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Naomh Conaill Notes 14th September 2010

The seniors and reserves had victories at home to St Eunans in the league last Sunday. The seniors won 2-8 to 0-12 and this victory guarantees they stay in Div 1 for next year and the reserves won 2-8 to 1-9. The seniors next game is the Co Final against Killybegs on Sunday 3rd October. The reserves are home to Ardara this Saturday in the league at 4.30pm. The 3rds are also at home this Saturday and they play Glenfin at 6pm.

The Club, in conjunction with the Glenties Harvest Fair Festival Committee staged a very successful and competitive tournament on Saturday 11th September. A feast of football was served up by the A and B players from Ardara, Dungloe, Killybegs and Naomh Conaill. The ‘A’ competition was an epic battle with three teams Dungloe, Killybegs and Naomh Conaill finishing all square on points at the finish. Instead of deciding the winner on scoring difference a draw was made that resulted in Killybegs defeating Dungloe in a play-off game. The stage was then set for a Killybegs V Naomh Conaill final and this was won convincingly by a well drilled Killybegs side. Well done Daffy!.

The ‘B’ tournament was won comfortably by the home side Naomh Conaill, winning all their games and ending a very successful year for this group of players.

Well done to all the children and their mentors and a big thank you as always to the ladies who once again looked after the catering and to our referee’s Ronan, Damien and Hughie.

The club now have a wide range of merchandise on sale in Mc Glincheys.

The new club website is now up and running and you can access the site it by logging on to naomhconaill.ie.

Anyone interested in going to the Ladies All Ireland Final in Croke Park can contact Shaun at 086 3427210

Narin & Portnoo Golf Club Notes 8th September 2010

The Captain’s Outing to Ballyliffin is scheduled for October 9th and 10th. The cost is 110 euro per person sharing for two rounds of golf, bed and breakfast, an evening meal and prize-fund. Non-golfers are welcome to come for just 80 euro. Places are limited, so please contact the professionals as soon as possible.

Past captain, Michael Glynn hit the right notes last Monday in the Northern Bank Holiday stableford, finishing a shot ahead of Connor Taggart. This was the last hurrah of summer and Michael enjoyed every bit of it, racing through the back nine in 23 points. A trilogy of three-pointers got his back nine off to a great start and it was plain sailing from then on, with Michael eventually finishing on 41 points.

The Wednesday Open was an enjoyable affair, with unseasonably nice weather shocking all on the first day of September. John Gillespie of Cruit Island finished on top with 40 points, a fine performance on an away course. Neily Gildea and John McBride scrapped for the minor placings, with the Ardara man edging it by a shot over the Glenties stalwart. One wonders whether or not the upcoming local Rider Cup will see a similar outcome!

Results:
August 30: 1. Michael Glynn (20) 41; 2. Connor Taggart (17) 40; 3. Martin Regan (20) 38 b.o.t.; CSS 72; Twos: 6 balls
September 1: Wednesday Open 1. John Gillespie, Cruit 40; 2. Neily Gildea 39; 3. John McBride 38; CSS 73; Twos: 7 balls

Fixtures:
Sunday September 12: Coastal Windows, fourball betterball stroke, open.
Wednesday, September 15: Wednesday Open, ladies and gents, single stableford, 20 euro entry for G.U.I. visitors, including green fee;

Naomh Conaill Notes 8th September 2010

There was no winner of last weeks lotto. The numbers drawn were 2,13,22,26. Two prizes of 50 Euro went to Leo McLoone and Roseleen Gallagher, Cummin Ardara. The jackpot now stands at 3,300 Euro. The 4th draw in the 200 club was held last Monday at the excuetive meeting and the 1st prize of 500 Euro went to Eddie Gallagher, Ard Mc Gill and 5 prizes of 100 Euro each went to John Molloy, Narin Road, Leo Mc Loone (jnr), Eimer O’Donnel, Gerry Molloy, Glen Road and Fiona Quinn.

Both the seniors and reserves were beaten at home in league by St Michaels last Saturday evening.

The date of the Co Final has been changed and it will now be played on Sunday 3rd October.

The 3rds had a good victory away to St Michaels last Monday evening winning 2-7 to 0-3.

Hard luck to the minors who lost out in a very exciting Regional final against Kilcar played in Dunkineely last Friday evening. They now go to play Cloughaneely in the co semi final.

The club are hosting the annual Harvest Fair U10 blitz this Saturday starting at 10.30pm.

Well done to Eoghan McGettigan who won the annual U12 skills competition which was held last Wednesday at the field. Kieran Gallagher was second followed by JD Boyle in third. These three each received a club backpack or football as a prize. Eoghan now goes on to represent the club in the County Skills Final on Friday 24th September at 5.30pm at St Marys GAA Club, Convoy.

The club are holding various fund raising events over the Harvest Fair weekend starting with a Pig Race this Saturday on the main street at 4.30pm and The Harvest Fair Cycle Challenge 30km and 60km takes place this Sunday 12th Sept. Registration is at 11am at the clubhouse and the cycle starts at 12pm. Refreshments and showers are availble afterwards. There will be a Tractor Balancing competition on over the weekend on the Glen Road.

Well done to Aoife McDonnell and the Donegal ladies on reaching the All Ireland Intermediate Final.

The club now have a wide range of merchandise on sale in McGlincheys.

