Club News 05-03-2023


The lotto draw took place on Monday last, February 27th in Dillon’s of Ballinamuck. The Jackpot was €11,200. The numbers drawn were as follows:

1, 22, 26, 28 

There was no winner. The Jackpot is now €11,400! The three €50 winners were: 

Josephine McKeon, Drumlish 

Honorah McGowan, Ballinamuck 

Brian Hughes 


Thank you to all who support our lotto. Thank you to Peter for the use of his premises. The next draw will take place in The ‘98 Bar, Ballinamuck on Monday, March 13th.Please play through Clubspot and select the Fr Manning Gaels option or buy from any of the usual sellers. 


February Bonanza Draw 

The February Bonanza draw also took place on Monday night, February 27th, in Dillon’s of Ballinamuck.  

Congratulations to the winners: 


1st prize €500 Jodie Corrigan, Lettergeeragh 

2nd prize €200 Olive Donnelly, Ballinamuck 

3rd prize €150 Sean Crowe, Derawley 

4th prize €150 Rory Donnelly & Susan Delaney, Kiltycreevagh 

5th prize Marquee Pass Cathal Quinn, Quinn’s Bar 


Thank you to everyone who has entered our draw.  Thank you to Peter Dillon for the use of his premises and to Club President Fr Ber Hogan for doing the draw. The next draw will take place at the end of March. 




Hard luck to club representatives Paddy Collum and Conor Keenan and the Longford team and management on their narrow defeat by Offaly last Sunday. Well done to Jamie Nertney and the U20s on reaching the Philly McGuinness Tournament final 



Our seniors had their first work out of the year last Sunday afternoon against Butlersbridge. We thank David Pettit’s side for coming to Monaduff for a useful challenge and wish them the best of luck for the coming year 


Club Membership 

Club Membership for the forthcoming year is now available. The cost is €50 for adults and 

€40 for students/OAPs. Membership is required for all playing members. 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 or through the Clubspot app. 


New Arrival 

Congratulations to player Dean Cosgrave and wife Maria on the birth of their son, Rían, recently. Another skillful Gaels forward for the future! 


Scór na nÓg 

Longford Scór na nÓg will be taking place in March and we are looking for people under 17 to take part. Anyone interested in participating in Figure Dancing, Solo Singing, Instrumental Music, Ballad Group, Sketch, Recitation, Set Dancing, Sean Nós dancing or the Table Quiz can you please contact Von Corrigan on 0861752773