Ballinagh club notes

February 26, 2018

From Under The Bed

Ballinagh GAA are delighted to be hosting a play from the nationwide famous writer and actor Seamus O'Rourke on Sunday the 25th of March at 8pm in the community centre. Starring Seamus O'Rourke and Arthur Riordan the show has been described as "Irresistible, Heartfelt" by the arts review, "A beguiling mixture…..humour and sadness" by the Irish Independent and "Poignant and beautifully handled" by the Irish mail on Sunday. Tickets cost just €15 and are available for purchase in all local shops and pubs and also on the door on the night. A donation will be made on behalf of the club to St.Felim's National School Ballinagh Autism Unit. The event is kindly sponsored by Dominic Smith Expert Electrical Cavan.

Lotto Results
The numbers drawn for the week ending 19/2/18 were 4-15-18-20, there was no Jackpot winner. €25 Winners; Andy Durkin, Dermot McDermott (Corner Bar), Bridget Carroll, Shauna Reilly (Shangharri). The losing ticket drawn this week to be entered into the draw for a weekend away at the end of the month was Ciaran Wharton (Crossdoney). Next week's Jackpot is €5'800. Tickets can be bought in any local establishment

Club Fixtures

Minor League: Ballinagh vs. Sliabh Glabh, Sunday the 4th of March at 1:30pm in Denn.

Minor League: Ballinagh vs. Kildallan, Sunday the 25th of March at 6pm in Ballinagh.

U15 League: Ballinagh vs. Naomh Brid, Thursday 5th of April at 7pm in Ballinagh.

U15 League: Ballinagh vs. Drumgoon, Thursday 12th of April at 7pm in Drumgoon.

U15 League: Ballinagh vs. Kildallan, Wednesday 18th of April at 7:30pm in Ballinagh.




Walking/Running Track

New improved lighting has been installed leading from the dressing rooms up to the top pitch walking track. This will leave it safer for people who decide to use the track at dusk or in the dark. The lights will be on every evening until 10pm




RIP Fr.Ned O'Hara

The death has occurred of Rev. Fr. Ned O'HARA Lisryan, Longford / Westmeath and formerly of the Diocese of Sacramento, California. Suddenly at Mullingar General Hospital surrounded by his beloved family on Saturday, 24th February. Predeceased by his brothers Hugh and Fr. Michael and his sisters Brigid, Nell Campbell and Maureen Prunty. Fr. Ned will be sadly missed and fondly remembered by his brothers John and Patsy, sister in law Maeve, nieces, nephews, grandnieces, grandnephews, extended family and large circle of friends and neighbours. May his gentle soul rest in peace. Fr. Ned was a brother of Pat O'Hara who coached Ballinagh and was manager of the successful 1992 intermediate county Champions. Ar dheis Dé go raibh a hanam.




The Yellow Submarines Underage Training

Ballinagh Submarines training will continue on every Saturday morning from 10.30am till 11.30am in Ballinagh Community Centre. Any kids aged from 3years up till 6 years are more than welcome. This is a great opportunity for your child to have fun, social-interaction, meet new friends, and learn the basics of Gaelic Football, while being supervised in a safe environment  and coached by GAA coaches. Please spread the word, with new faces always welcome. A minimum of 2 euro will cover the charge of community centre, with maximum of 5 euro per family. Training for Under 8s and 10s will also take place on Saturdays at 10.30am till 11.30am, in where again the focus will be on fun, participation, and learning the fundamentals of Gaelic Football. The GAA is the heartbeat of communties, and is a great way to get involved in the local community, in where we welcome  everyone to the Ballinagh GAA club. A big thanks to the coaches who are giving their time on a Saturday morning to help develop and coach the future of Ballinagh GAA.




Fuel for Clubs

McCaugheys Fuels Club token offer is still open. We now have boxes in both Moore's and Gavin's. Just get your fuel with McCaughey fuels worth over €200 online and receive a token and place them in boxes which are in both Gavins and Moores. The tokens will go towards free equipment / gear for the GAA club. Thank you



Ballinagh Merchandise:
Ballinagh GAA merchandise is now available for purchase on the O'Neill's website. Simply just go to and click on the club finder and search for Ballinagh GAA and shop away to your heart's content. Follow the links on Facebook and on twitter or just copy the link here Gear is available in both adult and kid sizes.


Social Media:
Follow Ballinagh GAA on Facebook and on twitter @ballinagh for all the latest news and updates from the club. The club has also created an instagram account and can be found at @ballinaghgaaclub. Game updates for senior games are provided on the Ballinagh twitter account for those that can't make match day.


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