Category: Senior News

O’Byrne Cup

Best of luck to Paddy Collum and the Longford team and management as they take on Offaly in the second round of the O’Byrne Cup this Wednesday, January 12th at 7.30pm in the Faithful Fields

Latest News 9-01-2022

Lotto

The lotto draw took place on Monday last, January 10th in Monaduff. The Jackpot was €5,400. Results are currently on the club website and social media and will be published in next week’s notes

Thank you to all who continue to support our lotto. Please download for free and play on our Clubspot app or at the below link making sure to select the Fr Manning Gaels lotto. Physical envelopes are available from the usual sellers & locations.

https://member.clubspot.app/club/fr.manning-gaels-gaa/fundraiser/tickets

Please note we have added a great new feature to the Clubspot webpage which allows you to make your lotto purchase automatically recur each week. Just tick the box after picking your numbers and never worry about missing a draw again!

Club Membership

Club Membership for the forthcoming year is now available. The cost is €50 for adults and €40 for students/OAPs. Membership is required for all playing members. Membership entitles you to attend monthly club meetings and if received before March 31st, entitles you to a vote at next year’s AGM and entry into the draw for All Ireland tickets. To pay please contact Registrar, Bridie Reilly or through the Clubspot app.

Scór na nÓg

It is hoped that Scór na nÓg will be able to go ahead this February. If you are interested in participating, please contact Lorraine or Von Corrigan

Leinster GAA – Every Step Counts

Join this healthy club initiative which starts on the 12th of January until February 16th. Make sure to select Fr Manning Gaels on the mylife.irishlife website

Longford

Well done to Paddy Collum and the Longford team and management on their excellent comeback and win over Louth at the weekend. We wish the squad the very best of luck in their remaining group games against Offaly and Dublin this week

Lotto

Our lotto draw which was due to take place on Bank Holiday Monday last was postponed and will now take place this coming Monday, January 10th.

Thank you to all who support our lotto. Please play on Clubspot selecting the Fr Manning Gaels option or from the usual ticket sellers and locations

Christmas Quiz

Our annual Christmas quiz took place online on Tuesday December 28th. It was another great success, thank you to all who supported it. The winners were:

  1. Bronagh Mollaghan €100
  2. Kieran Gill €50
  3. Seamus Hannon €30

Our Raffle winners were as follows:

Christmas Hamper – Jacqueline Quinn

White Wine & Chocolates – Jennie McGoey

Brandy – Gary Connell

Powers – Katherine Weafer

2 Bottles of wine – Margaret Prunty

Jameson – Brendan Kane

Biscuits – Niall Farrell

Sweets – Zoe Connell

Thank you to Pauric Gill for organising the quiz again this year. Thanks to Lorraine and Von Corrigan for sponsoring the Christmas hamper and to Pauric, Thomas and Kathleen Gill for sponsoring the remaining raffle prizes. A special word of thanks also to Kieran Gill for his generous donation.

Club Membership

Club Membership for the forthcoming year is now available. The cost is €50 for adults and €40 for students/OAPs. Membership is required for all playing members. Membership entitles you to attend monthly club meetings and if received before March 31st, entitles you to a vote at next year’s AGM and entry into the draw for All Ireland tickets. To pay please contact Registrar, Bridie Reilly or through the Clubspot app.

Leinster GAA – Every Step Counts

Join this healthy club initiative which starts on the 12th of January until February 16th. Make sure to select Fr Manning Gaels on the mylife.irishlife website

Scór na nÓg

It is hoped that Scór na nÓg will be able to go ahead this February. If you are interested in participating, please contact Lorraine or Von Corrigan

Longford

Best of luck to Paddy Collum and the Longford team and management as they start the new season in the first round of the O’Byrne Cup this Saturday against Louth in Clonbonny

Latest News 26-12-2021

Lotto

Our lotto draw took place on Monday, December 20th in Monaduff. The numbers drawn were as follows:

 

4, 15, 18, 30

There was no winner. The Jackpot is now €5,400. The three €50 winners were:

Lorraine McNamee

Niall Mulleady, Ballinamuck

Malachy Scott, Ballinamuck

The three turkey winners were:

Grace Cooney, Glasheen

Martina McKenna, Gaigue

Paddy O’Neill, Brocklagh

The three whiskey bottle winners were:

Ella Kelly

Bernadette Corrigan, Lettergullion

James Devaney, Killoe

The three tins of biscuit winners were:

Seamus McHugh

Niamh McCann, Clonaugh

Rebecca Cassidy, Cahanagh

The Annual Sellers prizes for €200 each were won by:

