Reconstruction of Drumkeerin GAA Club Terraces – Expressions of interest are sought for the tender of the reconstruction of the terraces at Naomh Bríd GAA grounds in Drumkeerin. All tender documentation is available at Francis Davitt Planning, Main Street, Drumkeerin. Close of applications will be at 4pm sharp on Friday the 25th of January 2019.
Lotto Results and Spot Prizes – St.Stephens night gaa lotto numbers drawn were 3, 17 ,22 ,26
The five €20 winners were
1. Emer McGuigan
2. Michael Gallagher
3. Noel Keegan
4. Darragh Fallon
5. Callum McHugh
Spot Prize winners
1. Conor Woods (Turkey Clarkes Butchers)
2. Fergus Redican  (Whiskey)
3. Seamus McTernan (Gabriels Barbershop voucher)
4. Keelan Grogan (Wine)
5. Joesph Gilbride (Wine)
6. Jamie Langan (Biscuits)
7. John McTiernan, Creavlea (Sweets)

Christmas Charity Match – Well done to all involved at the Drumkeerin GAA charity match on St Stephens Day. A great turn out by all players and supporters. A massive €1200 was raised for STOP suicide by all involved, thank you and well done

A Date for your Diary – Drumkeerin GAA U14 boys and girls teams are taking part in Football Feile in 2019
It will take place over the weekend of  28 June 2019
More information later in January
Merry Christmas – the club would like to wish all its members a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year. 2018 had its ups and downs and we look forward to 2019 and what it will bring for the club and its members.

Reconstruction of Drumkeerin GAA Club terraces – Expressions of interests are sought for the tender of the reconstruction of the terraces at Naomh Bríd GAA grounds in Drumkeerin. All tender documentation is available at Francis Davitt Planning, Main Street, Drumkeerin.  Close of applications will be at 4pm sharp on Friday the 25th of January 2019.

Lotto – took place over the weekend the 4 numbers drawn were 12,14,19,22 there was no jackpot winner of €4200 the five €20 winners were, Joesph Feeney, Daniel Woods, Jason Flynn, James McGoldrick, David & Emer Moran. Next draw will be on St. Stephens night, where there will be extra spot prizes on the night. You can purchase a ticket in any of the local business.

25 Card Drive – this Sunday night in Davitts Bar, December 23rd at 8:30pm. It’s the last week you can win a turkey.

Club AGM – the AGM took place last Saturday, 8th December, in the local community centre. It was a good reflection of the club to see a strong attendance out for it and representation from the teams. Well done to all involved organising a successful and positive AGM, all positions have been filled. The full agenda of the AGM can be found on the club website at www.drumkeeran.gaa.ie

Senior Team Management – we would like to congratulate and wish the best of luck to Francis Davitt, the new Drumkeerin Men’s manager. He was appointed last weekend, there was competition for the position which is brilliant to see within the club. We wish Francis the best of luck in his role for the upcoming year.

Girls U16 Final – our girls played their U16 final last Sunday afternoon in Glencar against local rivals Dromahair. A hard fought game that our girls came out on top in. Well done to all the players and management, you did the club proud on our final outing of the year. Drumkeerin abu

25 Card Drive – this Saturday night in Forde’s Bar, December 15th at 8:30pm. It’s the second last week you can win a turkey.
Club AGM – Saturday Dec 8th at 5pm in the Community Centre, a very important date in the club’s calendar. Nomination and motion forms available from Club Secretary and Club officers, www.drumkeeein.gaa.ie . They are also available in Drumkeeran post office and local shops
Girls U16 Final – Our final Vs Dromahair is fixed for Sunday, 9th of December. The game will be played in St Osnats, Glencar, at 2:30pm. It’s the final Drumkeerin club game of the year and big support to close out the year on a high would be great for the girls who have worked hard. Best of luck to all involved and we’ll see you there
25 Card Drive – This Sunday night in Wynne’s Bar, December 9th at 8:30pm. It’s the third week of the game and we’re halfway to Christmas now. There is a turkey for the winner
Club AGM – Saturday Dec 8th at 5pm in the Community Centre, a very important date in the club’s calendar. Nomination and motion forms available from Club Secretary and Club officers, www.drumkeeein.gaa.ie andare also available in Drumkeeran post office and local shops

Girls U16 Final – our final Vs Dromahair is fixed for Sunday, 9th of December. Its been confirmed that the game will definitely be on this date. Time and venue yet to be confirmed but keep an eye on our social media pages for updates during the week.

