Latest News – 22-12-2019



The Lotto draw was held last Monday, December 16th in the’98 Bar, Ballinamuck. The Jackpot was €19,000. The numbers drawn were as follows:

9, 11, 17, 30


Massive congratulations to Marian Friel (Hannify), Donegal, formerly of Drumlish Hill, who is the lucky winner of our Jackpot. We wish Marian all the best with her Christmas winnings! The other winners were as follows:


Turkey Winners


  1. Eoin Burke c/o Mitchell Meats.
  2. Danny O’Toole, Moyne
  3. Terry McNally, Ballinamuck.


Whiskey Winners


  1. Brian Duffy, Drumlish.
  2. John O’Neill, Creenagh.
  3. Tom McKeon, Cloone


Tin of Biscuits Winners


  1. Danny O’Toole, Moyne.
  2. Catherine Reilly, Clonaugh.
  3. Tommy Carolan, Clonmacart



€20 Sellers’ Prize


1.The Mill Bar.

  1. Jimmy Courtney.


The next draw is in Dillon’s Bar & Restaurant, Ballinamuck on Monday, December 30th. The Jackpot is now €2,000. Tickets are available from the usual outlets and from any member of the executive. Thank you to everyone who continues to support our lotto.



Annual General Meeting

Our AGM was held last Saturday, December 14th in Monaduff. Secretary Lorraine Corrigan gave a comprehensive report on the events of the previous year and Treasurer Stephen McDermott outlined the Income & Expenditure for 2019 in his report. Chairman Séamus Gallagher then expressed his gratitude to the outgoing committee and all those who supported the club in any way during the year. The officers elected for 2020 were as follows:

Presidents: Fr. Bernard Hogan, Jimmy Breslin, Frank McNamee, Jimmy Courtney, and Mary Gilhooley.
Chairperson: Séamus Gallagher.
Vice Chairperson: Mike Mulleady.
Secretary: Lorraine Corrigan.
Assistant Secretary: Pauline Corr.
Treasurer: Stephen McDermott.
Assistant Treasurer: Betty Creegan, Von Corrigan & Kathleen Brady.
PRO: Pauric Gill.
Registrar: Bridie Reilly.
County Board Delegates: Pat Corrigan, Paddy O’Neill, Pat Donnelly.

Sub-Delegates: Séamus Noonan & Mike Mulleady.
Insurance Officer: Paul Dowler.
Development Officers: Thomas Gill & Brian Duffy.
Irish Officer: Michael Lennon.
Club Health & Well Being Officer: Darren Smith.
Children’s Welfare Officer: Dessie Connell

Scór Co-Ordinator: Lorraine Corrigan & Von Corrigan

Senior Team Manager: Jack Lynn. Selectors: Dessie Connell, Niall Mulleady and Graham Lee

Junior Team Manager: Darren Smith.

U20 Team Manager: Paddy Collum. Selectors: David Collum & Ciarán Cooney
The club would like to welcome all the new members on board and also express a big thank you to all the committee members who stepped down after their years of hard work and service. The club would also like to wish the new committee all the best for the coming year.

Annual Christmas Quiz

Our Christmas Quiz is back again this year and will take place in Cassidy’s Olde Village Inn, on Friday night, December 27th at 9pm. A table of 4 costs €40 and there will be cash prizes for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place as well as a raffle with many great spot prizes. This has been a great success over the past number of years and a great night’s entertainment is ensured once again.


Dinner Dance

The Dinner Dance takes place on Saturday night, January 18th in Lough Rynn where the victorious Intermediate team will be presented with their championship medals. Tickets are €35 and are available from Betty Creegan. Music on the night by Nite Fever and there will be a special guest for the presentation.


National Club Draw

The National Club Draw tickets are back on sale again this year and this great initiative by the GAA has helped contribute vital funds to our club for the past number of years. Individual prizes include: A brand new Renault Clio; a €2,000 travel voucher; All Ireland Hurling & Football packages; various shopping vouchers and many more. Details of each prize available are on each ticket. Tickets cost €10 and can be bought from any member of the Gaels squad. As always, your support is greatly appreciated.


Happy Christmas

Finally, the club would like to wish all our members, players, mentors and supporters a very peaceful and happy Christmas. Safe journey to all who are travelling near and far over the Christmas period. Nollaig faoi shéan agus faoi shonas daoibh