Naomh Conaill GAA Club Notes 19th September 2017

There was no winner of this week Gaa Lotto the numbers drawn out were 15-26-28-30 and the 2x€50 went to Teresa Mc Kelvey, Fintown and Helen Flannery, Sheskinatinny. Next week’s Jackpot will be €5,400.

The annual Harvest fair draw is up and running again in association with Glenties Services to whom we are very grateful. The first prize is a Pedigree Charolais Heifer, kindly sponsored by Glenties Services. The second prize is €1000. The third prize is a 50″ HD TV which has been sponsored by Paddy McDevitt, Fintown and Boston. The fourth prize is a very generous €200 voucher from McGeehans tyres, Fintown and the final prize is a Pedigree Texel Ram Lamb. Tickets are priced at just €5 each or three for €10 and are available from any of the organising committee. A huge thank you to our sponsors who have supported the Club in the running of the draw. The Draw will take place on Sat 23rd September in Leos Bar. Live music on the night and promised to be a great nights fun.

Congratulations to the Naomh Conaill ladies on becoming Donegal Junior Champions beating Naomh Mhuire with a score line of 6-9 to 2-8. Well done to all the team and management involved.

Naomh Conaill reserves play St Michaels in the Championship semi-final this Saturday 23rd September at 5.30pm in Ballybofey. Please come out in our usual numbers and support the boys.

Naomh Conaill seniors will play Gaoth Dobhair in the Championship semi-final on Sat the 30th September in Ballybofey.

Get kitted out in Naomh Conaill colours this Championship online at http://www.allsportstore.com/en/Club-Shops/c-272.aspx?CategoryIDs=465 and https://www.oneills.com/shop-by-team/gaa/ireland/naomh-conaill.html. New Naomh Conaill Gloves are now on sale in the Inniskeel Co-op Glenties. The new Glenties services Jerseys are also on sale in the Petrol station, all sizes available.

 

Downstrands Family Resource Centre Autumn Activities 2017

For a full list of activities download the Activities Leaflet Here

Supporting Our LGBTI Young People

Thursday 21st September 7.00pm

An evening workshop facilitated by Haley Fox-Roberts from LOOK

Loving Our Out Kids and Sinéad Murray-Lynch, Donegal Youth Service to look at ways to support and empower LGBTI young people. Open to parents, teachers, volunteers and youth and community workers.

The workshop will be held in The Hub Youth Centre, Glenties.


Child Development Through Play

with Pauline Hunter
Monday 11th September 7.00pm

A fantastic opportunity to learn more about children’s early development through movement and play from well-know teacher and neural therapist Pauline Hunter.

Give your child the best start in life by introducing the full range of movements through play. Pauline will explain how the infant brain develops through movement and how to use play with older children to support and improve a range of childhood conditions.


Social Prescribing

with Caroline Barrett

Social Prescribing supports positive health and well-being by encouraging

people to get involved with community activities such as: art, crafts, exercise, men’s sheds or adult education classes.

Taking up a new activity is a proven way of reducing stress, anxiety and isolation. People who take up Social Prescribing feel happier, experience improved well-being and visit their GP less often! Call Caroline our Social Prescribing Co-ordinator on 087 3652577 to make an appointment or talk to your GP.


Yoga with Maria Coleman

A lovely way to start the week – stretch out with Maria!

Monday 18th Sept         10.30 – 11.45              6 weeks             €30 or €8 per/w

 

Computers for Farmers a ‘Skills for Work’ course

Designed especially for farmers this beginner’s computer course will teach you how to use a computer, get on-line and fill out the on-line farmers’ forms. There are no exams!

Monday 18th Sept         7.00 – 10.00                7 weeks            FREE

 

Watercolour Painting with Aidan McCole

A relaxing art class for beginners and more accomplished artists.

Monday 6th Nov                        7.30 – 9.30                  Book with Aidan 085 7857199

 

Essential Skills – Maths, English & IT

Brush up on your basic skills. Delivered in a relaxed style, it’s nothing like school used to be!

Tuesday 19th Sept         10.00 – 12.00              10 weeks          FREE

 

The Power of Positive Thinking for Women with Emily Whelan

Develop and grow a more positive mindset. Free workshop with optional 4-wk course to follow.