Jodie Corrigan, Lettergeeragh

Quinn’s Bar, Drumlish,

Tom O’Toole, Gaigue

Malachy Scott, Ballinamuck

 

Thank you to all who support our lotto. The next draw will take place on Bank Holiday Monday, January 4th. Please play on Clubspot selecting the Fr Manning Gaels option or from the usual ticket sellers and locations

Christmas Quiz

Our annual Christmas quiz took place online last Tuesday December 28th. Results are on the club’s social media and will be published in next week’s notes

Club Membership

Club Membership for the forthcoming year is now available. The cost is €50 for adults and €40 for students/OAPs. Membership is required for all playing members. Membership entitles you to attend monthly club meetings and if received before March 31st, entitles you to a vote at next year’s AGM and entry into the draw for All Ireland tickets. To pay please contact Registrar, Bridie Reilly or through the Clubspot app.

Scór na nÓg

It is hoped that Scór na nÓg will be able to go ahead this February. If you are interested in participating, please contact Lorraine or Von Corrigan

Happy New Year

We would like to wish all our members, players, supporters, coaches and sponsors a very happy new year. Thank you to everyone who helped us in any way way during the last 12 months. Athbhliain faoi shéan is faoi mhaise daoibh.

Thank You

Thank you to Padraig O’Brien and all the sports team at the Longford Leader for their publication of our club notes during the year and their continued, excellent coverage and promotion of our games. Go raibh míle maith agaibh.

Latest News 19-12-2021

Lotto

The Christmas lotto draw took place on Monday last, December 20th in Monaduff. The Jackpot was €5,200. Results are currently on the club website and social media and will be published in next week’s notes

 

The next draw will take place on Monday, January 3rd. Thank you to all who continue to support our lotto. Please download for free and play on our Clubspot app or at the below link making sure to select the Fr Manning Gaels lotto. Physical envelopes are available from the usual sellers & locations.

https://member.clubspot.app/club/fr.manning-gaels-gaa/fundraiser/tickets

 

Please note we have added a great new feature to the Clubspot webpage which allows you to make your lotto purchase automatically recur each week. Just tick the box after picking your numbers and never worry about missing a draw again!

 

Sympathy

The club extends its deepest sympathy to the family and friends of Mary Carroll (née McGee, formerly Kilnashee) and to Bernie Collum and Yvonne Breslin and family on the passing of their mother Freda Costello, Sliabh Cairbre. Sincere condolences are also extended to the family and friends of Sr. Claire Lenehan, Liverpool (formerly of Gaigue) and Brigid Heaney London who both passed away recently. Solas na bhFlaitheas orthu go léir

 

Club Membership

Club Membership for the forthcoming year is now available. The cost is €50 for adults and €40 for students/OAPs. Membership is required for all playing members. Membership entitles you to attend monthly club meetings and if received before March 31st, entitles you to a vote at next year’s AGM and entry into the draw for All Ireland tickets. To pay please contact Registrar, Bridie Reilly or through the Clubspot app.

 

Scór na nÓg

It is hoped that Scór na nÓg will be able to go ahead this February. If you are interested in participating, please contact Lorraine or Von Corrigan

Annual Christmas Quiz

Our annual Christmas quiz will again take place online this year. We got a great response last year and received plenty of enquiries as to whether it would be done again this year so we are pleased to say that it will take place at 9pm on Tuesday, December 28th using the same Quizziz format as last year. Prize money for first, second and third and there will be plenty of excellent spot prizes to be won in the raffle

 

New Management Team

At our club executive meeting last Friday, we formally ratified Aughavas and Leitrim great Fintan McBrien together with Cavan man Michael Fitzpatrick as our management team for 2022. Everyone at the club wishes the two men the very best of luck for the coming year.

 

Wedding Bells

Congratulations to senior player Dean Cosgrave and Maria Duffy on their wedding at the weekend. The club wishes you both a lifetime of health and happiness together.

Happy Christmas

The club would like to wish all our members, players, mentors and supporters a very peaceful and happy Christmas. Safe journey to all who are travelling near and far over the Christmas period. Nollaig faoi shéan agus faoi shonas daoibh.

