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Club Notes

October 10, 2017

Recent Games – Our Inter hurlers finished their season with an impressive win over Crokes. This guarantees our league status for next year and we thank Gary, Michael and the squad for their efforts. It certainly was the weekend of “come backs” Our minor ladies football team came from 18 points down to defeat St. Maurs in the shield semi-final. Meanwhile our under 14 ladies football team turned a 15 point half time deficit into a 3 point victory over St Pat’s Donabate in their Cup semi-final. Our under 13 hurlers made the long trip to Commercials and came away with the league points and our under 16 footballers got the better of St. Brigid’s in a tough encounter. Well done to all concerned.

Rachel Allen Christmas Cookery Demonstration – Thursday 23 November– Tickets for the Rachel Allen Christmas Cookery Demonstration cost €25 and are available from JW Smyth Family Butchers Portmarnock, online at www.jwsmythbutchers.ie or from Kay Cormican, Donal Power, Sheila Waters or Eileen Bernard in the Club Shop on Saturday mornings.

Gaelic4Mothers&Others Tournament – Next Saturday we host the annual Gaelic 4 Mothers tournament and all pitches at the club will be in use all day. The usual helpers will be required. Please contact Frank Lynch if you can give a hand.

Club Lotto – Imagine What You Would With €4,000 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 15 October in the Club Bar for a Tax Free Jackpot of €4,000 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. All you have to do to be in with a chance of winning the attendance prizes is to have purchased a Club Lotto ticket for the draw and be in attendance when the draw is being made on the Sunday night.

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!

Naomh Mearnóg Academy – The Naomh Mearnóg Academy for girls and boys runs on Saturday mornings up to June 2018 (excluding bank holidays). As we are hosting the Gaelic4Mothers&Others National Blitz on Saturday 14 October the Academy will be run on Friday evening from 6 pm instead. 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


Recent Death – We extend our sympathy to the Punch family on the death of Pauline’s mother Eileen Daly. May Her Soul Rest in Peace.

Get the App – We are delighted to announce that the MyClubFinances.com app has just been released for iPhones and Android! This app means that you can follow the Club using the App.  You will get notifications and be able to buy lotto tickets, memberships and any other tickets the Club has for sale.   Free to download and use. Click HERE to download the IOS or Android version and stay In touch with the Club.