Dunnes Bar Senior League Final – All roads lead to Avantcard Páirc Seán this Sunday when our Seniors take on Ballinamore Seán O’Heslin’s in the Senior League Final at 2pm.  We urge all our supporters to make the journey to Carrick in support of our team.  Good luck to Shane, Kieran and the lads.

Samhain Parade Cluainín – The Samhain Parade will take place this Friday 2nd of November at 7pm in Manorhamilton.  If last year’s parade is anything to go by this is a not to be missed event.  Please show your support.

 

Wedding Bells – We extend hearty congratulations to our former Lotto coordinator Fiona Clancy and Seamus Plunkett who were married in St Clare’s Church, Manorhamilton last Friday.  We wish them many years of health and happiness.

 

Sympathy – We offer heartfelt sympathy to the Cummin’s family following the death of Dave’s mother Maura Cummins, Millhill Lawns, Manorhamilton.  May She Rest In Peace.

Club Academy/U9s/U11s – Our Club Football Academy, U9 and U11 training will take place this Friday night at St Clare’s National School. Times will be notified to parents.

Club AGMs – Our Coiste na nÓg and Senior Board AGM’s will take place on Saturday 24th of November in the Bee Park Community Centre.  The Coiste na nÓg AGM will take place at 7pm with the Senior directly afterwards at 8pm.  All players, members and those wishing to become new members are invited to attend.

Ladies AGM – Our Ladies AGM will take place in the Bee Park Community Centre on Friday 16th November at 9pm.  All players, members and those wishing to become members are invited to attend.

U16 Girls – The U16 girls are scheduled to play Ballinamore SOH at home in their next game with fixture details TBC.

Pitch Bookings – All pitch bookings for the Bee Park and Boggaun are to be made through Patrick McMorrow.  Patrick can be contacted on 0868973339.

50th Celebration – On the August Bank Holiday weekend in 2019 we will celebrate the 50th Anniversary of our great club. Events will be running throughout the weekend so do be sure to keep it free in your diaries. We hope it will be a gathering of the many people at home and abroad who down through the years represented, officiated, sponsored and supported Glencar Manor. This is an open invitation to everyone who has or had an association with us from 1969 to the present day. More details to follow.

Senior League – Our seniors play their last league game this Saturday away to Drumkeerin at 4pm. They sit top of Division 1 on 18 points out of a possible 20 with a place in the league final secured.  Please come out and support the team on the day.

 

Leitrim Hurling Final – It wasn’t to be for our fantastic hurlers on Saturday last as they lost the county final to Carrick Hurling on a scoreline of 2-7 to 0-7.  Despite being the underdogs, the lads produced a great team performance in the pursuit of glory with the concession of two goals in either half proving their downfall.  The lads left everything on the field and we applaud their never say die attitude.  Cluainín Abu.

 

U15 Boys Championship – Our U15 boys were very unlucky to bow out of the 15aside championship at the semi-final stage when losing to Mohill by a single point on Sunday last in Mohill.  Full credit to the players who produced a superb team performance even in defeat. Special mention to Dominic Kelly, Kevin McManus and Stuart Gilbride who have mentored the boys all season.  Final Score 1-8 to 2-04.

 

Intermediate Championship – Congratulations to Fenagh on winning the Leitrim Intermediate Championship last Sunday and commiserations to Annaduff who more than played their part in two absorbing contests.

 

Samhain Parade Cluainín 2018 – The Samhain Parade will take place on Friday 2nd of November at 7pm.  After last year’s parade the committee were approached by many members of the audience who said they would love to have participated in some way. So this year they have outlined ways that more people from the community can take part.  The platforms and opportunity for people to take part are as follows:  1/ Making costumes and props;  There will be open workshops in the Leitrim Sculpture Centre every Tuesday and Wednesday from 11am until 4pm. These workshops will focus on the construction of props and costumes for the parade, using Hazel, Willow and mixed media. 2/ Participation in the Parade; There are a number of roles and characters in the parade to be filled and costumes will be provided.  If anyone is interested please contact Patrick McEneaney via email at exitdoestheatre@gmail.com or pop into the Sculpture Centre on Tuesday or Wednesdays and ask how you can contribute.

 

Club Academy & U9 – Our Club Football Academy and U9 training will not take place this Friday due to midterm.

U11 – The boys and girls continue their weekly involvement in training and blitzes.

 

Club AGM – Our Coiste na nÓg and Senior Board AGMs will take place on Saturday 24th of November in the Bee Park Community Centre.  The Coiste na nÓg AGM will take place at 7pm with the Senior directly afterwards at 8pm.  All members and those wishing to become new members are invited to attend.

 

U16 Girls – Hard luck to our U16 girls team who lost to Keeldra Gaels last Sunday in Round 2 of the League. Best of Luck to Tommy, Martin. Dolores, Christina and the Girls as they play Ballinamore SOH at home this Sunday.

 

Olympic Champion – Congratulations to our fantastic club player Dearbhla Rooney who won a Bronze boxing medal at the World Youth Olympic games last week.  Dearbhla received a hero’s welcome on her return to Manorhamilton last Sunday night.

 

Gaeltacht Grants 2019 – Leitrim Co Board GAA in conjunction with Leitrim Co Council is offering grants for attendance at Gaeltacht courses to Leitrim boys and girls as part of their promotion of an Ghaeilge. These grants are open to boys and girls living in County Leitrim. Some of the grants are part-sponsored by Gaeltacht colleges. In the case of cash grants, when students return they can claim their grant money on production of evidence of having successfully completed the course.  Application forms can be printed from the Leitrim GAA website www.leitrimgaa.ie by searching Gaeltacht Scholarships 2019 or can be got from contacting our Club Secretary Phil Flynn.  The closing date for applications is Friday 26 October 2018.