Tuesday 12th Sept         7.30 – 9.00                  1 workshop      FREE

 

Cookery for Men with Martina Barrett

Cook simple, tasty meals with confidence, whether you are cooking for one or for your family!

Tuesday 10th Oct           7.30 – 9.30                  6 weeks            €30

 

Interior Design with Anne Blake from La Maison

Learn about different interior styles, use of colour, window treatments, flooring and lighting

and with an opportunity to create a new look for a room in your own home.

Tuesday 17th Oct           7.30 – 9.30                  6 weeks            €30

 

Sign Language with Kevin McCauley

An introduction to sign language or an opportunity to brush up on forgotten skills. Should you wish to gain a qualification this course is the first step to ISL Level 1.

Thursday 21st Sept       7.30 – 9.30                  10 weeks          €20

 

Patchwork Quilting with Marian McGinley

Join the patchwork craze, learn the basic techniques and create an individual piece. Starter

kits for different projects will be available from Marian or bring your own fabrics.

Thursday 21st Sept       7.30 – 9.30                  8 weeks            €40

 

Archaeology with Paula Harvey

Learn more about the historic archaeology of Donegal. This popular course is a mixture of

talks and a field trip, delivered in a relaxed style with plenty of opportunity for discussion.

Friday 29th Sept                        10.00 – 12.30              6 weeks + trip  €40


Community Activities & Workshops

Baby & Toddler Groups

A great way to help your little one socialise and for Mums and Dads to meet other parents in the locality, have a cup of tea and a chat. These friendly groups are all led by volunteer parents who will make you feel welcome. The groups are also open to grandparents, childminders and other caregivers. €2 per session

Lettermacaward Baby & Toddler Group

St Brigid’s Hall             Mondays              10.30 – 12.00

Glenties Baby & Toddler Group

The Market Hall                        Mondays              10.30 – 12.00

Downstrands Baby & Toddler Group

The Dolmen Ctr             Tues & Fri            10.30 – 12.00

 

Bumps & Beyond- breastfeeding support group

Based in Ardara for Mums-to-be, new Mums and Mums with older children. For more information and support call breast-feeding counsellor, Donna on 0876735585

St Shanaghan House     Weds fortnightly 10.30 – 12.00


Downstrands Community Library

Open to everyone. Children’s books, novels and a selection of self-help books chosen by ‘Bibliotherapy’. The service is free.

Monday – Friday           9.00 – 3.00 & 7.00 – 9.30

 

Creative Writing Group

A small supportive writer’s group meets twice a month on the 1st & 3rd Wednesdays. New members very welcome.

Wednesday 6th Sept      8.00 – 10.00         €2  

 

Book Club

The book club meets monthly on a Wednesday to discuss a book chosen by members. Books are provided through the library.

 

Stress Control Talks

This very popular 6-week programme sponsored by Majella O’Donnell helps you to gain a greater understanding of the affects of stress and how to manage it. Everyone welcome, including returning participants.

Thursday 28th Sept      11.00 – 12.30    FREE


ACTIVITIES FOR CHILDREN & YOUNG PEOPLE

For further information or to book a place please call Michelle on 074 9545879

Badminton with Bronagh Heverin

Monday 18th Sept

Racquets and shuttles are provided

2nd – 4th Class                             5.30 – 6.30                  €2 per session

5th Class – 2nd Year                      6.30 – 7.30                  €2 per session

 

Kilclooney Judo Club with Albert Kyles

Wednesday 13th Sept                6.00 & 7.30                  €40 per term

There are some places available for new members 8 years plus. Please call the Resource Office if you would like to register.

 

Guitar Lessons with Conal Herron

Wednesday 13th Sept                5.00, 6.00 & 7.00         €5 per session

Parents will be contacted to advise them of the time of the class.

 

Relax Kids with Bernadine Boyle

Thursday 14th Sept                  4.00 & 5.00                  €30 for 6 weeks

Creating calm and confident children through games, play and breathing techniques. 4.00pm for 5-8 years; 5.00pm for 9-12 years. Book with Bernadine on 0877474232.

 

Basketball with Paul McKeown

Fridays starting 15th Sept         6.15 – 7.15                  €2 per session

3rd – 6th Class and 1st years. Please note the slightly later start time.

