Leitrim Gaels GAA Club Notes 13/12/2018

Leitrim Community Facilities – The Leitrim Community Facilities National Lottery Scheme has completed another year and a draw will be held on after Mass on Sunday 23rd December in St Josephs Hall 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.

Lotto – The Leitrim Gaels Community Development Lotto Draw was held in the Leitrim Inn on the 4th December. The numbers drawn were 4.6.10,26. There was no jackpot winner. The €20 winners were Sean McGovern Drumshanbo, Holly Lupton Kilclare, Padraig Sweeney Drumshanbo, Bobby Lupton Kilclare. The next draw is the Christmas Draw which will be held in Donnellans on 18th December. The Jackpot is €7450. There will be four prizes of €50 plus spot prizes.

AGM – Many thanks to all that attended on Sunday 2nd December last, Thanks to outgoing Secretary Linda Gavigan for all her hard work over the last few years and best of luck in her new role as Club Treasure. We welcome Bernie Goldick to the position of Club Secretary. 2018 was another year of progression for the Club. Many thanks to all parents, friends, players, supporters at home and abroad for your contributions through 2018 and here’s is to an exciting 2019.

Underage Coaching – Anyone interested in underage manage or helping with a team, please let a member of the coaching committee or contact club coaching officer Gerry Curley 0876823674.

National Draw – The National draw tickets are on sale locally, they cost €10 each with fantastic prizes. This is one of our main Fundraising events and all proceeds goes towards the cost of running the club. We very much appreciate your Membership – Membership is now due and there will be a registration weekend coming up. All members paid up before 31st March 2019 will have full voting rights.

5k Run/Walk – 5K Run/Walk in aid of the IHCPT on St Stephens Day, race starts at 12 sharp. Registration is from 10.30am to 11.40am at St Joseph’s Hall, Leitrim Village. The organising committee are looking for stewards to do marshalling on the day and volunteers for registration and timekeeping. All are welcome to participate.

Sympathy – The club wishes to extend their deepest sympathy to the McWeeney Family Dromore, Carrick on Shannon on the sad passing of Elizabeth (Lily) and the Lynch Family Annaduff on the sudden passing of Damien at the Weekend. Ar dheis Dé go raibh a n-anamacha.