July 25, 2017
Goitse in Concert – Friday 28 July– A CCÉ Port Mearnóg Fund Raiser Concert will be held in the clubhouse on 28 July at 7.30pm. It will feature the renowned Irish Trad Band Goitse (which includes our own club member Tadhg Ó Meachair). This is their last concert in Ireland before heading on their U K, European and American tours. Tickets cost €15 and can be got from Neasa on 0879793076 or Noel on 0879086629. See http://goitse.ie/tour-dates/ and https://www.facebook.com/Goitsemusic/ for details
Recent Games – Despite putting on a brave display against Setanta, our junior hurlers bowed out of the championship during the week. Our under 15 hurlers travelled to Faughs recently and came back with 2 very valuable league points. Well done to all concerned.
Upcoming Games – Our senior footballers have 2 vital league games this week. On Wednesday we play St. Pat’s of Donabate away at 7-30 while we are at home on Saturday at 6-30 against St. Anne’s. Our senior camogie girls are involved in a very interesting 7 a side tournament and they play at home this Tuesday night.
Dublin Hurling – Well done to Gar O’Driscoll (selector) Tommy Kinnane and the Dublin minor hurlers who have reached the All-Ireland semi-final where they will play Cork.
Tickets for the All Ireland Football Quarter Final – Tickets for the Quarter Final on Saturday 5 August must be ordered from Dan Linehan on 085 1530569 as soon as possible as the Parnell Park deadline for club ticket orders is 9 am this Friday morning.
2017 Membership – All outstanding membership fees must be paid immediately. A strict “No Pay No Play” policy is now in place and all team mentors have been instructed that players who have not paid their membership will not be able to play for the Club until such time as they have made arrangements to pay their membership. Players or mentors who have not paid their membership are not covered by the GAA Player Injury Scheme.
Summer Camps – Book Online – The Summer Camps continue with the Advanced Camogie/Hurling Camp from 31 July to 4 August and the Advanced Football Camp from 8 to 11 August. The Camogie/Hurling and Football Camps run from 10 am to 2 pm daily and are especially for children who participate in the Under 8 to Under 14 club teams, i.e. children born during the years 2003 to 2009. Full details are available on the Club’s website at https://naomhmearnog.ie/juvenile/summer-camps/and from Paddy Gorey. To book online please click on https://www.myclubfinances.com/memberships_cart_m.asp?LL_ID=719&intMF_ID=2673#wizard_example
Club Lotto – 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 30 July in the Club Bar for a Tax Free Jackpot of €2,350and the chance to win one of three “Lucky Dip” Prizes of €50. Play online athttps://naomhmearnog.ie/club-information/club-lotto/ or in the Club Bar.
Starcamp 14 to 18 August – Starcamp, Ireland’s largest Performing Fun & Games Camp is coming to Naomh Mearnog GAA Club from 14 to 18 August. For all Boys & Girls aged 4-12. Book Online at https://starcamp.ie/