 

Downstrands Foróige Club with Michelle & Sharon

Fridays starting 8th Sept           7.00 – 9.00                  €2 per session

Led by trained youth workers and volunteers this popular club offers activities, outings and chill out time for 1st years upwards. Foróige Membership €20

 

Friday Night Disco  with our Staff & Volunteers

Next Disco Friday 29th Sept       9.00 – 11.00                            €5

Last Friday of every month, fully supervised for 12 – 15 years


For a full list of activities download the Activities Leaflet Here

Naomh Conaill GAA Club Notes 30th August 2017

There was no winner of this week Gaa Lotto; the numbers drawn out were 04-06-14-18 and the 2x€50 went to Emer O Donnell, Mill Road and Brian Mc Guigan, Ard Connell. Next week’s Jackpot will be €5,100.

Naomh Conaill club 200 draw number 1 took place on Tuesday 22nd Aug and the winners were the following 1st prize €300 Anne O Donnell, Kilraine and 7x€100 Philip Rodgers Main street, Mary O Donnell Ard Connell, Kevin Ward Edeninfagh, Patricia Molloy Mill Road, Anne Mc Glinchey Tullyard Road, Mark Bonner Glen Road, Michael Furey Ard Patrick. Congratulations to all the Winners.

The annual Harvest fair draw is up and running again in association with Glenties Services to whom we are very grateful. The first prize is a Pedigree Charolais Heifer, kindly sponsored by Glenties Services. The second prize is €1000. The third prize is a 50″ HD TV which has been sponsored by Paddy McDevitt, Fintown and Boston. The fourth prize is a very generous €200 voucher from McGeehans tyres, Fintown and the final prize is a Pedigree Texel Ram Lamb. Tickets are priced at just €5 each or three for €10 and are available from any of the organising committee. A huge thank you to our sponsors who have supported the Club in the running of the draw.

SuperValu in Ballybofey have given a box for Naomh Conaill GAA club. They are sponsoring first touch balls and through the initiative, SuperValu customers will receive ‘#BehindTheBall’ tokens, which they can then use to allocate to our local GAA club at the in-store collection points.

Get kitted out in Naomh Conaill colours this Championship online at http://www.allsportstore.com/en/Club-Shops/c-272.aspx?CategoryIDs=465 and https://www.oneills.com/shop-by-team/gaa/ireland/naomh-conaill.html. New Naomh Conaill Gloves are now on sale in the Inniskeel Co-op Glenties.

The Quarter finals of the Michael Murphy Sports Championship was held last Monday night and our reserves are to play Naomh Mhuire and our Senior team will play Killybegs on the weekend of the 9th-10th September.

Naomh Conaill GAA Club Notes 25th August 2017

There was no winner of this week Gaa Lotto; the numbers drawn out were 01-02-06-28 and the 2x€50 went to Maria Craig, Ard Patrick and Patrick Mc Guigan, Ard Connell. Next week’s Jackpot will be €5,000.

The annual Harvest fair draw is up and running again in association with Glenties Services to whom we are very grateful. The first prize is a Pedigree Charolais Heifer, kindly sponsored by Glenties Services. The second prize is €1000. The third prize is a 50″ HD TV which has been sponsored by Paddy McDevitt, Fintown and Boston. The fourth prize is a very generous €200 voucher from McGeehans tyres, Fintown and the final prize is a Pedigree Texel Ram Lamb. Tickets are priced at just €5 each or three for €10 and are available from any of the organising committee. A huge thank you to our sponsors who have supported the Club in the running of the draw.

SuperValu in Ballybofey have given a box for Naomh Conaill GAA club. They are sponsoring first touch balls and through the initiative, SuperValu customers will receive ‘#BehindTheBall’ tokens, which they can then use to allocate to our local GAA club at the in-store collection points.

Our next club 200 draw is now underway. The first draw will be held in August and every first Tuesday of each month for the rest of the year. To enter for the draw, contact your seller or any club officer, €10 per month or €100 per year. There is also a payment of €50 can be paid in two instalments

Naomh Conaill will play St Eunans in the Michael Murphy sports championship round 3 on Sunday 27th August in Letterkenny, Reserve 12:30pm Senior 2pm

Get kitted out in Naomh Conaill colours this Championship online at http://www.allsportstore.com/en/Club-Shops/c-272.aspx?CategoryIDs=465 and https://www.oneills.com/shop-by-team/gaa/ireland/naomh-conaill.html.