 

Latest News 12-12-2021

Lotto

The lotto draw took place on Monday last, December 6th in O’Reilly’s Bar, Drumlish. The Jackpot was €5,000. The numbers drawn were as follows:

1, 4, 6, 25

There was no winner. The Jackpot is now €5,200. The three €50 winners were:

 

Francis Courtney, Drumlish Hill

Paddy O’Neill, Brocklagh

Derek McCormack, Gaigue

 

The next draw will take place on Monday, December 20th in Cassidy’s Olde Village Inn, Drumlish. As this draw is for Christmas there will be loads of extra prizes as well as our now annual sellers prize draw. Thank you to all who continue to support our lotto. Please download for free and play on our Clubspot app or at the below link making sure to select the Fr Manning Gaels lotto. Physical envelopes are available from the usual sellers & locations.

https://member.clubspot.app/club/fr.manning-gaels-gaa/fundraiser/tickets

 

Please note we have added a great new feature to the Clubspot webpage which allows you to make your lotto purchase automatically recur each week. Just tick the box after picking your numbers and never worry about missing a draw again!

 

Sympathy

The club extends its deepest sympathy to Martha and Mark Duffy on the passing of Martha’s father Frank O’Reilly recently. We extend our condolences to Benny Ledwith and the Mollaghan family on the passing of Julia Kiernan (née Mollaghan) in Athlone last week. Solas na bhFlaitheas orthu.

Club Membership

Club Membership for the forthcoming year is now available. The cost is €50 for adults and €40 for students/OAPs. Membership is required for all playing members. Membership entitles you to attend monthly club meetings and if received before March 31st, entitles you to a vote at next year’s AGM and entry into the draw for All Ireland tickets. To pay please contact Registrar, Bridie Reilly or through the Clubspot app.

Get Well Soon

The club would like to wish one of our all-time great clubmen Pat Corrigan all the best in his recuperation at this time. We look forward to seeing you out and about again soon

Annual Convention

Congratulations to our Secretary Lorraine Corrigan on being elected Irish Language and Cultural Office at Longford GAA’s Annual Convention last week. Congratulations also to our Chairman Mike Mulleady on his re-election as Club Development/Health & Safety Officer. We wish you both the very best of luck in your respective roles for 2022.

Lotto Results 6-12-2021

Our lotto draw was held last night in O’Reilly’s Bar, Drumlish. The Jackpot was €5,000. The numbers drawn were as follows:

3, 5, 9, 27
There was no winner. The Jackpot is now €5,200!! The three €50 winners were:
Francis Courtney, Drumlish Hill
Derek McCormack, Gaigue
Paddy O’Neill, Brocklagh
Thank you to all who support our lotto. The next draw will take place on Monday, December 20th in Cassidy’s Olde Village Inn. There will be lots of extra prizes as this is our Christmas draw! Please play again at the below link selecting the Fr Manning Gaels option

https://member.clubspot.app/club/fr.manning-gaels-gaa/fundraiser/tickets

Latest News 5-12-2021

Lotto

The lotto draw took place on Monday last, December 6th in O’Reilly’s Bar, Drumlish. The Jackpot was €5,000. Results are currently on the club website and social media and will be published in next week’s notes. Thank you to all who continue to support our lotto. Please download for free and play on our Clubspot app or at the below link making sure to select the Fr Manning Gaels lotto. Physical envelopes are available from the usual sellers & locations.

https://member.clubspot.app/club/fr.manning-gaels-gaa/fundraiser/tickets

Sympathy

The club extends its deepest sympathy to the family and friends of Mary Ellen Corr (née Clarke, Kilnashee) who passed away recently. Solas na bhFlaitheas uirthi.

U-19

Hard luck to our U19 St. Vincent’s/Grattan Gaels amalgamation who were well beaten by Granard in the B semi-final at the weekend. Thank you to the squad and management team of Emmet Noonan, Pauric Gill and Jimmy Ruske for their efforts over the last number of weeks

Club Membership

Club Membership for the forthcoming year is now available. The cost is €50 for adults and €40 for students/OAPs. Membership is required for all playing members. Membership entitles you to attend monthly club meetings and if received before March 31st, entitles you to a vote at next year’s AGM and entry into the draw for All Ireland tickets. To pay please contact Registrar, Bridie Reilly or through the Clubspot app.

Latest News 28-11-2021

Annual General Meeting

Our AGM was held last Friday, November 26th in Monaduff. Secretary Lorraine Corrigan gave out a comprehensive report on the events of the year gone by and Treasurer Stephen McDermott outlined the Income & Expenditure for 2021 in his report. Chairman Mike Mulleady expressed his gratitude to the outgoing committee and all those who supported the club in any way during the year. The officers elected for 2022 were as follows:

Presidents: Fr. Bernard Hogan, Jimmy Breslin, Arnold Meagher, Jimmy Courtney, Mary Gillooley, Packie Gorman and Pat Flynn
Chairman: Michael Mulleady.
Vice Chairman: Séamus Gallagher.
Secretary: Lorraine Corrigan.