 

Pitch Bookings – All pitch bookings for the Bee Park and Boggaun are to be made through Patrick McMorrow.  Patrick can be contacted on 0868973339.

50th Celebration – On the August Bank Holiday weekend in 2019 we will celebrate the 50th Anniversary of our great club. Events will be running throughout the weekend so do be sure to keep it free in your diaries. We hope it will be a gathering of the many people at home and abroad who down through the years represented, officiated, sponsored and supported Glencar Manor. This is an open invitation to everyone who has or had an association with us from 1969 to the present day. More details to follow.

Leitrim Hurling Final – The blue riband day of Leitrim Hurling takes place this Saturday at 2pm in Ballinamore when the two giants of Leitrim hurling, Cluainín Iomaint and Carrick Hurling meet in the County Final.  Our team have prepared diligently over the last number of months and all they ask of us is that we turn out in large numbers to get behind them on the day.  Let’s answer their call.  See you all in Ballinamore on Saturday as they battle for Leitrim hurling supremacy!

U15 Boys Championship – Our U15 boys lost their last group game to Mohill on Saturday but in any event have qualified for the semi-finals of the championship.  They play the same opposition, Mohill in the semi this Sunday at 4pm.  We wish the team and management of Dominic Kelly, Kevin McManus and Stuart Gilbride the very best of luck.  Please show your support on the day.

County Final Day – We congratulate Aughawillan GAA on winning the Senior Championship on Sunday.  Thank you to Leitrim GAA Coaching and Games Development team who organised the Blitz at halftime and the pre-match parade on County Final Day which involved nursery players from the clubs in Leitrim.  Well done to Jay Loughlin and Darragh McMorrow who represented Glencar Manorhamilton GAA on the day.

Samhain Parade Cluainín 2018 – The Samhain Parade will take place on Friday 2nd of November at 7pm.  After last year’s parade the committee were approached by many members of the audience who said they would love to have participated in some way. So this year they have outlined ways that more people from the community can take part.  The platforms and opportunity for people to take part are as follows:  1/ Making costumes and props;  There will be open workshops in the Leitrim Sculpture Centre every Tuesday and Wednesday from 11am until 4pm. These workshops will focus on the construction of props and costumes for the parade, using Hazel, Willow and mixed media. 2/ Participation in the Parade; There are a number of roles and characters in the parade to be filled and costumes will be provided.  If anyone is interested please contact Patrick McEneaney via email at exitdoestheatre@gmail.com or pop into the Sculpture Centre on Tuesday or Wednesdays and ask how you can contribute.

Club Academy – Our Club Football Academy takes place every Friday evening in the Bee Park from 6.30 to 7.30pm.  New boys and girls are welcomed every week.

U9 – Well done to our U9 team who performed exceptionally well in the County Blitz held in the Leitrim GAA Centre of Excellence on Saturday morning last.  Training continues at the Academy times on Friday evening.

U11 – The boys and girls continue their weekly involvement in training and blitzes.

New Arrivals – It was a busy week for new arrivals in the Glencar Manor Club.  Senior Footballer and Academy Coach Thomas McDonald and his girlfriend Karolina Mikulewicz welcomed baby Evan while our Senior Ladies Player and our Senior Football Manager, Grainne and Shane Ward welcomed their son Rian.  Congrats to both families.

U16 Girls – Well done to the Under 16 Girls who defeated Allen Gaels on Sunday morning last in Boggaun. Next up for the team is an away game versus Keeldra Gaels next Sunday. Best of Luck to Tommy, Martin. Dolores, Christina and the Girls.

Boxing – Congratulations to club player Dearbhla Rooney who won her World Youth Olympic Quarter Final fight against US opposition.  Dearbhla won the fight comprehensively securing the vote of all five judges. We wish her all the best in her semi-final.

Gaeltacht Grants 2019 – Leitrim Co Board GAA in conjunction with Leitrim Co Council is offering grants for attendance at Gaeltacht courses to Leitrim boys and girls as part of their promotion of an Ghaeilge. These grants are open to boys and girls living in County Leitrim. Some of the grants are part-sponsored by Gaeltacht colleges. In the case of cash grants, when students return they can claim their grant money on production of evidence of having successfully completed the course.  Application forms can be printed from the Leitrim GAA website www.leitrimgaa.ie by searching Gaeltacht Scholarships 2019 or can be got from contacting our Club Secretary Phil Flynn.  The closing date for applications is Friday 26 October 2018.

 Pitch Bookings – All pitch bookings for the Bee Park and Boggaun are to be made through Patrick McMorrow.  Patrick can be contacted on 0868973339.

50th Celebration – On the August Bank Holiday weekend in 2019 we will celebrate the 50th Anniversary of our great club. Events will be ran throughout the weekend so do be sure to keep it free in your diaries. We hope it will be a gathering of the many people at home and abroad who down through the years represented, officiated, sponsored and supported Glencar Manor. This is an open invitation to everyone who has or had an association with us from 1969 to the present day. More details to follow.

Junior A Championship Final – Congratulations to the Glenfarne Kiltyclogher team on their victory over our lads in the Junior A Championship Final last Saturday evening in Ballinamore.  The venue was packed to the rafters and both teams did not disappoint, serving up a very entertaining game of football.   Commiserations to our team and management who just fell short on the day but rest assured, they will be back.  Many thanks to John, Sean and Dermot for mentoring the team all season and all the players for representing the club with distinction throughout the league and championship. 

