Leitrim GAA – Congratulations to the Leitrim team and management on a marvellous victory over Louth in Pairc Sean on Saturday. Best of luck on Saturday vs Monaghan. We would also like to say well done to our U9 boys who played at half time of the big match and thank you to Enda Lyons and all at Leitrim GAA for organising this. I’m sure the boys will remember the experience for years to come.
Blitz – Our U11 boys had 2 enjoyable games this past week against Glencar/Manor and St Mary’s. The boys are showing great teamwork and individual skills and are improving every week.
Congratulations – Best wishes to our club secretary Ann McGee who was recently elected president of Forsa Trade Union. We have no doubt she will be a success in her new role as we all know at the club what a dedicated worker she is.
Cul Camp – This year’s Cul Camp takes place in Dromahair from Monday 16th to Friday 20th July. Places can be booked on kelloggsculcamps.gaa.ie
Club Gear – There are some new items now available on oneills.com in the club range. Link will be posted on our Facebook page.
Cross-Border League – Our boys are down to play St Patrick’s Og on Tuesday 3rd July in Keenan Park in the Cross Border Shield semi final. Best of luck lads.
Dunnes Bar Division 2 – We play Melvin Gaels next Sunday in The Park. It would be great to get another big turnout to support the lads so please come out if you can.

U12 Cross Border League = Unfortunately our lads came out the wrong side of the result in a high scoring game away against Granard/Ballymore last Thursday. Next up is a home game on Thursday 14th June against Carrick Sarsfields.
Blitz – Thank you to Leitrim Gaels for hosting us for a U11 blitz between two evenly matched teams in glorious sunshine on Friday evening. We host Allen Gaels for a U9 blitz this Saturday in The Park at 3pm. Please wear gumshields.
 
Cul Camp – This year’s Cul Camp takes place in Dromahair from Monday 16th to Friday 20th July. Places can be booked on kelloggsculcamps.gaa.ie
Swan Bar Division 4 – We are away to Sean O’Heslin’s next Sunday at 12pm in Ballinamore. Please support.
Club Gear – There are some new items now available on oneills.com in the club range. Link will be posted on our Facebook page.

Dunnes Bar Div 1 – The Senior lads defeated Carraigallen on Saturday 0-13 to 1-08 to maintain their push for promotion.

Swan Bar Div 4 –  The Div 4 game was cancelled on Sunday as Cloone could not field.

Cul Camp – This year’s Cul Camp takes place in Dromahair from Monday 16th to Friday 20th July. Places can be booked on kelloggsculcamps.gaa.ie

Paddy Collum U12 Cross Border League Group 2 – Unfortunately we were defeated in our first game against Fenagh/St Caillin’s in The Park on Thursday in the Leitrim/Longford Cross Border League. Next match is away to Granard on Thursday, June 7th.

Westlink Coaches U15 League – Our lads fell to defeat against St Brigid’s in the final on a scoreline of 1-17 to 3-05. The lads battled hard despite missing some key players but the boys who came in played admirably and this group will undoubtedly win silverware in the future.

Cumann na mBunscol – Well done to the pupils of Drumlease, Killenummery, Ardvarney, Leckaun and GS Chluanin who all competed so well in the finals last week. We are lucky to have so many talented footballers in our local schools.

Good luck to all the students sitting the Leaving and Junior cert exams over the next few weeks.

