Crookedwood club notes

May 17, 2021

Underage Training 

Underage training continues for our under 9s and under 7s every Friday at 6:30, in tandem with underage camogie training. It’s great to see the excitement & passion on show every Friday, long may it continue. 

Child Safeguarding & Garda Vetting 

Please note that Child Safeguarding, Garda Vetting and Foundation Coaching courses for all coaches is required and essential as part of GAA requirements. This is a great time to make sure you are up to date in all areas. If you need further clarification or information on available courses, please contact Niall O’Brien on 087-1473360 

Community Employment Scheme 

There are vacancies available to be filled asap in the Taghmon/Multyfarnham/Castlepollard community employment scheme. There are two caretaker vacancies in Crookedwood GAA Park and one caretaker vacancy in Crookedwood Village. Contact any club member or call Frank on 0449661894 


Results for Thursday 13th April for a jackpot of €6,350: numbers drawn were 1,2,6,9. The jackpot was not won, and the following were the prize winners: Emer Duffy (online), Betty & Larry O’Mara,  Marie Murtagh. Our next draw will be on Thursday 27th May. Like all clubs, normal fundraising activities have been put on hold for the foreseeable future. To that end we are asking all club supporters, near and far to support our lotto as this is the only means we have available to pay the bills. You can now play online via the link; and search for CrookedwoodGAAClub/lotto. It is easy to play and set-up an account if you wish to do so. For smartphone users there is also an app called Klubapp where you can select Crookedwood as your club and play the lotto at the touch of a button. This gives Crookedwood people all over the world a simple option to support the club. We are still accepting cash payments if the online method is not for you. There is also an option to pay in advance for a year, please contact any club member and the paperwork can be posted or emailed to you. Thank you for your continued support. 


Membership is now due for 2021. It can be paid online on our Klubfunder page, please contact any committee member for more info or to pay your membership. The membership rates are as follows: Adult (over 18 player/mentor/committee) membership is €40, Family €80, Student (over 18) €30, Underage €25, Social Member (giving insured access to walking track) €25. Renewing online is straightforward but if anyone runs into difficulty please contact me on 087-7867663  

Community help 

We would like to reassure you that Crookedwood GAA is available to help all in the community with anything and everything that needs to be done, e.g., to get your shopping, prescriptions, fuel supplies, etc. If you, or someone you know needs assistance, please contact any of the following or any committee member. Feichin Brennan (087-6744651), Gerry Butler (087-4129846), Derek Orme (086-8736636), Deirdre Orme (087-0547791), Ciaran McKenna (087-2777444), Barbara Orme (087-6103611). 

Walking Track 

The walking track will be open and lit up every evening for paid up members to avail of a safe area to exercise. Social distancing guidelines must be adhered to while using the track. 

Westmeath GAA 

Hard luck to the hurlers & footballers who were both defeated on Sunday. Our hurlers produced a much improved performance and were narrowly  beaten by Waterford, while our footballers were also narrowly defeated by neighbours Meath. 


I can be contacted at 087-7867663 or via email at the following: pro[email protected]  

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