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Naomh Conaill GAA Club Notes 26th May 2014

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There was no winner of this weeks club lotto, the numbers out were 1-5-24-26 €50 x2 went to Kathleen Quinn Ard mc Gill and Siobhan Shovelin Ardara. This weeks jackpot will be €7400

Naomh Conaill club are looking for lotto sellers for different areas in the parish, if anyone would like to become a seller for an area contact Daniel Mc Geehan for details on 0868586395.

The club are organizing a scrap Saturday this week from Thursday 29th – Saturday 31st May, If you have any unwanted scrap metal around the house it can be left behind the clubhouse on the above dates or contact Daniel 0868586395 Connie 0861519835 Peter 0876483685 to make a collection. Scrap metal only.

Congratulations to Donegal team on there victory over Derry at the weekend, congratulations to all our club players and background team Ethan (minors), Jim (manager), Anthony, Leo (man of the match), Dermot, Leon and Dr Charlie, Charles, Joe.

A special well done to our u14 team on reaching the Division 1 u14 Co final v MacCumhaills on Friday last, well done to all the team and managers involved.

Naomh Conaill GAA Club Notes 6th May 2014

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Names will be taken in the club house this Friday 9th May from 8pm to 8.30pm for the Donegal V Derry game. This is an all ticket game, once tickets are ordered they cannot be cancelled.

There will be a meeting on in the Clubhouse at 8.30 for all managers and mentors for any under age team on Friday the 9th may, it’s important that all managers and mentors attend.

The Club is organising a Scrap Saturday with the collection of scrap metals commencing on Thursday 29th to Saturday 31st May at the rear of the club house. For anyone who wants materials collected contact Numbers are, Daniel Mc Geehan 086 8586395, Connie Doherty 086 1519835, Peter Mc Kelvey 087 6483685. Only Metals will be collected.

The first draw in the 200 club will take place on the 27th May. There are some places left and if you wish to be included please contact any club executive member.

Votes of sympathy were passed to the families of Rose Molloy, ArdConnell, Pat Ramsey, Dunkineely, John Hannigan, Letterkenny.

Congratulations to the U-14 girls they’re manager Sean Connaghton and his mentors in winning all games in group B, They advance to group A next season.

We would like to give massive congratulations to the U-15 boy’s they’re managers Martin Regan David Gallagher and they’re mentors on winning the Gaeltacht Competition Down in Naomh Muire The Banks on Monday 5th May.

Naomh Conaill 3rd’s are away to Mac Cumhaills on Saturday @ 7.30
Naomh Conaill reserves and seniors are both away to Ardara @ 1.30 and 3.00pm

Naomh Conaill Club Notes 31st July 2013

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There was no winner of last weeks lotto. The numbers drawn were 1,5, 16 and 23. Two prizes of €50 went to Mary Gallagher Ardaghey and Hugh Gallagher Narin Road. This weeks jackpot is €3,200.

Well done to our U12 team who had a very comprehensive victory over Killybegs in the U12 championship final on Monday evening and well done also to the B team who won their final.

Commiseration to the third team who were beaten in the junor B championship by the narrowest of margins by St Eunans on Sunday. St Eunans 1-07 0-09 Naomh Conaill.

The Naomh Conaill 5k run/walk will take place on Friday 9th August @ 7pm starting from the clubhouse. Come out and support your local club by running/walking or take along the buggy. Small kids are welcome to take their bikes to cycle along with a walker. Registration is from 6pm. There is ample parking and full changing/shower facilities. Tea and refreshments will be served immediately after the run/walk. A bouncy castle will also be on site to keep the children busy. Entry fee is €8 for adult and €3 for under 16′s.

All tickets ordered for the quarter final Donegal v Mayo must be collected in the clubhouse on Friday evening between 7 & 8pm.

Good luck to the Donegal senior football team especially the Naomh Conaill lads when they take on Mayo in the All Ireland quarter final this Sunday in Croke park.

Naomh Conaill Club Notes 17th July 2013

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Congratulations to our U14 team and their manager who were crowned U14 County champions last Wednesday after they defeated St Eunans in the final. Naomh Conaill 5-08 2-13 St Eunans. This was the first team in the clubs history to capture the U14 title so well done to everyone involved.

There was no winner of last weeks lotto. The numbers drawn were 1,9,24 and 25. Two prizes of €50 went to Ann Craig Ard Patrick and Mary Gavigan Glen Road. Next weeks jackpot is €3,000.

Well done to our U12 team who had another great victory over Aodh Ruadh on Monday night to stay top of the league.

The U16′s are home to Ardara on Monday 22nd July at 7.30pm.

Tickets for the Ulster final will be given out in the clubhouse on Thursday evening between 7 and 8pm. It is very important that all tickets ordered be collected on the night.

