An Riocht / Kingdom
Tuesday 5 December
6pm Irish Dancing; 7.15pm Bootcamp; 7.30pm Camogie committee meeting; 8pm Executive Committee meeting; 8.15pm Basketball.
Wednesday 6 December
11am Men's Shed; 6pm Ladies Circuits; All Together Now Disability Inclusion programme trip for aged 12; 7pm Kingdom Walkers; 7pm Senior Football Strength & Conditioning; 8pm Senior Camogie fitness session; 8pm U16 Football in the hall; 8pm Cards - 45 @ Dunavil.
Thursday 7 December
12pm Men's Shed Christmas Dinner; 6pm Irish Dancing; 6.30pm to 8.30pm Activities for aged 4 to 8 boys and girls; 7pm to 9pm Girls Club for aged 8 to 12 years; 7pm Yoga.
Friday 8 December
11am Men's Shed; 5.30pm P5 Gaelic; 7pm Boys Club aged 8 to 11.
Saturday 9 December
8am Kingdom Walkers; 10am Senior Camogie fitness session; 11am P1/P2 Gaelic; 12pm P3/P4 Gaelic; 2pm Birthday Party.
Sunday 10 December
10am Breakfast at Dunavil; 3pm Birthday Party; 4pm PIPS service in Newry; 8pm Bingo.
Monday 11 December
11am Men's Shed; 6.15pm P6 Gaelic; 7pm Engage-her programme, if you missed the first session last month, we would still welcome and value your contribution, see you there; 7pm Girls Club First Year plus, mystery baking night, secret Santa; 7.30pm Irish Language Beginners Class; 7.30pm U12 (born 06/07) Gaelic; 8pm Senior Camogie fitness session; 8.30pm Senior Football Strength & Conditioning; 9pm Lotto.
Tuesday 12 December
6pm Irish Dancing; 7.15pm Bootcamp; 7.30pm An Riocht Football Annual General Meeting, a time to look back at the season just ended and plan for 2018, if interested in football in An Riocht, be there; 8.15pm Basketball.
At the An Riocht U14 & U16 Camogie and Football Awards at Dunavil, the following individual presentations were made: U14 Camogie Player 2017 Most Dedicated Darcie Spiers; U14 Camogie Player 2017 Most Improved Rachel Clarke; U14 Camogie Player 2017 Nanette Campbell; U14 Footballer 2017 Most Improved Mark McVeigh; U14 Footballer 2017 R/up Curtis Flanagan; U14 Footballer 2017 Eoin Killen; U16 Camogie Player 2017 Most Improved Caoimhe Donnan; U16 Camogie Player 2017 R/up Cerys Clarke; U16 Camogie Player 2017 Clare Fearon; U16 Footballer 2017 Most Improved Jack Rodgers; U16 Footballer 2017 R/up Ryan Mackey; U16 Footballer 2017 (joint) Caomhan Campbell and Christopher Flanagan.
Medals were also presented to the U16 Camogie Runners/up in the Down Championship Clare Fearon (captain) Rachel Cunningham, Eve Doran, Orlaith O'Rourke, Clare Ward, Cerys Clarke, Caoimhe Donnan, Mollie Ireland, Nanette Campbell, Shannagh Campbell, Amy Clarke, Rachel Clarke, Caitlin Small, Darcie Spiers & to the U16 Footballers Winners of the South Down Division One League & South Down 'A' Championship Eoin Sloan (captain), Caomhan Campbell, Joel Cunningham, John Joe Eakins, Christopher Flanagan, Ethan Wright, Cormac Clarke, Ross Colgan, Aidan Gribben, William Harper, Ryan Mackey, Dylan Nugent, Jack Rodgers, Ryan Cunningham, Lorcan Donnan, Curtis Flanagan, Reece Flanagan, Michael Greenan, Ben Matthews, Ryan Quinn, Shane Quinn.
Vacancy @ Kingdom Youth Club for Leader-in-Charge (15 hours), application forms from Dunavil on request, to be returned on or before 6pm Thursday 7th December.
In the Basketball NI Premier League, the Knights had the Tyrone Towers as visitors to Dunavil in the last Premier League action at Dunavil before Christmas and their good home form continued with an 80-points to 74 victory after the teams were tied 57 each going into the final quarter.
On Christmas Day we provide a free Christmas Dinner at 1pm at the youth club to anyone wishing to avail of the service. If it's something you may be interested in or if you know someone who may be, please contact the youth club, we may be able to provide transport; our number is 028 417 63681.
The Ladies of Mourne held their monthly evening at Dunavil on Wednesday past when presentations were made to the Kevin Bell Repatriation Trust and the Southern Area Hospice from proceeds of the recent Fashion Show.
At the An Riocht Annual General Meeting the following committee was returned for 2018: Chairperson Tara Campbell; Vice Chairperson Raymond Sloan; Treasurer Michael O'Rourke; Assistant Treasurer Sheila McAlinden; Secretary Joseph Donnan; Assistant Secretary Louise Clarke; Registrar Daiva Shepcar; Officer for Irish Language & Culture Diana Clare; Public Relations Officer Jane Eakins; County Board Delegate Sean O'Rourke; Insurance Officer Anne McArdle; Development Officer Declan Colgan; Children's Officer Leo Sloan; Healthy Club Officer Barney McCartan; Social Initiative Co-ordinator Tom Cunningham; Chairperson Football Committee (to be elected at Football AGM); Chairperson Camogie Committee Paula Fearon; Players Representative (camogie) Colleen Fearon & Ellie Hughes; Players Representative (football) (to be elected at Football AGM); Designated Person Raymond Sloan.