Mac Diarmada Gaels U13s – Well done to our U13 team who had a good win over St Marys last Monday.

Dead Rubber – This dead rubber game between Leitrim and Derry had some good spells of football with Derry pulling away in the second half to take the points. Hard to call the next outing between those two teams who meet in the Div 4 Final at H.Q. on Saturday week.

Pipe Band – Congrats to two of our underage footballers Ciara and Cian Ferry who lined out for their first outing with the pipe band last Sunday at St Patrick Day parades in Carrick, Kesh and Mohill.

Leitrim V Waterford – Waterford make the long trek to Carrick to take on Leitrim in the seventh and final round of the league. Best wishes to the team and management on Saturday.

Shannonside Radio – Great documentary on local radio last Monday about the history of the Pipe Band in particular the formation of the band in 1949. Band also got a special mention at the Mohill parade re. their seventy years in existence on RTE’s roundup of the St Patricks Day parades.

Guess The Score Competition – Can you guess the score of the upcoming Division 4 Final between Leitrim and Derry? Cards are on Sale in the 4 Pubs in the Parish:

The Lakeside Tavern

Rockin Mollies Bar, Keshcarrigan

Sheemore Inn

Gerties Canal Stop

Division 4 – Kiltubrid Div. 4 team take on Ballinamore Sean O’Heslin’s next Sunday at 2:30 in Ballinamore.

NFL Predictions – Kiltubrid GAA NFL Predictions Competition Round 6 Winner is Iarlaith O’Brien with 19 Points. Paper Slips at €2 Each are available from any Player or the following Locations:

Gerties Bar, Keshcarrigan

Rockin Mollies Bar, Keshcarrigan

Lakeside Tavern, Drumcong

Sheemore Inn, Kilclare

Micheal Scollan Meats, Ballinamore

TalknTech, Drumshanbo

The Postponed Match Louth v Westmeath was marked null and void for this Round as Per Competition Rules.

Leitrim Supporters Club Tickets – Supporter’s Club Draw tickets are still available from the club. Details are available on Facebook.

 

Scór – Congrats to our neighbours Aughnasheelin GAA whose ballad group are through to the All Ireland final after winning the Connacht title at the weekend.

Bus to Derry and Croke Park – To book your seat on the bus to either or both games, contact Jerome McWeeney at 087 6370051 or Attracta O’Reilly at 071 9620441.

Tickets to Div 4 Final in Croke Park Tickets for the Leitrim v Derry game in Croke Park will go on sale on Monday 25th March through Supervalu Local Stores and also online via secretary.leitrim@gaa.ie. Clubs who wish to purchase tickets for U16 Groups may do so directly through their Club Secretaries. These may be purchased in groups of 10 with one supervising adult free per 10.

Leitrim Supporters Club Tickets – Tickets for the Supporters Club draw are still available via the Kiltubrid Klubfunder page. Details on the club Facebook page.

St Patricks Day – The Club wishes all its members, players, sponsors and supporters home and overseas a very Happy St Patrick’s Day.

Kesh Parade – The theme for this year’s Kesh parade is Smuggling, and promises a good day out for all. Parade starts at 2pm.

Congrats Barra – Best wishes to our Club Person of the Year Barra Mac Thiarnain who has been nominated to represent the counties of Connacht on ‘Coiste Naisiunta na Gaelilge’ National Committee in Croke Park. An-mhaith Barra.

Division 4 – The Kiltubrid Div 4 team had a successful start to the season on Saturday with a win away against Mohill. Next match takes place next Saturday in Aughavas at 4:30pm.

MacDiarmada Gaels – Well done to the MacDiarmada Gaels u17 team who won on Saturday against Glencar Manorhamilton.

Leitrim Supporters Club Tickets – The Annual Leitrim GAA Supporters Club Draw Tickets are now on Sale with over €10,000 in Prizes. Kiltubrid GAA has an allocation of tickets to sell and if interested please contact Marie Lee, Dermot McKeon or Eoin Meehan to secure your ticket for the Draw.

U17 – Well done to the MacDiarmada Gaels u17 squad who recorded another win on Monday night against Allen Gaels.

Leitrim Supporters Club Tickets – The Annual Leitrim GAA Supporters Club Draw Tickets are now on Sale with over €10,000 in Prizes. Kiltubrid GAA has an allocation of tickets to sell and if interested please contact Marie Lee, Dermot McKeon or Eoin Meehan to secure your ticket for the Draw.

