Donegal GAA Club Call

Donegal GAA Club Call


B'iad 1, 6, 19 agus 22 a huimhireacha a lotto a tarraingíodh ag deireadh na seachtaine agus níor baineadh póta óir an lotto. Beidh €1200 sa phóta óir don seachtain seo.

Bhain na daoine seo leanas €20 an ceann: Patrick Sweeney - Ard Crone, Jeanie Sweeney - Sheskinarone, Bridie Doherty - Glenties, Noreen McGee- Meenmore agus Marianne Comack Gweedore Road.

There will be a minor board meeting in the clubhouse this Friday 26th of February at 8pm.

The long awaited Fight Night fundraiser was a huge success with the Rosses Community School Gym packed to capacity for the x14 highly entertaining fights. All-Star fullback Neil McGee was on hand to present the prizes on the night.

The club wishes to thank those who attended and sponsors, the boxers and the ight night committee who put in a great effort over the last six weeks.

Càtriona Solan performed at the Scor Sinsir Ulster final in Downpatrick at the weekend. Unfortunately, Càtriona did not enjoy any success. However, from all at the club we would like to congratulate Catriona on reaching the final and doing her club and county proud at the highest level.


Bhuail Na Dúnaibh Cloich Cheann Fhaola i réamhbhabhta de Chomórtas Peile na Gaeltachta (Sóisir) sna Dunaibh Dé Sathairn seo chaite. Bhí lá fiáin, garbh ann agus ba dhoiligh scór a fháil. Bhí Na Dúnaibh chun tosaigh 0-02 do 0-0 ag leathama. Bhí Cloich Cheannfhaola ar chomhscór leo isteach sa dara leath ach chríochnaigh Na Dunaibh go láidir agus bhain said 1-05|1-02.

Tá Cloich Cheann Fhaola sa baile in éadan An Tearmainn i gComórtas Peile Na Gaeltachta (Sinsir) ar an 5ú Márta.

The next Monthly Club Meeting will take place on Tuesday, March 8th, in the clubhouse at 8:30 pm.

Cloughaneely’s Division Two league campaign gets underway on March 20th, with an away game against Milford.

Excellent membership rates are also available for minors and college students. Please contact Declan McGarvey tel: 086-100 9467 for further information on the Gym and on membership rates.


The lotto numbers drawn February 10th for jackpot of €1040 were 1,6,11,20. There was no Match 3 winners. Next week's Jackpot is €1160.

The lotto can now be played online from our website

If anyone would like to Join the 100+ club, please make contact with any club member and we can arrange a standing order or collection of the €20 per month subscription

Under 6 and Under 8/10 training every Saturday. Under 12 training every Tuesday and Thursday, Under 14 training every Monday and Friday and Under 16 training on Wednesday evenings.

There will be a meeting in the clubhouse on Friday evening at 8pm for anyone who would like to get involved in coaching or helping out with underage girls teams

The Reserves were in action on Sunday in Comórtas Sóisear Peile na Gaeltachta, Cill Chartha The fixture was played as a friendly as Cill Chartha forfeited the game before throw.

This weekend the club was represented at provincial and national levels as members took part in The Ulster GAA’s Elevate award in Armagh, at the national Healthy Club Initiative at Croke Park, ladies FUNdamental training in Glenswilly and also we had the official launch for WAAR was also hosted in the banks at the weekend. Why not challenge yourself and sign up for WAAR which takes place on 14th May 2016. Full details at


Our reserves beat Naomh Muire in the Junior Gaeltacht on Sunday away by 1-7 to 0-7.Conor Doherty was part of the Trench Cup winning Dundalk IT side on Saturday. Hard luck to Martin, Paddy and Ryan who lost narrowly to DCU in the Sigerson Cup semi-final on Friday. Our seniors and reserves are away to Bundoran in the opening Division One match on Sunday 20th March

Best of luck to the Colaiste na Carraige Under 16s in the Danske Bank Arthurs Cup semi-final against Ballybay CC in Irvinestown this Tuesday evening.

Under 14 boys training on Mondays in Aislann Chill Chartha. Players should wear appropriate indoor gear, gum shield and bring bottle of water with them. Parents should drop child into Áislann and come into Áislann to collect them. Under 12s training and Under 16s training on Saturday mornings both also in Áislann Chill Chartha.

