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Armagh club Thomas Davis, Corrinshego may have recorded a first in the GAA world by appointing Poland-born Maigorzata Bogokia as secretary.  Maigorzata is pictured with club chairman David O'Brien and coaching officer Connor Brennan

BALLYMARTIN: Irish lessons/craic/cuppan tae nights will resume tonight in the clubrooms from 8-9pm. If you are interested, it is just £10 for five weeks. For more information, contact cultural officer Sinead on 07793 085281.

We are making a final call for memorabilla - could anyone with photos, old jerseys or medals please come forward before January 24. We are also very interested to know if anyone has any old copies of the 'Lilywhite Lingo'.

TECONNAUGHT: The grand opening of the new club pavilion takes place on Saturday from 2.30pm.

NORTH ANTRIM GAA: Dr Éamon Phoenix will give a talk on ‘The history of the civil rights movement in the north of lreland: From the Unionist state to the Troubles’ at Dunloy parish centre on Saturday from 8pm. Tickets cost £5 and are on sale from North Antrim clubs.

SEAN O’LEARY’S, NEWBRIDGE: The AGM will take place on Sunday at 11.30am in the pavilion.

KEVIN BARRY’S, DERRYLAUGHAN: A meeting of ticket sellers for the club development fundraiser will be held on Friday, January 24 in the Washingbay Centre at 7.30pm.

A St Brigid’s cross-making night will be held in the Washingbay Centre on Friday, January 31 at 7.30pm with Irish stew, apple tart, tea, coffee and traditional music.

Meanwhile, online registrations are now officially open for the Washingbay Green Run on Saturday, March 14.

For course record purposes the 5km, 10km and half-marathon routes remain as per previous years. Current course records available on the event website. Prizes are on offer for the first three finishers home in each race, male and female, while medals will be presented at the finishing line for all competitors.

Each year the Washingbay Green Run partners with a charity to assist with much needed fundraising, and we are delighted to announce that Pieta House are our chosen patrons in 2020.

Visit www.wbaygreenrun.com and follow us Facebook and Twitter for further updates. Sponsorship and marketing options are available for businesses, email us on washingbaygr@gmail.com for further information.

ST JOSEPH’S, EDERNEY: The floodlights at the GAA ground will be turned on each Thursday evening from 7-9pm in January and February to allow everyone to enjoy healthy

walks along the paths in a safe and bright environment.

GLASDRUMMAN: We require coaches for various age groups to add to the current pool for the upcoming season. If you are interested in volunteering at any level, please get in touch with us through Facebook or contact coaching and games officer David Sloan on 07515 459547 for more information.

No experience required as full training and support will be provided. All coaches will be required to complete a child protection course and foundation coaching award.

O’Donovan Rossa’s annual St Stephen’s Day walk raised an incredible £2,385.60 for SandsNI. Despite the poor conditions, huge numbers turned out, with Gaels from across Belfast and beyond joining Rossa members, while Lord Mayor Danny Baker was also in attendance to lend his support

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