Club meeting – There’ll be a club meeting upstairs in the Rowanberry Thursday, January 18th at 9:30pm. All club members please attend.
Ladies Senior Management – If there is anyone interested in a role in managing our Senior Ladies team please put your name forward to a club executive.
Drama group – Well done to Drumkeeran drama group with their play ‘A Week in the West’. A really great weekends entertainment.
National Club National Draw – Tickets are available from any club executive. There are great prizes available including a new car.
 Club Website – The club website will relaunch in the upcoming weeks, keep an eye out for updates here and on our social media.
Club Registration – Registration for the 2018 season will open on Saturday, February 3rd between 7pm and 9pm and again on Sunday 4th February after mass from 11:45am to 1pm, at the football pitch. Contact Gabriel Flynn, Registrar, for more details.
Coaching course – Last call for the foundation coaching course. This is a minimum requirement for all coaches on all teams. Closing date is Wednesday, January 24th at 5pm. Contact Francis Davitt for more information.
Coaching Workshop – A  coaching workshop is taking place Thursday the 25th in Annaduff at the Leitrim GAA Centre of Excellence. Facilitated by Paddy Christie, former Dublin captain, it targets coaches involved in all levels of the game to help them adapt their coaching to suit the age of the appropriate teams. Contact Francis Davitt for more information.
Lotto – There were no winners of the €3000 jackpot. The five €20 winners were Shane Gallagher (Greyfield), Vincent Mannion, Jimmy Sweeney, Shaun Ryan and Ursula Forde.
Club Registration – Registration for the 2018 season will open on Saturda, February 3rd between 7pm and 9pm and again on Sunday 4th February after mass from 11:45am to 1pm, at the football pitch. Contact Gabriel Flynn, Registrar, for more details.
Bingo – Thanks to everyone who played our annual Christmas Bingo, last Saturday in Lough Allen College. Well done to Molly McTiernan who won the €500 jackpot. Thank you to David Moran for calling numbers and Lough Allen College for the use of their facilities.
Christmas Raffle – Well done to all involved the raffle was a great success raising funds for the club. 1st prize, 2-night stay in the Shearwater Hotel (Michael Hanley): Maeve Gallagher. 2nd prize, Lunch for two at McNean restaurant: Eamon Hickey. 3rd prize, Five bags of Ariana Fuels Coal: Joe Smyth. 4th prize, €50 voucher Riverbank Restaurant: Pat Byrne (Dublin). Thank you to all of the sponsors above and all who donated spot prizes on the night also.
Sympathy from Drumkeeran GAA club: To the Tubman family, Fenagh, on the death of Eamonn Tubman, who was a trustee of our club. Ar dheis Dé go raibh a Anam dílis.
Race night – Thank you to everyone who showed for our 2017 race night held at Forde’s Inn. A big thank you to Ian Forde for the use of the premises and Dessie Wynne for being MC on the night. Thanks to all sponsors and race card sellers. Sellers: Damien Mc Padden, Seamus Gallagher, Jimmy Mc Nama,Teresa Devitt, Kevin Forde, Sean O Grady, Padraig Mc Manus, David Mc Manus, Kayleigh Lyons, Cathal McCauley, Gabriel Flynn, Gerard Mc Tiernan, Seamus Duignan, Margaret Fee, Finian Redican, Marita Keaveny, Conor Woods, Jason Byrne, Padraig Fallon, John Mc Partland, Richard Mc Tiernan, Paul Gallagher, Ann Fallon, John Mc Tiernan, Micheal Forde, Pauric Murphy, Joe Walpole, Darragh/Noel Flynn, Fiacra O’ Torna, James Gallagher Corry, Francis Davitt, Colm Clarke, Leanne O Donnell, PJ Ryan, Francis Mc Padden, Luke Fee, Declan Daly, Kevin Harkin, Aisling Rynn, Gerry Mc Teigue, Patrick Mc Partland, Tommy Ginty, Edward Mc Ternan, Martina Gallagher, Breege Goldbey, Paddy Mc Morrow , David Moran, Junior Hazlett, Rocco Mariciano, Collette Maguire, Maeve Gallagher, Tommy Drugan`, Adrian/Emma Smith, Jerome Maguire, Shannon O Grady, Patrick Byrne, Bernie McCabe, Martina Jones, Barry Wynne. Sponsors: Tony’s Bar Willesden, Bush Hotel, Envirogrind, Kerrigan Quarry, North West Tool Hire, Karl Scallon, Luke Ming Flanagan MEP, Costello Auto Transports, Killronan Castle, Noel Woods, Eamon Scanlon T.D, John Mc Tiernan, Matt Carty MEP, Tony Mc Loughlin T.D, Cllr Padraig Fallon, Conor Woods, Stephan Reynolds Plant Hire, Cosy Corner, Rowantree Restaurant, Colin Mc kenna, Desmond Wynne Auctioneer, Seamus Gallagher, Martin Kenny T.D, Jimmy Mc Nama, Drumkeerin Stone, Damien Mc Padden, CEF Electricity, CMCs Electricity, Gabriels Barber, Wynne’s Bar, Fiona’s Takeaway, Frank Healey, Ballyfarnon, Cllr Frank Dolan, Ann & Tomás Fallon, Pat & Majella Heffernan, Thomas Crummy, Arigna Fuels, Davitt’s Bar, Drino, Mc Morrow Haulage.
AGM Report – Following on from our reconvened AGM to elect a Chairperson and Treasurer, along with other executive positions for 2018. The following officers were elected. Chairperson Michael Forde, Vice Chairperson Francis Davitt, Secretary Margaret Fee, Asst. Secretary Pauric Murphy, Treasurer Francis McPadden, Asst Treasurer Seamus Gallagher. Registar Gabriel Flynn, PRO Dean McVeigh, Childrens Officer P J Ryan, I.T Officer David Moran, Coaching Officer Junior Hazlette, Players Rep. Kevie Forde, Park Committee Chairperson Noel Flynn, Executive Members Kevin Forde Bernie McCabe and John McTiernan, Insurance Officer Tommy Ginty, Senior Mens Team Manager Liam Gilmartin. Underage Team Management for 2018 will be selected at first executive meeting.
GAA Bingo – Our Bingo night will be this Saturday, 6th, in the Lough Allen College at 8.30pm, there are cash prizes. The GAA Christmas Raffle draw will also take place on the night and you can buy your lines from any of the men’s senior football team otherwise contact Dean McVeigh.
Christmas Lotto – A big thank you to all of our sponsors of the spot prizes for this years Christmas Lotto Draw. Numbers Drawn 8, 21, 14, 7. The Jackpot was € 2950 and there were no winners. The five
€20 winners were Gerry and Claire McTiernan Dromahair, Michael Gallagher Kilargue, Kelly McGovern Glanglevlin, Susan McGovern Corry, Henry Sorahan Drumshambo.
The winners of the spot prizes were Brendan Reilly Drumlish, Ian Forde Drumkeeran, John Joe Byrne, Jessica Lavin, Michael Early Sheena, Jimmy McCabe, Michael Woznica, Clodagh McPartland Bray, Roco Marciano, Vincent Mannion Killargue, Bernie McCabe, Mary McGuishan, Camilla McDonagh.

