Club Call: What's happening around the GAA clubs in Ulster this week, starting July 9 2018
DROMORE, ST DYMPNA’S: Dromore chairman Gerry Hannigan, Niall Sludden, Eugene McCann, Ryan McMenamin, Dr Elizabeth O’Brien (health & wellbeing Officer) and Ronan McNabb pictured at the launch of the club’s ‘Dromore to the 4’ cycle event on July 27 and 28. The event will include a variety of cycles to suit everyone – cycle the four provinces of Ireland (250 miles), cycle four counties (90 miles), cycle four towns (30 miles) and a cycle/walk of four townlands of Dromore . There will also be a family fun day, BBQ and music over the two days
BREDAGH: Business advisory firm BDO Northern Ireland has extended its sponsorship portfolio with the announcement of a new partnership with Bredagh. The club’s U14 boys’ team wore their new playing tops, sponsored by BDO Northern Ireland, at the recent John West All Ireland Football Féile. Brian Murphy, Managing Partner at BDO Northern Ireland, is pictured with Bredagh U14 players James McParland, Emmet Rogers, Rory Donaldson, James Farrell and Charlie McCafferty alongside manager Gerry Rodgers and Malcolm McFarlane, club chairperson
O’CONNELL’S, TULLYSARAN: The club is holding a golf classic on Friday, August 3 in County Armagh Golf Club in memory of club stalwarts Brendan Smyth and Stan Corrigan. Entry fee for a team of four is £160 which includes a meal afterwards. To book a tee time, contact Damien Smyth (07725197615) or Martin McKinney (07821668093).
KILLEAVY, ST MONINNA’S: The club is hosting a steak night on Saturday, July 21 with the food set to be prepared by a renowned local chef. The event will take place in the clubhouse with sittings at 7pm and 8.30pm. Music will follow from 10pm. Tickets are priced at £25 and proceeds will go towards the development of the new club gym.
THROW IN: Middletown’s Nathan Curry and Conleth Lavery of Cuchulainn’s pictured at the launch of the Armagh Hurling Championships. The teams clash in the senior semi-final at the Athletic Grounds on Saturday night for the right to face the winners of Keady and Derrynoose, who meet in Armagh on Sunday. Saturday’s undercard will see Craobh Rua play Sean Treacy’s in the Junior Championship semi-final with Keady and Killeavy also fighting for a final spot on Sunday
ST JOHN’S, DRUMNAQUOILLE: The club is requesting members to help with parking duties at St Malachy’s for the Ulster Fleadh on Sunday, July 29. Cover would be needed from 8.30am until approximately 4pm and the club are hoping to break it into a couple of shifts. Anyone available to help is asked to contact Brendan Scullion (07712881445).
ST MICHAEL’S, LISSAN: The summer festival weekend will be held from July 27-29. There will be loads of activities for all including a kids disco, bouncy castles, a big breakfast, Go Games, Lyp Sync Battle and a quiz night. The annual summer camp will run from July 25-27.
ST EUNAN’S, LETTERKENNY: The Football Cúl Camp will take place between July 30 and August 3. Bookings can be completed online via the Kelloggs Cúl Camps website and must be completed by 12 noon on Friday, July 27. The camp is for players aged between 6 years old and 13 years old.
GOLF CLASSIC: Belleek man Patsy McCauley is hosting a Golf Classic in Bundoran Golf Club on Wednesday, August 8 with all proceeds going towards the Marie Curie Cancer Nurses Fermanagh.
Sponsored by Donnelly Group and a host of local businesses in the area, there will be up to £2000 worth of prizes on the day and teams can be made up of any combination. Entrance fee per team is €100 and to book your team contact the Bundoran Golf Club on 00353 71 984 1302.