Latest News – 21-01-2018

Annual General Meeting: The following managerial appointments were made at our recent AGM.

Senior Team manager: Gary Donohoe;  U20 Team manager: Cian Brady.

We wish them all the best of luck for the coming year.

Club Membership: Club membership is now available for the coming year. The fee is €30 for Adults and €15 for Students. Please contact Registrar Bridie Reilly if you would like to become a member.

Lotto: The draw was held in Dillon’s Bar, Ballinamuck on Monday last, January 22nd. The Jackpot was €9,400. 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: Best of luck to Paddy Collum, Pauric Gill and the Longford squad in the first round of the National League this Sunday in Tullamore against Offaly.

National Club Draw 2018: Tickets for the National Club Draw are currently available to purchase. If anyone would like to buy a ticket, please contact any member of the senior squad. Tickets cost €10. There are many great prizes to be won such as a new Renault Dynamique, a travel voucher worth €2,000 and All Ireland Hurling & Football final packages.

Ballinamuck/Drumlish First Responders: Ballinamuck/Drumlish First Responders will be delivering CFR and AED training on Thursday 1st Feb @7.15pm in the ‘98 Hall Ballinamuck – this training is certified by Irish Heart Foundation and Pre Hospital Emergency Care Council. We welcome all members involved in the club especially trainers, selectors etc to do this valuable course and anyone who is due for renewal to come along. Please give your name beforehand to Bridie Reilly, Yvonne Leslie or Paddy Howe

Sympathy: We would like to express our sincere condolences to the Lennon family on the recent passing of their mother Bridget. The Lennon family is steeped in our club with Pauline our assistant secretary, Kathleen our assistant treasurer and Seán is a former player, PRO and Chairman. Our thoughts and prayers are with them at this time. Solas na bhFlaitheas uirthi.