Blessington club notes

December 04, 2017

Seniors Dunne Cup Final- Our seniors face the winners of St Pats v Rathnew game which will be on Tues 5 Dec in Roundwood. The Dunne Cup final will be held in Bray on Fri 8th Dec at 7.45pm. It's been a long year and it would be great to end it on a positive note.


AGM - Blessington GAA AGM took place in the Baile Coimin Centre on Thurs 30 Nov.  The meeting was attended by a good crowd, President John Coogan welcomed everyone and John Williamson Chairman gave a summary on his first year at the helm. We look forward to a great 2018.


Mass - Mass for deceased members of Blessington GAA will be held Fri 8 Dec at 8pm.


U7 and U9 Presentation night - A big night for our U7's and U9's when they will be presented with their awards for the year which will he held on Mon 4 December 2017 in St Joseph's Hall at 7pm.


Physio -Physio is now finished. Anyone seeking physio attention please contact Pat Molloy 0868230130. 


G4M&O - Training on Wed 7pm to 8pm.  For more information on G4M contact Michelle 0863734748, Sinead 0862446510 or Lorcan on 087 6647625.


Hurl repairs - Hurley repairs - €5 a fix, €2/hoop. Contact Ciarán 085 7145288 

Congratulations - Well done To Patrick O'Connor - Carlow IT/Blessington GAA and Sarah (Molly) Cullen UCD/Blessington GAA who were presented with Bursaries to Third Level students by Leinster GAA on 28 Nov 2017. Leinster GAA Chairman, Jim Bolger, presented 39 third level students with a GAA bursary at a presentation ceremony in Áras Laighean, Portlaoise. Since the scheme was initiated over ten years ago, approximately 800 students have received a bursary towards their studies through Leinster GAA. Speaking at the ceremony, Mr Bolger complimented all the recipients and their families. "We congratulate each and every one of you, and wish you well in both your studies and your sporting careers," he said.

Lotto -  No winner of Blessington GAA lotto of €4400.Draw was held in Mileys on 28 Nov. One winner matched 3 numbers. Robbie Richardson. Numbers drawn 5, 14, 19 and 21. Next draw in Hennessy's and will be the last draw of the year on 12 Dec. There will be a special draw for 10 vouchers of €20 each. Make sure you play. If you're not in you can't win! Jackpot €4600.  Nice just in time for Christmas. Could be the best €2 spent. Tickets available in shops and pubs in the town and committee members. Don't miss a draw again and sign up for Direct Debit. Contact Noelle McGarr 0877460327 or Arthur Hennessy for details 087 2396157. Remember you can also play online at

Scór na n-Óg Leinster semis - Sun 10 Dec in Oulart, Co Wexford. Our solo singer is Ella Ní Chathán, our instrumental group comprises of Finn Behan, Oscar Higgins, Ben Higgins, Cormac O'Loughlin and Charlie Tivnan.

Drama group comprises of Sara Nugent, Tara Carey, Fern Kavanagh, Holly O'Reilly, Mark Sargent and Emma Doherty. We would like to wish them all the best in the semis.


Clothing Collection ongoing - collecting good quality second hand clothing suitable for re-use. Please fill as many black bin bags as you can - the more we collect, the more our club receives. If you are unable to bring them to the GAA Grounds we can arrange collection. Please contact: John Magee Snr 086 871 7483 or Breda Brophy 087 225 3892. Thank you for your support.

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