Jim Meehan – Our Club offers deepest condolences to Mrs Chrissie Meehan and to Fergus, Kevin, Kieran, the relatives, many friends and members of the St Patrick’s Dromahair GAA Club on the death of GAA Stalwart Jim Meehan, Dromahair.  Jim’s contribution to the GAA at club, county, provincial and national level is well known but we in the Glencar Manorhamilton GAA Club feel that we have also lost a special friend. Jim was always extremely helpful to us over the years and on his passing we wish to acknowledge this. Glencar Manorhamilton GAA Club join in the many tributes being paid to him on his passing. He will be greatly missed but never forgotten. Sonas síoraí dá anam.

U15 Boys – Well done to our U15s who won against St Brigid’s in Boggaun on Saturday last on a scoreline of 4-19 to 2-3.  They play Mohill away next Saturday (13th October) at 12 noon.  Please continue your support to our underage players.

U16 Girls Championship – Well done to our Under 16 girls team who defeated St Brigid’s in the first round of the competition. They are due to play Allen Gaels in Round 2 next Sunday at 12 noon in Boggaun.  Please support the girls in this home fixture.

U10/U8 Girls – The Club Academy continues for the winter months on a Friday evening from 6.30-7.30pm to keep the skills fresh during the winter season. Our U8 and U10 girls are encouraged to attend.

Connacht GAA Student Bursary Scheme – Connacht GAA invite players/members attending colleges to make application for the 2018/2019 GAA National Student Bursary Scheme. Please see the Connacht GAA Website for further details.

Sports First Aid Course – Leitrim Sports Partnership are running a Sports First Aid course on this Saturday 13th October from 9.30am-4.30pm in Leitrim County Council Offices, Carrick on Shannon. If you would like to book a place on the course contact Leitrim Sports Partnership on 0719650498 or email sports@leitrimcoco.ie Cost €20

Gaeltacht Grants 2019 – Leitrim Co Board GAA in conjunction with Leitrim Co Council is offering grants for attendance at Gaeltacht courses to Leitrim boys and girls as part of their promotion of an Ghaeilge. These grants are open to boys and girls living in County Leitrim. Some of the grants are part-sponsored by Gaeltacht colleges. In the case of cash grants, when students return they can claim their grant money on production of evidence of having successfully completed the course.  Application forms can be printed from the Leitrim GAA website www.leitrimgaa.ie by searching Gaeltacht Scholarships 2019 or can be got from contacting our Club Secretary Phil Flynn.  The closing date for applications is Friday 26 October 2018.

Club Academy – Our Club Football Academy takes place every Friday evening in the Bee Park from 6.30 to 7.30pm.

U9 – Training takes place at the Academy times on Friday evening with blitzes being played as scheduled.

U11 – The boys and girls continue their weekly involvement in training and blitzes.

Pitch Bookings – All pitch bookings for the Bee Park and Boggaun are to be made through Patrick McMorrow.  Patrick can be contacted on 0868973339.

50th Celebration – On the August Bank Holiday weekend in 2019 we will celebrate the 50th Anniversary of our great club. Events will be ran throughout the weekend so do be sure to keep it free in your diaries. We hope it will be a gathering of the many people at home and abroad who down through the years represented, officiated, sponsored and supported Glencar Manor. This is an open invitation to everyone who has or had an association with us from 1969 to the present day. More details to follow.

Junior A Championship Final – All roads lead to Ballinamore this Saturday evening as we take on neighbours Glenfarne Kiltyclogher in the Junior A Championship final at 4.30pm.  We ask all club supporters to make the journey in support of our team.  Good luck to the players and their management team of John, Sean and Dermot.

Senior Championship – Commiserations to our Senior team who were beaten in the Senior Championship semi-final by Mohill on Saturday evening in Páirc Seán.  We were beaten by the better team, no complaints on the day.  We would like to thank our team and management for their dedication and commitment to training during the season.  They have given us so many good days and they will rise again.  We congratulate Mohill and all the teams who have reached the Leitrim championship deciders.

Injured Players – We extend get well wishes to our three senior footballers Gerry Hickey, Brian McDonald and Adrian Croal who picked up injuries in the last number of weeks.  Their absences were felt on Saturday evening.

Manorhamilton Enterprise Town – What a super time we had at the Manorhamilton Enterprise Evening hosted by Bank of Ireland.  Many thanks again to the fabulous Rita in the Manorhamilton Branch for inviting us to be part of this special occasion in our community.  Our U11 team who graced Croke Park at the Connacht Go-Games received their Certificates from Nathan Carter and we were honoured to meet the legend and gentleman that is Marty Morrisey. He visited our stand, took an interest in our new pitch development in Boggaun, congratulated us on being involved in the GAA Healthy Clubs Project and he even bought a few tickets for our Club Lotto! What more could you ask for!

Minor Ladies – Congratulations to our Minor Girls team who claimed the Minor Shield title defeating St Brigid’ in Ballinamore on Sunday last.  The winning captain Kate Johnston was delighted to accept the Shield on behalf of her team-mates and expressed special thanks to Tommy, Martin, Dolores and Christine for mentoring the team all season.

U16 Girls – Training continues weekly with the championship due to commence this weekend.

U10/U8 Girls – The Club Academy continues for the winter months on a Friday evening from 6.30-7.30pm to keep the skills fresh during the winter season. Our U8 and U10 girls are encouraged to attend.

