August 2014

Kerry and Mayo fans urged to arrive early

NUACHT RÁITEAS MEDIA RELEASE 29ú Lúnasa 2014 Supporters urged to arrive early for Kerry-Mayo Semi-Final Replay Supporters attending Saturday’s GAA Football All-Ireland Championship semi-final replay between Kerry and Mayo at the Gaelic Grounds (Páirc na nGael) are strongly advised to travel early with turnstiles open from 3pm (throw-in 5pm). Supporters can avail of pre-match entertainment from the Artane Band at 4.15pm, while supporters will also get the opportunity to meet with GAA Mascot Fionn and get some #NothingBeatsBeingThere photos. Ticket Information A limited number of tickets remain on sale, with tickets available for purchase from selected Supervalu and Centra stores and from the ground. Those collecting pre-purchased tickets are advised to arrive early at the Gaelic Grounds. Road Closures: Road Closures/ diversions will be likely to apply from 2pm onwards at the following locations; · Ennis Rd. at its junction with Ivan’s Cross – traffic will be diverted to Northern Ring Road and towards Clonmacken · Ennis Rd. at its junction with Sarsfield Bridge – traffic will be diverted along Clancy Strand. O’Callaghan Strand will be closed off to traffic. · Condell Road/ Lower Shelbourne Road – traffic will not be permitted to travel onto North Circular Road or onto Shelbourne Road. · Shelbourne Road/ Hassetts Cross – no traffic will be permitted to travel up Shelbourne Road · Old Cratloe Road at its junction with Mayorstone Drive · Old Cratloe Road at its junction with Mayorstone Upper · Old Cratloe Road at its junction with Mayorstone Upper & LIT Roundabout (Merval Pk) Road Closures/ diversions will be likely to apply from 3pm onwards at the following locations; · Coonagh Roundabout – Closed to all inbound traffic from 3pm. Divert onto the Condell Road for Parking in City Centre. Parking Supporters can park on and off street, in and adjacent to Limerick City Centre, and are advised to allow ample time to walk to the Gaelic Grounds. Special off street match parking tariffs including overnight parking will be available at City Centre car parks. Disabled Parking will be available at the Ryan Hotel Ennis Road Limerick. Match attendants are advised that obstructive vehicle parking will be subject to tow-away operations. Q Park Match Day Parking Deal There is a pre-book online matchday offer for Kerry v Mayo on Saturday in Q-Park Harvey’s Quay Car park (over Dunnes) And Q-Park Mounth Kenneth Henry St. (Beside Limerick city Hotel/formally Jury’s) of €5 for 24 hrs parking when you book on -line at City Center Car Parks: There are a number of other city center car parks available, including the following; · Arthurs Quay · Howleys Quay · Steamboat Quay, Dock Road · Cornmarket Square · Thomas St. · Cruises St. · Thomas St. · Limerick Institute of Technology Park and Ride Facilities: Park and Ride facilities are available from the following locations: · Woodlands Hotel, Adare · Radisson Hotel, Ennis Road · Kilmurray Lodge Hotel on the old Dublin Road · West County Hotel, Ennis · Dirty Nelly’s Pub, Bunratty

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Girls football – change of arrangements

There is a change of arrangements for our girls footballers this weekend. The U8 girls play The Neale girls at 9.30am on Saturday in Flanagan Park, Ballinrobe. All players are asked to be at the pitch at 9.10am. The U10s and U12s will therefore have their weekly Academy at 10.30am, instead of the usual 9.30am. If you are not getting texts about girls games, please email secretary.ballinrobe.mayo with your name, the child’s name, and your mobile number.

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No Ballinrobe winners, alas, in Mayo GAA monthly draw