New Naomh Conaill Gloves are now on sale in the Inniskeel Co-op Glenties.

Naomh Conaill GAA Club Notes 16th August 2017

There was no winner of this week Gaa Lotto; the numbers drawn out were 1-10-14-17 and the 2x€50 went to Calum Mc Loone + Joe, Narin Rd and Paddy Boyle, Stracastle. Next week’s Jackpot will be €4,900.

SuperValu in Ballybofey have given a box for Naomh Conaill GAA club. They are sponsoring first touch balls and through the initiative, SuperValu customers will receive ‘#BehindTheBall’ tokens, which they can then use to allocate to our local GAA club at the in-store collection points.

Our next club 200 draw is now underway. The first draw will be held in August and every first Tuesday of each month for the rest of the year. To enter for the draw, contact your seller or any club officer, €10 per month or €100 per year. There is also a payment of €50 can be paid in two installments

Naomh Conaill are having a general clean-up day in and around the football field grounds next Saturday 19th August meeting @10am. Asking if anyone is available to please come and help out.

Naomh Conaill will play Four Masters in the Michael Murphy sports championship round 2 on Sunday 20th August in Glenties Reserve 4pm Senior 5:30pm

Get kitted out in Naomh Conaill colours this Championship online at http://www.allsportstore.com/en/Club-Shops/c-272.aspx?CategoryIDs=465 and https://www.oneills.com/shop-by-team/gaa/ireland/naomh-conaill.html

Naomh Conaill GAA Club Notes 1st August 2017

There was no winner of this week Gaa Lotto; the numbers drawn out were 7-14-15-23 and the 2x€50 went to Peter Duffy, Mennacarn and Katie Doherty, Stranaglough. Next week’s Jackpot will be €3,700.

SuperValu in Ballybofey have given a box for Naomh Conaill GAA club. They are sponsoring first touch balls and through the initiative, SuperValu customers will receive ‘#BehindTheBall’ tokens, which they can then use to allocate to our local GAA club at the in-store collection points.

Our next club 200 draw is now underway. The first draw will be held in August and every first Tuesday of each month for the rest of the year. To enter for the draw, contact your seller or any club officer, €10 per month or €100 per year. There is also a payment of €50 can be paid in two instalments

Naomh Conaill minors will face An Clochán Liath this Wednesday 26th July at 7pm in Dungloe in the County Minor Championship group stage. The second group game will be on Wednesday 2nd August at 7pm in Glenties against Aodh Ruadh Ballyshannon, The last group game Naomh Conaill will face Chill Cartha on Wednesday 15th August at 7pm in Glenties. Good luck to all the team and management involved.

Naomh Conaill will play Four Masters in the Michael Murphy sports championship round 2 on Sunday 20th August in Glenties and round 3 against St Eunans on Sunday 27th in Letterkenny.

Get kitted out in Naomh Conaill colours this Championship online at
http://www.allsportstore.com/en/Club-Shops/c-272.aspx?CategoryIDs=465
and
https://www.oneills.com/shop-by-team/gaa/ireland/naomh-conaill.html

Naomh Conaill GAA Club Notes 25th July 2017

There was one winner of this week Gaa Lotto, the numbers drawn out were 1-4-5-7 and the winner of €10,000 went to Mary Kennedy, Main Street Glenties. Next week’s Jackpot will be €4,600. Congratulations Mary from all at Naomh Conaill.

SuperValu in Ballybofey have given a box for Naomh Conaill GAA club. They are sponsoring first touch balls and through the initiative, SuperValu customers will receive ‘#BehindTheBall’ tokens, which they can then use to allocate to our local GAA club at the in-store collection points.