New Arrival – We congratulate our Senior Footballer and U17 manager Gerry Hickey and his wife Orla on the safe arrival of their baby daughter Fiadh.  We extend our congrats to the proud grandparents Frank and Patricia Dolan and Kitty and Gerry Hickey.

Connacht GAA Student Bursary Scheme – Connacht GAA invite players/members attending colleges to make application for the 2018/2019 GAA National Student Bursary Scheme. Please see the Connacht GAA Website for further details.

Club Academy – Our Club Football Academy takes place every Friday evening in the Bee Park from 6.30 to 7.30pm.

U15s – Our U15s had a bye last weekend and we wish them well as they play St Brigid’s this Saturday in Boggaun at 12 noon.

U9s – Training takes place at the Academy times on Friday evening with blitzes being played as scheduled.

U11s – The boys and girls continue their weekly involvement in training and blitzes as they strive to develop as players and as a team.

Pitch Bookings – All pitch bookings for the Bee Park and Boggaun are to be made through Patrick McMorrow.  Patrick can be contacted on 0868973339.

50th Celebration – On the August Bank Holiday weekend in 2019 we will celebrate the 50th Anniversary of our great club. Events will be running throughout the weekend so do be sure to keep it free in your diaries. We hope it will be a gathering of the many people at home and abroad who down through the years represented, officiated, sponsored and supported Glencar Manor. This is an open invitation to everyone who has or had an association with us from 1969 to the present day. More details to follow.

Senior Championship – Our senior team qualified for the Connacht Gold Leitrim Senior Football Championship semi-final with a superb team performance defeating Ballinamore SOH in the quarter final replay last Saturday evening in Páirc Seán on a scoreline of 1-21 to 1-6.  Attention now turns to the semi-final versus the reigning county champions Mohill which takes place this Saturday (Sep 29th) at 5pm in Páirc Seán. This is a massive game for the lads and your support is always appreciated by the players.  Good luck to the team and management.

Junior A Championship – Well done to our Junior team who qualified for the Pyramid Bookmakers Junior A Championship Final with a commanding semi-final win over Carrigallen on Sunday last in Drumshanbo.  The game was evenly balanced at half time with Manor leading by just 3 points (1-8 to 1-5).  In the second half they gave an exhibition of score-taking to run out 1-23 to 1-6 winners.  They play neighbours Glenfarne Kiltyclogher in the final with fixture TBC.  We wish them all the best in their preparations.

Manorhamilton Enterprise Town – Bank of Ireland are hosting the Manorhamilton Enterprise Town event in the Bee Park Community Centre on Tuesday evening 25th September between 6 and 9pm with MC for the evening none other than Marty Morrisey and another special guest will also be in attendance!  Glencar Manorhamilton GAA Club will join the many clubs, societies, community groups, businesses and enterprises from the area in showcasing themselves and our locality.  Our U11 team who represented the club with distinction at the Play and Stay Games in Croke Park at the weekend will be honoured at the event.  This is a free event for all so do be sure to come along.

Minor Ladies – Hard luck to our Minor Ladies team who were defeated by St  Felim’s in the County Final on a scoreline of 4-13 to 3-6 on Saturday last in Leitrim Village. The Manor girls held the narrowest of leads at the break on a scoreline of 1-3 to 0-5 however St Felim’s dominated the scoring in the second half to deservedly claim the title.

U10/U8 Girls – Our Wednesday evening training for the U8 and U10 girls has now concluded for the winter months. Thanks very much to Fidelma, Dermot and Meabh who trained the girls throughout the summer. The Club Academy continues for the winter months on a Friday evening from 6.30 – 7.30pm to keep the skills fresh during the winter season.

Lotto – Our last Lotto Draw took place on 19/9/18.  Numbers drawn 5, 13, 14, 25.  There was no winner of the jackpot of €4,225.  Consolation prizes were won by Eoin MacManus, Jacinta Gilbride, Amy O’Hagan, Celine McEneaney and Liam O’Hara.  Well done to the winners.  The jackpot now stands at €4,300 and the next draw will take place in Heraghty’s.  Many thanks to everyone who continues to support our Lotto.

Congrats – Congrats to Dearbhla Rooney who has been selected to represent Ireland in the World Youth Olympics in October.  Dearbhla was one of only three Irish boxers selected to compete at the games and we wish her the best of luck in her preparations for the prestigious event.

Wedding Bells – Congrats to Mena McMorrow and John White who were married in Gougane Barra, Cork on Thursday 20th September and had their wedding party celebrations with family and friends in The Glass House Hotel, Sligo on Saturday 22nd.  We wish Mena and John many years of health and happiness.

New Arrival – Hearty congrats to Fearghal and Anne McTernan in Brisbane, Australia who welcomed their first born, a baby daughter Georgia into the world at the weekend.  We extend our congrats to the proud grandparents Thady (Club President) and Ita McTernan in Donaghmore.

Connacht GAA Student Bursary Scheme – Connacht GAA invite their players/members attending colleges to make application for the 2018/2019 GAA National Student Bursary Scheme. Please see the Connacht GAA Website for further details.

New Arrival – Belated congrats to Mary and Jeffrey Cogan on the safe arrival of their baby daughter Aoibhinn recently.

U11s –  Memories forever were made in Croke Park on Sunday for our U11 boys and girls who were great ambassadors for our club both on and off the field of play. We salute the children and their parents who embraced this special occasion.  James Glancy organised the whole trip and we are indebted to James for all the work he has and continues to put into this team.  The boys and girls continue their weekly involvement in training and blitzes as they strive to develop as players and as a team.

