Leitrim Gaels GAA Club Notes 25/10/2018

Division 1 – The final game of the division 1 league against St Mary’s is scheduled for Saturday at 4pm in Leitrim. Tis is subject to change.

Under 15 Championship – The under 15-team play St Brigids in the shield semi-final of the championship this evening Wednesday at 7pm in Kiltubrid.

Hurling Final – well done  to Liam, Colm, Enda and Donal Moreton, Mark Breheny and Stephen Goldick who were part of the Carrick Hurling team who won the championship fnal on Saturday last I Ballinamore. Well done to Stephen who was awarded the man of the math. Again best of luck to the team in the Connaught championship against Sligo Champions CooleraStrandhill which takes place on Monday next in Pairc sean at 2pm.

County Final – Congratulations to  Fenagh on winning the Intermediate championship on Sunday last.

AGM – Anyone wishing to get involved with the committee for 2019 please contact Linda, date for AGM is proposed for Sunday 2nd December.

Leitrim Community Facilities – The Leitrim Community Facilities National Lottery Scheme has completed another year and a draw will be held in the coming weeks for all paid up members. There will 12 x €100 prizes, Committee members will call on those who pay cash or cheque for membership for the next 12 months. Any person who would like to join the scheme can contact Joseph Guckian or Willie Donnellan or any committee member. The cost is €10 per month. The scheme is run to raise funds to pay outstanding loans on Leitrim Gaels Community Field and St Joseph’s Centre. The total of the loan outstanding of approximately €95,000.

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. Application forms can be printed from the Leitrim GAA website www.leitrimgaa.ie by searching Gaeltacht Scholarships 2019 or can be had had from the Secretary of any GAA club. The closing date for applications is this Friday 26 October 2018.

Kiltubrid Lip Sync –  Kiltubrid Lip Sync is in The Landmark on Nov 17th in aid of their Park Development plan. They are looking for acts to participate, the acts can be one to twenty people.  The event is being run by a professional team of dancers and choreographers. Practice next 4 Saturdays in Cardiffs Lounge Drumcong. Each act gets a 20 min slot with the team between 10am and 12pm. At the start of the show on the night there’s a group performance by all acts- this will also be factored into practice.  Kiltubrid are seeking acts from neighbouring clubs to particiapte. Having been good supporters of Leitrim Gaels over the years anyone that is interested please contact Aine on  0872544388. As far as fundraising goes…..it is minimal for the acts at this stage, it is about the participation and support of the event as part of the Park Development plan.

Best Wishes – The Club wishes Brian Tracey and Aoife Malone all the best on their wedding day on Saturday.

Congratulations – Congratulations to Aaron Mc Loughlin on being voted Leitrim New York player of the year. Aaron will be presented with his award at the Leitrim NY GFC dinner dance in Rosiie O’Grady’s on December 8th.