NFL Predictions Competition – Well done to Round 4 Winner Mary McNamara who top scored with 18 Points and won €50. Round 5 Slips for Matches on March 2nd/3rd Must be returned no later than 12noon Sat 2nd March Leaderboard after Round 4 Available at www.kiltubrid.gaa.ie Paper Slips at €2 Each are available from any Player or the following Locations: Gertie’s Bar, Rockin Mollies Bar, Lakeside Tavern, Sheemore Inn, Micheal Scollan Meats and TalknTech. Any Queries on Scores please Contact Eoin on 0863153438 or kiltubridgaanflpredictions@gmail.com

Underage Results – Congratulations to MacDiarmada Gaels on their wins at the weekend, with the u13 team who won against Allen Gaels on Saturday, and the u17 team who beat Mohill on Sunday.

Registration – Final Registration takes place at the pitch this Friday 22nd from 7:30-8:30pm.

Kiltubrid GAA League Predictions – Round 4 Slips for Matches on Feb 23/24th must be returned no later than 2pm on Sat 23rd Feb. Leaderboard after Round 3 is available at www.kiltubrid.gaa.ie Paper Slips at €2 each are available from any Player or from Gertie’s Bar, Rockin Mollies Bar, Lakeside Tavern, Sheemore Inn, Micheal Scollan Meats and TalknTech. Any queries on Scores please contact Eoin 0863153438 or kiltubridgaanflpredictions@gmail.com

Leitrim Supporters Club Tickets – The Annual Leitrim GAA Supporters Club Draw Tickets are now on Sale with over €10,000 in Prizes. Kiltubrid GAA has an allocation of tickets to sell and if interested please contact Marie Lee, Dermot McKeon or Eoin Meehan to secure your ticket for the Draw.

Kiltubrid GAA League Predictions – Round 3 Winner is Tommy Byrne with 17 Points. Round 4 Slips for Matches on Feb 13/14th must be returned no later than 2pm on Sat 13th Feb. Leaderboard after Round 3 is available at www.kiltubrid.gaa.ie Paper Slips at €2 each are available from any Player or from Gertie’s Bar, Rockin Mollies Bar, Lakeside Tavern, Sheemore Inn, Micheal Scollan Meats and TalknTech. Any queries on Scores please contact Eoin 0863153438 or kiltubridgaanflpredictions@gmail.com

Leitrim Supporters Club Tickets – The Annual Leitrim GAA Supporters Club Draw Tickets are now on Sale with over €10,000 in Prizes. Kiltubrid GAA has an allocation of tickets to sell and if interested please contact Marie Lee, Dermot McKeon or Eoin Meehan to secure your ticket for the Draw.

In Memory of Tom Guckian – The club wishes to extend our condolences to the family of Tom Guckian who passed away during the week. Tom was a great supporter of both Leitrim and St Mary’s GAA and contributed a lot to St Mary’s club over the years, in particular to the club grounds, known to most as Pairc Tom. Condolences to Tina, Lorraine, Lisa and James, and all the Guckian family. RIP.

NFL GAA Predictions Competition – Round 1 Winner is Barra MacThiarnan with 23 Points and Round Winner is Regina Mahon with 22 Points, both get €50 each. Round 3 Slips for Matches on Feb 9th/10th must be returned no later than 4pm on Sat 9th Feb. €2 Round Entries are available from any Player or from Gerties, Rockin Mollies, Sheemore Inn, Lakeside Tavern, Micheal Scollan Meats and TalknTech. Leaderboard after Round 2 is available on http://kiltubrid.gaa.ie/home/nfl-predictions-competition Any queries on scores please contact Eoin 0863153438 or kiltubridgaanflpredictions@gmail.com

Leitrim GAA Supporters Club Draw

The Annual Leitrim GAA Supporters Club Draw Tickets are now on Sale with over €10,000 in Prizes. Kiltubrid GAA has an allocation of tickets to sell and if interested please contact Marie Lee, Dermot McKeon or Eoin Meehan to secure your ticket for the Draw.

NFL GAA Predictions Competition – Round 1 Winner is Barra MacThiarnan with 23 Points. Round 2 Slips for Matches on Feb 2nd/3rd must be returned no later than 12noon on Sat 2nd Feb. €2 Round Entries are available from any Player or from Gerties, Rockin Mollies, Sheemore Inn, Lakeside Tavern, Micheal Scollan Meats and TalknTech. Leaderboard after Round 1 is available on http://kiltubrid.gaa.ie/home/nfl-predictions-competition Any queries on scores please contact Eoin 0863153438 or kiltubridgaanflpredictions@gmail.com

Membership 2019 – Membership for 2019 is available and can be renewed securely online via the Club Website www.kiltubrid.gaa.ie Rates for 2019 are Adult Player €40, Adult Student Player €25, Non-Playing Adult €40, Underage (Un6 – Un11) €25 and Family Rates Available on request. Please contact Club Registrar Vincent Lee or Players Registrar Diarmuid MacThiarnan to make Cash Payments.

