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Donnelly Brothers hand over a new Seat Ibiza Sol to be won at the 13th hole during next Friday's Clogher Golf Classic at Omagh Golf Club. Pictured are Clogher Éire Óg's treasurer Seán McCaughey along with Donnelly Brothers' Paul Harvey and Barry McKenna, and Clogher secretary Eugene McConnell. Entry times are still available from either Eugene or Seán
Padraig O Meiscill

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DONAGHMORE: The club is running a competition to find every destination that the blue & amber of Donaghmore is on show. If you are on holiday, travelling or live abroad, bring your Donaghmore jersey and submit a photo via Twitter/Facebook. We will share all entries and, in September, draw a winner. Top prize is a new Donaghmore playing jersey and ¼ zip.

Any club member interested in undertaking training for GAA refereeing, please contact any member of the committee. Courses are currently taking place for girls/boys aged 14-17, but alternative arrangements can be made for any interested club member outside this age bracket.

Club Tyrone summer camps will take place in Donaghmore from July 24-27. Places can be booked online at www.tyronegaacentre.com/tyrone-gaa-summer-camps.

The local youth club has recently restarted, with a few volunteers helping to supervise the children on Tuesday and Friday evenings. Unfortunately, the success of the relaunch means the club is currently short-staffed, especially on Friday evenings. Anyone interested in helping out can contact Grace Girvan in BEAM for further information or, alternatively, speak with Éamonn Hamill or any member of the Donaghmore committee.

ST JOHN'S: The club has made a block booking for 40 rooms for the night of the gala

ball on November 4. Rate is €120 per double/twin room, inclusive of full Irish breakfast. Phone the Carrickdale on (+353) 42 938 0900 and quote St John's gala.

For Saturday walks, meet at the club and be ready to leave at 9.30am. For mid-week walks, meet at the club and be ready to leave at 7pm. Walks may change at short notice depending on weather etc. Contact Kevin McGlynn on 078 3596 0804 or kevin.mcglynn62@gmail.com for further details.

ST MICHAEL'S, MAGHERALIN: Ticket requests for the Down v Monaghan All-Ireland Qualifier in Croke Park must be emailed to secretary.stmichaels.down@gaa.ie by 8pm tonight.

ST PATRICK'S, CARRICKCRUPPEN: The club will be hosting the Leo Hughes U16 seven-a-side invitational tournament on Saturday, commencing at 10am. The tournament will remember Leo, who was a member of our 1959 Armagh senior championship-winning team. Teams from all over Armagh, Down, Antrim and Louth will be taking part. All proceeds will go towards the Bravehearts charity.

DOWN SUPPORTERS CLUB: The club is running buses to the All-Ireland Qualifier against Monaghan in Croke Park on Saturday, July 29, leaving Castlewellan at 1.15pm and Newry Courthouse at 2pm. To book seats, contact Séamus McClean on 07873761804 or Máiréad Sheppard on 07835974904. Fares are adults, £15 and U16s, £10.

RUSSELL GAELIC UNION, DOWNPATRICK: The annual 10k race will be take place

on Wednesday, July 26 at 7.30pm. Registration runs from 5.30pm in the clubrooms. For further details, contact Colm on 07815839630 or Joe on 07933214894.

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