Naomh Conaill will hold the Kelloggs Cul Camp in Davy Brennan memorial park next Monday 24th July – Friday 28th, for more info contact Connie Doherty. Price for first Child will be €60 2nd child €50 and 3rd-4th €40

Naomh Conaill minors will face An Clochán Liath this Wednesday 26th July at 7pm in Dungloe in the County Minor Championship group stage. The second group game will be on Wednesday 2nd August at 7pm in Glenties against Aodh Ruadh Ballyshannon, The last group game Naomh Conaill will face Chill Cartha on Wednesday 15th August at 7pm in Glenties. Good luck to all the team and management involved.

 

Naomh Conaill GAA Club Notes 19th July 2017

There was no winner of this week Gaa Lotto; the numbers drawn out were 6-11-13-23 and the 2x€50 went to Rosaleen Molloy, Ard Connell and James Boyce, Mullnamina. Next week’s Jackpot will be €10,000.

SuperValu in Ballybofey have given a box for Naomh Conaill GAA club. They are sponsoring first touch balls and through the initiative, SuperValu customers will receive ‘#BehindTheBall’ tokens, which they can then use to allocate to our local GAA club at the in-store collection points.

Naomh Conaill Gaa club would like to wish Jim Mc Guinness all the best in his new venture heading to china to become assistant manager with Beijing Guoan.

Naomh Conaill is holding a club meeting for all members on Friday 21st July at 8:30pm in the clubhouse. Please attend.

Naomh Conaill will hold the Kelloggs Cul Camp in Davy Brennan memorial park next Monday 24th July – Friday 28th, for more info contact Connie Doherty. Price for first Child will be €60 2nd child €50 and 3rd-4th €40

Naomh Conaill GAA Club Notes 10th July 2017

There was no winner of this week Gaa Lotto; the numbers drawn out were 15-21-23-24 and the 2x€50 went to Philomena Melly, Ardara and Theresa Cunningham, Ard Patrick. Next week’s Jackpot will be €10,000.

SuperValu in Ballybofey have given a box for Naomh Conaill GAA club. They are sponsoring first touch balls and through the initiative, SuperValu customers will receive ‘#BehindTheBall’ tokens, which they can then use to allocate to our local GAA club at the in-store collection points.

Naomh Conaill Ladies are having a draw which will take place on 20th July. Lines €2 or 3 for €5 available from any player. Your support would be very much appreciated.

Club 200+ draw no 11 took place on 6/6/17 and the results are as follows €300 Connie McKelvey, Fintown 7×€100 Donal Mc Loone, Main Street Seamus Maguire, Binbane Liz Buckley, Fintown Rose Boyle, Burtonport Seamus Ward, Mully Sean McMonagle, Fintown Dolores Mc Monagle, Fintown. The next draw will take place on 4/7/17 at bingo

Club 200+ draw no 12 took place on 4/7/17 and the results are as follows €300 Liz Buckley, Fintown 7×€100 Eunan O’Donnell, Kilraine Senan O’Donnell, Kilraine Patrick Gill, Mennalargan Maggie O’Donnell, Mennahalla Mary Crawford, Frosses John Malone, Narin Rd.

Naomh Conaill Gaa club would like to wish Jim Mc Guinness all the best in his new venture heading to china to become assistant manager with Beijing Guoan. Great to see him get off to a winning start with a 2-0 win on his first game.

Naomh Conaill is holding a club meeting for all members on Friday 21st July at 8:30pm in the clubhouse. Please attend.

Naomh Conaill GAA Club Notes 3rd July 2017

There was no winner of this week Gaa Lotto; the numbers drawn out were 2-13-26-27 and the 2x€50 went to Ellie & Anthony Doherty, Rosbeg and Grace McGeehan, Buyoughter Doochary. Next week’s Jackpot will be €10,000.

SuperValu in Ballybofey have given a box for Naomh Conaill GAA club. They are sponsoring first touch balls and through the initiative, SuperValu customers will receive ‘#BehindTheBall’ tokens, which they can then use to allocate to our local GAA club at the in-store collection points.

Naomh Conaill Ladies are having a draw which will take place on 20th July. Lines €2 or 3 for €5 available from any player. Your support would be very much appreciated.

Fixtures Fri 7th July Naomh Conaill Senior C Championship V Naomh Columba, Sat 15th July 3rd Team Gleann Fhinne V Naomh Conaill, Sun 16th July Division 1 Sen & Res Naomh Conaill V Glenswilly