Dunnes Bar Division 2: Our senior lads had a 0-13 to 0-09 win over Glencar/Manor in The Park on Sunday to make it a happy return to home soil. Thank you to all who came out to support and we will need similar turnouts to help in the push for promotion.
Leitrim’s Health Is Wealth – A massive crowd attended The Bush Hotel last Wednesday for Leitrim’s Health Is Wealth where some very important issues were highlighted and discussed. Thank you to all who supported this event and our own Health and Well Being Officer Hubert McHugh.
Westlink Coaches Under 15 – Our U15 lads had a hard fought 5 point win over Melvin Gaels in Kinlough on Tuesday on a scoreline of 4-08 to 1-12 to maintain their unbeaten record and continue to sit proudly at the top of the table. Thanks to all the parents and players who travelled to Manorhamilton on Sunday for the first u11 blitz. Good effort against a strong Glencar Manorhamilton side.
Kellogg’s Cúl Camp – This year’s Cul Camp takes place in Dromahair from Monday 16th to Friday 20th July. Places can be booked on kelloggsculcamps.gaa,ie
Scoreathon – On Saturday 26th May at 2pm in The Park we will be holding a Scoreathon where collectively all age groups will be aiming to score more than was scored in the entire All Ireland Football Championship last year. Sponsorship cards have been distributed and we ask people to please support the boys selling lines. Sponsorship amount is optional. We ask that all taking part please be in The Park at 1.30pm.
Club Meeting – Our next club meeting takes place next Sunday 27th May at 8pm in The Pavillion. We ask that at least one coach from each age group attend if possible.
Leitrim Health Is Wealth – This event which is co-organised by our own Health and Wellbeing Officer Hubert McHugh will take place in The Bush Hotel, Carrick on Shannon on Wednesday May 16th. Doors open 7pm with free admission. This promises to be a great night and there will be a variety of different speakers including Oisin McConville, Dr Harry Barry and Mary McEvoy. Master of ceremonies on the night will be RTE presenter Mary Kennedy.
Dunnes Bar Senior and Swan Bar Junior Leagues – Both senior teams were in action last weekend and earned positive results. In Division 2 we had a 0-13 to 0-08 victory over Cloone. A great performance considering that the team played much of the match down to 14 men. In Division 4 we had a narrow one-point victory over Kiltubrid on a scoreline of 2-09 to 2-08. Division 2 fixture vs Glencar/Manor scheduled for The Park, Dromahair on Sunday 20th May at 12pm. Please come out and support.
Westlink Coaches U15 League – The lads continued their good form with a dominant victory over Drumkeeran last week. Hopefully the lads keep the unbeaten record going in upcoming away fixtures against Melvin Gaels and Fenagh/St Caillins.
Scoreathon – On Saturday 26th May in The Park we will be holding a scoreathon where collectively all age groups will be aiming to score more than was scored in the entire All Ireland Football Championship last year. Sponsorhip cards have been distributed and we ask people to please support.
Westlink Coaches U15 League – Well done to our U15 team who started the league with a dominant win over Annaduff last week. Keep it up lads. Further fixtures pencilled in for Thursday 3rd May vs Kiltubrid and Melvin Gaels on Monday 7th May. Keep an eye on group text/social media for confirmation of times and venues. There will be a U9 blitz vs St Mary’s in Carrick on Shannon on Saturday at 3pm.
Connacht Championship – Everyone at Dromahair GAA would like to wish the Leitrim team and management the very best of luck against New York on Sunday. Safe travels to all supporters making the trip.
Swan Bar Division 4 – Sunday’s match was cancelled as Aughavas conceded. No fixtures this weekend due to Leitrim game.
Leitrim Health Is Wealth – This event which is co-organised by our own Health and Wellbeing Officer Hubert McHugh will take place in The Bush Hotel, Carrick on Shannon on May 16th. Doors open 7pm with free admission. This promises to be a great night and there will be a variety of different speakers including Oisin McConville, Dr Harry Barry and Mary McEvoy. Master of ceremonies on the night will be RTE presenter Mary Kennedy.
Good luck – Best wishes to all the boys and girls who celebrate their Confirmation and Communion in the coming weeks.
5k Run/Walk –Dromahair Ladies are holding their annual 5K run/walk on Monday 7th May at 11am. Registration from 10.30am at Clubhouse/Riverbank. The run/walk will take place on the Greenway loop. Adults €10, U16s €5 and family rate of €20.
Swan Bar Division 4 – Unfortunately we were defeated away to Ballinaglera last Saturday by 5-9 to 1-9. Next fixture will be against Aughavas on Sunday at 12pm in St Osnats, Glencar.
Leitrim Health Is Wealth – This event which is co-organised by our own Health and Wellbeing Officer Hubert McHugh will take place in The Bush Hotel, Carrick on Shannon on May 16th. Doors open 7pm with free admission. This promises to be a great night and there will be a variety of different speakers including Oisin McConville, Dr Harry Barry and Mary McEvoy. Master of ceremonies on the night will be RTE presenter Mary Kennedy.
Underage – Sadly our U13 team lost the 15 a side Shield Final last week vs St Josephs on a scoreline of 3-04 to 2-11. A big effort from the lads but it wasn’t to be. Our U15 team take the field for the first time this year with Rd 1 of the league taking place on Thursday vs Annaduff in St Osnat’s Glencar at 7.30pm. Rd 2 is scheduled for Tuesday 1st May vs St Brigid’s. Time and location TBC. As always keep an eye on group text/social media for any changes. We wish the lads luck for a successful campaign.
Connacht Gold Senior Championship – We have been drawn in Group 1 of the championship along with Mohill, Ballinamore Sean O’Heslins, Aughawillan, Drumreilly and Gortlettragh.
Congratulations – A massive well done to 3 Dromahair players James Clinton, Jamie Cawley and Eoin Ryan who were part of the Summerhill College panel who were victorious in the Connacht Juvenile A League Final over St Jarlath’s College, Tuam in a double score victory 2-16 to 1-8. We wish you further success in the future.
Kellogg’s Cul Camp – Registration is now open for this summer’s Cul Camp. For more details see kellogsculcamps.gaa.ie
Clean Up – Thank you to all who gave their time on Saturday to help with litter picking as part of An Taisce National Clean Up Month along with Dromahair Development Association/Tidy Towns to keep our village and surrounds looking clean and tidy.
Senior Teams – We had a good win away to Mohill on Sunday on a scoreline of 5-11 to 0-06 in Division 2.
Unfortunately, in Division 4 we were beaten by Mohill by 4-16 to 3-07. Next fixture away to Ballinaglera on Saturday at 7pm
Underage – Our U13 (15) team were victorious in their Shield semi final over Sean O’Heslins. They will now face St Joseph’s in the Shield Final which is scheduled for Wednesday in Aughavas at 6.30pm. Keep an eye on group text/social media in case of changes. Unfortunately in the U13 Reserve League Shield semi final our team were well beaten by Mohill.
Scor – Well done to Caroline Speers who represented Dromahair in the All Ireland Senior Scor at the weekend.
Cul Camp – Leitrim GAA Coaching and Games Development Committee will operate 16 Kellogg’s GAA Cul camps throughout the County during the months of July & August. We now wish to recruit suitably qualified personnel to coach on these camps.  Those interested must be over 18 and preferably attending third level college, have attained as a minimum Foundation award coaching qualification, have completed the Code of best practice in youth sport/ safeguarding 1 course and be Garda vetted prior to the commencement of camps. Please forward CV complete with a copy of all certs, by email to [email protected] or by post to Thomas Keenan, Leitrim GAA Games Manager, Pairc Sean MacDiarmada, Dublin Rd., Ck-on-Shannon, Co. Leitrim. Closing date for applications is Friday, April 20th, 2018 at 3pm.