Club Academy – Our Club Football Academy takes place every Friday evening in the Bee Park from 6.30 to 7.30pm.

U15s – Hard luck to our U15s who had their first loss of the championship campaign against Allen Gaels at home on Friday last on a scoreline of 1-08 to 3-11.  They have a bye this weekend.

U9s – Training takes place at the Academy times on Friday evening with blitzes being played as scheduled.

Pitch Bookings – All pitch bookings for the Bee Park and Boggaun are to be made through Patrick McMorrow.  Patrick can be contacted on 0868973339.

50th Celebration – On the August Bank Holiday weekend in 2019 we will celebrate the 50th Anniversary of our great club. Events will be running throughout the weekend so do be sure to keep it free in your diaries. We hope it will be a gathering of the many people at home and abroad who down through the years represented, officiated, sponsored and supported Glencar Manor. This is an open invitation to everyone who has or had an association with us from 1969 to the present day. More details to follow.

Senior & Junior Championships – It was a nail-biting game against Ballinamore SOH last Saturday evening in the Quarter Finals of the Championship with the sides drawing 2-11 apiece.  The replay takes place this Saturday evening in Páirc Seán at 5.30pm with the game preceded by the Junior A Championship meeting between Glenfarne/Kiltyclogher and St Marys at 4pm.   On Sunday at 12noon in Drumshanbo our Junior A team play Carrigallen in the Championship semi-final.  Both teams would appreciate your continued support this weekend in these crucial ties.  Best of luck to all.

Ladies Minor Final – All roads lead to Leitrim Village this Saturday when our Minor girls contest the Minor A Championship Final against St Felim’s at 3.30.  We wish Tommy, Martin, Dolores, Christina and all the girls the very best of luck.  Please show your support.

Annual Clothes Collection Fundraiser – A big thank you to everyone who donated to our annual fundraiser and anyone who helped out with the collections. Special thanks as always to Dermot McMorrow and his family who coordinated the collections on behalf of the club.

Connacht GAA Student Bursary Scheme – Connacht GAA invite their players/members attending colleges to make application for the 2018/2019 GAA National Student Bursary Scheme. Please see the Connacht GAA Website for further details.

Manorhamilton Enterprise Town – Bank of Ireland are hosting the Manorhamilton Enterprise Town event in the Bee Park Community Centre on next Tuesday 25th September between 6 and 9pm with MC for the evening none other than Marty Morrisey.  Glencar Manorhamilton GAA Club will join the many clubs, societies, community groups, businesses and enterprises from the area in showcasing themselves and our locality.  This is a free event for all so do be sure to come along.

50th Celebration – On the August Bank Holiday weekend in 2019 we will celebrate the 50th Anniversary of our great club. Events will be ran throughout the weekend so do be sure to keep it free in your diaries. We hope it will be a gathering of the many people at home and abroad who down through the years represented, officiated, sponsored and supported Glencar Manor. This is an open invitation to everyone who has or had an association with us from 1969 to the present day. More details to follow.

Club Academy – Our Club Football Academy takes place every Friday evening in the Bee Park from 6.30 to 7.30pm.

Well done Hannah – Well done to Glencar Manor club player Hannah Johnston (Sligo Rugby) who started as flanker for the Connacht U18s Rugby team who defeated Leinster away on Saturday to win the Interprovincial U18 Series.

U10 Girls – Joint Captains Grace Gurn & Grace Devaney led our team in the PJ Gillen Invitational U10 Girls Blitz in Grange last Saturday. Sincere thanks to Margaret Gilmartin & her team at St Molaise Gaels for inviting our club and for their hospitality. Thank you also to all our supporters and to managers Fidelma Loughlin and Dermot McMorrow for all their work over the Summer. Well done to all the girls who played so well and with such enthusiasm

U15s –  The team made it three wins from three with a win over St Mary’s in Carrick last Friday on a scoreline of 2-6 to 0-8.  They play Allen Gaels this Friday 21st in Boggaun at 6.30pm.  Please continue your support to our underage players.

U9s – Training takes place at the Academy times on Friday evening with blitzes being played as scheduled.

U11s  – Our U11s played Leitrim Gaels at home on Sunday morning in a Blitz.  Well done to both teams who served up great entertainment.  Training takes place as notified and the team are looking forward to their Blitz Day in Croke Park next Sunday.  We wish them a safe trip and enjoyable day, one that they will remember for many years to come.

New Arrival – Hearty congrats to Rob and Claire Campbell on the safe arrival of their baby son, Robbie.

Pitch Bookings – All pitch bookings for the Bee Park and Boggaun are to be made through Patrick McMorrow.  Patrick can be contacted on 0868973339.

Senior & Junior Championships – Well done to our Senior team who have qualified for the Quarter Finals of the Connacht Gold Leitrim Senior Football Championship.  They defeated Allen Gaels by 5 points (1-8 to 0-16) on Saturday evening in their last group game.  All roads lead to Páirc Seán this Saturday evening for the Quarter Finals when the team face Ballinamore SOH at 6pm.  It’s knock-out from here on in so all support would be greatly appreciated by the team. Hard luck to our Junior B team who bowed out of the Pyramid Bookmakers Junior B Championship at the weekend with Aughawillan defeating them 2-9 to 1-6 in the quarter-final playoffs in Drumshanbo.  Our Junior A team have been drawn against Carrigallen in the semi-finals of the Pyramid Bookmakers Junior A Championship and that fixture will take place on the weekend of the 22nd/23rd September.