The club would like to wish the Donegal team especially the Naomh Conaill lads Jim, Anthony, Leo, Marty, Dermot, Joe and Charlie the best of luck in the Ulster final this Sunday in Clones when they take on Monaghan.

Naomh Conaill Club Notes 22nd May 2013

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There was no winner of last weeks lotto. The numbers drawn were 2,13,14 and 16. Two prizes of €50 went to Michael Brennan Main Street and Dermot Bonner Glen Road. Next weeks jackpot is €2,200.

In the championship last Wednesday the U14′s had a comprehensive victory over Bundoran 5-06 to 9-09. They continued their winning ways on Monday when they overcame Dungloe 1-05 to 7-07.

The thirds game v St Eunans which was due to be played last Staurday was called off due to a waterlogged pitch. This Friday they are home to Glenfin at 7.30pm.

Both the seniors and reserves had good victories at the weekend over St Michaels. The reserves won 3-13 to 1-06 while the senior game finished 0-09 to 0-07. This Saturday the reserves are home to Gweedore at 7.30pm.

In conjuction with our fund raising draw the club will host a Fun Filled Table Quiz(open to 14years and over) this Friday 24th May at 8.30pm sharp in the Community Centre. Tables of 4(adults €5 each) or tables of 5(14-18year olds €4 each) or mixed. To register your team or for any enquiries contact Michael 086 8174855 or Martin 086 8656312. The fundraising draw will then take place in Leo’s Bar after the quiz. Come along and enjoy a fun night.

Congratulations to Ethan O’Donnell who has been named on the Ulster U16 elite team.

Good luck to the Donegal minor and senior team, especially the Naomh Conaill lads Ciaran Thompson(minor), Jim, Anthony, Dermot, Leo, Marty, Joe and Charlie when they take on Tyrone on Sunday in the first round of the Ulster Championship.

Naomh Conaill Club Notes 16th May 2013

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There was no winner of last weeks lotto. The numbers drawn were 9,11,24 and 29. Two prizes of €50 went to Martin Mc Taggart Narin and Conor Melly Glenties. Next weeks jackpot is €2,100

The club is currently running a draw. 1st prize 2 All Ireland football tickets, overnight accomadation in the Hartcourt hotel and €500 spending money, 2nd prize 2 tickets for Donegal v Tyrone. Tickets are €3 or 2 for €5. Tickets are available from club members.

Donegal v Tyrone tickets: The allocation of tickets is being decided. People receiving tickets will be contacted by the club.

Club Donegal jackets are on sale in the Co-Op.

The U-14′s are away to Bundoran in the Championship tonight Wednesday at 7pm.

The thirds had a good victory over Mac Cumhaills at the weekend. Naomh Conaill 1-07 0-04 Mac Cumhaills. This Saturday they are away to St Eunans at 7.30pm.

Both the seniors and reserves were defeated by St Eunans on Sunday. In the reserve game it finished St Eunans 4-04 1-05 Naomh Conaill while in the seniors it ended St Eunans 1-10 0-07 Naomh Conaill. This Sunday both teams are home to St Michaels. The reserve game is at 1.30pm followed by the senior game at 3pm.

Donegal GAA supporters club are holding a discussion forum in An Grianan Theatre Letterkenny on Wednesday 22nd May at 8pm. Special guests on the night are Martin Mc Hugh, Anthony Molloy, John Lynch and Pat Mc Anneney. Compeer on the night will be Highland Radios own Charlie Collins, music entertainment will be provided by Pat Gallagher (Goats Don’t shave) Eddie Gallagher and David Craig. Admission is only €10. All proceeds go to training funds of all county teams. For tickets please contact Aidan Cannon 087 1223177 or An Grianan Theatre 074 9120777. Come along and feel the atmosphere in the lead up to the Donegal v Tyrone game.

Glenties Notes 28th September 2012

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All Ireland Champions:
Congratulations and Well Done to Glenties man, Jim Mc Guinness and his Team who won the 2012 All Ireland Final on Sunday 23rd September and bringing SAM back to Donegal. Thank you for bringing such Joy to Donegal people at home and throughout the world.

Sincere sympathy is extended to John and Christine Mc Cool, Ard Mc Gill, Glenties on the death last week of John’s uncle, Sammy Mc Cool, Ballybofey; also to all the relatives and friends.