Assistant Secretary: Podge Gill
Treasurer: Stephen McDermott.
Assistant Treasurer: Betty Creegan, Von Corrigan & Kathleen Brady.
PRO: Pauric Gill.
Registrar: Bridie Reilly.
County Board Delegates: Séamus Noonan, Paul Dowler, Pat Donnelly & Pakie Duffy.

Sub-Delegate: JP Murphy.
Insurance Officer: Paul Dowler.
Development Officers: Thomas Gill, Brian Duffy, Dessie Connell, JP Murphy & Pat Corrigan.
Irish Officer: Michael Lennon.
Club Health & Well Being Officer: Darren Smith.
Children’s Welfare Officer: Dessie Connell

Scór Co-Ordinator: Lorraine Corrigan & Von Corrigan

Events Controller/Safety Officer: Paddy O’Neill

Junior Team Manager: Darren Smith, Graham Lee and Séamus Gallagher.

The annual club awards were also decided on the day.

Senior Player of the Year: Aiden Gray

Young Player of the Year: Cian Murphy

Club Personality of the Year: Lorraine Corrigan

Well done to all the award winner on their well-deserved accolades.

After the election of officers and awards, the floor was opened for any other business before Chairman Mike Mulleady closed the meeting with a prayer for deceased members of the club.

The club would like to welcome all the new members on board and also express a big thank you to all the committee members who stepped down after their years of hard work and service. The club would also like to wish the new committee all the best for the coming year.

Get Well Soon

The club would like to wish our former chairman and player Mícheál Joyce a speedy recovery following his recent operation. We look forward to seeing you out and about again soon. Go bhfága Dia do shláinte agat, a Mhíchíl.

Congratulations

Well done to St. Helen’s legend Liam Forde on being awarded Sports Volunteer of the Year for 2021 by the Irish Sports Association. This is an incredible achievement and thoroughly deserved considering the 40+ years of dedication Liam has given to Éire Óg/St. Helen’s and Longford LGFA and is still giving to this day through his coaching of St. Helen’s underage teams and the Gaelic for Mothers & Others

 

Lotto

The lotto draw took place on Monday last, November 22nd in Quinn’s Bar, Drumlish. The Jackpot was €4,800. The numbers drawn were as follows:

1, 4, 6, 25

There was no winner. The Jackpot is now €5,000. The three €50 winners were:

 

Darren Smith, Drumlish x2

Aaron Griffin, Clondra

 

The next draw will take place on Monday, December 6th in O’Reilly’s Bar, Drumlish. Thank you to all who continue to support our lotto. Please download for free and play on our Clubspot app or at the below link making sure to select the Fr Manning Gaels lotto. Physical envelopes are available from the usual sellers & locations.

https://member.clubspot.app/club/fr.manning-gaels-gaa/fundraiser/tickets

Sympathy

We extend our sincere sympathy to Séamus Campbell, Clonmacart, on the passing of his wife Kathleen (née Smyth) at the weekend. Solas na bhFlaitheas uirthi

U-19

Well done to our St. Vincent’s/Grattan Gaels amalgamation and their management team of Emmet Noonan, Pauric Gill and Jimmy Ruske on qualifying for the semi final of the B championship. They play Granard this Sunday morning in Higginstown at 11am. Best of luck.

Club Membership

Club Membership for the forthcoming year is now available. The cost is €50 for adults and €40 for students/OAPs. Membership is required for all playing members and for use of the gym. Membership entitles you to attend monthly club meetings and if received before March 31st, entitles you to a vote at next year’s AGM and entry into the draw for All Ireland tickets. To pay please contact Registrar, Bridie Reilly or through the Clubspot app.

Latest News 21-11-2021

Lotto

The lotto draw took place on Monday last, November 22nd in Quinn’s Bar, Drumlish. The Jackpot was €4,800. Results are currently on club social media and website and will be published in next week’s notes. Thank you to all who continue to support our lotto. Please download for free and play on our Clubspot app or at the below link making sure to select the Fr Manning Gaels lotto. Physical envelopes are available from the usual sellers & locations.

https://member.clubspot.app/club/fr.manning-gaels-gaa/fundraiser/tickets

 

Walking Track

Our floodlights and walking lights are now fully finished on the training pitch. The walkway lights will be on every evening over Winter, from 6pm-10pm for public use. Well done to all involved in developing this great facility

 

Annual General Meeting

This year’s AGM will take place this Friday, November 26th at the earlier time of 7.30pm in Monaduff.