Many Thanks – Liam Gilmartin and Joe Tiffoney have left their role as senior team managers. We would like to thank them for their efforts and commitment to the team for the past year and good luck to them and their families in the future.

25 Card Drive – this Saturday night in Rooney’s Cosy Corner, December 1st at 8:30pm. Each week we’ll have one leading up to Christmas. The prize is a turkey to each of the winners

Club Gear Bags – We are putting a club order in for the attached gear bags branded with Drumkeeran GAA. The cost is €20 per bag. Please note that we cannot guarantee they will be here in time for Christmas. We are not going with placing initials on the bags as this will delay the process and will mean we definitely won’t have them in time for Christmas. To order please contact our IT Officer David Moran or email itofficer.drumkeerangaa@gmail.com
Fully paid orders HAVE to be in by this Friday, 30th November 2018. Check out our Facebook or Twitter pages to view an image of the bag
Underage Presentation Award Night – thanks to Francis Davitt Planning for sponsoring hoodies for our u9s Academy and a special thank you to David Clarke who spoke very well. Thanks to David Moran and WillieDonnellann for taking memorable photos of the event. Well done to all teams on their award, it was a very enjoyable night with a great representation of all the families that make our club.

Dundalk Trip – Well done to our trip organisers on a very successful trip away to Dundalk. There have been several photos of the night posted on the club’s Facebook page. We hope all had a brilliant time and a special thanks to John McTiernan, Margaret Fee and Francis McPadden on organising it.

Club AGM – Saturday Dec 8th at 5pm in the Community Centre, a very important date in the club’s calendar. Nomination and motion forms available from Club Secretary and Club officers, www.drumkeeein.gaa.ie and are also available in Drumkeeran post office and local shops

Girls U16 Final – our final Vs Dromahair is fixed for Sunday, 2nd of December. Time and venue yet to be confirmed but keep an eye on our social media pages for updates during the week.

Lotto Results – an update here on the recent lotto draws. Lotto results for 20th of October, the numbers drawn were 14, 22, 24, 26. There was no jackpot winner of €4000. The five €20 winners were Eamon Smith, John & Marie McPartland, Ursula Forde, Padraig McManus, Jamie Langan. Lotto results for 3rd November; the numbers drawn were 6, 7, 10 and 17. There was no jackpot winner of €4050. The five €20 winners were Jesse McHugh, Eamon O Grady Snr, Michael James McWeeney, Damien McPadden, Francis & Maura McPartland. Lotto Results for 17th of November, the numbers drawn were 5, 16, 20, 25.
There was no jackpot winner of €4100.
The five €20 winners were Tom Lavin c/o Jimmy McNama, Noel Woods, Martina & Fintan Gilrane, Elam Coyle and Mary McKenna.
The next draw will be for a Jackpot of €4150. You can buy your tickets in any of the local businesses in the village. Thank you for supporting our club

Mass: there will be a mass for the deceased members of the club on, Sunday, the 2nd December at 11:15 in Drumkeerin.
Underage Presentation Award Night – thanks to Francis Davitt Planning for sponsoring hoodies for our u9s Academy and a special thank you to David Clarke who spoke very well. Thanks to David Moran and Willie Donnelan for taking memorable photos of the event. Well done to all teams on their award, it was a very enjoyable night with a great representation of all the families that make our club.

Dundalk Trip – Well done to our trip organisers on a very successful trip away to Dundalk last Friday night. There have been several photos of the night posted on the club’s Facebook page. We hope all had a brilliant time and a special thanks to John McTiernan, Margaret Fee and Francis McPadden on organising it.