The winners at the Bingo in the Community Centre, Glenties on Tuesday 18th September were – Rosaleen Gallagher, Ardara won the Jackpot of € 300; Nora Gallagher, Fidelma Burke, John Boyle, Charles Mc Carron, Pat Sweeney, Rosbeg, Cissie Meehan, Maria Boyle and Liza Coughlan won € 100 each; Dim Melly won € 60; Kathy Connell, Hazel Stanton, Michael Langan, Annie Boyle, Station Road, Mary Ward, Anne Bonner, Michelle Byrne, Pauline Mc Geehan, Kathleen Griffin and Geraldine Harkin won € 50 each; Michelle Mc Brearty, Peter Duffy, Ann Mc Dyre, Tia Maguire, Bernadette

Glenties Community T V:
Those who watch programmes on BBC1, BBC2 and ITV should note that these channels will be switched off in Northern Ireland on the 10th October and as a result, no reception will be received here after that date. Please note that this does not apply to Channel 4. In order to get these channels it is recommended that people should arrange the change over as soon as possible.

Tai Chi Qigong Classes:
Learn Tai Chi Qigong exercises with Charles Shovlin; classes starting in Glenties Community Centre on Wednesday 3rd October from 8 p.m. to 9.30 p.m.; adults only. Contact Charles for details at 9551596 or email

Jiving Classes:
If you would like to learn to Jive, Tone Up and have a night’s fun get on your dancing shoes and come to our Jiving classes every Monday night beginning on 1st October in the Highlands Hotel 8 p.m. – 10 p.m. Young experienced Tutor will teach Jiving, Waltzing and advanced moves; all ages are welcome. It is advisable to wear light clothing. The cost is € 5 per night. For more information contact 087 7086567. Proceeds are in aid of Iniskeel (Glenties / Fintown) Community Games.

Dancing Classes:
Dancing classes for beginners will start in the Highlands Hotel, Glenties on Wednesday 10th October from 8 p.m. – 10 p.m. and every Wednesday night from that on.

Glenties & Dungloe Sewerage Schemes:
Cllr.Terence Slowey welcomes the announcement at today’s Glenties Electoral Area Meeting that the Glenties and Dungloe Sewerage Schemes have now gone to tender with the completed tender documentation to be back with Donegal County Council by October 18th 2012. Cllr. Slowey was also told by Donegal County Council that the projected timeframe for the award of the Contract was the first Quarter of 2013 with the Construction Phase taking 18 months. This is great news of the people of Glenties and Dungloe who have waited a long time for this project to be delivered. According to Councillor Slowey this is the second Design, Build, Operate (DBO) contract which will be awarded in Donegal for the provision of sewerage facilities. The contract will involve the Construction of Main Transfer Pumping Stations and Wastewater Treatments Works in both towns. The Councillor went on to say that the works will include all pipe work between the Pumping Station and the Treatment Works and the associated outfalls for both treatment systems. There will be an outlying Pump Station on the Mill Road, Dungloe and the rehabilitation and cleaning of the existing pipe network in both towns. The DBO Contract will also include a 20 year Operational Phase by the successful Contractor. Cllr. Slowey said he expected the work to be completed in both Glenties and Dungloe and both systems operational by the end of 2014.

Community Employment Project:
A Community Employment Project will be commencing on the 15th October in Glenties. If interested please contact 087 153901 or email D.S.P. criteria will apply.

Tidy Town Draw:
The first prize of 2 Tickets for the Donegal V Mayo All Ireland Final went to James Callaghan, Fintra; 2nd prize – Framed A. Thompson Jersey, sighed by Donegal Team was won by Mary Campbell, Main Street, 3rd prize – Steak Night in Highlands Hotel for two was won by Francis Quinn, Mill Road, Glenties; 4th prize – Baby’s Cot Blanket – Adrian Mc Geehan, Fintown and 5th prize – Bottle of Whiskey – Mary Mc Geehan, Ardara.

Naomh Conaill Club Notes 28th September 2011

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Congratulations to the Donegal senior team on winning the All Ireland Football final over Mayo. This was a very proud day for the club having so many lads involved in the team- manager Jim Mc Guinness, players Leo, Anthony, Dermot & Marty, kit man Joe and Charles.Well done boys on your great achievement.

There was no winner of last weeks lotto. The numbers drawn were 5,6,9 and 16. Two prizes of €50 went to Phil Mc Kelvey C/O Glenties Day Centre and Angela Callaghan Kilraine. Next weeks jackpot is €3,300.

The U-13 had a very comprehensive victory over Dungloe last Friday.

The minor regional semi final game against St Johns that was due to be played last Friday was cancelled. No date has yet been set for the game.

Congratulations to the Senior team who won the Patsy Brogan Memorial Tournament final in Donegal Town last Wednesday when they defeated Killybegs 1-13 to 0-12. Well done also to Daragh Gallagher who was received Man of the Match.

The Donegal senior championship 1st round 1st leg takes place this weekend. Both the seniors and reserves are home to St Nauls on Sunday. The reserve game is at 1.30pm followed by the senior game at 3.00pm.

The U-13 girls beat Carndonagh in the Group A County Semi Final in Killygordon last Wednesday. They are now through to the County Final which will take place in the next couple of weeks.

The minor girls won their game against Gweedore, their next game is against Naomh Mhuire.

