Derrylaughan Kevin Barry's club notes

February 12, 2019

The U21s were beaten by Moy at home on Sun 10th Feb 1-16 to 1-09. There is no U21 match this weekend with Derrylaughan receiving a Bye. The U16/Minor Camogie training continues Mon at 7pm at the shore with indoor training Thurs at 7.15pm in St. Josephs College Coalisland – all new members welcome. The preseason winter programme for any other Football and Camogie be communicated in the first instance by Club WhatsApp Group Messages and then updated in the notes.

Maith sibh to our Scór team Solo, Quiz and Instrumental teams who represented the club brilliantly the last two weekends and ádh mór to our Instrumental team who are now through to the Final in Dun Uladh Cultural Heritage Centre Omagh on the 24th Feb at 3pm. All support welcome and please contact Bronagh Savage +447736498870 for further info.

Also well done to St Patricks Academy Dungannon and our very own Sian Fitzgerald, Emma Donnelly, Elisha Gervin and Rachel O'Neill on their semi-final win on Sat 10th Feb past and their progression to the All-Ireland Post Primary Schools Senior Semi-final! Comhghairdeas libh go léir!

Cairde Caoimhin de Barra is open for membership Club Membership and Player Registrations are due by 31/03/18 - £20 Individual, £30 Couple, £10 Senior Citizen. Anyone interested in joining is asked to contact any committee member and see social media for further information.

The Washingbay Green Run (WGR ‘19) is on Sat 16th March at 10.30am - please visit the website and follow social media for further information on the 5K, 10K and Half Marathon routes. Sponsorship opportunities are also available for Kilometre Post/Water-stop, Start/Finish Post, T-shirt and Website - please contact Brendan on 07784516133 or any member of the committee.

The Annual Spring Litter Lift in preparation for the Washingbay Green Run will take place on Saturday 9th March from 10.30 am. This is being organised by Muintir na Mointeach in conjunction with the club. To exceed the magnificent turn-out we had last year we are encouraging all residents, club members and supporters to give a couple of hours of their time to improve the environs of our local club and community. Bags and litter pickers will be provided.

Also in preparation for the WGR and as part of The GAAs ‘Ireland Lights Up’ initiative, Healthy Ireland and Get Ireland Walking (GIW) the club floodlights shall again be turned on each Monday and Thursday 7-9pm. Come enjoy a healthy walk in the safe, bright, environs of your local GAA club, catch up with your neighbours and prepare for the Washingbay Green Run 2019. Sean Robinson Health and Fitness is also running a Couch to 5K for all ages and fitness levels in association with the WGR ’19 *Free of charge* each Sat at 10.30am at the clubrooms.

February is Heart and Stroke Awareness Month as part of our Health & Well Being concern we will be hosting Northern Ireland Chest Heart & Stroke on 20th Feb in the Clubrooms 7.30-8.30pm to deliver a talk about a healthy heart and exercise. Everyone welcome and bring a friend! They are also offering health checks on Sat 23rd Feb: 20mins @ £25 and 30mins @ £35 – please see Social Media for further information and contact Orlaith on +447880224045 to book.

Please note that due to an extensive maintenance programme the main pitch is closed – all players and members are kindly requested to observe this notice until notified otherwise. Go raibh maith agaibh. Anyone interested in borrowing any equipment/resources from the club please contact Petsie Kennedy +447801933381.

Lotto numbers drawn Feb. 10th were 06. 12. 26. 30. No one matched numbers and draw was made. Patsy McGrath, 46 Derrylaughan Rd., and Paidi Carney, Derrylaughan receive £25 each. Jackpot now at £1,075. The Lotto is now available online at (underscore not space). The minimum purchase is £5 – this can be used to purchase 5 weeks worth of 1 line or 5 lines in 1 week. There is also a quick pick (lucky dip) option! The National League Last Man/Woman Standing is now down to 9 people already! See social media websites for club merchandise and for further information contact Sinead Donaghy on +447708772982.

Pilates continues in the Washingbay Centre on Tuesday at 7.30pm, contact Bronagh on +447703594967 to book a place. Art classes at the Washingbay Centre every Wednesday at 8pm – for further details contact Ann at 028 8773 8052.

Sympathy is extended to the Wilson family Ballinderry, Mc Quaid family Clonoe and the Quinn family Toome on their recent bereavements. Ar dheis Dé go raibh a n-anam.

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