Club membership for 2016 is now available.. Forms are available in Aislann Chill Chartha, for download from our website or from Denise. All Adult members paid up before Mar 31st will be entered into a club draw.

Ladies training on Monday evenings in Aislann Cill Chartha for anyone 15 years and over who want to play Under 16, Minor and Senior this year. Please make an effort to attend it’s for only one hour and this is to get our fitness level up also for any past players or ladies who wish to take part in fitness class, all welcome.

All Ladies Gents Children’s, all clothing shoes belts bags, hats and also all bed linen and curtains. Bring your bags to Towney GAA rooms any day from now until Saturday 27th February for more details ring: Mary Football 087-6168779 or Caroline Brady 087-2696803. Bags can be collected ring above numbers for details. Go raibh a mile maith agaibh

There was no winner of the Club Lotto Jackpot so next week’s Jackpot is €3,400 this week’s numbers were: 4, 9, 17 and 24 winners were: €50 Nicole McGowan, Sligo €30 Marie Gillespie, Kilcausey €20 Ina Hegarty, Dunkineely and Ciaran Gavigan, Croagbeg.

We would like to express our deepest sympathies to the family and friends of Nora Carr, Leitir who sadly passed away at the weekend. Ar dheis Dé go raibh a n-anam.


The lotto counties drawn last week were AM, CN, MN, OY, 13 people matched two numbers and the €20 winners were, Isobel O'Donnell, Rose Mailey ,Paul Andrew Gallagher, Convoy, Evelyn Rose and Aine Gallagher Drumkeen. Jackpot next week is €3550.

U14 girls training starting this Tuesday. Underage Training on this Friday from 6-7 bring €2 and water bottle Can all coaches please be available as we have a large number of children attending and need everyone available if possible thank you coaches meeting after training on Fridays.

Registration is now due all players need to be registered for insurance purposes. Gabrielle Gallagher 0861648577 is the registrar this year. There will be a Night for Reg in Gabrielle's House on March 1st from 7-9 pm

Minor boys training on Wednesday and Sunday morning. Best wishes to all our players involved with County Development and County Squads keep up the good work .

The Dinner Dance will take place on Easter Sunday in Jackson’s Hotel. Tickets €25 and are now available.


A big well done to Laurence Hegarty on the success of our club presentation night last Friday night. Well done to all who picked up medals on the night.

A special congratulations and thanks to Grainne McCarron who was awarded club person of the year on Friday night. Grainne has been a major influence in our club over the last number of years and has worked tirelessly on behalf of Buncrana GAA.

Last weekend University of Ulster, Jordanstown hosted the Higher Education GAA competitions. Buncrana had representation at all levels, Corn Na McLeinn, Trench Cup and Sigerson Cup. Four of our senior footballers made it through to the semi final and final stages weekend in what is trademark competition for 3rd level GAA. We congratulate Kevin Tracey, Peter McLaughlin, John Campbell and Caolan McGonagle on such a fantastic achievement.

Club membership is now due. You can renew your membership online making it easy to do. Many thanks to everyone who support the club in the GAA national draw. We had two winners so far from the club. Paul Green won €500 (2nd prize) and Margaret McAteer was the winner of 100 (8th prize) in the draw at county stage. Further draws take place for the national draw in March.

Lotto numbers this week were 6, 14, 21, 22. There were no winners. Next week the jackpot will be €1,150.

Buncrana GAA has a recycle bin at The Scarvey. Anyone who wishes to place old clothes, shoes, curtains, towels etc.

Anyone who may have information on GAA in the Buncrana area around 1916 is asked to contact the club. May be of interest to some of our local Historians.

Any children not yet registered please make contact with coaches. All players must be members and registered with Buncrana GAA.


There was no winner of this weeks lotto Jackpot of €2,750. This week’s €25 winners were Peter Doran, Mary Gallagher and Kieran and Darina Friel.

The Under 18s training is already up and running and the Under 16s will be starting in the coming weeks and the Under 14s are continuing with their circuits down in the Club House on Monday nights.

Registration must be paid and filled out prior to the competitions starting as failure to do so will result in you not being covered in the case of injury.

