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Eire Og

November 29th, 2011

Eire OG Notes

1st Dec 2011


Alpha Lotto
The Alpha Lotto Draw took place in the Skule Inn on Sunday night last. The winning letters were P,V,K,F. There was no jackpot winner. The weekly winner of €60 was Martina Cadden, Lismeagh. Winners of the €20 luck dip were Aidan Boyle, Selloo,  Caroline Mc Carey, Milltown- MD, Helen Mc Mahon, Magherarney, Declan Brady, The Meadows, Ann Ryan, Naas-SM, Kevin Mc Kenna, Mulladuff, Danny Aughey, Killydonnelly. Sellers Prize of €20 went to Mickey Tierney. The next draw will be on Sunday 4th December in Bens Place .Jackpot is now €4,150. Thanks to all for your continued support. MD = Monthly Draw,      SM = Special Member

Christmas is just around the corner and €4,150 could help to make the season jolly….so why not chance your luck with the Eire Og Club Lottery. Just €2 buys your chance to win or share the Jackpot ……So have a go…support your club and be in to win. Lottery tickets are available from any club member.

AGM – took place on Saturday last the 26th of November 2011. The following officers were elected

Chairman – Ciaran Leonard

Vice – Chairman –  Brendan McMahon

Secretary – TBC

Assistant Secretary – Enda Doran

Treasurer – Francie Neeson

Assistant Treasurer – Raymond Leonard

PRO – Colin Casey

Player’s Rep – Jonathan McMahon

Child Protection Officer – Dan Toal

Youth Officer – Mike Hamill

Cultural Officer – Alan McGorman

Committee Members -Ray Cassidy, Joe Leonard, Seamus Morrow, Colm McMahon, Paddy Croakin, Darragh McCluskey, Gussie McGorman, Seamus Murray, Patrick Monaghan, Margaret Tierney

U21 Officer – Aidan Leonard

A special mention must go to both Brendan McMahon and Joe Leonard; both men vacated the posts of Chairman & Secretary on Saturday night after six years of hard work, determination & dedication.  All is not lost though both men will be remaining on in various capacities on the club executive.


Eire Og Centre of the community for 40 years is still on sale in local shops for €10. It’s a really interesting look at Eire Og and the history of the village itself.


Do You Own Second Hand Gym Equipment?
Do you have any exercise equipment that’s gathering dust! Any equipment that you don’t use anymore or as much as you used to? Would you like to find a better home for it?
If so, the club would be delighted to hear from you and we’ll make sure it’s put to good use. So if you own anything from a treadmill, rowing machine, exercise bike, to free weights, medicine balls, skipping ropes etc please call Daragh on 086 3533921 or  Colin on 086 4055385  begin_of_the_skype_highlighting begin_of_the_skype_highlighting or e-mail colincasey45@gmail.com and we’ll gladly free up some space for you

Congratulations are extended to Colin and Geraldine Doran on the birth of baby Emma and to current senior player Padraig Nolan and Cathy Ashe who were married recently.

Best wishes to Mark McCaffrey, erstwhile Eire Og defender and his adopted Club, Fulham Irish, who play the Connacht Champions St Brigids in the All Ireland Senior Club quarter Final on Sunday next in Ruislip. Also best of luck to Andrew McMahon a member of the Galway Mayo Institute of Technology Fresher’s Team who play Sligo IT in the final of the Higher Education Football League.

Senior Players Meeting: A players meeting will take place tomorrow, Friday 2nd December at 8pm in the Club Rooms where the incoming team mgt will outline their plans for the 2012 campaign. All players are asked to be in attendance for 8pm sharp.

St Macartans Cor Na Nog Cup: The field played host to St Macartans Monaghan and St Pats Cavan on Monday last in the Ulster Colleges Corn Na Nog Cup.  Although the Sem came out on the wrong end of the result, Conor Leonard acquitted himself well operating at full forward for St Macartans. Staying with Ulster Colleges Football hard luck to the Sem team and James Morrow who were narrowly beaten in the Rannafast Cup Final by one point in a close game of football in Emyvale on Friday 18th November.

Committee Meeting will take place on Monday next 5th December at 8.30pm sharp in the Club Meeting Room. All committee members please attend.

Magherarney Community Childcare Services – Pre School & After School are holding a festive cake sale in Smithboro hall on Sunday 18th December at 10am. Anyone wishing to donate to the cake sale please contact Patricia 047 57917. All support would be appreciated.

Club Notes: Anybody who wishes to have any news featured in the club notes please contact Colin 086 4055385 or colincasey45@gmail.com before 6pm on Sunday evening


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