Latest News – 28-01-2018

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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 Lotto draw was held last Monday, January 22nd  in Dillon’s Bar, Ballinamuck. The Jackpot was €9,400. The numbers drawn were as follows:

 6, 9 , 15, 22.

 There was no winner.

€30 winners

  1. Paddy Howe, Ballinamuck.
  2. Noonan Family, Monaduff.
  3. Séamus Sorohan, Creenagh.
  4. Jodie Corrigan, Lettergeeragh.
  5. Paddy & Tara c/o Dillon’s, Ballinamuck.

€20 Sellers’ Prize

  1. Quinn’s Pub, Drumlish
  2. Johnny Cooney.

The next draw is in Gallagher’s Bar , Drumlish on Monday, February 2nd. The Jackpot is now €9,600. Tickets are available from the usual outlets and from any member of the executive. Thank you to everyone who continue to support our lotto.

Annual Social: Our annual social night will take place this year on February 17th in Dillon’s Ballinamuck. There will be food and music on the night and tickets will soon be on sale for €10. Further details to follow.

Scór: Senior Scór takes place in Ardagh Community Centre on Friday 9th February 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 or knows of anyone who would be interested in competing this year please contact Lorraine Corrigan as soon as possible. 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 excellent win over Offaly at the weekend. We wish the lads the best of luck in the next round of the NFL this Sunday in Pearse Park against Derry.

2018 Gaeltacht Grant Application: Please contact Lorraine Corrigan if you are 13 years or older on January 1st 2018 and are interested in applying for the GAA Gaeltacht Grant. The form must be completed by Friday March 23rd, by emailing Éamonn Ó Braonáin at irishculturalofficer.longford@gaa.ie or by handing it into the office at Pearse Park.

Foundation Coaching Course: To register for the Foundation Coaching Course and Code of Ethics please contact 043-3345219 Monday to Friday between 10am and 5.30pm. Details of the courses can be found on the Longford GAA website

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.

Gym Notice: From February 5th the gym will be operating on an opening and closing hours basis for members only. Monday to Friday will be 6pm to 10pm. Weekends will be 1pm to 5pm. The gym will remain closed outside of these hours. Teams training from the club have priority in the gym and can train at any time once it is part of an organised training session. If you have not paid your membership you are not permitted to use the gym and no one under 16 years of age is allowed into the gym.