Club News 18-12-2022

Jimmy Gorman – Tribute 

We were saddened to learn of the passing of Jimmy Gorman in Galway last week. Jimmy was one of the stars of our club in the 1950s and 60s. He was known throughout the county as a lethal corner forward and in the 1951 final preview it was said that “his speed and swerve spell scores”. His goal in the first half helped set the team up for their win over Mullinalaghta. His great form resulted in him getting called in with the county squad later that year. In 1953, Jimmy again played a pivotal role in securing the senior championship and league double. He again captured two important medals for the club in the 60s when he won two prestigious Feis Cups. Whenever the club was in need of a goal, Jimmy was the go-to man. His passion and commitment for the club was unwavering and he remained a great supporter of ours throughout his life. Our thoughts and prayers are with his family and friends at this difficult time. Solas na bhFlaitheas air 



The lotto draw and Christmas Bonanza draw takes place tonight, Wednesday, December 21st at 9pm in The ‘98 Bar, Ballinamuck in Dillon’s of Ballinamuck. The Jackpot is €10,200. The numbers drawn were as follows:
Please play at the below link selecting the Fr Manning Gaels option 



St. Vincent’s Christmas Quiz 

The Annual Christmas Quiz is back again this year and for the first time since 2019 will be held in person. This time it will be on in The ‘98 Bar, Ballinamuck on Wednesday, December 28th and will be in aid of St. Vincent’s Minor Club. Table of 4 costs €40 and there will be prizes for 1st, 2nd and 3rd as well of plenty of great spot prizes! 


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. 


Wedding Bells 

Congratulations to our player and PRO Pauric Gill on his marriage to Laura McManus, last week. We wish the happy couple a lifetime of health and happiness. 


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.