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Blackhill Emeralds Club Notes 23.02.2023

February 22nd, 2023

Special Development Club Meeting:

Wednesday February 22nd at 7.30pm in the social centre. All club members are encouraged to come and have their voice heard in marking out the future of development in the years ahead. 

Shrove “Pancake” Tuesday Charity Fundraiser:

Thanks to the Knit and Natter group who ran the very successful annual charity fundraiser on Tuesday last. Thanks to all sponsors and donors and to everyone who supported the event.

Social Centre: 

Our social centre is open from 8pm nightly.

For social centre members bookings contact Hugh Cullen on 0862541200 

Young at Heart:

Monday February 27th Music and dancing to Matt Leavy from 9.30 pm

juvenile in the club post box located at the side of the social centre.


Bingo every Thursday night  8pm

The jackpot is €2600 this week on 46 calls

John McGough Track:

Our track will be closed on Saturday morning and afternoon for tree surgery at the Kinnagin road end of Emerald Park.

Emeralds Lotto:

1st Darren Friary

2nd Erin Kilgarraffe

3rd Siobhán Farrell

Club Membership 2023:

Our Luacht Tacaiochta An Mhullach Dubh membership level €100 includes annual club lotto membership, entry into a  draw for All-Ireland Final tickets and an annual clubwear gift. This membership may be renewed using the online option below or by contacting the registrar Aiden Little or Secretary Matthew Callan. Standard club Membership 2023 is €20 for adults either social or full and €10 for juveniles. Both new and existing members need membership for insurance purposes to be in our grounds. There are three renewal options for renewal. Option1: Online GAA Foireann App. Navigate to Monaghan, Blackhill, Memberships. All renewal options are available. Option 2 Online Banking SEPA Payment BIC: AIBKIE2D IBAN: IE26AIBK93242601063288 Include your name and address in the note field. Option 3: Place an envelope with your name, address and €20 fee /adult, €10/ 

Monaghan GAA:

Well done to the seniors and U-20’s who got their seasons up and running at the weekend and good luck in Clones this weekend v Roscommon. Tickets are available in SuperValu Castleblayney and online.

G.A.A. President Elect:

Congratulations and very best of luck to Jarlath Burns, Silverbridge and Armagh GAA who has been elected to serve as the 41st president of the GAA from 2024-2026.

Ireland Lights Up John McGough Track:

Our floodlit walking track has been open to 9pm nightly since 2016. 

Ireland lights up walk in association with operation transformation. Blackhill GAA scheduled walks will continue Monday February 6th  at 7pm. 

Irish Life, proud sponsors of the GAA Healthy Club programme, are once again onboard to host another ‘Steps Challenge’ through their MyLife health app. An incredible 28,000 participants tracked their steps through the app in January 2022, with three clubs winning prizes totalling €5,000 in each province.

Sign in sheets will be completed by participants and used to report official participant numbers nationally to capture the success of the event.

Jiving Gym classes:

Classes Tuesday nights 7pm – 8:00 pm then 8:15 pm – 9:15 pm running for 4 weeks. No booking or partner needed, simply turn up.

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