Annual Clothes Collection Fundraiser – This is the last opportunity to donate as the collection is taking place this Thursday 13th September.  Dermot McMorrow can be contacted on 086 1768533 to arrange same.

50th Celebration – On the August Bank Holiday weekend in 2019 we will celebrate the 50th Anniversary of our great club. Events will be run throughout the weekend so do be sure to keep it free in your diaries. We hope it will be a gathering of the many people at home and abroad who down through the years represented, officiated, sponsored and supported Glencar Manor. This is an open invitation to everyone who has or had an association with us from 1969 to the present day. More details to follow.

Club Academy – Our Club Football Academy takes place every Friday evening in the Bee Park from 6.30 to 7.30pm.

Sympathy – We offer sympathy to the following families in our community who were recently bereaved.  The McGoey family following the passing of Jimmy McGoey, Castle Street, Manorhamilton, the Clancy Family Manorhamilton following the death of their sister Margaret Cunningham (nee Clancy) in Kilkeel, County Down.  Enda and Shane Healy and the extended Healy and Kelly families following the passing of Maggie Healy, Amorset.  Maggie was a huge part of our community and a great supporter of our club supporting her sons when they played for us and the many events we ran down through the years.  She will be greatly missed by many, many people.  May their gentle souls Rest In Peace.

U9 and U11 Blitzes – Our U9s had a very enjoyable blitz against Dromahair on Friday evening last in Dromahair.  Many thanks to the Dromahair Club for their hospitality.  The U11s have a home blitz against Leitrim Gaels this Saturday.

U15 Boys – Our U15 boys commenced championship action on Tuesday 4th September away to Leitrim Gaels and were fully deserving of their 3-11 to 5-12 win in a very entertaining and competitive game of football.  They play Dromahair this Tuesday (11th September) at 6.30 in Boggaun in Round 2 and St Mary’s away on Friday (14th September) at 6.30 in Round 3.  We wish the team and management continued success and urge support to the team.

Minor Girls – Well done to our Minor girls who defeated Fenagh/Kiltubrid in their last group game in the championship.  The result sees them qualify for the championship final against St Felim’s with fixture TBC.

U8/U10 Girls – Training continues for the U10 girls on Wednesday evenings 6-7pm. New members welcomed every week.

Pitch Bookings – All pitch bookings for the Bee Park and Boggaun are to be made through Patrick McMorrow.  Patrick can be contacted on 0868973339.

Senior & Junior Championships – Well done to our Junior team who defeated Mohill in the Quarter Final of the Pyramid Bookmakers Junior A Championship on Saturday evening in Leitrim Village.  They now await confirmation of their semi-final.  Our Senior team play Allen Gaels in Round 5 of the Connacht Gold Senior Championship this Saturday evening at 6.30pm in Páirc Seán while our Junior B team face Aughawillan in the Pyramid Bookmakers Junior B Championship playoff in Drumshanbo on Sunday at 12 noon.  Good luck to both teams and management. Please show your support.

Senior Ladies – What a great occasion it was for our club in Páirc Seán on Saturday evening as our Ladies contested their first ever Senior Football Final.  Unfortunately, the result didn’t go their way on the day but we are so proud of their achievements during the season which included winning the Senior League title for the first time.  The girls would like to acknowledge the fantastic support they received at home and in Páirc Seán on Saturday evening and the generous sponsorship received from McPartland Fuels/Sligo Fuels, MacManus Pharmacy and Fox Monumentals in the lead up to the final.  Massive thanks also to Shane Devaney, James Glancy, Eamonn Devaney and Dessie McNulty for their dedication in coaching and mentored this fantastic group of 45 talented footballers all season.  Finally, we congratulate St Joseph’s on a fully deserved victory.

Annual Clothes Collection Fundraiser – This is the last opportunity to donate.  Dermot McMorrow can be contacted on 086 1768533 to arrange same.

50th Celebration – On the August Bank Holiday weekend in 2019 we will celebrate the 50th Anniversary of our great club. Events will be ran throughout the weekend so do be sure to keep it free in your diaries. We hope it will be a gathering of the many people at home and abroad who down through the years represented, officiated, sponsored and supported Glencar Manor. This is an open invitation to everyone who has or had an association with us from 1969 to the present day. More details to follow.

Club Academy – Our Club Football Academy takes place every Friday evening in the Bee Park from 6.30 to 7.30pm.

Wedding Bells – We offer hearty congrats and a lifetime of health and happiness to Leanne Connolly and Donnacha Keaney who were married last Saturday.

U13 Shield Winners – A stellar performance by our U13s saw them overcome near neighbours Dromahair in the U13 Shield Final played in Glencar Community Park on Friday evening last in front of a large attendance of supporters from both clubs.  Joint Team Captains Shaun Sheridan and Conor Galvin were delighted to accept the Shield on behalf of their team mates and gave special mention to their management team of Adrian Croal, Kenneth McMorrow and Dominic Kelly. We congratulate the team on their wonderful achievement and applaud their management team for their commitment to this young crop of players all year which led to this well-deserved title. Finally many, many thanks as always to team sponsor Felim Gurn (Gurns Milestone) for generously sponsoring food for the winning team.

U15 Boys – Our U15 boys commenced championship action on Tuesday 4th September away to Leitrim Gaels.  We wish the team and management an enjoyable and successful campaign.

