Golf Classic –Fundraising golf classic takes place this Saturday 26th May at Ballinamore Golf Club. Tee times available from Peter Flynn Colin Moran or Eamon Bennison 086-3124137, 087-6774137. Team entry is  €120.00 for a team of 4.  Anyone who would like to sponsor can also contact Peter Flynn or any of the GAA Club committee.  Also, anyone who would be willing to help out with catering on the day please contact Lorraine Keegan.  Good luck to all taking part and pg the sun will shine.

Dunnes Bar Div 1  –  Our Senior lads played Melvin Gaels in Kinlough on Sunday – we were badly hit with injuries so it was a struggle to have a Team on the day, this was a close game which unfortunately we lost at the end on a scoreline of 2 10 to 2 08

Comhghairdeas to our Reiteoir Brendan Sammon on celebrating a big Birthday over the weekend, a great time was had by all.

August Bank Holiday weekend event – the club intends to hold a few events over the bank holiday weekend in  August, so just a note to keep the weekend free and if you have any family abroad maybe you could let them know.

Best of luck to Leitrim Team and Management for their game with Roscommon on Saturday eve in Páirc Seán.

Ladies Div 2 Champions Oughteragh Gaels – Congratulations to Oughteragh Gaels on their fantastic win over St Francis in the Division 2 league final on Saturday in Leitrim Village. The girls finished well ahead with a lead of 2 goals at the final whistle, final score 3:9 to 1:9.  Great success for the team who have worked hard all year.  Thanks to Rory O Rourke and team for their work with the girls, we wish the team every success in Division 1 next year.  Roll on the championship girls!

Dunnes Bar Div 1 Result – our senior lads played Ballinamore Sean O hEslins on Saturday evening in Ballinamore.  It was a very hard fought battle and the loss of Ciaran Cullen, Fintan Fitzpatrick and Fergal Earley through injuries was a huge blow for us, but nevertheless, the lads played their hearts out and never gave up.  Final score Ballinamore 1-14 Aughnasheelin 0-12.  We wish Ciaran a speedy recovery from his collarbone injury.

New York trip – most of our travellers have returned at this stage and a great time had by all, by all accounts. Well done to Leitrim on their win and best of luck to them on Saturday week against Roscommon.Golf Classic –Fundraising golf classic takes place on Saturday 26th May at Ballinamore Golf Club. Tee times available from Peter Flynn Colin Moran or Eamon Bennison 086-3124137, 087-6774137. Team entry is  €120.00 for a team of 4.  Anyone who would like to sponsor can also contact Peter Flynn or any of the GAA Club committee.  Also, anyone who would be willing to help out with catering on the day please contact Lorraine Keegan.

West Link Coaches Under 15 St Brigid’s – Well done to our under 15 team who are doing really well in the league and now are joint top of the table with Dromahair. Next game for them is Thurs evening in Kiltubrid at 7.30 pls come along and support them. Following game is a home game against Melvin Gaels on Monday 21st 7.30pm

Confirmation – Congratulations to Aoibhinn, Riona, Francis and Shane who received were confirmed on Sunday last in Ballinamore. Hope you all had a lovely day.

Exams – Exam time for many of our students so we would like to wish them all every success at this time.

August Bank Holiday weekend event – the club intends to hold a few events over the bank holiday weekend in  August, so just a note to keep the weekend free and if you have any family abroad maybe you could let them know.

Sympathy – Our sincere sympathy to Kellie Mahon and the Gill family on the sad passing of Kellie’s dad William Gill over the weekend.  May he rest in peace.

Club Lotto takes place on Sunday 20th May in Smyth’s Siopa Ól. Jackpot now stands at €5,525.00!!

Lotto Draw on Sunday night 6th May in Terry Shortts  –  ticeidi €2 or 3 for €5 so make sure to be in the Drum with a Jackpot of €5,450.

Golf Classic  –  Our Golf Classic is taking place on Saturday May 26th at Ballinamore Golf Club  –  For Team Entry and Tee Times please contact Eamon Benison 086 8726786  –  Peter Flynn 086 3124137  –  Colin Moran 087 6774137

Comhbhron –  Heartfelt sympathy to Mary, Cathal, John and extended Reynolds Family, Bornacoola, on the sad passing of Shay, a true gentleman may he rest in peace.

Best of luck – To our Leitrim Team and Management as they travel to Nua Eabhrac for their game on Sunday next.  Good luck and safe travelling to all the Supporters who are travelling in big Numbers to Gaelic Park  – Enjoy the occasion and stay safe.

