Longford GAA Gathering on Sunday next

Longford GAA are holding a very exciting Gathering event on Sunday next, May 5th. Such is the importance of this event that there will be no matches played at any level throughout the county on this day. This is so that as many people as possible can participate in the organised events.

The Gathering Events are as follows:

Event One

5k Run/Walk starting at 1pm at Glennon Brothers Pearse Park. All welcome to take part. Prizes are allocated at 1st, 2nd and 3rd for Ladies & Gents. One of the novel aspects of the run is the race for best club team. The first team past the post wins a set of jerseys. Entry fee is 15 euro per person. Registration is from 10am - 12.30pm on the morning of the event. This event is chipped. Booking can be made by calling Glennon Brothers Pearse Park on 043 3345219 (10am to 5pm), and for your added convenience, participants can book a place online at http://www.runireland.com/active/all-events. Simply search this webpage for this event in Longford on Sunday 5th May and enter your details.

Event Two

Family orientated event in Glennon Brothers Pearse Park. Enjoy the Leinster Council Road Show which includes among other things the largest inflatable pitch in Europe designed specifically for GAA activities for children at 2.30pm. Opportunity for children to meet with their senior county football heroes, and also various competitions for children to participate in.

Inter-county challenge match at 4pm.

Event Three

“A Night with the Blue & Gold” in Backstage Theatre, Longford starting at 8.30pm. Celebrating with the Stars, the Memories of Longford GAA from the 1960’s, ‘70’s, ‘80’s, ‘90’s, and ‘00’s. This event will be hosted by RTE’s Ciaran Mullooly and Sinead Hussey in a similar format as “Up for the Match”.

Wine and cheese reception post-event with a GAA photography exhibition. Tickets priced at 25 euro. Immediate booking is essential to avoid missing out on what promises to be a memorable night of Longford GAA. Ticket booking is available at Glennon Bros. Pearse Park on (043)33 45219 (10am to 5pm) or from Backstage Theatre on (043)33 47888.

For those who are unable to attend any of these events on the day, and would like to make a donation, follow the link below and you can make a donation of your choice which will be very much appreciated. http://tinyurl.com/c4lzox8