Minor Girls – Our Minor girls play their last group game this Wednesday evening in Boggaun at 7.30pm against Fenagh/Kiltubrid with the final set for this coming weekend.  Please show your support.

U8/U10 Girls – Training continues for the U10 girls on Wednesday evenings 6-7pm. New members welcomed every week.

Lotto – Glencar Manorhamilton GAA Club’s last Lotto draw took place in Gurns Bar.  Numbers drawn 6, 10, 17, 32.  There was no winner of the Jackpot of €4,075. The five consolation winners of €30 were Joe McLoughlin, Carrickleitrim (yearly ticket), Clare McGarraghy, Grange, Mary McPartland, Foxfield, Tom Bredin, Station Road and Jack Kerrigan, Gortnagregory. Jackpot now stands at €4,150. Thank You For Your Continued Support.

Pitch Bookings – All pitch bookings for the Bee Park and Boggaun are to be made through Patrick McMorrow.  Patrick can be contacted on 0868973339.


Senior & Junior Championships – Our Senior team play St Mary’s in Round 4 of the Championship this Saturday evening at 6.30 pm in Drumshanbo.  Our Junior B team play Bornacoola at 1.30 pm on Sunday in Páirc Seán.  Good luck to both teams, please show your support.  Well done to our Junior A team who had a comprehensive victory over Melvin Gaels on Saturday evening in their last group game.  The result sees them qualify for the quarter finals versus Mohill and the game will be fixed for Saturday September 1st.

Senior Ladies – Congrats to our Senior Ladies who have reached the Senior Championship final for the first time in the club’s history following victory over Dromahair last weekend. For the supporters who travelled to Páirc Seán on Sunday morning last they were treated to an exciting game of football which saw the lead change on numerous occasions throughout the game. The game was fast paced with tenacious defensive work and hard-working forward play on show.  The tight encounter saw the sides level after normal time and send the game to extra time with the Manor girls claiming their spot in the final on a scoreline of 5-14 to 5-12.  They will play the reigning champions St Joseph’s in the final.  We wish the team all the very best in their preparations.

Annual Club Camp – Our Fox Monumentals & MacManus Pharmacies sponsored Annual Glencar Manor Club Camp took place last week with record numbers in attendance.  We were all in awe of the wonderful children who were a joy to coach over the 3 days.  We thank the parents for entrusting their children in our care, our 30 plus club volunteer coaches for giving freely of their talent and expertise under the watchful eye of our brilliant club co-ordinator James Glancy, Sheila McMorrow, Dominic Kelly and Kevin McManus for expertly organising the event, our volunteer helpers and caterers for keeping the coaches fed and watered over the 3 days and finally Kieran Fox (Fox Monumentals) and John MacManus (MacManus Pharmacies) for jointly sponsoring the camp which is an investment in the future players for Glencar Manor and the GAA clubs in North Leitrim.  Each child received a small gift to mark their attendance and they were all delighted to get their Glencar Manor bobble hat which we are sure they will wear with pride while playing or supporting our club.  We do hope all the children enjoyed the camp and we look forward to welcoming them back again next year.

Annual Clothes Collection Fundraiser – Glencar Manor GAA Annual Clothes Collection continues during the month of August.  Dermot McMorrow is co-ordinating and bags can be dropped to him every Wednesday evening during August at the Bee Park Dressing Rooms between 6-7pm.  Items accepted – clean dry clothes, pairs of shoes, curtains, bed linen and towels, handbags and belts.  Dermot can be contacted on 086 1768533 for further details of for those who need bags collected.

50th Celebration – On the August Bank Holiday weekend in 2019 we will celebrate the 50th Anniversary of our great club. Events will be ran throughout the weekend so do be sure to keep it free in your diaries. We hope it will be a gathering of the many people at home and abroad who down through the years represented, officiated, sponsored and supported Glencar Manor. This is an open invitation to everyone who has or had an association with us from 1969 to the present day. More details to follow.

All Ireland Tickets – Congrats to Clive Beattie and Eimear Feely who were the winners of an All Ireland Hurling Final Ticket from our club members draw.

Community Games – Hearty congrats to the Manorhamilton Community Games Area U15 Futsal team who were crowned All Ireland Champions at the University of Limerick on Sunday.

Lotto – Our recent lotto took place on the 15th of August.  The numbers drawn were 7, 9, 20, 23 and there was no winner of the jackpot of €4,000.  Consolation prizes were won by Shane Ward, Creamery Road, (yearly ticket), Aisling O’Connell, Skreeney, Ann Gilbride, Deerpark, Niall Hickey, Letterkenny (yearly ticket) and Rita McSharry, McDermott Terrace.  The jackpot now stands at €4,075.  Many thanks to everyone who supports our Lotto.

Leaving Certs – We congratulate all our players who received their Leaving Cert results last week and we wish them well as they embark on the next chapter in their lives.

Wedding Bells – Best wishes to Ciaran Cleary & Anna Elle who celebrated their wedding in Castledargon and Erris Gallagher and Aisling Cross who were married in Ashford Castle at the weekend.  We wish both couples many years of health and happiness.

Good Luck Dearbhla – Best of luck to club player Dearbhla Rooney who competes in the U18 World Boxing Championship this week. With a European silver medal secured already this year hopes are high for the Grenade from Glenade. We wish Dearbhla all the best.

Minor Ladies – Well done on our minor ladies on their win last Wednesday against St. Felims. The scoreline of 7-9 to 1-7 did not really reflect the threat St. Felims had throughout the game. Their final minor league game is home to Fenagh Kiltubrid which is scheduled for the weekend of 25th 26th August, however this is still subject to change.

