muire 100club May Draw: €500 Antoin O'Dochartaigh (Toin a Bhaile); €200 Conor McDowell (Mullachderg); €100each Maeve and Eddie Ward (Beal na Cruite), Joe Devenney (Colaiste na Rosann), Peggy Stack (North Carolina/Ardveen); €50each Paul Gallagher (Ranamona), Gerard Carson (An Bhraid).

Chill Chartha

Our seniors had a good 2-22 to 1-15 win against St Eunan’s on Sunday in a very enjoyable match to remain top of division one, our reserves were unlucky not to get at least a draw going down 3-13 to 3-10 they were away in Termon last Wednesday and came away with a good 1-10 to 1-07 win, no matches this weekend. Best of luck to Paddy, Ryan, Mark, Stephen, Eoin and the Donegal senior team in the Ulster Quarter Final this Sunday in Ballybofey

Best of luck to all who are sitting their exams in the coming weeks!

Our Under 12s were defeated away to Naomh Muire last Wednesday evening by 5-07 to 4-07 they face Naomh Ultan in Towney this Wednesday evening at 7:30pm. Our Under 10s are away to a blitz in Glenties on Saturday at 11.00 o'clock.

There was no winner of the Club Lotto Jackpot so next week’s Jackpot is €4,900 this week’s numbers were: 7, 12, 23 and 30 winners were: €50 Adrian Byrne c/o Byrnes Foodstore €30 Breege Byrne, Drim, Glencolmcille €20 Conor, Helena and Lucy Byrne, Derrylahan and Mark Sweeny, Bavin. For those not living in the area you can buy your Lotto’s online at click the Club Lotto section for details!

There was no winner of the Jackpot so it rises to €7,300 on 45 numbers, Club Bingo is on in The Parish Hall on Sunday nights at 8:30pm so please support to be in with a chance of winning the Jackpot and thanks to all who continue to support our Bingo!. This week’s winners were: €240 Brendan O’Keeney €80 Cathleen Johnston, Joe Haughey, Marie McShane €70 Bridget O’Gara, Eileen Gallagher, Bernadette Gallagher, Marie Doogan, Roseanne Carr, Evelyn Carr and Marie Gallagher.

An Tearmainn

Fund-raising draw: We are down to the last 10 days before the draw, and desperately need help to sell tickets before the draw on Saturday 18th June.

The seniors and Reserves played away in Bundoran on Sunday last. Congratulations to the Reserves who recorded their first victory of the season, whilst Bundoran took the points in the senior game.

With the Ulster Championship kicking off this weekend, there will be no league game, and we wish Michael Boyle and the Donegal senior team all the best against Fermanagh in Ballybofey on Sunday.

Lotto: Last week's draw took place in the Lagoon. Numbers drawn were 7,17,19,20. Match 3 winners were Kieran Friel Letterfad, John McBride, Milford, and Paddy Bourne Trimragh. Open draw winner was Eugene McGinty. Next week's draw takes place in Nora's with Joe O'Connell and Pauric Hilferty co-ordinating and the jackpot is €1,550 with tickets available in all the usual outlets.

Our U8s got their season underway on Saturday last with games in O Donnell Park. This Saturday Gaoth Dobhair will be hosting these boys and girls so watch out for the text with more details.

The U10s had a busy weekend with over 20 boys and girls playing games against St Eunan’s on Saturday evening at the Burn Road. On Monday our boys travelled to Ardara for what was a fantastic tournament Victories over N Mhuire (2) Kilcar and Cloughaneely earned both teams a place in the prestigious Cup semi-finals.

This week Gaoth Dobhair are due to visit the Burn Road for games, more details via text later in the week.

Our U12s played St Eunans on Wed last and both teams put in excellent performances. Our A team maintained their good form with a solid victory. The B team played really well again against the same St Eunans team. Although on the wrong end of the score line once again these boys have displayed huge improvement and these games against A teams will stand them in good stead for the rest of the season.

On Friday last our U14s took to the field in their opening NRB Div 1 Championship game minus 5 of their starting 15. The performance from this Termon team was exceptional and overall it was probably one of the most satisifing performance James and Paddy have had in their years coaching this group. This week it’s a trip to Killygordon to play Red Hughs, more details at coaching during the week. With Féile only 2 weeks away we will collect the €50 from each of the boys this Friday please. This is their contribution towards the gear which will be delivered next week. Any queries on this contact Eddie on 086 6082512.

The club would like to wish Cian McMenamin good luck in the County Skills final in Killygordan on Friday night. Cian won the internal club competition a fortnight ago.

Termon GAA will host a Cúl Camp between Augst 8th and 12this year.

The June monthly meeting will take place on Tuesday next, 14 June, at 7.30 at the Clubhouse.

Date for your diary! This year’s 5k will take place on Tuesday, 28 June 2016 at 7.30. As anyone who has already participated knows, this is a fast course from An Craoibhín to the Burn Road, won last year by Natasha Adams. We look forward to a good evening, good weather and good participation.

U14Girls: The 'A' squad have finished up their group games and are currently top of the table, although Downings and St. Eunans each have a game in hand.

The 'B' squad’s game against Gaoth Dobhair was postponed on Monday due to the thunderstorm, will be in touch regarding the replay.

U12 girls: The u12 girls played their last group game last week. The girls played a great game to beat Glenswilly. Amongst those who stood out for Termon were Eithne Duggan, Eileen Pinder and Ella Mc Gettigan. The girls will now contest the blitz finals on July 9th, details tbc. Training continues Wednesday at 5:15 at pitch.