Dinner Dance News
The Mullingar Shamrocks GAA Club dinner dance will take place on 2 February 2019 in the Greville Arms Hotel starting at 7.00 pm sharp to allow plenty of time for the medal presentation and dancing later in the night. The music will be supplied by The Afters and when they are finished DJ Mugs will take to the stage.
All members, families and friends of Mullingar Shamrocks are welcome and tickets at €40 each are now available from Seán Hynes, Maria Carroll, Tom Hunt, Barry Kelly, Greville Arms Hotel, Debbie Newman, Karen Hegarty, Des Maguire, Ned Moore, Detty Cornally and Ritchie Daly. and can also be purchased at www.mullingarshamrocksgaa.com or via the Mullingar Shamrocks ClubifyApp.
Last Man Standing
So you think you know your football form. Mullingar Shamrocks invites you to put that knowledge to the test by entering the club's Last Man Standing Competition. Entry forms are available from several club members. The final date for the return of the entries is Saturday 19 January. Don’t miss out on the fun. Select two teams to win each week of the National Football League, you can't pick the same team twice and the last man standing wins the first prize of €300. Entry is a nominal sum of €5.
Mullingar Shamrocks FIVE weeks of walks in association with Operation Transformation will start on Thursday, 17 January at 7pm and continue until 8.30 in Mullingar Shamrocks GAA Grounds in Springfield Springfield.
There is no charge for these walks and it is open to everyone for walking but not for jogging. This is a walking initiative.
It is not confined to Mullingar Shamrocks Club members, everyone can attend. Mullingar Shamrocks GAA Club is a very Family Friendly club so please bring granny, grandad, your neighbours and the kids with you for a stretch of the legs.
Gaeltacht Scholarships Application Time
CLG Iarmhí are sponsoring six part scholarships to Coláistí Samhraidh and applications are invited for same. Copies of the application form are available from Club Secretary Aidan O'Donoghue to any interested club members including our Ladies Gaelic football members. The form must be signed by the Club secretary, Underage secretary or Scór secretary as appropriate. Forms should be returned to Aidan Walsh (address on the form) by Friday 8 February or scanned (with signatures) to [email protected]
Interviews are due to be held in the first week of March and applicants will be informed of their interview details by email or by text if no valid email address is provided.
The Late Tom Doolin ...
The members of Mullingar Shamrocks extend their deepest sympathy to the family of the late Tom Doolin, Ginnell Terrace, Mullingar. Back in the day, Tom enjoyed many a great night in the Mullingar Shamrocks Clubhouse and of course members of the Doolin family have served Mullingar Shamrocks and the GAA with distinction at many levels over the decades.
The GAA gene is embedded in the family as back in 1942, eighteen-year-old Tom Doolin was a member of the Milltown team that won the Triple Crown of Westmeath GAA, the Senior Championship, League and Feis Cup. Two of Tom's team colleagues were men who later contributed substantially to the Mullingar Shamrocks cause Peter Lynch and Bill Daly.
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