The CCC have released the fixtures for all competitions for the coming year, the seniors and reserves have been entered in the Tim Farren and Philadelphia Cups respectively with the fixtures for all being posted in due Course.

Club Come dine with Me on 27th February and if anybody is still interested in hosting a night please don't hesitate in contacting club secretary Alison Ferry.


Club membership is now due for 2016. Anyone playing football for the club must have their membership paid up to be covered by insurance in case of injury. Fees must be paid in full by March 31st. Please contact Edward McLaughlin, John Friel, Nichola Donaghey or any committee member to get your membership.

The Senior and Reserve men are down to play Fanad in Straid on Saturday March 19th in the first game in division 3 for 2016.

MATCH "N" WIN: Thursday February 18th. The numbers drawn were 6, 7, 9, 21. The jackpot was not won. €15 winners were Vera Walker, Tullagh, Eoin Sweeney, Ballyliffin, Madge Grant,Tornabratley, Ryan Ranty, Urrismana,George Harkin, Annaugh.

The Jackpot next week is €700. Subject to sufficient demand the club is hoping to run Irish classes please contact Shaun McDaid on 0861948491 for more details.


We are fast approaching the London St Patrick’s Day Parade and once again TCG Youth will be taking part by walking in the parade. All are welcome to attend (children must be supervised by an adult). County / Club colours requested, the brighter the better, meeting at 11.30 am latest on Piccadilly - nearest tube station is Green Park. Look out for the TCG Minibus.

The youth team’s inaugural tour to Donegal is from May 27 to 29th. U10 and U13 players and interested parents should contact Joel McInern - or Hugo Sweeney - for further information and to reserve a place on this trip.

Youth manager, Brian Moran, is to run the London Marathon for the NSPCC on Sunday 24th April. TCG would like to wish Brian every success both with his training in the lead up to the marathon (and on the day itself) together with his fundraising efforts for the NSPCC. If you would like to donate to Brian's challenge please do so at

AGM - The 54th Tír Chonaill Gaels AGM took place on Saturday 20th February and the following officers were elected for the coming year:

Life Presidents: Jackie Green and Jackie Reilly

President: Paddy Burke; Vice Presidents: Mick McGrath, Eddie McGinty, Michael McGlynn, Michael Kennedy and Mary Callaghan;

Chairman: Tom Mohan; Vice-Chairman: Maurice Carr; Secretary: Michael Mullen; Assistant-Secretary: Stephen McLoughlin; Treasurer Committee: Stephen McLoughlin, Denis Boyle, Tom Mohan, Eddie Doyle, Maurice Carr, Calum Crowley and Michael Kingston; PRO: Seamus Harley; Assistant PRO: Stevie Keane; County Board Delegates: Denis Boyle and Maurice Carr; Youth Officer: Vincent Healey; Facilities Manager: Maurice Carr; Club Photographer: Brendan Vaughan; Club Registrar: Stephen McLoughlin

The club would like to wish all the best to senior players Brian Ross, Cathal Magee & Aidan Downes who are moving on to pastures new. Thank you for your dedication and commitment to the club and look forward to welcoming you to Tir Chonaill Park on your future visits to London.

Lottery Results, 18th February - Numbers drawn: 6, 7, 17 & 21. Jackpot £2,200 - No Winner. £25 Lucky Dip Winners: Denis Boyle, c/o TCG; Sinead Keogh, c/o TCG; Tommy Harrold, London GAA; Alan, Manager 3 Wishes. Next draw 3rd March - Jackpot £2,250


Malin drew their opening game of the Tom Farren Memorial cup against St. Mary’s Faughanvale away on Friday night. It took a late Dan McDaid goal to gain a share of the spoils in this new pre-season tournament. Terence Coulhoun and Anthony Kelly, joint managers for 2016, put out an experimental line out and will be happy to get their season up and running with a good competitive game in which they came from six points down in the second half to level. The goals came from Jonathan McLaughlin and Dan McDaid. The team on the night was Darragh McLaughlin, James Gallagher, Michael McLaughlin, Conor Byrne, Thomas McLaughlin (Ban), Declan Walsh, Conor Farren, Anthony Kelly, Kieron McColgan, Jonathan McLaughlin, Dan McDaid, Jonathan McCarron, Paul McLaughlin, Christopher Doherty and Gary Farren Sub: Edward Kelly.

