Fingallians GAA club notes

December 18, 2017

Mentor Night - Christmas Party: Next Saturday 23rd from 8pm in the club bar, with music by Dave Cleary. Cóisir Nollag na Meantóirí: An Sathairn seo chugainn ón a 8 sa bheár le ceoil ó DJ Dave.

Competition Winners: A big thank you to Ryan Groves & his crew of Paul Murphy, Ciaran Bambrick & TJ Howard on winning €4,000 during the week. Ryan entered a comp on 'Ireland's Greatest Sporting Moments' and was drawn as one of the two finalists out of 40 weekly winners. The quiz had 3 questions each and Ryan won 3-2.

Fuair Fingallians aitheantas as an obair atá á dhéanamh againn ar son an Ghaeilge i bPáirc an Chrócaigh ag an ndeireadh seachtain. Bhronnadh bonn airgead orainn ón bhFondúireacht Sheosaimh Mhic Donnchadha.

Fingallians received recognition for the work done in Irish language promotion at a presentation in Croke Park at the weekend. We were awarded the silver medal by the Joe McDonagh foundation.

Membership: Forms for 2018 are now available at the club bar or to download on the club website

Athletic Section: Sarah Murray was the senior athletic of the year for her wins at the National University over 60M & 100M. She also won the international University representing Ireland. Katherine Markey won the overall Masters cup for her performances at 60M, 100M & 200M.

Bar Xmas Opening Hours: 21st, 6 -11.30pm: 22nd, 6 - 12am: 23rd, 3 - 12.30am: 24th, 3 - 10.30pm: Closed on Christmas Day: 26th, 5-12am: 27th, 6 - 11pm: (On Christmas eve there will be music with Dave Cleary from 6 - 8pm and on St Stephen's night there will be ballads with Eugene & Co. from 8pm)

Nursery Holidays: We are now finished for 2017 and will resume at 10am on Saturday 13th January.

Grúpa Comhrá: Tógfaimid sos go dtí an 17ú Mí Éanair. Ar ais ansin gach Céadaoin ag a 9 sa bheár. Irish Conversation Group: We'll take a break until 15th January. Back then each Wednesday at 9 in the bar.

Awards Night Date: Many had our adult teams had an outstanding 2017. Winning medals and player of the year presentations will take place on Saturday 20th January 2018, in the club hall. (further details to follow)

Thank You to our Sponsors in 2017: As the busiest time of year approaches for local retailers, the club asks that you remember to support the companies who support us.  Be it sponsoring team jerseys, Race Day in Bellewstown or at other events throughout the year.   Their backing is gratefully acknowledged and we look forward to continue working with them in the new year.

Lotto: Numbers 9, 19, 27, 32 & 35. We had two winners Veronica Farrell & Leo Quinn. The jackpot this Tuesday will be €2,466.

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