Dromard Club Notes for Friday 11th of December 2015

posted 15 Jan 2016, 10:53 by Eamonn Kiernan

Sympathies: The club would like to express its sympathy to the extended family of Katie Duffy (née Kelleher), Glenmore. The club would also like to express its sympathy to the extended family of Brigid (Cissie) Kiernan, nee McKeon, Ballyduffy, Moyne.


Lotto draw: Lotto results for this week will be given in next week’s notes.


New Arrival: Congratulations and best wishes from all in the club to James and Brenda Martin on the birth of baby daughter, Muireann.

Leinster Final: Hard luck to a very determined St Brigid Killashee in the Leinster Club Junior Football Championship who lost out by a few points to Curraha, but well done on a tremendous year for the club overall.

SOSAD (Save Our Sons and Daughters) talk: Dromard GAA has invited a Guest Speaker from SOSAD Ireland to give a talk in our clubhouse on Tuesday the 8th of December at 8:30pm sharp. SOSAD Ireland provide a range of supports to anyone who may be affected or concerned about suicide. This includes suicide interventions, psychological assessments and free counselling to anyone who needs it. We would strongly encourage people to attend, with the talk open to anyone wishing to come and it is completely free of charge. Tea and Coffee will be available on the night. 

AGM: The Senior Club AGM is this Sunday the 13th of December at 3pm in the Clubhouse. It would be great to see a large turn out with a special emphasis on Senior and Junior players and also anyone who would like to become involved in any way. Nominations forms are currently in local shops and were also email out, the deadline for returning same is Thursday night the 10th at 9pm, please place in club letter box or give to Secretary Dermot Reilly.  We would encourage all to become involved in some small way.


Underage Management 2016: An underage preseason sub-committee will be starting up shortly to kick off reviewing underage team coaches for next year. We aim to have a least 3 to 5 people involved in each team. If you would like to get involved in any way either in coaching, administration or just helping out please contact Paul on 087 2482055. We hope to build on this year’s success and continue the good work from last year.

Employment Opportunity:  Leitrim / Longford GAA County Boards are jointly seeking a Hurling Development Officer. Applications or mord details from secretary.longford@gaa.ie. The closing date 11/12/2015.

Boom Spraying Pesticide Application course in Clubhouse: This course will commence in early December. The purpose of this course is to equip the learner with the knowledge, skill and competence to apply pesticides using a Boom sprayer in accordance with legislations and recommended safe practice. The course will entitle the recipient to register with the Dept. Of Agriculture as a professional user and to purchase and apply Professional Use Pesticides. The cost of the course is 220 Euro and is of 3 day duration. IFA members please contact Sean Conefrey, Cammagh 086 8188023 to book a place or contact Teresa McNerney Dromard Developement Association Ltd at 086 1026252 for further information.


€9,000 Christmas Present:  Why not give your loved one a chance to win €9,300.00 every week of the year for 52 weeks in 2016, and at the same time support your club by purchasing our annual lotto subscription. You can do this by either dropping an email to DromardGAANewsletter@Gmail.com and we will arrange a special give voucher and envelope presentation pack, or go online and subscribe directly by clicking on http://dromard.longford.gaa.ie/Lotto-Membership ,  or just ask any club officer.