There was no winner of this week’s jackpot of €1150. The numbers drawn were 4-5-6-7-3-1-2. The €50 winner was Danny McDaid, Knockbrack and the €20 sellers prize went to Ronan McLaughlin, Carrowmore. Next week’s jackpot is €1200.

Anyone looking to book the indoor sports hall or the upstairs function and meeting rooms for any activities, classes or meetings are asked to contact Susan Byrne on 0749370638 or 0867832242. The upstairs function room is an ideal venue for private parties with full kitchen, stage, toilet and bar facilities.

The club would like to express their condolences to the family of Tim Finnegan, Bocan who passed away recently. Tim was a supporter of the club and took the senior team on one of their very first trips away to his home club in Kerry back in the 90s.


Can all club members who can help out at the Donegal versus Mayo game please assemble at the ground for 12.00 on Sunday afternoon.

Club membership forms for Juvenile, Adult and Family are also available from all club coaches/managers and to download from our website ( The club will also hold additional registration nights to ensure compliance.

There was no winner of this week's Lotto. The numbers drawn were 1, 3, 9 and 23. There were 3 match three winners: Lena O’Reilly, Seamus and Breege Cannon and Rita McBride who all receive €50. This week’s jackpot is a massive €9,100.

:New players to all teams are more than welcome. Training takes place at the club unless otherwise specified. If there is a change of time/location it will be noted on Facebook or sent via text from the team manager. Training will cost €2 once a week, and all players must have their membership paid. Please bring gum shield/helmet and a bottle of water.


Registration for existing and new club members takes place this Saturday 27th February from 2-4pm at the club room.

The presentation evening for U-12 to U-16 footballers took place at Pairc na nGael on Saturday evening past. On the night Charlie Cannon presented the awards to the following: U-12 Footballer of the Year: Niall Murray, U-12 Most Improved Player : David Henry, U-13 Player of the Year: Ben Gallagher, U-13 Most Improved Player : Liam McAlary, U-14 Player of the Year: Ronan Frain, U-14 Best Trainer of the Year : Shaun McGilloway, U-16 Player of the Year : Shay Doherty, U-16 Best Trainer of the Year : Conor Cullen. Thanks to all who attended and provided refreshments etc.

This year we will have Ladies and Girls football for U-12, U-14, Minor and Senior.

The lotto numbers for last week were 8, 18, 21 and 22. There was no jackpot winner. Match 2 winner was Kyle O'Donnell, Thorndale.

The underage football training continues every Friday night and will run until Friday March 11th 2016. We will then take a break for a few weeks (over Easter) and move outside to Pairc na nGael after Easter.

For regular club updates and photos see our club web page, Facebook page or follow us on Twitter @LetterkennyGael.


Hard luck to our seniors who lost out to Ardara in the Gaeltacht on Sunday last in horrible conditions. Nevin’s Cookery Demo takes place this Thursday 25th February in The Abbey Hotel at 7 p.m. Celebrity chef, Nevin Maguire has chosen to host this event in aid of St Naul’s GAA Club.

Tickets for Neven's demonstration night cost €20 and are available from any of St. Naul’s committee. Joe Brennan 087 1202900; Cieran Kelly 087 -2450505; Mary Coughlan 086- 8330202; Patricia Boyle 087 2402666; Sheerins Londis.

There is a minor board meeting on Tuesday 1st March at 8pm. in the Clubhouse. The Slotto numbers drawn on February 6th were 1, 7, 2, 6, 4, 3, 5. The jackpot was not won the €80 consolation prize went to Eric Boyd, Doorin. The 13th February drawn numbers were: 5, 3, 4,6,1, 2, 7. Jackpot was not won. The €80 winner was Ciara Mogan, Mountcharles.

Club membership is now due for 2016. Anyone playing football for the club must have their membership paid up to be covered by insurance in case of injury. Membership must be paid in full by March 31st.

UNDER 14s: A meeting will be held this Friday 26th February at 8pm in the Clubhouse for all boys playing Under 14 this year. It is important that all players and parents attend this meeting as the first game is on March 5th.


