Latest News – 30-09-2018

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Lotto: The Lotto draw was held last Monday, September 24th, in O’Reilly’s Bar, Drumlish. The Jackpot was €12,800. The numbers drawn were as follows:

7, 19, 25, 26

There was no winner.

€30 winners

  1. Eoin Howe, Ballinamuck
  2. Agnes Keogh, Currabawn
  3. Marie Gill, Corrick
  4. Malachy Scott, Ballinamuck
  5. Louise Glancy, c/o Romie Wallace, Church View Drive, Drumlish

€20 Sellers’ Prize

  1. Jimmy Courtney
  2. Gala, Ballinamuck.

The next draw is in The Mill Bar, Drumlish on Monday, October 8th. The Jackpot is now €13,000. Tickets are available from the usual outlets and from any member of the executive. Thank you to everyone who continues to support our lotto.

Redevelopment Work: Work by Prunty Pitches commenced on the upgrading of the training pitch at Monaduff Park during the week. This is an exciting development for the club and when the job is complete we are looking forward to having a second top class floodlit pitch along with a walkway. Thank you to our supporter and neighbour Petie Joe Gill for the use of his field whilst works are ongoing.

Thank you: The club would like to thank the legendary JP McManus for his wonderful gesture during the week whereby he donated €100,000 to each county board for distribution to each club. This money will go a long way in promoting Gaelic Games all across the island of Ireland. Go raibh míle maith agat.

Tidy Towns: Well done to both our Ballinamuck and Drumlish Tidy Towns Committees on the excellent results they achieved last week. It is great to see both our villages looking so well and this hard work is terrific for community spirit and pride in our parish.

New Arrivals: It was a busy week for two of our club stalwarts. Congratulations to long serving player Mark Duffy and his wife Martha on the birth of their daughter Anna. Congratulations also to our selector and even longer serving player Gary Brady and his partner Michelle on the birth of their son Tom. We wish both families continued health and happiness.

Wedding Bells: Congratulations to club player James O’Neill and his wife Zara Sheridan who got married last Friday. Everyone at the club wishes the couple a healthy and happy future together.

Best of luck: We would like to wish our former manager Gary Donohoe the very best of luck in his new role as a selector with the Leitrim senior football team.

Schools Coaching: Vacancies are available for anyone who is willing to assist with football coaching in Drumlish and Ballinamuck national schools. If interested please contact Colin Crowe.