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Killanny Notes

February 10th, 2016

GFC Gala Dinner Dance
Our dinner dance and presentation of JFL Winners Medals along with honouring the team of 25 years ago who also won the Dr. Ward Cup takes place on Saturday night 20 th February in the Riverbank. Admission is by ticket only and tickets priced at €30 are available from any Committee member.
Car draw
County star Darren Hughes did the honours for us on Saturday  night and pulled the winning ticket for the car sponsored by Marrons. Castleblayney The winner of the car was Thomas Crawley  Brooklyn USA and formally Killanny. Comhghairdeas Thomas. A big thank you to all  the people who bought tickets for this very successful draw and to all the committee members who sold tickets and to Marrons who kindly sponsored the car. The profits made from this draw will go to tar mac around the Community Centre and dressing rooms.
Juvenie Presentation.
County star Darren Hughes presented the under 12 Runner up medals and a special mention to their mentors Noel McGahon, Cillian O Shea, Shane Dooley and Martin Burns. Next up was the victorious under 16 team to receive their medals led by their captain Eddie Walsh. Their mentors got a special mention Jimmy Gartlan, Damien Gartlan and Niall Kelly. Conor Russel captain of the winning minor team was very unlucky to get injured and unable to attend but his team received their medals and their mentors were Paul Kierans, Martin Burns and Ronan Duffy. We wish Conor a speedy recovery.
Members of the Donaghmoyne winning All Ireland ladies team were in attendance to present the winning medals to the victorious under 12 and minor teams. Cora Courtney, Tiny McConnon and Captain Eileen McElroy presented under 12 player of the year to Abby McCartney. Under 14 player of the year went to Niamh Tobin. Under 16 went to Sinead Gatllan and minor award went to Shauna McGahon.. Special awards from the Ladies club went to Tommy Gartlan, Tommy O Brien and Anna Brennen as a token of their appreciation for all the work down through the years.
Thank You
The club would like to say a big thank you to Jim and Pauline McBride for the beautiful meal that was served up to our guests on Saturday last. Jim has always been very generous to the club down through the years and is one of our main sponsors. Thank you again.
Doodle 4 Google
Would everybody please vote on line for Caitlin Gartlan whose picture was picked for the Doodle 4 Google competition. Just Click here (Doodle For Google – Caitlin) and vote for Caitlin. .This year’s Doodle 4 Google competition is very special, the winning doodle will feature on the Google Ireland homepage on Easter Monday, 28th March, the centenary of the 1916 Rising. Millions of people will have the opportunity to see it, and understand what Ireland means to a young person today.
One talented artist will see his or her artwork on the Google Ireland homepage, receive a €5,000 college scholarship and a €10,000 technology grant for his or her school as well as a Chromebook for themselves and their teacher.
Jackpot 9000 Euro. Numbers drawn 17 4 24, 10. No Winners
Lucky  winners
Jim Whakley,
 Alison McGlew,
Dermot McKenna,
Peter Finnegan D/D
Vincent Coughlan D/D
 Global Tyres D/D. On duty next week Pe McMahon.2 euros each or 3 for 5 euro

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