Club News 14-08-2022

The Marquee In Drumlish – August 19th to 22nd 

After a gap of three years, all roads lead to the famous Marquee in Drumlish Festival this weekend. We are back better than ever, starting on Friday August 19th until Monday the 22nd. We have a fantastic line up to ensure another entertaining weekend. On Friday night our very own Brave Giant are back for one more gig and will be followed by DJ Fergal D’Arcy. On Saturday we have Claudia Buckley, Jimmy Buckley and Derek Ryan. On Sunday night the line-up is The Midlanders, our own Brocklagh lads Cronin and then of course the amazing Aslan who are headlining the night. We round off the festival on Monday night with the main event – The Declan Nerney Night, which promises to finish a terrific festival in style, as always. Thank you to our event sponsors Mike and Martin Mulleady of Mulleady Properties who are back on board again this year. We look forward to seeing you all there! 


Intermediate Championship 

The third round of the Intermediate Championship takes place this Sunday, August 21st where we play Legan Sarsfields at 1.30pm in The Laurels. Please come out and support. Best of luck to Fintan, Mick, Graham and the lads 


Marquee Monster Bingo 

The Annual Monster Bingo in conjunction with The Marquee in Drumlish, will take place on Sunday 21st August in the ’98 Memorial Hall, Ballinamuck at 3pm. Prize money of €2,500 plus Monster Raffle on the day. All proceeds from this year’s bingo will be donated to ‘Ukraine Crises Appeal’. Please support. 


Win a Weekend in New York City 

Fr Manning Gaels are delighted to announce that our raffle to win a weekend trip to New York City (or travel voucher to the value of €1,000) in association with The Marquee In Drumlish Festival is back again this year, after a 3-year absence. For just €5 you can win this wonderful holiday with flights and accommodation covered. There are deals on multiple ticket buys too (3 for €10; 5 for €20 or 10 for €40), so to be in with a chance of playing please  play through Clubspot or by buying from any member of the executive. A special word of thanks to our draw sponsors Larkin Windows and Cunningham Design & Planning who have been great supporters of this club 



Junior Championship 

Our Junior C team held on for a draw against Kenagh last Thursday, 1-10 apiece. The team and scorers were as follows: Enda Quinn, Anthony McKeon, James O’Neill, Gabriel Higgins, Breen Kane, Ciaran Cooney, Micheal Kane (0-1), Gearoid Nertney (0-2), Graham Lee, Brendan McCann, Mike Mulleady (0-1), Tyrone Crowe (0-2) Scott Howe (1-3), Luca O’Reilly (0-1), David Taylor. Subs used: Francis Courtney and Sean Diffley The next match is tomorrow Thursday, August 18th against Sean Connolly’s in Monaduff at 8pm. Best of luck to the team and management. The Junior B team played Dromard last Wednesday and were beaten 1-8 to 0-5. The team and scorers were as follows: Cody Lee, Sean McKenna, Derek McCormack, Mike Kiernan, Tom McGee, Mark Duffy, David McKenna, Nigel Kiernan, Aaron Crowe, Kevin Whitney, James McCann, Kaelum Gill (0-2,1f), Jim Rogers, Mikie O’Neill, Orrin Greene (0-3). The next match is tonight Wednesday, against Abbeylara in Oliver Lynch Park at 7.30pm. Best of luck to the team and management. 



The lotto draw took place on Monday last, August 8th in O’Reilly’s Bar, Drumlish. The Jackpot was €8,400. The numbers were as follows: 

1, 2, 4, 21 

There was no winner. The Jackpot is now €8,600! The three €50 winners were: 

Janice Smyth, Loughan Hill 

Tom O’Toole, Gaigue 

Padraic Martin, Dromard 

Thank you to all who support our lotto. The next draw will take place in Cassidy’s Olde Village Inn, Drumlish on Monday,  August29th. Note that it is a week later than usual as a result of The Marquee In Drumlish Festival taking place from August 19th-22nd. 

Thank you to all who support our lotto. Please play again at the below link selecting the Fr Manning Gaels option or from the usual sellers/locations. 



August Monthly Bonanza
The August Bonanza draw took place on Monday last, August 8th, in O’Reilly’s Bar, Drumlish.  

Congratulations to the winners: 


1st prize €500 Ken Leonard 

2nd prize €200 Stephen Lyons 

3rd prize €150 Mary McCormack 

4th prize €150 James Breslin Junior 

5th prize Marquee Pass Joe Leonard 

With the Marquee In Drumlish Festival taking place this August 19th to 22nd we brought forward the remaining monthly draws for the “Weekend Marquee Pass” prize and the following were the lucky winners: 

Liam Lynch, Pat Donnelly, Joe Cosgrave, Una Evans, Jennifer, Philip, Leo & Elaine (c/o Gaelic for Mothers & Others) 

Thank you to everyone who has entered our draw. Next draw will take place at a date in September. Thank you to Graham Lee for doing the draw and to Cathal Reilly for use of his premises 



Senior Scor 

Senior Scor is scheduled to take place in late September/early October this year and we are looking for participants in all events: Figure Dancing, Solo Singing, Recitation, Ballad Group, Sketch, Set Dancing, Instrumental Music and Sean Nos Dancing. If you are interested in taking part in any of these events please contact Von Corrigan on 0861752773 




Well done to Oisin Kane who was on the Longford U-15 team which beat Leitrim to win the Humphrey Kelliher Millstreet Shield. Congratulation to Emma Brennan who won All Ireland Gold in the National Community Games Finals for the girls U14 800m. A terrific achievement.