Latest News – 10-03-2018

Lotto: The Lotto draw was held in Dillon’s Bar & Bistro, Ballinamuck on Monday last, March 4th. The Jackpot was €15,000. The numbers drawn were as follows:

1, 4, 6, 15

There was no winner.

€30 Winners

  1. Seán Lennon, Old School Road, Drumlish
  2. Marion Thomas, Kilnashee, Drumlish
  3. Anne McGee, Bandra, Ballinamuck
  4. Finola McNally, c/o Michael McNally, Drumlish
  5. Peter Mitchell, Cattan, Mohill, co. Leitrim

€20 Sellers’ Prize

  1. Jodie Corrigan
  2. The Mill Bar

Please note that the next draw is in Gallagher’s Bar, Drumlish on Wednesday, March 20th on account of St. Patrick’s Day Bank Holiday and the fundraiser in memory of Danny McGee. The Jackpot is now €15,200. Tickets are available from the usual outlets and from any member of the executive. Thank you to everyone who continues to support our lotto.

Club Membership: Club Membership for the forthcoming year is now available. The cost is €30 for adults and €15 for students. 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.

Longford Seniors: Best of luck to Longford in the penultimate round of the National League next Saturday at home to Sligo particularly our representatives Paddy Collum and Pauric Gill along with manager Padraic Davis and backroom team members Gordon Smyth and Ian Higgins. Well done to the Longford hurlers on winning the Division 3B league at the weekend.

Wedding Bells: Congratulations to club stalwart Aiden Gray who got married to Fiona Toher at the weekend. We wish the couple many long years of health and happiness together on the Hill of Drumlish.

St. Patrick’s Day: Happy St. Patrick’s Day to all our Gaels at home and abroad. Beannachtaí na Féile Pádraig oraibh go léir.

Kevin Bell Repatriation Trust & St. Christopher’s Fundraiser: This Monday, March 18th in the Longford Arms Hotel, a fundraiser is being in held in memory of our dear friend Danny McGee in aid of the Kevin Bell Repatriation Trust and St:. Christopher’s, Longford. Acts on the night include Declan Nerney, Mick Flavin, Brave Giant, Busy Fingers, Top Shelf, Nite Fever and Cronin. There will also be a raffle with many excellent prizes. Music starts at 8pm and tickets cost €10. A great night is ensured so make sure and come out and support these very worthy causes.

Sympathy: Fr. Manning Gaels extends its deepest sympathy to our Treasurer, Stephen McDermott and the McDermott family on the passing of Stephen’s mother Anna Rita (née Molloy) at the weekend. Stephen has done and continues to do trojan work for the club and our thoughts and prayers are with him and the family at this difficult time. Our monthly club meeting was called off last Monday as a mark of respect and will be rescheduled at a later date. Solas na bhFlaitheas uirthi.