The new club website is now up and running and you can access the site it by logging on to naomhconaill.ie

Glenties Notes 3rd September 2010

Dancing Weekend
Club Ceilí na Gleantaí presents the Annual Weekend of Dancing from 17th – 19th September in the Highlands Hotel, Glenties.  Dances – Friday 17th September – Welcome Ceilí / Sets with Triskell Ceilí Band. 9.30 p.m. – 12.30 a.m.                Saturday 18th September – Ceilí / Sets with Copperplate Ceilí Band – 9.30pm. – 12.30a.m.  Sunday 19th September – Farewell Dance with Copperplate Ceilí Band – 2p.m. – 5p.m.

Admission to dances is € 10.  Workshops – Saturday – Set Dancing with Padráig and Róisín Mc Eneaney and Sean Nós with Michael and Kathleen Mc Glynn – 10.30a.m.–1.00p.m. and 2p.m. – 4.30p.m.  Sunday – Donegal two-hand dances with Connie Mc Kelvey and Anne Connaghan 11a.m. – 1.00p.m.  Live music by the Gallagher Sisters.  Admission to workshops is € 5.  Weekend Ticket is € 30.  Refreshments will be served at all dances. (More Info)

Bingo
The winners at the Bingo on Tuesday 24th August in the Community Centre. Glenties were – Sandra Moore won the Jackpot of € 400.  Brenda Reid, Lisa Corchran, Sally Mc Hugh, Lisa Corchran, Dim Melly, Pauline Mc Aodhran, Noreen Mc Devitt and Margaret Gallagher won € 100 each.  Christopher Hanlon, Lettermacaward, Brenda Reid, Breid Roarty, Maura Kilbane, Ardara, Anthony Burke, Killybegs, Annie Deane, Kilcar, Mary Gallagher, Ardaghey, Tracy Hegarty, Stranorlar, Patsy Martin, Cathy Connell, Portnoo and Brenda Bonner, Sarah Gallagher, Eileen Gallagher and Bridget Mc Elwaine            won € 50 each.  Bingo every Tuesday night in the Community Centre, Glenties.  Doors open at 8.30 p.m.  Every Line € 50.  Every House € 100.  Jackpot € 400.

Youth Choir
The Youth Choir will meet for the first time this term on Saturday 4th September at 5.30 p.m. in The Chapel.  All members are asked to attend and new members are always welcome.  The usual practise is two rehearsals and one Mass each month.

Weightwatchers
The Glenties Weightwatchers Class will reopen this Thursday 9th September in the Community Centre from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m.  Weigh in from 6p.m. – 6.30. p.m. Talk from 6.30 to 7 p.m.  Everyone is welcome.

Bonner Cannon School of Irish Dancing
Classes have resumed on Tuesdays in the Highlands Hotel, Glenties.  Beginners and junior dancers welcome at 4 00p.m.  Advanced class at 5.00 p.m.

Narin & Portnoo Golf Club Notes 31st August 2010

The club can feel very proud of its youth team following its narrow defeat to Ballyliffin in the County Final last weekend. To lose by a single hole after 108 holes of golf is heart-breaking but the lads can attest that they performed admirably and took defeat in the true spirit of the game. Following their semi-final victory the previous weekend, Martin Roarty had his charges practising for the home and away tussle ahead. Ballyliffin came down to Narin on Saturday and the resultant 2-1 victory for the home side was well-merited. The return match on Sunday was keenly contested, with our club captain enjoying the lads’ skill and fortitude. Alas, it was not to be and Ballyliffin proved themselves worthy champions. This was Narin and Portnoo’s third final appearance in four years, a testament to the work being done by the junior convenors and our club professionals.

John Molloy ripped the course apart last Wednesday, chiselling out two nines of 22 points for a fantastic one under par gross round of 72. John was out in level par, a bogey on four cancelled by a birdie on nine. An ugly seven on ten could have upset the apple cart, but John replied immediately, birdying eleven, thirteen and fourteen. Another bogey on seventeen left him requiring a par for a 73, but being a good Glenties G.A.A. man, John finished strongly, sinking a putt for birdie on the last. His fourball gaped in awe.

Frankie Kennedy was the only player to match his handicap last Sunday as the combination of windy conditions and tricky pins contributed to big scores on many cards in the Maguire Meats stroke competition. The Killybegs golfer did not enjoy the best of front nines, finishing with two double bogeys, but apart from a double also on fourteen, the golf coming home was exemplary, with six pars on the card. Owen Boner responded to my recent pep talk, winning his category with panache on a break-off-tie. The C.S.S. was high, reflecting the difficulty of the conditions, so only reductions of handicap applied.

The Captain’s Outing to Ballyliffin is scheduled for October 9th and 10th. The cost is 110 euro per person sharing for two rounds of golf, bed and breakfast, an evening meal and prize-fund. Non-golfers are welcome to come for just 80 euro. Places are limited, so please contact the professionals as soon as possible.

Results:
August 29: Maguire Meats 1. Frankie Kennedy (13) 73; 2. Charlie Tully (12) 75 b.o.t.; 3. Joe Conneely (15) 75; Cat A Paul Cooney (9) 76 b.o.t.; Cat B Owen Boner (14) 76 b.o.t.; Cat C Pat Gallagher (18) 76; Nines: Connell Gavigan (21) 34.5; Kevin Patton (9) 35.5; CSS 76;
August 25: Wednesday Open 1. John Molloy (7) 44; 2. Sean Macklin (20) 41; 3. Jim Young Snr. (6) 40; CSS 73; Twos: 2 balls

Fixtures:
Saturday/Sunday September 4/5: Am-Am, 36 holes, teams of four, team and individual prizes, ladies and gents, open.
Wednesday, September 8: Wednesday Open, ladies and gents, single stableford, 20 euro entry for G.U.I. visitors, including green fee;