Leitrim Health Is Wealth – This event which is co-organised by our own Health and Wellbeing Officer Hubert McHugh will take place in The Bush Hotel, Carrick on Shannon on May 16th. Doors open 7pm with free admission. This promises to be a great night and there will be a variety of different speakers including Oisin McConville, Dr Harry Barry and Mary McEvoy. Master of ceremonies on the night will be RTE presenter Mary Kennedy.
Community – April is An Taisce’s National Spring Clean Month. Leitrim County Council have encouraged all GAA Clubs in the county to get on board with National Spring Clean month.

Clean Up – Dromahair Development Association/ Tidy Towns have organised for their clean up day ‪at 10am on Saturday 21 April at the Depot‬. Dromahair GAA club would like to encourage all players, coaches and club members to join in with this event to work together as a community to keep our beautiful village clean, tidy and litter free.

National Club Draw – The draw was made last night for 5 €100 prizes from the tickets sold by the club in the recent National Club Draw. The winners are:

Shane Nealon, Ballincar, Sligo.
Gerry Quirke, Shannonbridge, Co Offaly
Adrian Kelly, Stonebridge, Dromahair
Michelle O’Hara, Carrigeen, Dromahair
Stan Burns, Tully House, Dromahair
Congratulations to all winners and we would again like to thank all who purchased tickets.
Club Members Draw – February Club Members Draw Results:

€300 Adrian McMorrow
€200 Jim and Theresa Kelly
€150 Josephine Fowley
€100 Jim Brady
March Members Club Draw Results:
€300 Joe Giblin
€200 Stephen Keegan
€150 Fergus Meehan
€100 Ollie Conlon
Gaeilge – Cumann Lúthchleas Gael / Glór na nGael has a scheme for the promotion of the Irish language.  As Club Naomh Pádraig Droim Dhá Thiar is keen to encourage the use of Irish as part of the Club’s ethos, there will be a series of bilingual get-togethers over the next few weeks. If you are interested in using the cúpla focal that you have or had, beidh fáilte romhat next Friday in the local library (Back Line) from 7:00 – 8:00. There will be a cupán tae and a bit of craic! Eolas (information) from Bríd 086 0580034.
Division 2 – Unfortunately we fell to defeat on Saturday vs Kiltubrid with the final score 1-10 to 1-14. Next fixture is set for Sunday 15th April away to Mohill at 12pm with a Division 4 fixture also against Mohill taking place afterwards at 1.45pm.
Underage – Our U17 team were defeated in the Shield Final vs Glencar/Manor by 3 points on a scoreline of 3-06 to 2-12.
Our U13 team had better fortune coming out on top in their Shield semi final with a 6-10 to 3-06 win over Sean O’Heslins. There is also a fixture in the U13 reserve league away to Mohill on Wednesday 11th April at 6.30pm.
Leitrim GAA U14 Academy Trials – Trials take place on Sunday April 15th. Open to players born in 2004 only. Registration forms to be completed by Wednesday April 11th. Available from coaches.

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.