Latest News – 02-08-2017

Senior Championship: Our senior team are out in the third round of the championship this Saturday evening, August 5th, at 7pm in Páirc na nGaeil, Dromard against St. Mary’s, Granard. This is a do or die encounter for both sides so we wish Gary, Mike, Anthony and the squad all the best. The lads have been putting in a massive effort so it would be great to see big support out from the parish to help them across the line.

Jimmy Flynn ACFL Division 3: There is a busy week ahead for our juniors as we face Killoe in Clonee tonight (Wednesday, August 2nd) at 8.30pm and then our lads are out again on Sunday, August 6th at home to Longford Slashers at 2pm. Please support. Please note the above fixture change.

Lotto: The Lotto draw was held last Monday, July 24th in The Olde Village Inn, Drumlish. The Jackpot was €7,000. The numbers drawn were as follows:

7, 9, 13, 20.

There was no winner.

€30 winners

  1. Seán Tyrell, Drumgowna.
  2. Mary Gearty, Drumlish.
  3. Michael McGarry.
  4. Enda Hughes, Drumlish.
  5. Michael Reynolds, Kiltycon, Moyne.

€20 Sellers’ Prize

  1. Packie Duffy.
  2. Thomas Gill.

The next draw is in O’Reilly’s Bar, Drumlish on Monday, August 14th. The Jackpot is now €7,200. Tickets are available from the usual outlets and from any member of the executive.

Marquee in Drumlish – Volunteer Night: We are holding a volunteer registration night this Friday night, August 4th between 8.30 and 9.30pm in Monaduff for anyone who can help steward or work behind the bar at the Marquee.

Referee Debut: Well done to clubman Kenneth Leonard who refereed his first senior championship game at the weekend. Ken took charge of the Colmcille and Granard encounter and we wish him all the best in his refereeing career.

Killoe v Longford Slashers: We held our first senior championship match on Sunday last as Killoe and Longford Slashers faced off in the second round. A massive thank you to all our volunteers who stewarded, parked cars, directed traffic and sold lotto envelopes at half time. Thanks also to Thomas Gill and his team who had Monaduff looking so well.

Water Safety & Awareness Information Evening: Annagh Sports & Lesiure Group & Longford Sub Aqua in conjunction with Dromard Healthy Club and the RNLI ( the charity that saves lives at sea) will host an information evening on Water Safety and Awareness for our community this Thursday 3rd August at 8.15pm at the Dromard GAA clubhouse.  This event is open to all the community both young and old particularly parents and teenagers. A guest speakers from the RNLI will give a presentation on the current campaign they are running which is “Respect The Water” and the speakers from Longford Sub Aqua will talk about their role in the community and the basic water safety skills each of us need to call on if you find yourself in difficulty in the water.