Registration – Registration takes place at the pitch this Friday 25th of January. Rates for 2019 are Adult Player €40, Adult Student Player €25, Non-Playing Adult €40, Underage (Un6 – Un11) €25, and Family Rates Available on request.

Senior Scór – Leitrim Senior Scór will take place on February 9th. If you are interested in participating please contact Maria Fallon on 0872261538.

NFL Predictions Competition – Will Leitrim beat Wexford? Our annual NFL Predictions Competition gets underway this weekend with the first match at 7pm on Saturday 26th January. Paper Slips must be submitted before the first Match gets underway and are available from any Club Player, Gerties Bar, Rockin Mollies, Sheemore Inn, Lakeside Tavern, Micheal Scollan Meats & TalknTech. We also have an Online Pay & Play option where you can submit your picks by Online Form, visit www.kiltubrid.gaa.ie to Pay& Play or contact Eoin on 0863153438.

Lip Sync Legends DVD – There is a handful of Lip Sync DVDs still available to purchase for €10 from Gertie’s Bar, Kesh.

Referees – With the 2019 Club Season due to get underway in the coming weeks anyone within the Club with an interest in taking up the Whistle is asked to contact Sheila 087 285 0377.

Scór na nÓg Connacht Final – Well done to Darragh Lee, Eadaoin Lee, Clare McWeeney and Ciara Ferry, who represented the club at the Connacht Scór final in the Instrumental music group category. You all did the club proud.

NFL League Predictions Competition – Do you know your Gaelic Football? Put it to the test and win €550 with the Kiltubrid GAA NFL Predictions Competition now in its 3rd Year. Online Pay & Play is available where you will be challenged with predicting the outcome of the 112 Games over 7 Rounds of Weekly Fixtures in the Allianz NFL League starting Saturday, January 26th. For more details on how you can take part for as little as €2 per week visit www.kiltubrid.gaa.ie or contact Eoin on 0863153438 or meehan.eoin@gmail.com

Lip Sync Legends DVD – There is a handful of Lip Sync DVDs still available to purchase for €10 from Gertie’s Bar, Kesh.

Membership 2019 – Membership for 2019 is now available and can be renewed securely online via the Club Website www.kiltubrid.gaa.ie Rates for 2019 are Adult Player €40, Adult Student Player €25, Non-Playing Adult €40, Underage (Un6 – Un11) €25 and Family Rates Available on request. Please contact Club Registrar Vincent Lee or Players Registrar Diarmuid MacThiarnan to make Cash Payments.

Referees – With the 2019 Club Season due to get underway in the coming weeks, anyone within the Club with an interest in taking up the Whistle is asked to contact Sheila 087 285 0377.

Engagement – Congratulations to Sinead Tighe and David Spellman who recently announced their engagement.

Monsignor Liam Kelly – Congratulations to Kiltubrid native Monsignor Liam Kelly on his appointment to the role of Diocesan Administrator of Kilmore. Liam played football for Kiltubrid for many years. Wishing him all the best for the future.

Scór na nÓg Connacht Final – Best of Luck to Darragh Lee, Eadaoin Lee, Claire McWeeney & Ciara Ferry who represent Kiltubrid GAA and Leitrim GAA in the Instrumental Music at the Connacht Scór na nÓg Finals next Sunday 13th January in the Clairemorris Town Hall, Co Mayo.
 
Club Awards – Our Club Awards for 2018 were presented recently after the St Stephen’s Day Charity Match.  Senior Player of the Year Emmet Mahon, Junior Player of the Year Shane Meehan and Club Person of the Year Barra MacThiarnan.  Well done to all the winners.
 
St Stephen’s Day Charity Match – Well done to all Players, Management and Supporters who turned out for our recent Annual St Stephen’s Day Charity Match.  Scores were a plenty with Tony Redican securing victory for the Highlanders with a neat Penalty despite the best efforts of the Lowlanders Pat McWeeney in Goals.  A Donation of over €800 was made to the Fund setup for the family of the late Gregor Zelais, Keshcarrigan.
Man in the Middle – Congrats to Derek and  Mary Moran, Drumcong on scooping the recent Aughnasheelin GAA Club Lotto just before Christmas.  Derek was the as ever obliging man in the middle for our recent St Stephen’s Day Charity Match.
 
