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Club Notes

August 22, 2017

Recent and Upcoming Games – Congratulations to our under 11 hurlers who won their Camaint final in Parnell Park at the weekend. Our adult hurlers had an unusual week with both their championship game and league game ending in a draw. Still all to play for!

Our ladies football team play Ballyboughal in the championship semi-final at home on Wednesday night at 7:15 pm. We need support.

Our senior footballers are scheduled to play St. Mary’s away in the league on Saturday evening at 6:30.

Leaving Cert Results – Congratulations to all our players on their excellent Leaving Cert results.

Academy Starts Back on Saturday 9 September – The Naomh Mearnóg Academy for girls and boys returns on Saturday 9th September and it runs on Saturday mornings up to June 2018 (excluding bank holidays). The Academy is for boys and girls aged 4 to 7 years old and it is the perfect induction for all those budding future stars of Dublin GAA!! The Camogie Academy runs from 9:45 am to 10:30 am and the Ladies Football Academy runs from 10:30 am to 11:15 am. The Boys Football and Hurling Academy then runs from 11:30 am up to 12:30 pm.

The cost of the Academy membership is only €70 for one child and €80 for 2 or more children from the same family. To register for the Academy please go to


Dublin Camogie, Hurling and Football – Well done to Ciara Holland and Hannah Collins who starred for the Dublin under 17 ladies football team as they won the All Ireland Blitz.

Good luck to the Dubs in their minor and senior football semi-finals next Sunday. A special word of encouragement to Sean Hawkshaw, Karl Lynch Bissett, Gavin Nangle and Dara O’Boyle who are part of the Dublin football minor squad.

Best wishes to Grainne Power, Laura Walsh and the Dublin junior camogie team who have qualified for the All Ireland final where they will play Westmeath.

Tickets for the Dublin v Tyrone Match – Tickets for the Dublin versus Tyrone Football Semi-Final match will be available for collection from the Club Bar on Thursday night from 8 pm. There has been a huge demand for tickets for the match and we did not get all of the tickets we ordered from the Dublin County Board. We got all of the Terrace tickets ordered but some are for the Nally Terrace rather than the Hill. We almost got all of the Family tickets we had orders for and are short of tickets for just one family. However we only received 50 Stand tickets for the 107 tickets we ordered and unfortunately we have had to restrict ticket allocations in nearly all cases to just 1 Stand ticket per paid up member.  We are hopeful that there will be a second allocation of Stand tickets for the match this week.

If you are not going to the game or the Kerry v Mayo replay on Saturday why not come along to the Club where we show all sporting events on our big screens.

Club Lotto – What Would You Do With €2,950 Tax Free – Members are requested to continue supporting the Club Lotto which is a vital part of the funding of the Club’s continued development. The next Club Lotto draw will take place on Sunday 20 August in the Club Bar for a Tax Free Jackpot of €2,950and the chance to win one of three “Lucky Dip” Prizes of €50. Play online at https://naomhmearnog.ie/club-information/club-lotto/ or in the Club Bar.

Monday Night is Trad Night in the Club Bar – Every Monday night there is a Traditional Irish Music Session in the Club Bar from around 9:30 or so. The music is excellent and a wide spread of musical instruments are played by the 15 to 20 musicians that take part in the Session. All musicians and non-musicians are welcome and admission is free!