Latest News – 04-02-2018

Club Membership: Money for club membership is now due from all players and anyone who wish to become a member of Fr Manning Gaels for 2018. Membership is €30 for adults and €15 for students. Players who do not pay their membership fee will not be covered by club insurance should injury arise. Only those who have paid membership will be eligible to represent the club in the upcoming season. Membership entitles entry in draw for All-Ireland football and hurling tickets in August. Those who pay membership byMarch 31st ’18 will also be eligible to vote at next years AGM.

Membership to be paid to Bridie Reilly, Club Registrar (0863332863) or any member of the executive as soon as possible please.

Lotto: The draw was held in Gallagher’s Bar, Drumlish on Monday last, February 5th.. The Jackpot was €9,600. Results are currently available on the club website and will be in next week’s notes. Tickets are available from the usual outlets and from any member of the executive.

Scór Sinsir: Please note that the Senior Scór date has changed. It now takes place in Ardagh Community Centre on Friday, February 23rd at 7:30pm. Competitions in Scór include: Rince Foirne – Figure Dancing; Amhránaíocht Aonair – Solo Singing; Aithriseoireacht / Scéaltaíocht – Recitation; Bailéad Ghrúpa – Ballad Group; Léiriú Stáitse – Sketch; Ceol Uirlise – Instrumental Music; Rince Seit – Set Dancing; Rince Sean Nós – Sean Nós Dancing. If anyone is interested in competing in the Figure Dancing please contact Mairéad O’Reilly at 0872606494. Please contact Lorraine Corrigan at 0864017301 if you are interested in competing in any of the other events. The club has a proud history in this competition and it would be great if we could get back competing in as many sections as possible.

Longford Seniors: Well done to Paddy Collum, Pauric Gill and the Longford squad on their great win over Derry at the weekend. Best of luck to the lads next week against Armagh.

National Club Draw 2018: The club draw tickets are all in now and the club would like to thank all those who bought and sold tickets since December.

Drumlish Ballinamuck Men’s Shed: The club is delighted to hear that there is great refurbishment work taking place at present with the Drumlish Ballinamuck Men’s Shed and will be opening shortly. Men interested can contact or any member of the DBMS committee or Breda Murphy 087 9181787

Cúl Camps: The club is delighted to learn of the return of the summer camps to Monaduff this August 6th to the 10th. This is a great opportunity for the children of the parish to further develop their skills.

Sympathy: We would like to express our sincere condolences to the Gill family Gaigue on the recent passing of Mary Crawford in Birmigham. The club also expresses sympathy to the family and friends of Rose Courtney, Drumlish and Mary Ellen Coleman (nee Duffy) late of Shanmullagh. Solas na bhFlaitheas orthu.