Club Academy – Our Club Football Academy takes place every Friday evening in the Bee Park from 6.30 to 7.30pm.

U9 and U11 Boys – Both groups travel to Kinawley this Saturday for the Annual Kinawley Tournament.  Good luck to both teams.

U13 Boys Championship – The boys play Leitrim Gaels on Tuesday evening 21st of August in the Bee Park.  Please support.  Good luck to all.

U15 Boys – The boys are training weekly in preparation for the upcoming championship.

U17 Boys Championship – Hard luck to our U17 team who lost their championship semi-final against Rinn Gaels in Gortletteragh on Monday evening on a scoreline 1-8 to 0-15.  Despite the loss the team can hold their heads high after a very impressive campaign under the guidance of Ronan Haslette and Gerry Hickey.  We take this opportunity to thank Ronan and Gerry for all their hard work and commitment to the lads this year.

U8/U10 Girls – Training continues for the U10 girls on Wednesday evenings 6-7pm. New members welcomed every week.

Pitch Bookings – All pitch bookings for the Bee Park and Boggaun are to be made through Patrick McMorrow.  Patrick can be contacted on 0868973339.

Senior & Junior A Championships – Well done to our senior team who recorded their 3rd win in the senior championship campaign over Bornacoola in Ballinamore at the weekend.  They have no game this weekend as attention turns to the Junior A Championship with our lads playing Melvin Gaels at 7pm in Glencar Community Park on Saturday evening at 7pm.  Please make the short journey to support the team in this local derby.

Senior Ladies – Our Senior Ladies take on neighbours Dromahair in the Championship Semi-Final this Sunday morning at 11am in Park Sean MacDiarmada, Carrick on Shannon. In a repeat of the Senior League Final it promises to be an extremely tight, hard fought affair with a position in the county decider at stake. Best of luck to the girls and their management team. Please show your support on the day.

Annual Club Camp – There is a record attendance at our Club Football Camp this week and an astonishing 30 plus volunteer coaches and helpers on hand.  Check out our Facebook page for photos and a more detailed report will follow next week.

Annual Clothes Collection Fundraiser – Glencar Manor GAA are currently holding their annual clothes collection during the month of August.  Dermot McMorrow is co-ordinating and bags can be dropped to him every Wednesday evening during August at the Bee Park Dressing Rooms between 6-7pm.  Items accepted – clean dry clothes, pairs of shoes, curtains, bed linen and towels, handbags and belts.  Dermot can be contacted on 086 1768533 for further details of for those who need bags collected.

50th Celebration – On the August Bank Holiday weekend in 2019 we will celebrate the 50th Anniversary of our great club. Events will be ran throughout the weekend so do be sure to keep it free in your diaries. We hope it will be a gathering of the many people at home and abroad who down through the years represented, officiated, sponsored and supported Glencar Manor. This is an open invitation to everyone who has or had an association with us from 1969 to the present day. More details to follow.

Wedding Bells – A number of our players were in Kerry last week attending the wedding of former teammate and club player Jak Dallen who married Anna O’Donoghue in Cahersiveen.  We wish Jak and Anna many years of health and happiness.

U8/U10 Girls – On Saturday morning last our Under 8 & Under 10 girls welcomed teams from Fenagh, St Mary’s, Calry St Joseph’s and Dromahair to the Bee Park for a morning of fun and football.  Approximately 85 girls attended the blitz, with four pitches running throughout the morning with six teams at U10 level and four teams at U8 level.  The sun shone for the morning and with a feast of football on show the girls earned a well deserved break mid-morning.  With plenty of excellent skills on show and more importantly an abundance of smiling faces, the future is bright for Ladies football in the North West. Thanks to the players, managers and supporters for coming.  In addition days like this would not be possible without the help and support of our own Club members and players, most notably chief event organisers, Bernie McMorrow, Dermot McMorrow and Fidelma Loughlin. Thanks also to our players’ parents who donated the sweet treats, Gurn’s Milestone Bar for the delicious sandwiches and crisps,  Gerry Mawn Fruit and Veg who supplied fresh fruit for all the teams and to Gerry, John and Paul in the Bee Park Community Centre for the use of their catering equipment , Manor Rangers F.C. for the use of their dressing rooms, the referees from our Senior Ladies Team and Sheila and her catering team, Maeve, Niamh and Aoibhe  who kept everyone  fed and watered.

Minor Ladies – Congratulations to our Minor Ladies side and management who made it two wins from two with a comprehensive victory over St Felims on Wednesday evening last in Ballinamore.

Club Academy – Our Club Football Academy takes place every Friday evening in the Bee Park from 6.30 to 7.30pm.

U9 and U11 Boys – Training continues for both groups every Friday night with times notified to parents.

U13 Boys Championship – The boys play Mohill away this Thursday evening at 7.30pm.  Please support.  Good luck to all.

U15 Boys – The boys are training weekly in preparation for the upcoming championship.

U17 Boys Championship – Well done to our U17 boys drew with Melvin Gaels on Monday evening in Boggaun.  The result means they have qualified for the semi-finals against Rinn Gaels with fixture yet TBC.  We wish Ronan, Gerry and the team the very best in their preparations.

U8/U10 Girls – Training continues for the U10 girls on Wednesday evenings 6-7pm. New members welcomed every week.

Pitch Bookings – All pitch bookings for the Bee Park and Boggaun are to be made through Patrick McMorrow.  Patrick can be contacted on 0868973339.