Lotto Results – There are two sets of results from our last two lotto draws. Lotto results for 20th of October, the numbers drawn were 14, 22, 24, 26. There was no jackpot winner of €4000. The five €20 winners were Eamon Smith, John & Marie McPartland, Ursula Forde, Padraig McManus, Jamie Langan. Lotto results for 3rd November; the numbers drawn were 6, 7, 10 and 17. There was no jackpot winner of €4050. The five €20 winners were Jesse McHugh, Eamon O Grady Snr, Michael James McWeeney, Damien McPadden, Francis & Maura McPartland.
The next draw will take place 17th of November. Jackpot €4100. You can buy your tickets in any of the local businesses in the village. Thank you for supporting our club

Division One – The last game of the league is a home game and will be played against Glencar/Manorhamilton this Saturday, 27th October, at 4pm. It’ll be played at home down at the pitch in Drumkeerin. It’s the final outing for the team all year and is very important that the lads win to ensure that they avoid relegation from Division One. All support for a big game against a north Leitrim rival will be needed to cheer on the men’s team one last time this year.

U15 Championship – good luck to our U15 boys in their championship shield semi-final against Kiltubrid this Saturday, 27th October, at 12pm in Kiltubrid. Come out to cheer the lads on, best of luck to all involved.

Underage Presentation Night – To acknowledge the achievements of our club’s young players, in the Community Centre on Saturday 3rd of November at 7pm. David Clarke, Mayo goalkeeper and 2-time All-Star, will be there on the night to present the awards.

Race Night – Drumkeerin GAA Race Night Fundraiser, It’s that time of year again when the Drumkeeran GAA club goes to the races! The Annual Race Night will take place in Wynne’s Bar, Drumkeeran on Sunday, October 28th from 9pm. Your support would be greatly appreciated as this event is vital to our fundraising efforts to continue the development of the club into the future. You can also go to our Eventbrite weblink link to support the event, found on all Drumkeerin GAA Club Facebook and Twitter pages.

Lotto Results – Numbers drawn were 9, 11, 12, 13. There was no jackpot winner of €3950. The five €20 winners were

1) Leonie McGovern

2) Emer McGuigan

3) Joesph Feeney

4) Gerry Fee

5) Ciaran Walpole

Next Jackpot €4000 you can purchase a ticket in all Drumkeeran local businesses

Ladies – We are having a ladies meeting on Friday, 19th of October, at 8pm in the handball alley for everyone interested in playing Ladies Senior For next year and to discuss plans for the upcoming season.

Underage Presentation Night – To acknowledge the achievements of our club’s young players, in the Community Centre on Saturday 3rd of November at 7pm. David Clarke, Mayo goalkeeper and 2 time All-Star, will be there on the night to present the awards. All Drumkeeran GAA supporters welcome.

County Finals – Well done to Keely & Darren who represented the club with pride yesterday at the Leitrim GAA county finals. Well done to Aughwillian on winning the senior championship.

U16 Ladies – Hard luck to our girls on their defeat to StMary’ss last weekend, they played great football and were a thrill to watch.

Club trip to Dundalk Races – (Horses& Dogs) on the evening of Friday November 9th:  Everyone welcome to join us for a night of fun and entertainment. It is also planned to spend the Saturday in Belfast shopping and sightseeing, and return to Drumkeerin Saturday night. We would encourage everyone to come along. Please contact Micheal Forde, Margaret Fee, John Mc Tiernan or Francis Davitt by next Friday. Bus, Hotel, Breakfast, Use of leisure Club Pool etc, Entry to Races included. There are limited spaces left so contact ASAP regarding deposit and booking.

U15 Championship – best of luck to players and management who play Gortletteragh this Saturday afternoon in Drumkeerin at 12pm.

