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Club Notes

December 19, 2017

Best Wishes for the Christmas and the New Year – On behalf of our Executive Committee, we wish all our members, friends and the entire community a Happy, Holy and Peaceful Christmas. Beannachtaí na Nollag oraibh go léir.

Ring in the New Year in the Club Bar – There will be live music with Killer Ceol (aka Killian Feehan) https://www.killerceol.net/ in the Club Bar on New Year’s Eve. Admission is free and all are Welcome.

Thank You to All our Volunteers – As we approach the end of another busy year on and off the pitch, we would like to thank all the volunteers who help out in the running of any aspect of the Club. Without volunteers we could not function as a Club. We will be having a Volunteer Appreciation Night for all Mentors, Groundforce, Committee Members and all other Volunteers who help out in the Club on Saturday 27 January from 9:00 pm until late. There will be live music with Brendan Finglas https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/mystery-train/358067626?i=358067744 and finger food plus the usual “light refreshments”.

2018 Membership Early Bird Incentive– Get 10% Back on Your Club Loyalty Card –There is an early bird incentive for members who pay their 2018 membership in full before the end of January 2018. Such members will receive an extra Credit on their Club Loyalty Card equal to 10% of the total amount paid for membership. For example, if you are paying for Family Membership (2 Players) of €270 you will receive an extra credit of €27 on your Club Loyalty Card (i.e. a credit of €77.00 rather than the normal €50.00). To pay your 2018 membership click on the website link to the Club’s online registration system below.

Married versus Singles Games – A reminder that our married versus singles games will take place on St. Stephen’s Day with the hurling at 12 noon and the football thereafter.

Support your Club by Buying National Club Draw Tickets – Tickets for the National Club Draw are being sold at the moment. This is a perfect opportunity for the club to raise vital funds. The top prize in the National Club Draw is a Renault Clio Dynamique and the other 19 prizes include All Ireland Final Packages and hotel/travel/shopping vouchers. All tickets that were bought before 6 pm last Saturday 16 December were entered into a Special Club Christmas Raffle that night.

The winner of the Mountain Bike sponsored by Jimmy’s Bike Shop was Yvonne Coughlan, the Turkey & Ham Voucher sponsored by JW Smyth Family Butchers was won by Peter O’Donovan, the Wine Hamper sponsored by Jus de Vine was won by Lucette McNamara and the wine/beer hampers were won by Gar O’Driscoll and Rita Butterly.

Many thanks to Jimmy’s Bike Shop, Jus de Vine and JW Smyth Family Butchers for their very generous sponsorship of the prizes for the Special Christmas Raffle.

Tickets are available in the Club Bar and online at https://www.MyClubFinances.com/tickets_m.asp?LL_ID=518&intTE_ID=824#topp

Many thanks also to all of our supporters who have already bought tickets for the National Club Draw. Please continue to support this major fundraiser for the Club.

Club Lotto – Imagine What You Would With €5,500 Tax Free!!!! – The next Club Lotto draw will take place on New Year’s Eve in the Club Bar for a Jackpot of €5,500 and the chance to win one of three “Lucky Dip” Prizes of €50. There are also two attendance prizes of a bottle of premium spirits and a bottle of premium wine to be won at the Club Lotto Draw each Sunday night. Play online at https://naomhmearnog.ie/club-information/club-lotto/ or in the Club Bar. Please note that the Club Lotto will be taking a short break for the Christmas and there will not be a draw on Christmas Eve.

Dublin Ladies Football– Well done to Hannah Collins who has been selected on the Dublin Ladies Football Junior All Stars who play in DCU on the 14th of January.