St Mary’s Kiltoghert GAA Club Notes 17/01/2018

SCÓR NA NÓG CONNACHT FINAL – There was great excitement in Claremorris on Sunday when St. Mary’s Figure Dancers and Ballad Group were crowned Connacht Scór na nÓg Champions.The Figure Dancers included: Emma Morgan, Áine Morgan, Nicole Glancy, Grace Duignan, Rhianna Ward, Kaneisha Beirne, Sienna Beirne and Amelia Zawadzka while The Ballad Group consisted of: Ava Brogan, Roisin Noone, Elsie Harman, Eleanor Smith and Rionach Nic Conmara

They have secured their place in the All Ireland Final on Sat 17th February which will be held on our doorstep this year in the Knocknarea Arena in Sligo.

Hard luck to our Instrumental group and Michael on his recitation. You were all excellent and the Club are so proud of you all.

Thanks to Claire and Laura Crossan and all the mentors and parents for their support and commitment in preparing the groups. A big thank you and well done to Kathy Butler who once again acted as Bean an Tí on Sunday and as always did a brilliant job.

SCÓR NA NÓG ALL IRELAND FINAL – The Scór na nÓg All Ireland Final will be held in the Knocknarea Arena on Saturday 17th February.

As the venue is smaller than usual, it is a TICKET ONLY event. It will NOT be possible to pay on the door on the day.

The Club will need to be ordering all tickets this week as they will be distributed on a first come, first served basis. Adults €20 each, Family Ticket €60 (2 Adults + 2 U16s @ €10 each)

Please contact Laura Crossan on 087 9664406 immediately to order tickets.

U7 ACADEMY – Indoor Gaelic football for all U7 boys and girls starts this Saturday morning 20th at 11am for an hour in The Sports Complex, Carrick on Shannon. Please come along & spread the word among friends. New members very welcome.

LEITRIM SUPPORTERS CLUB LAUNCH – Marty Morrissey will be the special guest at the annual Leitrim Supporters’ Club launch in the Celtic Suite of Croke Park on Thursday, January 18, at 7.30pm sharp.  This year’s gathering also includes a special recognition by the Leitrim Supporters’ Club of the three Leitrim legends who, 60 years ago this year, won Railway Cup Medals in 1958: Columba Cryan, Packy McGarty and Cathal Flynn.

Organised by the Dublin Branch of the Leitrim’s Supporters Club, last year’s event drew 160 attendees and proved another highlight of the year’s social calendar.  Parking will be available in the Cusack Stand car park (accessed through the GAA museum entrance off Clonliffe Road.  Doors will open at the slightly earlier time of 7.00pm this year with the addresses and entertainment starting at 7.30pm sharp. Light refreshments will be provided at the interval with the night concluding at 9.15pm sharp. A bus will travel to Croke Park from Leitrim for the event, times as follows:  Drumshanbo Swimming Pool 4.15pm, Páirc Seán Mac Diarmada 4.40pm, Bornacoola GAA Grounds 5.00pm.  The bus is free of charge.

LOTTO – Play our Smart Lotto on line by clicking on Tickets cost €2 and the Jackpot currently stands at €10,000

OSKARS DVD’S FOR SALE – There are still a few DVD’s of our recent night at The OsKaRs on sale for €10.  They can be purchased from the following: Kieran’s Pharmacy, Ciaran Reynolds Butchers, Mulvey’s House of Gifts, Keaneys, Gerard Anthony Menswear, Paddy’s Bar & The Arch Bar, Jamestown. You can also order from Joe 0872385644 or Paula 0872480670 or any committee member.