There was no lotto jackpot winner this week. The winning numbers were 2 ,5 ,9 ,10,19. The € 50 winners were Daniel Dowdican Corbeg Tullaghan Co Leitrim

John McGowan, Ballybun, Castlefin, Pauline McCann, 187 Monaghan Road, Armagh. Club registration / membership is now due for the new season. The registrars are Bosco Moohan (adult ) and Siobhan Govorov (Bord na nOg ).

Realt na Mara will end their 18 year wait for Division One football when they host Kilcar in the first round of the league on the 20th of March. We then travel to St Eunan’s the following week .

The club are currently seeking interest in the position of manager / coach of the senior team for the forthcoming season. Please contact club chairman Brian McEniff ph 0872244432 for further details.

The minors will begin their league campaign with an away fixture in Dunkineely on Sunday March 6th followed by a home match against St Nauls.Last weekend they enjoyed a competitive challenge match against St Eunans.Training continues for the minors on Thursdays with U16 training on Tuesdays.


The Club held a very successful dinner dance in Arnolds Hotel Dunfanaghy on Saturday night last. The club’s successful senior team who won the All County League Division One in 2015 were honoured. The special guests on the night were Mick McGinley (Hudai) originally from Kilmacloo in Creeslough who won a junior league medal with the club in 1954. Mick was inducted into the Hall of Fame by Liam McElhinney. Local man Eamon McFadden from the Donegal Democrat was also a guest on the night.. The senior team were presented with their medals by Mick McGinley (Hudai) and Eamon McFadden. The following club awards were also given out on the night. Eoghan Kelly received award for being part of the Buncrana Cup and Jamie Hunter and Odhrán McFadden for being members of the county under 17 team.

Michael Langan who is the club’s sole representative on the county U-21 taam received an award from Michael McColgan.

The other award winners were: Young Reserve Player of the Year; Jamie Hunter; Reserve Team Player of the Year; Denis Trearty; Young Senior Player of the Year Award; Geoffrey Black; Senior Players of the Year: Ciaran Gallagher and Andrew Kelly; Appreciation award; Eddie Harkin; Clubperson of the Year Award; Brian Dolan by Danny Langan.

There was no Jackpot winner in the Mini Lotto on Sunday night last; The numbers drawn were 3,6,8,9,11,14. There were two Match 5 winners, Luke Rooney, Roscad and Fidelma McCarry Kildarragh. This weeks Jackpot be €2850.

All players ( both senior and minor ) and ordinary members who have not yet registered please contact either Suzi Roarty 087 2849214 or Ann Marie Kelly 087 9454107.


The lotto draw took place last Monday evening in the hall. The numbers drawn were 1,2,10 and 20. There was no jackpot winner on the night.The lucky dip winners who receive €50 each were Vincent Devenney, Meenagowan and Sheila Boyle, Ballinacarrick. Next week’s jackpot €2350.

The first club 50 draw of the new season takes place next Monday evening. Can all members have monies in before the draw. Again the club would like to thank all patrons for their continued support.

Good luck to Nicola McDyre and Ellie McDonald as they will play for St Columbas Under 16s School team in the All Ireland semi final against Rathmore County Kerry this Saturday in Tuam. Throw in is at 2 pm.


The senior board monthly meeting will take place on Monday 29th February at 8.30 pm in the Abbey Hotel.

Club adult membership for adult members is now due for 2016 season. Payable to senior Registrar Shirley Doherty 087-3140486 or Paul Timoney Treasurer 087-2791305.

The club would ask all persons that are members of our lotto to pay annual subscription to sellers of to treasurer Paul Timoney 0872791305.

There was no winner of the lotto jackpot of €4,700 l on Monday the 22nd of February. The €25 winners in the lucky dip were John McGlynn, Drimark, Gary Martin, Clar, Charles Martin jnr, the Friary, and Irene and Eddie Doherty, Finnabanes. The numbers drawn were 8, 10, 17 and 22, Congratulation to all winners.


There was no winner of this week lotto. The numbers drawn out were 4-15-28-30 and the €50 went to Nan Doherty, Dungloe and Martin Furey, Ard McGill, Glenties. Next week’s Jackpot will be €5,300.

The membership for 2016 can be paid from now to 31st march 2016. Membership forms can be got in the Inniskeel Coop, Glenties or from Muriel Hegarty or contact any executive member.

