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January 10th, 2012

Eire OG Na Mullai Notes

12th Jan 2012


Membership – We would like to remind members that club membership for 2012 is now due. The price is €20 and can be paid to Ciaran Leonard. We would encourage existing club members to renew their subscriptions as soon as possible and we would sincerely welcome any newcomers wishing to join. All senior players are reminded that monies must be paid before the commencement of the 2012 season.

White Collar Boxing Kangaroo Style Preparations are at an advanced stage for the White Collar Boxing Kangaroo Style event taking place on Saturday January 28th in the Skule Inn. Doors for the fundraiser will open at 8.30pm and the first bout will get underway at 9.00pm. Tickets are priced at €10 and can be purchased from any club member or on the night itself.   Details of pairings will be unveiled this weekend and will be made public via the Eire Og Na Mullai Facebook page.

Club Gym – is available to all members of the club to use. Keys of the gym can be obtained from any of the following – Ciaran Leonard 087 6296425, Brendan McMahon 086 2606994, or Seamus Treanor 086 3268788.

Defibrillator Training Course – In conjunction with Clones Civil Defence the club intends to run a Defibrillator Training Course course in February. Anyone wishing to receive this training is asked to get in touch with Margaret Tierney by telephone on 047 57021 after 6pm before Friday 27th January

Cardiac Screening Day – Subject to sufficient interest the club is planning to facilitate a Cardiac Screening day in February. This event is organized by ‘Healthy Hearts Healthy Lives’, a mobile heart screening service, set up by former Armagh & Crossmaglen players John and Tony Mc Entee, to provide cardiac screening to help prevent sudden deaths in young people who may have “Sudden Adult Death Syndrome”.  Males and females aged between 14-35 years old are eligible to be screened. The screening takes about 5 minutes to complete and is a non-invasive, pain free procedure. The test will include a Screening Questionnaire, an ECG and an Echocardiogram if required. All tests will be reported on by a cardiology consultant. Cost is €45.  This is open to all persons male or female and they need not be GAA Players or Members.  We would hope that as many people from the Community would avail of this worthwhile Service. Anyone interested in getting screened or obtaining more information should get in touch with Margaret Tierney by telephone on 047 57021 after 6pm.

Ladies AGM The date for the Ladies AGM is Sunday the 22nd January at 3p.m. in the Clubrooms. All players, members, and intending members are invited to come along to hear about a very successful 2011 for the ladies club and to plan ahead for 2012. Your support in helping out in whatever way you can, will be most welcome.

Alpha Lotto – There was no winner of last week’s Jackpot in Bens Place worth €1,450. The winning letters on the night were K, V, E, H. The weekly winner of the €60 was Paddy Boylan Scotshouse. The winners of the €20 lucky dips were Brendan Toal , Annamartin,  Donal&Linda Rice , Magherarney, Murphy Girls , Cookstown, Packie Mc Carville , Coaghan, Brid Acheson , Aughnamalla, B Beggan , Roslea, Margaret Croakin , Killykeeragh. Congratulations to all.  Next Sunday’s draw will be held in The Skule Inn at 11pm, with the Jackpot worth €1,600. Once again, thank you so much for your support of our weekly lotto. Team A is on lotto duty on Sunday 15th January consisting of Ciaran Leonard, Raymond Leonard, Daragh McCluskey & Seamus Morrow.

Level 2 Award Coaching CourseStarting on the 10th February the Ulster GAA is running a Level 2 Award Coaching Course in St Patricks College Armagh. Places must be booked so any coaches that have completed the level 1 award coaching course and are interested in completing the level 2 award can contact secretary Jonathan McMahon on 087 9027413 or e-mail secretary.eireog.monaghan@gaa.ie.

Strength & Conditioning Training – Monaghan GAA has devised strength & conditioning programme for 12-16 year olds. This programme has already been adapted by the county development squads and a number of secondary schools within the county. The next step is for programme to be rolled out to all clubs in the county and as such a series of workshops have been organised. Each club has been asked to nominate a maximum of 3 volunteers aged 18 and above. If possible these volunteers should have a keen interest in Strength & Conditioning and would be motivated to implement this programme within their club. Any coaches within the club that are interested in attending please contact Jonathan McMahon 087 9027413 or e-mail secretary.eireog.monaghan@gaa.ie for further information.

Senior Training: Training for all senior players will commence this Sunday, January 15th. All players are asked to be in the dressing rooms for 9.50am.

Men In Black – Anyone interested in becoming the new Pat McEneaney or Joe McQuillan in taking up refereeing are asked to contact club chairman Ciaran Leonard, this is a very important, enjoyable and rewarding facet of the GAA and the club would be delighted to have any new volunteers to represent us.

Sympathy: The club would like to extend its sympathy to the McCaffrey family, Mulladuff on the death of Sean McCaffrey, Feakle, Co Clare, brother of Francie McCaffrey.

Club Notes: Anybody who wishes to have any news featured in the club notes please contact Colin 0864055385 or pro.eireog.monaghan@gaa.ie before 8pm on Monday evening

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