Lotto Results  – Draw in Commercial  –  Nos 2, 3, 7, 18 – no Jackpot winner – House Draw €25 Noel Sweeney  –  Sponsored  Padraic Mulvey,  Monthly Draw Declan Sammon  –  €25 Paddy Gannon, Seamus Mullaney, Niamh Daly, Tara/Richard Fitzpatrick, Sadhbh Gilgunn.

Golf Classic  –  Our Golf Classic is taking place on Saturday, May 26th at Ballinamore Golf Club  –  For Team Entry and Tee Times please contact Eamon Benison 086 8726786  –  Peter Flynn 086 3124137  –  Colin Moran 087 6774137

Comhghairdeas – To Anthony McGirl, Tara Mahon, Nicole Reilly and Aoife Flynn who are receiving their 1st Holy Communion on Sunday – hope you all have a lovely day.

Good wishes –  To our Photographer Stefan who has undergone surgery recently – wishing you a speedy recovery Stefan.

Lotto Draw on Sunday, April 22nd in The Commercial – Jackpot €5,375 so make sure and have your Ticket in the Drum. On the Playing Field, we had Gortletteragh at home on Sunday morning – this was a lively affair a game Achadh ná Síleann should have won it was 7points to 5 at the break with Achadh ná Síleann just shading it.  The second half saw Ben McGirl score a good goal followed by another when Barry McWeeney took his penalty well but Gortletteragh picking off some good scores to even it up with the final result Achadh ná Síleann 2 8  –  Gortletteragh 14 pts.  Scorers Barry McWeeney 1 2, Ben McGirl 1goal, Gavin Sammon 2 pts, with Brendan Mulvey, Cathal Egan and Fintan Fitzpatrick with a point each.

Well done to our Bailead Ghrupa Sheila, Cait, Brendan, Shane and Cormac who performed magnificently at the All Ireland Scor last weekend, unfortunately it wasn’t their day.

Scor Sinsir – Next Saturday, April 14th is a big day for our Club as our Ghrupa Bailead are taking part in the All Ireland Scor Sinseair which is taking place at the Knocknarea Arena in the IT in Sligo  – on Stage are Sheila Murray, Cait Cullen, Shane McNulty, Cormac Sammon and Brendan Sammon  –  we wish them the best of luck.

Lotto Results  –  Nos 2, 12, 19, 25  –  House Draw Noel Sweeney  –  Yearly Ticket  John Flynn and Tori McAnaspie c/o Kerry Meehan, €25 Ross Dooner, Breda Mulligan, Tom Burns, Tony and Majella Gallagher, Aidan Gilheaney c/o Joe McGirl.

Senior League – we played a very strong Glencar Manorhamilton team on Saturday eve in Manorhamilton with them winning the game convincingly.  We play Gortletteragh at home on Sunday next at 12 noon so come along and support the lads.

Comhbhron –  Deepest Sympathy to Robbie and Eileen Boyle and family on the recent death of his brother Jim last week, may he rest in peace.

St Bridgets U 13s played a strong Fenagh team in a very entertaining game on Monday eve both sides played some lovely football with Fenagh winning on the evening.

Leitrim GAA Strategic Plan – Coiste Chontae Liatroma CLG is in the process of producing a Strategic Development Plan for the next three years.

As part of the consultation process, adult members of the GAA in Leitrim are being asked for their views under a number of headings. Every voice is important and this online survey is an important part of the consultation. So please give your views and opinions. It will take approximately 5 minutes to complete the questionnaire. Your participation in this study is completely voluntary.

Your survey responses will be strictly confidential and data from this survey will be reported only in the aggregate.  If you have questions at any time about the survey or the procedures, you may contact CLG Liatroma by email to – [email protected]

Closing date for online replies is Friday 13 April.

Please click here to complete survey.

Easter Draw  –  Comhghairdeas to all our winners in our very successful draw –
 
1st Prize  €3,000   –  Gordon Hughes Ballinamore
2nd Prize €1,000  –  Sponsored Ossie An Bhanc  Peter Prior Derrada
3rd Prize  €   500  –  Andy & Kitty Scollan Drumcong
4th Prize   €  100  –  Sponsored Ballinamore Cabs Mickey Prior Aughawillan
5th Prize   €  100  –  Karen O’Reilly Drumreilly
6th Prize   €  100  –  Pat Mulvey Ck on Shannon
7th Prize   €  100  –  Ben Houston Drumreilly
8th Prize   €  100     Tom Slattery & Jackie McHugh Tesco Ck
                                 
 A sincere thank you to everyone who supported our Draw – to all who bought ticéidi and to all our ticket sellers who put in a big effort over the last few weeks to make it successful – the funds raised go towards running our Club for the year ahead.
 