Naomh Conaill Club Notes 28th August 2012

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There was no winner of last weeks lotto. The numbers drawn were 3,10.23 and 27. Two prizes of €50 went to Dim Melly Leitir and Patricia Mullen Killybegs. Next weeks jackpot is €2,900.

The 10th draw in the 200 Club took place at the Community Centre bingo last Tuesday. 1st prize €500 Cormac Quinn The Glen Tavern. 5 prizes of €100 each Mary Quinn The Glen Tavern,Joe mc Glinchey Main Street, Vincent Cranley Kilraine, Fiona Quinn Fintown and Pauline Doherty Meenahalla.

The U13′s got their season off to a winning start when they had a great victory over Bundoran. Bundoran 6-06 7-17 Naomh Conaill. This Friday 31st August they are home to Ardara. Check website for time.

The U14′s play Ardara in the Division One Regional Championship Final this Wednesday 29th August in Dooey at 7.30pm. Good Luck Boys.

Well done to the U15 team that won the County Og Sport on Monday night in Gweedore where they recorded victories in all of their 3 games. Naomh Conaill 8-06 0-02 Convoy, Naomh Conaill 3-07 1-01 Na Rossa and Naomh Conaill 4-09 0-05 Gweedore. They will now go forward to represent Donegal in Ulster which takes place on Saturday 8th September in Stewartstown Co Tyrone.

The minors were beaten by Naomh Mhuire last Wednesday in the Championship quarter final second leg. Naomh Mhuire 2-11 1-03 Naomh Conaill. The play-off between them now takes place this Friday 31st August at 7pm in Dooey.

The U21′s bet Bundoran in the U21 A Football championship on Monday night. Bundoran 2-07 2-12 Naomh Conaill.

The third team had a narrow victory over Naomh Ultan at home last Saturday in the Junior B Football Championship. Naomh Conaill 1-09 1-08 Naomh Ultan.

The reserves and seniors are home this Sunday 2nd September to Ardara in the league. The reserve game is at 1.30 followed by the senior game at 3pm.

The minor board held a very successful camp last week. Thanks to everyone who helped out. Thanks especially to Leo and Marty who came down on Friday to make presentations to all the children who attended the camp.

The club launched their harvest fair draw recently. 1st prize €1,000 2nd 42″ flat screen television, 3rd 2 All Ireland Football tickets 4th Digital camera 5th €100. Tickets are €5 each or €10 for a book of 3. The draw will take place on Friday 14th September. Tickets are now on sale.

Naomh Conaill ladies GAA under age and senior AGM will be held on 28th September at 8pm in the clubhouse. It is very important that all members, mentors,players and parents of the under age players attend.

Congratulations to the Donegal Senior team on a brillant performance against Cork to reach this years All Ireland Final. The club is very proud of all the Naomh Conaill lads associated with the team – players Anthony,Leo, Dermot and Marty, Manager Jim and kitman Joe. Well Done Lads.

Naomh Conaill GAA Club Notes 3rd August 2012

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The club would like to wish Anthony, Leo, Dermot, Marty, Jim, Joe and all the Donegal team the best of luck for this weekends All Ireland quarter final against Kerry in Croke Park on Sunday.

There was no winner of last weeks lotto. The numbers drawn were 2,3,8 and 24. Two prizes of €50 went to Rosaleen Gallagher Ardara and Michael O’Donnell Mullantyboyle. Next weeks jackpot is €2,500.

Well done to the U-10A team that won the blitz in Dungloe last Saturday beating Naomh Mhuire and Dungloe.

The U-12A team won the All County blitz last Saturday in Ballybofey where they overcame Killybegs in the final. The B team were beaten in their final. Well done to all the players and management team.

Hard luck to the U-14 team who were beaten in the Division One League County final by St Eunans. Naomh Conaill 0-03 1-20 St Eunans.

The club held a very successful Cul Camp last week. Thanks to everyone who helped out. 81 children attended the camp and enjoyed a visit from The Anglo Celt cup on Friday. Photos of the camp can be viewed on the clubs website.

The club will hold a camp for boys and girls age 6 to 12 years from Tuesday 21st August to Friday 24th August. The camp will run from 10am to 2pm everyday and costs €25 per child or €40 per family. Registration will start on Tuesday 21st at 9.30am. For more information contact Martin Shankey-Smith on 087 6534840.

Well done to the third team who won the championship play-off against NaomhPadraig Muff 1-07 to 3-10.

There will be an Ardara v Naomh Conaill over 40′s challenge match on Monday next 6th August in Kentucky at 5.30pm in aid of Down Syndrome as part of the Ardara GAA Family Day. Everyone Welcome.

Tickets for the All Ireland Quarter final will be given out in the clubhouse on Friday night between 7.00 & 8.30pm

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