Happy New Year to All

Intermediate: Well done to the team who had a hard battle with Cloone on Saturday last in Bornacoola. Winning on a scoreline of 11 points to 10. We now play the winners of Fenagh/Leitrim Gaels in the semi final on the weekend of 23 September.

U16: well done to the girls who bet Annaduff in the u16 championship on Sunday morning last.

Best wishes: speedy recovery to club player Adam McTernan who sustained an injury in the u15 game last Tuesday. We hope to see you back in the maroon and white soon.

Lotto: there was no jackpot winner of €2550 last weekend. Numbers drawn were 5,16,18,22 the five €20 winners were Eamon Fallon, Aisling Flynn, Tommy Carrigan, Annie McMorrow, John McTernan Jr Greagnalough.

Good luck: to Fergal Boland nephew of (Christina Byrne) who is on the Mayo panel for the All-Ireland final this weekend.

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Intermediate: hard luck to the lads who lost to Ballinaglera in the final group game on a scoreline of 2-10 to 2-09. However we had already qualified for the 1/4 final before the game where we now play Cloone at 5pm Saturday in Leitrim Geals. Best of luck lads

Ladies: hard luck to the ladies team who lost to a strong Mohil team in the championship semi final.

Minor: well done to our minor girls who bet Mohil in the championship. They now play Dromahair in the final. Fixture tbc

U13: lost to Kiltubrid in the last game of the championship. This is a very young team with the majority of the team eligible for the next couple of years.

Lotto: took place last weekend numbers drawn were 3,10,24,25 there was no jackpot winner the five €20 winners were Frankie Renoylds, Micheal Gallagher, Brain Dolan, Gerry McTeigh, Micheal Coyle New York. Jackpot now stands at €2550.

Weekly notes
Intermediate: we bet Eslin on Saturday last in carrigallen. We now play Ballinaglera on Saturday evening at 6.45pm in Drumshambo. Please support
Ladies: hard luck to the ladies who lost the semi final too Mohil on Sunday last. This is a very young team and no doubt they will be contesting lost more championship semi finals and Finals in the years ahead. Best of luck to Mohil in the final.
U13: hard luck to the boys who lost to Kiltubrid on Monday last in the pitch.
U17: lost to St.Francis on Thursday last. They still have the chance to make the championship final so keep the hard work up.
Minor: well done to the minor team who had a good win against Mohil on Wednesday. They play Dromahair in a re-fixed game next.
Festival: well done to the community family festival for providing us with a great week of entertainment. Roll on next year!!
Farewell: on behalf of the club we would like to wish Fr.Gerry all the best in his new parish of Derrylin.


Junior: hard luck to the junior team who lost to Kiltubrid on Sunday last 2-11 to 6 points. However a few of our club stalwarts made a return to championship football. Sometimes the easiest thing to do is concede games when numbers are low but this club has a proud tradition of trying to play every game. Well done to everyone that played on Sunday.

Intermediate: we play Eslin in Drumshambo at 7pm on Saturday evening hoping to see everyone there to support.

Ladies: best of luck to the ladies who play Mohil in the championship semi final this weekend. Please check club Facebook page for match details


Intermediate: the lads got there first championship win of 2017 beating Aughvas on Sunday last in Carrick they now play Eslin on the weekend of the 25th of August.

Junior: the juniors lost to a very strong Melvin Geals team on Sunday last. They now play Kiltubrid this Sunday in the last game of the group in Drumshanbo at 12.30pm

Camp: a huge well done to everyone involved in the Drumkeerin GAA camp that was held last week especially Emer and David Moran for organising it. Thanks to the coaches on each day as well for there help. Thanks to County Star Shane Moran for attending on Friday. Everyone really enjoyed the week and are already looking forward to next year.

Lotto: there was no jackpot winner of €2450 the numbers drawn were 9,15,21,25 the five €20 winners were Marion McCauley, Sean Glynn, Abbey Gilhooly, Claire Rooney, Thomas McHugh

U13: hard luck to the boys who lost to Dromahair last Friday in the championship

U11: thanks to the Ballinaglera club for inviting us to take part in a festival match last Sunday all the players really enjoyed the game

Festival: best of luck to the community family festival for the week ahead. There is a great line up this year. We hope to see large crowds over the week.