Dunnes Bar Division 1 – On the playing field we got the season off to  good start with our game with Drumkeerin played at home in front of a big crowd on Saturday eve – the game started at a blistering pace with Fintan Fitzpatrick getting his name on the scoreboard first with a great point -Drumkeerin took over and scored 2  with out reply – Achadh ná Síleann settled downand both teams played some good football – at half time the scoe was 2 6 to 5 points leaving Achadh na Sileann with alot of work to do in the second half bit by bit we got back into the game and picked off some nice scores with just  a few points between the teams Achadh na Sileann were awarded a penalty which was well taken by Barry McWeeney and from there we kept pegging away and game ended on a scoreline of 113 to 2 8 – it was a well deserved 2 point win for Achadh na Sileann.  Our 2 debutants to Senior Football Aaron Hoare and Ciaran Cullen left there mark with both of them getting their names on the scoreboard – also good to see Cathal Egan back playing also.  Team on the evening Dean Flanagan, Cormac Sammon, Paddy McManus,  Wayne Gilgunn, Paul Earley, Sean McWeeney, Ciaran Cullen, Barry McWeeney, Aaron Hoare, Niall Mulvanerty, Fintan Fitzpatrick, Brendan Mulvey ,Gavin McWeeney, Ben McGirl, Fergal Earley – Subs used Gavin Sammon, Cathal Egan, Sean Mahon  – Scorers  Fintan Fitzpatrick 8  points Barry McWeeney 1 1  Ciaran Cullen 2 pts     Aaron Hoare 1 pt, Gavin Sammon 1 pt.
 
Net Lotto Draw Sunday night April 8th in Priors Bar with a Jackpot of €5,300 so make sure to have your ticket in the Drum.

Scor  –  Connacht Champions  –  Comhghairdeas to our Bailéad Ghrupa on a great win in Scor Chonnachta on Monday last – a great honour for our  Club.  They now head to the All Ireland Final to represent their Club, County and Province – which is taking place on Saturday 14th April in Sligeach –  our representatives are Brendan Sammon, Cait Cullen, Shane McNulty, Cormac Sammon, Sheila Murray.  You can make enquiries re tickets to Sheila McNulty at 087 6527815.  Comisserations to our Rince Seit who also took part in Connacht Scor.

Easter Draw  –  Folks we are down to our last week so it very important that everyone makes a big effort to  sell their tickets  -as this is our main fundraiser for the year  for the running of our Club -we thank all who have bought tickets already and to those who have been out selling over the past few weeks – please make a good push for the last few days  –  Draw takes place in An Bhanc on Easter Sunday night – music on the nite with Alannah Maher .

Copies of the Club DVD are now on sale at €20 – this is a Double DVD set with all the memories of the 2017 Championship a great Souvenir for all at home and away.

Wishing a speedy recovery back to good health to  Kevin Boyle – Kevin you are being missed here at the Club – any chance you would get a few tickets sold there!  Hoping to see you home and out and about soon.

Combhrón  – Deepest sympathy to Margaret and Padraic  Murray and family on the sudden death of Margaret’s brother Dominick last week in Mayo – may he rest in peace.  Also to Kay Egan and family on the recent death of her sister Joan in Tipperary – may she rest in peace.

Happy Easter – Sending Easter greetings to all  our readers scattered all over the world and to all at the Observer.

Lotto Results  –  Numbers drawn 2, 11, 13,18 -House Draw Ollie Cull – Sponsored Peter and Bridie Flynn, €25 Maedbh McTeigue, Tommy Dolan, Aiden Prior, Kathleen Dolan, Geraldine Prior, Carmel Cull.
 
Easter Draw – Tickets have been distributed and are on sale – this is our main Fundraiser of the year for the running of our Club so it is important that we all make a big effort to sell our ticeidí.
 
Comhghairdeas – To Packie Rooney who celebrated his 90th Birthday on Lá Padraig.

Lotto Results – Nos drawn 8, 11, 17, 18  –  House Draw Declan Prior – Sponsored Kevin Keegan  –  €25 Holly and Harper Hughes, Margaret McCartin, Carmel Dolan, Sean O’Suilleabhain, Joe McGirl, Kevin Keegan.  Next Draw Sunday, March 18th in Pat Joes – Jackpot €5,225 – make sure to have your ticéidí.