From Mayo GAA Board: A Chara Last night the third of our Club Development Draws for 2014 was hosted by the Executive and a group of the Members of Moygownagh GAA Club. The draw was held following the distribution of Cairde Mhaigh Eo tickets for North Mayo Patrons at the Community Centre at Moygownagh GAA Grounds. We wish to express congratulations to Johnny Cummins, Ballygowan, Claremorris who was the winner of the top prize of €5,000.00. Johnny is a member of Claremorris GAA Club and was a member of the All Ireland Minor Team of 1985. James McDonnell, Carrowellegan, Louisburgh was the winner of the second prize of €1,000.00. There were five winners of €500.00, five winners of €250.00, Five Memberships for Cairde Mhaigh Eo in 2015, Five winners of €200.00 and Fifteen winners of €100.00. Please see the full results below/attached. We wish to thank all who support Club and County through the Club Development Draw. Many thanks to Moygownagh GAA Club for their hospitality and the use of their facilities last night. We look forward to seeing you in Croke Park on Sunday, Le meas Michael Cummins Prize Draw Number Name Club €5,000.00 7532 John Cummins, Ballygowan, Claremorris Claremorris €1,000.00 7201 James McDonnell, Carrowellegan, Louisburgh Chluian Cearban €500.00 10141 Sean Reilly, Tooreen, Carrowmore-Lacken Lacken €500.00 7663 John O’Reilly, Shraugh, Louisburgh Chluian Cearban €500.00 6442 Dermot & Sally Barrett, Geesala, Ballina Kiltane €500.00 8632 Darragh McGuire, Cortoon, Killala Killala €500.00 9056 Moygownagh GAA Moygownagh €250.00 5237 Ann Larkin, Thomas St, Kiltimagh Kiltimagh €250.00 6955 Gerard Jordan, Enniscoe, Crossmolina Crossmolina €250.00 7207 James Rafter, Bonniconlon, Ballina Bonniconlon €250.00 9803 PJ Naughton, Cloonagun, Breaffy, Ballina Ardnaree €250.00 8273 Margaret Julian, Midfield, Swinford Swinford Cairde Mhaigh Eo Membership 2015 7912 Kevin Rattigan, Skevard, Ballindine Davitts Cairde Mhaigh Eo Membership 2015 8655 James McManamon & Michael O’Malley Burrishoole Cairde Mhaigh Eo Membership 2015 6506 Donna & John Staunton Ballintubber Cairde Mhaigh Eo Membership 2015 7671 John Paul Heaney, Killeenreevagh, Hollymount Garrymore Cairde Mhaigh Eo Membership 2015 6412 Denis Egan, Snugboro, Castlebar Castlebar Hurling €200.00 10188 Shauna Crossan, c/o Allergan, Westport Westport €200.00 7688 John Staunton, The Square, Louisburgh Chluian Cearban €200.00 5244 Ann Ormsby, Killeena, Ballycastle Ballycastle €200.00 5562 Belmullett Hurling Club Belmullett Hurling €200.00 5762 Brian, Mary & Danny Walsh Tuar Mhic Eadaigh €100.00 10458 Tom Gibbons, Bullaun, Loughrea Shrule Glencorrib €100.00 9792 Philip McKiernan, Kilsallagh, Westport Chluian Cearban €100.00 5999 Charlestown Sarsfields GAA Club Charlestown Sarsfields GAA Club €100.00 8422 Padraig Colleran, Caltra, Carramore Hollymount Carramore €100.00 6888 Ger Doherty, Chicago Tuar Mhic Eadaigh €100.00 5589 Bernie Cawley, Dalgan Rd, Shrule Shrule Glencorrib €100.00 8196 Lundys Fine Foods, Breaffy, Ballina Ardnaree €100.00 5149 Andy Neary, Parke KC GAA Club Parke Keelouges Crimlin €100.00 10475 Tom Mulderrig, c/o Bohola Moy Davitts Bohola Moy Davitts €100.00 10546 Tommy Conway, c/o Ballycroy GAA Ballycroy €100.00 5359 BALLA GAA – 5 Balla GAA €100.00 9513 Pat Clarke c/o Bohola Moy Davitts Bohola Moy Davitts €100.00 7887 Kevin Griffin, Davitt Court, Ballindine Davitts €100.00 9427 Padraig & Paddy Gilvarry, Belderrig Ballycastle €100.00 6187 Mary Coughlan, Carbad, Killala Killala

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Work to kick off on club coaching plan

Work on Ballinrobe GAA club’s Coaching Plan is about to kick off, last night’s meeting of the club Executive Committee was told. A significant number of meetings will take place between now and the official launch on Friday, November 28th. It is hoped that the plan will chart the way for coaching in the club for the next five years. Further details will be announced shortly.

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Croker trip was a big success

Last night’s meeting of Ballinrobe GAA club Executive Committee heard that the recent trip to Croke Park by our U14 team was a success. The team attended the All-Ireland quarter-final triple-header, and they had the joy of first seeing Mayo defeat Armagh in the minor clash, followed by the seniors victory over Cork. Club chairman Alan Flannery thanked Tom Carney and John Burke for organising the trip. In return, Tom thanked the club for the donation towards the costs.

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And I thought Bad Bob’s closed down years ago…

Cairde Mhaigh Eo – Night Out in Dublin We will be having an official Cairde Mhaigh Eo night in “Bad Bobs” Temple Bar on Saturday night the 23rd of August in advance of the Mayo v Kerry All Ireland Semi Finals. Two All Ireland Tickets for this year’s Senior Football Final will be up for Grabs! Two Cairde Mhaigh Eo Memberships for 2015 up for Grabs! So join us for an Official Cairde Mhaigh Eo fundraiser. Admission – €10.00, Present your Cairde Mhaigh Eo Card on the door and get five free entries in to the draw for All Ireland Tickets. Non Cairde – One entry per draw on Admission.

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