The 2004 Leitrim GAA Supporters Club draw was held last Friday night, with a Galwayman picking up the top prize of €3,000. Full list of winners is as follows:

  • €3,000: Michael O’Mahony, Claregalway, Co. Galway
  • €1,000: Noel McGowan, Kinlough, Co. Leitrim
  • 28″ Colour TV: Kenneth Teevan, Killeshandra, Co. Cavan
  • All-Ireland Weekend: Philip McGowan, Kinlough, Co. Leitrim
  • Weekend Break: Charles Canning, Longford
  • €200: T.P. McLoughlin, Fenagh, Co. Leitrim
  • €200: Mel McLoughlin, Ballinaglera, Co. Leitrim
  • DVD Player: Pauric Gilbride, Kiltoghert, Co. Leitrim
  • €100: Avril Cox, Loughrea, Co. Galway
  • €100: Anna Mae & Charlie Kelly, Aughawillan, Co. Leitrim
  • €100: James McCaffery, Aughnasheelin, Co. Leitrim
  • Meal (Mitchell’s): Sr. Antonio Monaghan, Athlone, Co. Westmeath
  • Meal (Glancy’s): Jimmy Mulvey, Kintogher, Sligo
  • Meal (Commercial): Ann McGriskin, Manorhamilton, Co. Leitrim
  • Meal (Bush): Enda Horan, Kiltubrid, Co. Leitrim

Thanks to all those who bought or sold tickets and a special word of thanks to those who generously sponsored prizes.



01-Apr-04 by Paddy Reilly

The 2004 Leitrim GAA Supporters Club Draw was launched recently with a top prize of €3000, along with numerous other wonderful prizes.

The full list of prizes are as follows:

  • €3,000 (sponsored by Kevin Quinn and Jimmy’s Bar & Restaurant)
  • €1,000 (sponsored by Joe Laydon)
  • 28″ colour TV (sponsored by Mohill Hardware)
  • All-Ireland Hurling weekend break in the Skylon Hotel (sponsored by the McNiffe Hotel Group) plus 2 All-Ireland Hurling Final tickets (sponsored by Leitrim GAA County Committee)
  • Weekend break for 2 at Glenview Cottages (sponsored by Brian and Theresa Kennedy)
  • €200 (sponsored by Aoife Gorman)
  • €200 (sponsored by Gerry Murray)
  • D.V.D. player (sponsored by Berney Crossan Electrical)
  • €100 (sponsored by Gerry O’Rourke)
  • €100 (sponsored)
  • €100 (sponsored)
  • Meal for two in Mitchell’s Restaurant, Carrigallen (sponsored by Pat and Yvonne Mitchell)
  • Meal for two at Glancy’s Restaurant, Glenfarne (sponsored by Glancy’s Restaurant)
  • Meal for two at Commercial Hotel, Ballinamore (sponsored by Freddie and Mary Walsh)
  • Meal for two at the Bush Hotel, Carrick-on-Shannon (sponsored by Joe and David Dolan)

    Anybody wishing to join the Leitrim GAA Supporters Club for 2004 should send their name, address, phone number and a cheque, postal order or bank draft for €30.00 to one of the following:

  • Gerry McGovern, Annaugh, Cloone, Co. Leitrim
  • Jim Meehan, Dromahaire, Co. Leitrim
  • Seamus Gallagher, Corry, Drumkeerin, Co. Leitrim.



    01-Mar-04 by Paddy Reilly

  • Leitrim GAA County Board has voiced it’s support of the campaign to prevent Leitrim being split into two separate constituencies.

    County Chairman Michael McGowan said that while the GAA are a strictly non-political organisation, “we don’t see this as a political issue. We see football as a binding force in the county and it is very important that we have the identity of a single county”.

    Should the proposed changes happen, north Leitrim would join Sligo and south Leitrim would join Roscommon to form two new constituencies. McGowan added that he had spent his life “trying to unite north Leitrim and south Leitrim and we will not allow this”.

    Anybody wishing to voice their opposition to this decision can do so by e-mailing their name and address to



    25-Feb-04 by Paddy Reilly