Volunteers required the club are looking for two volunteers to help with the preparation of accounts for the club. The volunteers should be familiar with a computer but do not need to be an expert. They will help with the upkeep of the club accounts and the preparation of monthly reports for the executive. If you are interested in helping out, contact either Patrick McGuigan or Seamus O'Malley. Naomh Conaill GAA are asking all members for help for the Donegal Gaeltacht this May, If you are available to help out in any way as in stewarding, Kitchen, Lotto, Shop can you please contact any executive member asap.

The club thinking of hosting two first aid courses depending on the numbers.


Aodh Ruadh hosted their annual awards night a stone's throw away from Father Tierney Park, in the Rock Hall. Sean Perry was Master of Ceremonies and got the night going with recognition of our silverware winning county stars. First up was a presentation Sarah Patton who was a member of the 2015 Ulster ladies senior championship winning team. She was followed by club members of the 2015 Under 21 All-Ireland C Hurling championship winning team; Oisin Rooney, Rory Cullen, Eddie Lynch, Ciaran Rami and Conor McNeely.

The 2015 Southern Minor League champions. It was double joy for Philip Patton who also picked up the Minor footballer of the year award. The individual awards continued after that with Shelly Loughlin named Ladies player of the year, Oisin Rooney selected as minor hurler of the year, under 21 hurler of the year going to Conor McNeely, Ciaran Rami picking up young hurler of the year and Stephen Sheerin scooping the prestigious hurler of the year award. After that proceedings moved on to the football awards. The Under 21 footballer of the year award went the way of Eamonn McGrath, while Reserve team player of the year was picked up by Anthony Coughlin. The Young footballer of the year award went to rising star Calum O'Halloran. The Ciaran Keon senior player of the year was presented to Diarmaid McInerney. The Sean Slevin club person of the year was awarded to David McLoone. The night concluded with tokens of appreciation being presented to the outgoing chairman and secretary, Diarmaid Keon and Emma Gaughan. There were also presentations to the outgoing senior management of Packie McGrath, Val Murray, Sean O'Mahoney, Damian Conlon and Jim Kane.

The monthly club meeting takes place this Thursday, 25th February, in Aras Aoidh Ruaidh at 8.30pm. The first five rounds of league fixtures have been published and the opening to Peter Gallagher and James O'Donnell's campaign looks like this. Aodh Ruadh are home to Burt in their first game on Sunday March 20th.

Indoor training continues this week with the under 6s in the Hall at Creevy National School from 6pm to 7pm followed by the under 8s from 7pm to 8pm, also at Creevy. The under 10s are training in the new hall at Coláiste Cholmcille from 6pm to 7pm and that session is followed by the under 12s from 7pm to 8pm, also in the new hall. There is a charge of €2 per head. Please bring your own water and wear runners as no other footwear allowed. Parents / Guardians are asked to please collect children promptly after their session is finished.

Thanks to everyone who supported the scrap fundraiser over the past few years and to John Rooney for his central role in getting the ball rolling. This has contributed to fundraising in a significant way. The initiative has now come to an end and no further scrap items should be left at our grounds.

The Park / Development Committee will require some stewarding help on Sunday, March 6th for a Ladies NFL Division 2 game between table-toppers Donegal and Clare.

Aodh Ruadh were delighted to hand over the proceedings of the Kickabout For Colman over to nominated charities, Grasp and Hand in Hand, last week. Each group received €700 thanks to the festive kick- about in memory of Colman Kerr.

Last week's €400 jackpot prize was shared between Noelle Gillen and Mary McWeeney of Ballyshannon. There was no winner of last week's Aodh Ruadh Lotto jackpot of €3,300. The winning numbers drawn were 5, 9, 10, 11, 16 and 17. In the lucky dip €20 went to Martin Gahan, Tirchonaill Street; Kevin Loughlin, Rathmore; Conal Gallagher, Ballure Lane; Pat Melly c/o Pat's Bar; and Patricia Downey, Erne Street. Next draw is on Sunday in Owen Roe's with a Jackpot of €3,400 on Sunday at 8.30pm.