Lotto results – September 8th The four numbers drawn were 6, 13, 21, 22. There was no jackpot winner of €3850. The five €20 winners were

  1. Shannon & Aimee O Grady
  2. Barry McPadden
  3. Drumkeerin Sinn Fein
  4. Charlie McLoughlin
  5. Eamon Smith

September 22nd; The numbers drawn were 8, 11, 18, 23. There was no jackpot winner of €3900. The five €20 winners were

  1. Padraig Gallagher
  2. Simon McGuighan
  3. Bernie Hanley
  4. Aiden Fallon
  5. Joe Walpole

 

Leitrim Management and Staff 2019 –  well done to our own Shane Bohan on being named the physiotherapist for the Leitrim team. Best of luck in your role Shane, well deserved.

Club Executive Meeting – this Wednesday, 26th Sept, at 9pm in the rowanberry. Please make effort as executive member to attend.

Intermediate Championship – the lads played Fenagh in Pairc Sean last weekend suffering a loss of 1-06 to 0-7 pts. An early goal was a real blow to the team but they battled hard from that point onwards. We wish Colm Clarke a speedy recovery, a man that’s never down long. The lads will play Eslin in the Quarter Finals of the Championship this Sunday, 16th September. The game is in Ballinamore at 12 midday, it’s the most important game of the year for the lads and a big turnout will be needed to beat this Eslin team who’ve found scoring easy this year. Best of luck to all involved, Drumkeerin abù.

Proposed club trip to Dundalk Races on the evening of Friday November 9th Everyone welcome to join us for a nite of fun and entertainment. It is also planned to spend the Saturday in Belfast shopping and sightseeing, and return to Drumkeerin Saturday night. We would encourage everyone to come along. Please contact Micheal Forde, Margaret Fee, John Mc Tiernan or Francis Davitt by next Friday.

Transport will be provided.

U15 Championship – hard luck to our young men who suffered a tough defeat to a very good Annaduff team Tuesday last week. They have two games this upcoming weekend, the first they are away to Kiltubrid this Friday, 14th September. The game is in Kiltubrid at 6:30pm. The second game they are home to St Joesphs on Sunday at 5pm. Best of luck to all involved

U11 Go Game Blitz – best of luck to our under 11s who are out this Saturday, at 10am, in their blitz tournament and best of luck to their new managers Patrick McPartlan and Finian.

Lotto results – August 25th numbers drawn were 2, 3, 8, 23. There was no jackpot winner of €3800. The five €20 winners were Pat Harrison, Damien McPadden, Joe Flynn, Elan Coyle c/o Geard McTernan, Jason O Hara. Next Jackpot is €3850 you can buy your tickets in any of the local business’s. Thank you for your support

Well done – well done to Eamonn O’ Grady on the massive achievement of officiating in the All Ireland Minor final. It’s a very proud moment for Eamonn and his family. The club is very proud to have you as our own.

Drumkeeran Festival Committee – well done to the Festival Committee on another successful year of the Drumkeeran festival. We’re already looking forward to next year’s, it’s something that can’t be missed in the calendar.

Rooney’s Cosy Corner – thank you to the Cosy Corner for partially sponsoring some of the men’s new gear for the football team. Big thank you to Tommy and family.

Intermediate Championship – our final group game of the IFC is this weekend against Fenagh St Callins. The game is at 1:30pm in Pairc Sean, Carrick on Shannon, on Sunday the 9th of August. The team need to get something from the game to guarantee to get out of the group so all support is much appreciated. It’ll be a good contest going by previous meetings between the two sides. Best of luck to all the lads and management

U17 Championship – hard luck to our U17 men who finished their year last week in a semi-final against Ballinamore. A successful year for the lads after winning the league earlier and making it to the Division 1 championship semi-final, they’ve entertained us and made us proud throughout the year. We look forward to watching them in the years to come.

U15 Championship – the lads start their championship this week. Their first game was Tuesday 4th September away to Fenagh, check out social media to see how they got on. Their next game will be Monday 10th September but they’ll be home this time to St. Joesphs at 6:30pm. Best of luck in the matches lads and for the rest of the Championship

U13 Championship – the boys had their semi-final against Ballinamore Monday the 27th August. Unfortunately, it wasn’t their day and they lost in a goalscoring thriller 6-02 to 6-05 in favour of Ballinamore. Our boys came second in the table and did is very proud. They have great futures in front of them, well done lads.