Sean Connollys GAA

Sean Connollys GAA

Get out get active get fit. Five weeks challenge. Saturday 11th January, weigh in at 4pm. Sunday mornings 9am 6.5km walk. Monday evenings pitch lights on from 7-10pm. Boot camp at the pitch 8-9pm. Tuesday evenings Pitch lights on from 7-10pm; Thursday evenings pitch lights on from 7-10pm; Friday evenings pitch lights on from 7-10pm. Fitness class in Thomas Ashe Hall 8 – 9pm. Saturday 15th February: 10km walk/jog/run at 11am. Final weigh in at 1pm. Saturday night at 9.30pm. Awards night in the Stags Head. Music and refreshments on the night. Free draw for all participants who have paid 50 euro entry fee by Sunday 19th January.


A yoga course will commence in the Thomas Ashe Hall, Ballinalee on Wednesday, January 29 from 8-9.30pm. For further info contact Maureen Bracken MIHCA 33 23196 or see separate ad for details.


Comhaltas membership is due by January 18. Family 20 euro, junior 6 euro. Over 15, 12 euro. New members welcome. Music lessons are available and monthly session. Text 086 8350145 for details. Happy New Year to all.

Big win

Congrats to Deirdre Godfrey, Moatfarrell who had a great win in the Killa GAA draw. The prize was 2,000 euro.

Get active get fit

This year’s challenge is underway with over 100 participants. Our 50 walkers took off at 9am on Sunday morning last to kick start the five week challenge. Enclosed is a list of the events weekly with Saturday February 16 the last weigh in, we hope everybody enjoys the challenge.

Wedding bells

The pretty wedding took place recently of Gerald Reynolds, son of Frank and Martina and Ann-Claire Richford, daughter of Ann and Gerard, Mountmellick Co Laois in St Joseph’s Church, Mountmellick. The ceremony was celebrated by Fr Patrick Hennessy PP Mountrath. Concelebrants Fr Michael Murphy, Fr Peter Beglan and Fr Sean Bracken. The chief bridesmaid was Marie Richford and bridesmaids Geraldine Richford, Caroline Whelan and Aileen Richford. Bestman was Kevin Reynolds. Groomsmen were Michael and Frank Reynolds and Hugh Kelly. Ushers were Patrick Reynolds and Mark Richford. All the guests enjoyed a beautiful meal in the Heritage Hotel Kilmore and danced the night away into the early hours . We wish the newly wed couple health and happiness in the years ahead.

GAA Draw

Tickets are on sale locally for the GAA National Draw for 10 euro. All proceeds go to the local GAA club to cover insurance and application for 2014 which cost the club in the region of 4000 every year. This covers all players mentors etc for 4 years.

Yearly tickets

Yearly tickets for our lotto up to 31/12/14 are available for 100 euro. This includes club membership. Contact Mr C Sullivan or Michael Carrigy


Numbers 1, 17, 24, 26. No jackpot winner. Two match three numbers were Maureen Carrigy, Aughaward and Frankie Brady, Aughnashannagh. Sellers prize to Ml Carrigy. Jackpot 9100 euro. Draw for month of January in the Stags Head on Monday nights at 9.30pm. Lines cost 2 euro or 3 for 5 euro.


A meeting will take place tomorrow night, Thursday in Rawles at 9pm, regarding the badminton club for the coming year. If you are interested, please come along or text 087 6855661. The club is for over 18s at present.