NFL League Predictions Competition – Do you know your Gaelic Football?  Put it to the test and win €550 with the Kiltubrid GAA NFL Predictions Competition now in it’s 3rd Year.  Online Pay & Play is available where you will be challenged with predicting the outcome of the 112 Games over 7 Rounds of Weekly Fixtures in the Allianz NFL League starting Saturday January 26th.  For more details on how you can take part for as little as €2 per week visitwww.kiltubrid.gaa.ie or contact Eoin on 0863153438 or meehan.eoin@gmail.com
Lip Sync Legends DVD – There is a handful of Lip Sync DVDS still available to purchase for €10 from Gerties Bar, Kesh.
Membership 2019 – Membership for 2019 is now available and can be renewed securely online via the Club Websitewww.kiltubrid.gaa.ie Rates for 2019 are Adult Player €40, Adult Student Player €25, Non Playing Adult €40, Underage (Un6 – Un11) €25 and Family Rates Available on request.  Please contact Club Registrar Vincent Lee or Players Registrar Diarmuid MacThiarnan to make Cash Payments.
Referees – With the 2019 Club Season due to get underway in the coming weeks anyone within the Club with an interest in taking up the Whistle is asked to contact Sheila 087 285 0377.
 
Leitrim – Best of luck to Leitrim who got their 2019 campaign underway last weekend on a positive note.  Leitrim GAA Supporters Club Tickets are due to go on sale shortly and you are encouraged to purchase your ticket directly from the Club as we have an allocation to sell as part of the Draw.
 
New PRO – The incoming Kiltubrid GAA PRO is Kevin Lynch.  If you want any Items, Events or Photo’s included in the Club Notes via our Weekly Leitrim Observer Notes or Facebook/Twitter/Instagram please contact Kevin on 0852166291, klynch986@gmail.com or via the Club Facebook Page.
 
Sympathy – The Club extends its sympathy to the Conway Family, Crummy on the recent Passing of Martin Conway, RIP.
Poker Night – Kesh Astro Pitch Development – A Texas Holdem Poker Night will be held this Friday 11th January in Gerties Bar, Kesh at 9pm with €20 Entry.  All funds raised will go towards the Kesh Astro Pitch Development.
AGM – A well attended AGM took place last Friday 14th December.  Chairperson Emmet Mahon addressed the Meeting and spoke about the great progress made in 2018 with an eye to building on this progress in 2019.  Secretary Sheila Guckian detailed the busy year of Club Activities throughout 2018 on and off the field.  Out-going Treasurer Eoin Meehan delivered healthy Financial Accounts for both Club and Park Accounts for 2018.  Officers returned for 2019:  Chairperson Emmet Mahon, Secretary Sheila Guckian, Treasurer Dermot McKeon, Asst Treasurers Kevin Nealon & Eoin Meehan, Registrar Vincent Lee, Development & Insurance Officer PJ Meehan, Cultural Officer Maria Fallon, Park Bookings Kealen McKeon and IT Officer Eoin Meehan.
St Stephen’s Day Charity Match- Our Annual Charity Match will take place on Wed 26th Dec in Pairc Cill Tiobraid.  This is a great opportunity for all players past and present to burn off the Christmas Dinner Calories and raise money for a worthy cause.  Full details on the Match will be on Facebook and Twitter in the next few days.
 
Season’s Greetings – As we enter the Festive Period, Kiltubrid GAA wish all our Supporters at Home and Abroad a very Happy Christmas.  We also take this opportunity to thank John Connolly in the Leitrim Observer and Declan Bohan Leitrim GAA PRO for all their assistance and support throughout 2018.
Lip Sync Legends DVD – Get your hands on a DVD of the recent Kiltubrid Lip Sync Night just in time for Christmas.  The DVD includes all 14 Acts, Opening Scene, Closing Finale Dances plus bonus behind the scenes footage and interviews which aren’t to be missed!!  DVDs are currently on Sale at €10 from Gerties Bar.  We expect these to sell fast so please secure your copy and book your DVD by contacting Micheal 086 892 9340 or Niall 086 367 1917.
Volleyball All-Ireland – Hard luck to Drumshanbo Vocactional School, as they were defeated by Loughrea College in the All-Ireland Senior Boy’s Final.  Kiltubrid were well represented on the team with Captain Diarmuid MacThiarnan, Sean McNabola, Barry McWeeney and Peter Winters.