Easter Draw  –  Folks its that time of year again – Easter Draw Tickets are been distributed at the minute.  As this is our main fundraiser for the year  for the running of our Club it is vital that each and every person gets  out there and makes a huge effort to sell their tickets

Copies of the Club DVD are now on sale at €20 – this is a Double DVD set with all the memories of the 2017 Championship a great souviner for all at home and away.

Scór – Comhghairdeas to our Rince Seit who competed in Scór on Saturday night last and won a County Title – they now represent their Club agus Contae at Connacht Final on Monday next March 19th at St Johns Hall, Lecarrow Co. Roscommon at 4pm   – the Dancers are Conor McTeigue, Fintan Fitzpatrick, Cormac Sammon,  Ciaran Murray, Sheena McTeigue, Chloe Harvey, Grace McNulty, Tara Fitzpatrick. Also Comhghairdeas to our Bailéad Grupa who also won a County Title and heading to Connacht Final on Monday – they were represented by Brendan Sammon, Cait Cullen, Shane McNulty, Cormac Sammon, Sheila Murray.  Best of luck to all in the Connacht Final.

Barna Recycling Under 13 League- Under 13s played their first game of the season in Achadh na Sileann with Annaduff on Sunday  – it was a very entertaining game with some lovely football played by both sides which have some very young players.

Ladies Division 2 League – Oughteragh Gaels 10-17  –  Drumkeerin 1-1 – Well done to ladies team who kicked off the year in fine style with a big win over Drumkeerin – started off game with some excellent movement and scores – the opposition came out fighting the second half but  girls held their own to secure their first win in the League this year.   Next game is away to Manorhamilton on April 8th – please support.

U 14 girls – We played a strong  Carrick team at the weekend and were beaten – they play Gortletteragh this Thursday at 6 in Cloone under lights.

Combhrón  – Deepest sympathy to Margaret, Seamus, Gavin, Barry, Orla and Sean on the death of Margaret’s mother Margaret, may she rest in peace.

Lá Fhéile Padraig – Sending greetings for Lá Fhéile Padraig to all our people scattered all over the world.

Go Raibh Maith Agaibh – I would like to take this opportunity to thank my Club, the Officers and fellow Club  members for the surprise honour I received at our recent Dinner Dance, it was a total surprise and an honour which I greatly appreciate – best of luck to Achadh na Síleann for the coming year and years ahead – Achadh ná Síleann Abu – James McCaffrey, Veronica and Mary.

Easter Draw  –  Folks its that time of year again – Easter Draw Tickets are been distributed at the minute.  As this is our main fundraiser for the year  for the running of our Club it is vital that each and every person gets  out there and makes a huge effort to sell their tickets

Copies of the Club DVD are now on sale at €20 – this is a Double DVD set with all the memories of the 2017 Championship a great souviner for all at home and away.

Membership is now due – you can pay same to Cisteoir Brendan Meehan  –  Membership Rates for 2018  – Non-Player €40, Juvenile €20, Player €60, Family €60, Student €50.  Supporters Club Ticéidi are now on sale at €50 – there is an extra prize of a Trip to New York this year – Contact Jerome McWeeney Co-Ordinator.

Good wishes – to our Photographer Stefan who has been a little under the weather recently.

Comhbhrón  –  Deepest sympathy to Maureen, Martin, Arlene and Enda Conway on the death of Maureen’s father Joe at the weekend, rest in peace.

Lotto Draw – Sunday, March 4th in Lawrence’s Bar with a Jackpot of €5,150 so make sure to get your ticéidí.  Results from the last draw Nos drawn 16, 17, 19, 28 – House Draw €25 Shirley Sammon – Sponsored Niamh Daly  –  Yearly Ticket Paddy Beirne, Alice Shields, Ronan White, Ryan McWeeney, Rachel Dolan, Gerry Meehan.

Copies of the Club DVD –  are now on sale at €20 – this is a Double DVD set with all the memories of the 2017 Championship a great souvenir for all at home and away.

Membership is now due – you can pay same to Cisteoir Brendan Meehan  –  Membership Rates for 2018  – Non-Player €40, Juvenile €20, Player €60, Family €60, Student €50.  Supporters Club: Ticéidi are now on sale at €50 – there is an extra prize of a Trip to New York this year – Contact Jerome McWeeney Co-Ordinator.

Comhbhrón – To Detta and Miceal McNiffe and family on the death of Dettas sister Philomena.