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December 16th, 2021

Blackhill Emeralds Club Notes:

County Convention:

Congratulations to Philip Donnelly who was named at corner forward on the  Intermediate football team of the year. A very worthy achievement for a player who remarkably played the entire championship with a serious injury.

Congratulations also to Matthew McArdle who was named Juvenile Official of  the year.

Club Shop:

We have opened a Christmas shop in the social centre. Jerseys and shorts are available to buy in most sizes with a choice between Black or green style jerseys and black or white style shorts.This shop has proved very popular so don’t delay if you want O’Neill’s official gear at a great price, stock is limited. Alternatively the full official range of Blackhill O’Neill’s gear can be bought from the Blackhill shop page on the O’Neill’s website shorturl.at/kI138  which also allows personal customization with numbers and initials etc. Blackhill ATAK socks are available from McDermott’s Sports Monaghan. The Blackhill Story in hardback is available in the club social centre and shops locally priced €20 while club mugs and hats are also now available from the social centre.

Social Centre:

Blackhill social centre is available for members to  book  functions  seven days a week. Contact Hugh Cullen for bookings on 0862541200

Footpath Lighting:

The project to extend the lighting of the footpath from the bridge to Blackhill is progressing and when complete will be a welcome safety enhancement for pedestrians accessing our club and particularly the multi purpose track.

Cards 45:

Wednesday nights from 8.30pm 45 will be played in the social centre, all vaccinated members welcome.

Bingo:

Drive in bingo continues Thursday at 8 pm. Jackpot €3700 on 50 calls.

Our Bingo is safe and fully compliant with all covid-19 regulations. New bonus €500 in additional prize rounds in operation.

Emeralds Lotto:

1st  Stephanie Murphy

2nd Nan Rudden

3rd Fr Sean Moore

Bereavements:

Blackhill GAA extends our sincerest sympathy to Marie Murphy and family Formil and Clones following the death of Marie’s brother Michael Armstrong R.I.P.  Ar dheis Dé go raibh a-nAnamachta dhílis.

We also extend our sympathy to Sheila Comiskey and family Kinnagin following the death of her nephew Paul Kane  R.I.P. in Scotland , whose funeral takes place tomorrow Friday 17/12. Suaimhneas síoraí dá hanam dílis.

John Runner McGough Track:

The John “Runner” McGough track at Blackhill is open to club members. The track is floodlit and open until 9pm nightly.

Charity Fundraiser:

Annual St. Stephen’s Day Fundraiser for St. Mary’s Patient Comfort Fund. This event will be virtual this year and everyone can walk/run over the Christmas holidays and donate through gofund.me/f81332c2.

Monaghan GAA Fundraiser:

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Le meas,

Paul West,

Oifigeach Caidreamh Poiblí,

C.L.G. An Mhullach Dubh.

pro.blackhill.monaghan@gaa.ie

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