Club Notes - January 27th 2020


Our community was saddened to hear of the death of Frances Twiss (nee O’ Leary) on Tuesday last. Frances, along with her husband Pat, son Paul and daughter Gillian have been an integral part of our club for many years. We send our sincere sympathy to you all and to the extended Twiss and O’ Leary families. Codladh sámh leis na haingeal.


For the 3rd consecutive draw, we have had a Match 3 winner. Drawn numbers were 18, 20, and 28 with the bonus of 24.Comhghairdeas mór do Seamus Kerrisk, Ballyfinnane. €200 is on its way to you Seamus! Our fundraising Lotto Jackpot is now €12,000, with the next draw taking place on Friday February 7th 2020. With Valentine’s Day on the horizon, a win or share in our lotto jackpot could just be what you need to purchase the perfect gift for your loved one! Please ensure that numbers chosen are between 1and 32, that they are always clearly written on the ticket and that the correct part of the ticket and money are in the envelope. We have had quite a number of tickets recently that either had no numbers completed or numbers were very difficult to decipher. Sincere thanks for your co-operation in this matter and for your ongoing support.


invite you to Faha Court Bar on this Friday January 31st at 8.30pm for a fundraising quiz in aid of Fleadh Cheoil Chiarraí. Plenty prizes and spot prizes on the night. Join us for a great night of family fun!


Continues on this Tuesday, January 28th at 9 pm sharp. We have lots of money to be won both in the cards and the raffle. So why not come along and try your luck! We had a super turn out again last week. Here are the lucky winners: 1st Patsy Shea & Donal O’ Connor 2nd Dan & Mary O Connor, Mary & Peg Kissane, Mai & Mike McKenna Ladies: Mary Moriarty & Kathleen Fitzgerald; Mixed: Margaret Gill & John Langford Gents: James Counihan & Pat Joe Nagle; Spots: Mike Slattery & Jim Glancy, Sean Walsh & John Sheehan. Many thanks to all who come along to our card nights. We really appreciate the support.


Comhghairdeas to all who represented Callinafercy Rowing Club on Saturday at the Irish Indoor Rowing Championships, which took place at the UL Sports Arena. Some fantastic results and personal bests were achieved by Sadbh O'Brien, Aobhadh Dillon, Mike & Pat Murphy, Kitty O'Dowd, Abbie O'Reilly, Margo Lawlor, Marie O'Sullivan, Anne & Caoimhe O'Sullivan. A fantastic achievement by you all. Well done!


If you think Dancing with the Stars is exciting, then we will let you in on a little secret…..Milltown Castlemaine’s GAA Club fundraiser ‘Taking the Mic’ will take excitement to a whole new level. With celebrity judges, roving reporters and seriously enthusiastic and competitive performers, Easter Sunday Night, April 12th, 2020, Ballygarry House Hotel, is a night you don’t want to miss!


Our seniors didn’t have the best start to their Mid Kerry League campaign when they were defeated by Beaufort on Sunday afternoon. We hope they will return to their winning ways on Sunday next, when they are home to Cromane.

Congratulations to Peter Keane and the Kerry senior panel on a fantastic display of football in their Round 1- National League game versus Dublin, on Saturday evening last. We wish them all the best against Galway on Saturday evening next in Austin Stack Park. Huge comhghairdeas to Na Gaeil on their recent All Ireland Junior Final victory. We hope you enjoy the well deserved celebrations.



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