This week's Kilotto numbers were 10,18,22,28 There was no Jackpot winner. Next weeks Jackpot is €6,200. There was one match 3 winner, Kathleen Eriskine.

The club Easter Camp is on 29th,30th and 31st of March, 10am to 2.30pm daily. Age 5 to 15 years. €30 per child, €25 for second and €20 for third and subsequent. Each child will receive a camp jersey. To book text 087- 6056806.


The seniors and reserves kick off their 2016 campaigns this weekend in the Gaeltacht. The seniors are away to Dungloe on Saturday, while reserves are away to Glenswilly on Sunday.

Our Easter camps take place on the 30th of March till the 1st of April, the camp is suitable for ages 6 to 14 and the cost is €35 for 1 child, €65 for 2 children and €80. for 3 children. The camp starts at 10am and runs until 2 pm over the course of the 3 days .Each child will receive a Naomh Columba jersey. Our lotto hits €4000 this week please continue to support it.


Membership should be paid by March 1st. All players / members in training or taking part in any activities done through Gaels you need to register now. Membership forms can be got from registrar Margaretta. If a player is under 18 please make sure parent fills top of form and signs it. Please contact 0868744405 or email asap.

Torthaí Lotto Gaeil Fhánada. Ní raibh buaiteoir don pota óir. Uimhreacha 01, 02, 11, 15, 19.Bonáis 15. Buaiteoirí €100 Paul Coyle. Ballyhiernan. €50 Leah and Megan McLaughlin. Polláid. Beidh an pota óir €2,700 an seachtain seo chugainn.

Ní raibh an t-ádh le foireann Gaeil Fhánada Dé Sathairn seo caite, ach d'imir siad maith go leor don chead cluiche den bhliain. Foireann: Breandáin Ó Fríl, Seosamh Ó Bléine, Fergal Ó Fríl, Caoimhín MacCongaile, Rónan Mac an tSaoir, Pádraig Ó Heireaghtaigh, Pól Mac Giolla Choille, Seamus Mac Giolla Choille (0-1), Michéal Mac Suibhne (0-1), Conor MacCongaile (0-1) , Óisín Ó Siail (0-1) , Niall Mac Giolla Chearra (0-2), Óisín Mac Pháidín (1-1), Seán Ó Fríl (0-1) , Marc Ó Fríl, Aodhán Ó Heireaghtaigh, Damien Mac Diarmuid.

Tá an chead cluiche sa bhaile i gcoinne Cloch Ceann Fola, níl data socraithe go fóill. Coinnigh súil ar Facebook. Training Saturday morning in Community Centre, Trialough as usual ( Please take your football boots incase the weather is ok).


Hard luck but still a massive well done to our Instrumental music group of Caoimhe Ni Raghallaigh, Kyle Macauley, Eoin and Liam Orr and Noel Lineghan who participated in the Club’s first ever the Ulster Scor Final last Saturday in Downpatrick. Unfortunately no club from Donegal were successful in the competition but nevertheless it was a huge achievement to get so far. A special word of thanks too to our Cultural Officer Brendan Ward for all the hard work he does behind the scenes for Scor events.

Na Galloglaigh got life under new management off to a winning start on Saturday with victory over an understrength Gaoth Dobhair in the Senior Gaeltacht. The boys will now play the winners of Cloughaneely or Termon at home in the quarter final which is scheduled for the 12th of March.

The first five fixtures of the 2016 season have been released and see Na Gallaoglaigh play at home to Cloughaneely in their first Division 2 game in 23 years.

Well done to Conall McFadden who was physio for UCD during their Sigerson Cup winning campaign which saw them defeat DCU in the final at the weekend.

This weeks lotto numbers were 8-13-18-24. The jackpot was not won. There were two match 3 winners, Ciaran McHugh, and Gabrielle and Kieran Fitzsimons won €35 each.. Next week’s jackpot is €1,980.


There was no overall winner of this week’s Lotto draw, which was held in Country Inn. The Jackpot now stands at £1,200. The numbers drawn were 1,7,10,14,and 24. The £25 winners were: Aveen McGuinness, Mardi Ward, Cara Tracey, Michael Walls. Next week’s draw will be held in Dew Drop Inn on Monday February 29th.Naomh Brid had their first outing for 2016 against Clady in a challenge match on Sunday last. It was a good workout and in the end there was just two point margin in it to Clady. Darragh Brogan and Gormley brothers were best for Naomh Brid.

