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Blackhill Emeralds Club Notes 25.05.2023

May 25th, 2023

Eurotech Junior Football League:

JFL Rd5 Blackhill v Drumhowan Sunday May 28th 2pm

Platinum Tanks Reserve Football League:

RFL Rd5 Blackhill v Currin Wednesday 8pm Emerald Park.

Reserve Championship McKeown Cup Quarter Final:

RFC QF Blackhill Emeralds 1-8 Castleblayney Faughs 0-9

Well done to the reserves who qualified for the semi-final of the McKeown Cup after a very tight and entertaining contest on Saturday last. We now play Killeevan away on June 25th.

Team: Michael Shevlin, Senan O’Brien, Matthew McArdle, Killian Carragher, Dan Cannon, Tomás Courtney, Dean McDermott, Conor Martin, Kevin Flanagan, Dean Martin, Andrew Burns, Shane Farrell, Barry Duffy, Peter Daly, Stephen Courtney. Subs Used: Jason Finnegan, Eibhín Farrell, John McManus & Darren Friary. 


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

U-9’s Blitz Saturday in Blackhill at 10am with Killanny and Aughnamullen.

U-11’s/U-13’s training Tuesday 7pm 

U-11’s Doohamlet v Blackhill Thursday 7pm

U-13’s Blackhill v Carrickmacross Saturday 12pm

Blackhill Annual Sports Day:

Date for your diary. Blackhill Sports day will take place on Bank Holiday Monday June 5th 2pm-5pm. 

A great week for the Nursery:

Congratulations and best wishes to Lucy McArdle and Michelle Connolly on the recent birth of Margot May. Hearty congratulations also go to Stephanie and Niall Donnelly on the birth of Tom. 

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

Monaghan GAA:

Well done and best of luck to Hugh Byrne, Aaron Kenny and all the hurlers on qualifying for the Lory Meagher Cup Final to take place in Croke Park on the weekend of the June Bank Holiday v Lancashire.

Best of luck to the Monaghan minor team and management in Sunday’s Ulster Final in the Athletic Grounds at 6pm v Derry.

Best of luck to the seniors v Derry in Celtic Park on Saturday at 7pm.


Blackhill GAA offer our sincere sympathy to the family of Peter McMahon RIP late of Derrilan, Broomfield. Beannacht Dé lena hanam dílis.

We also offer our sincere sympathy to the family of the late Margaret Lawlor née McArdle RIP, late of Moate Co. Westmeath and formerly Annaglaive. Solas na bhflaitheas dá anam dílis.

Social Centre:

Our social centre is open from 8pm nightly.

For social centre members bookings contact Hugh Cullen on 0862541200 

Young at Heart:

Young at Heart, Monday May 29th at 9.30pm Music by Robert Brown, supper served, everyone welcome.


Bingo every Thursday nigh8pm

The jackpot is €3200 this week on 47 calls

Emeralds Lotto:

1st Matthew McArdle

2nd Nan Rudden

3rd Annie Walsh

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