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Blackhill Emeralds Club Notes 18.05.2023

May 17th, 2023


Our nursery for U-5’s & U-7’s coaching continues this Saturday 10-11am. All are welcome.

U-11’s/U-13’s training Tuesday 7pm & Thursday 6pm

U-11’s Doohamlet v Blackhill Saturday 11am

U-15’s Emerald Sarsfields v Cremartin  Thursday 7.30pm in Blackhill

First Holy Communion:

Congratulations to the children from Broomfield and Aughnafarcan national schools who celebrated their first holy communion last Saturday. Best wishes to the children in the Muckno Parish schools who are celebrating this Saturday.

Ulster Final:

Well done to Dylan Rodgers who represented GaelScoil Lorgan and Blackhill Emeralds in the halftime primary schools match at last weekend’s Ulster Final. A great honour and a fantastic experience.

Blackhill Annual Sports Day:

Date for your diary. Blackhill Sports day will take place on Bank Holiday Monday June 5th 2pm-5pm. Anyone interested in getting involved contact Paul West please.

Cúl Camp 2023:

Cúl Camp will be held in Blackhill this year in the week beginning Monday 26th June – Friday June 30th. Places are limited. Cúl Camp is for children age 6-13 years. To book your child’s place go to

Eurotech Junior Football League:

JFL Rd4 Currin 2-08 Blackhill 2-11

Platinum Tanks Reserve Football League:

RFL Rd4 Blackhill v Currin Wednesday 8pm Emerald Park.

Reserve Championship McKeown Cup Quarter Final:

RFC QF Blackhill Emeralds v Castleblayney Faughs Saturday 7.30 PM Emerald Park.

Monaghan Minors:

Best of luck to the county minors in Saturday’s Ulster quarter final v Tyrone in Roslea at 1pm.


Blackhill GAA offer our sincere sympathy to the family of Tom Mallon RIP late of Ard na Lorgan. Beannacht Dé lena hanam dílis.

Social Centre:

Our social centre is open from 8pm nightly.

For social centre members bookings contact Hugh Cullen on 0862541200

Music & Dancing to Seamus & Bernard Saturday May 20th.


Bingo every Thursday night 8pm

The jackpot is €3150 this week on 47 calls.

Emeralds Lotto:

1st Ballybay Girls

2nd James Daly

3rd Emma Kingham


Thank you to Tommy McArdle in the Drumhowan news last week for showing the value of reading the Northern Standard with an entertaining wistful piece on our GAAGGlebox fundraiser and for remembering to thank the judges namely Fr Stephen Duffy, Carly Mahady and Aiden Little. Thank you judges. We will arrange a social reunion for everyone in Blackhill in early Summer.

Jivin Gym:

New 4-week course continues in Blackhill on Tuesday’s. Beginners 7-8pm, Jivercise 8.15-9.15pm. See club social media for full details.

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