This coming Saturday the seniors are away in Sligo and are playing under lights.

Planning meeting has been re-scheduled for March 12th at 10am in the Sandhouse Hotel.

Gleann Fhinne

Lotto winning numbers for the 16/02/16 are 6-4-1-5-8-3-2-7. Geraldine McGinley and Martin & Shane O’Donnell get €30 each. Jackpot for 23/02/16 is €2750.

Club Membership: The club are holding a registration night on Thursday the 2nd of March from 6.00pm to 8.00pm. Anyone wishing to pay their membership can do so on that night. Adults €50.00. U18 €20.00

Minor Board: Under age training: Wednesday U8 6.00pm- 7.00pm and U10 7.00pm – 8.00pm. Thursdays, under 12, under 13 & under 14 Boys 6.15pm to 7.15pm.

2016 Gaeltacht: Our reserves had a good victory over Termon in the Junior Gaeltacht on Saturday last on a score line of 07 to 1.03. Termon started the best and had a 1.01 on the score board before Glenfin registered a score, but 3 late points brought Glenfin back into the game and left the half time score at 03 to 1.01. Termon with the wind in their backs for the second half failed to take advantage of it and only scored 2 point and with the home team registering 4 point left them with the 1 point victory. Glenfin scores were Ciaran Moy 02, Hugh Foy 02, Conor McBride 02 and Jason Marley 01.

Ladies: Minor Training Wednesday 8pm to 9pm.

Handball: Well done to all our Hand-ballers who represented Donegal in the Ulster Handball competition on Sunday last the 21st in Belfast. Handball training for all National schools on Monday nights from 6.30pm to 8.00pm

CLG Gleann Fhinne held its annual presentation night in Harkins bar Brockagh on Saturday night last. It was great night and many thanks to all who attended.

The following awards were presented. The Tommy Herron memorial handball competition winners:

Ladies winner - Katy Herron. Runner up- Mary Ward

Division one mens winner – Odhran McGylnn. Runner up - Daniel McGylnn

Division 2 winner – Liam Ward. Runner up - Martin McGlynn

Division 3 - Peadar Campbell. Runner up - Gary Herron

Paul McGylnn received recognition for all his hard work organising the tournament.

Also presented with their medals were the three victorious teams

The ladies who won the senior County Gaeltacht Competition, The reserves who won the division 2 league and the U21 Boys who won the county B championship.

Other awards presented were,

Minor Ladies player of the year – Sinead McGinty

Most improved minor player – Catherine Browne

Senior Ladies player of the year – Annamarie McGlynn

Minor boys player of the year – David Carr

Most improved minor player – Matthew McGinley

Junior team player of the year – Matthew McGinley

Reserve player of the year – Aodhfin McGlynn

Senior player of the year - Daniel Harkin

Club person of the year - Eddie Moy

Eddie Moy also received special recognition award for all his hard work over the last 26 years as club treasurer.

Brendan Carr received special recognition award for all his hard work as minor board chairman.

Congratulations to all award winners.


When? Saturday 5th March from 5.30 to 8pm; Where? The Craoibhín; Who?

All men, ladies, boys and girls who will be playing for CLG An Tearmainn in 2016, as well as all adults renewing membership and annual lottos.

There will be a Level 1 Coaching Course taking place on the March 4th/ 5th and March 11th/ 12th of March in either Glenswilly or St Eunan’s. Anyone wishing to take part, please confirm with Hugh Harkin (087 6891967) by this Saturday 27th of February.

The Club would like to thank Cathal and Daniel Gallagher for sponsorship of fans and PVC for the refurbishment of the dressing rooms, much appreciated by all.

We would also like to thank Kevin McCafferty of Gracies Stores for the door prize, won by Petra McCafferty and the hamper, won by Niamh Friel, at the presentation dance last week.

Many congratulations to Jim McSharry who won €1,000 in the Croke Park draw.

Congratulations to club players Caolan McDaid and Daire McDaid who both received Sports Scholarships from LYIT and to Nicole McLaughlin, recipient of a Women’s Gaelic Players' Association scholarship for St Patrick's College, Thurles.


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